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It's starting to rumble

Joe Barnthouse Home care provider from Dayton, Ohio Barnthouse has a special reason for his first trip to rally. He bought his bike in 2015 but has barely ridden it because his time was filled caring...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 8, 2019

West Nile virus present in county

The first human case of West Nile virus in a number of years has been reported in Crook County. The presence of the disease is thought to be a result of the wet spring and summer, which has created a...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 8, 2019

Going up

Had everything gone to the original plan, Old Stoney would be about ready to open its doors this month as a new attraction for Crook County. But while the elevator has proven a stubborn beast to install, the good news is that things haven’t fallen...

 

Ask Game and Fish

Q: “What causes antler deformities?” A: What makes some big game animals different is also what can make them desirable. Antler deformities — most common in white-tailed deer, mule deer and elk — occur because of injury, hormone imbalances...

 

Crook County Food Pantry

During the month of July, the Pantry served 185 people. This included 13 new clients; 70 under the age of 18; and 51 over the age of 60. We also shared food with the Blessings programs in Sundance, Moorcroft and Hulett, which collectively serve...

 

This Week at Your Library

Library Programming: CEMETERY WALK: August 15 at Greenwood Cemetery (off Hwy 116). Starts at 6:30 p.m. Free to the public. Meet at the cemetery for an evening of memories and stories of our early history. A UNIVERSE OF STORIES summer reading night...

 

Card of Thanks

Our Thanks It is with deep gratitude and appreciation that we say thank you to the incredible and giving individuals of Crook County. The 2019 Fall School Supply Drive was a huge success as a result of your generosity to the students of our...

 

Editor's Note:

Please note the Peek at the Past column will resume next week.... Full story

 

Correction:

In last week’s issue, the photograph of Baze Negaard in the Little People and Their Creatures should have been attributed to Cheyann Negaard....

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 8, 2019

Moorcroft man sentenced for theft

Moorcroft man Dewey Schoenewald has been found guilty of theft after a search of his residence uncovered numerous items that had been taken from another person’s property. On December 28, 2018, Crook County Dispatch received a complaint of a theft...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 8, 2019

Sixth DUI charge for Moorcroft man

Ryan Petersen of Moorcroft has received a suspended sentence for a sixth offense of driving while under the influence of alcohol after law enforcement allegedly observed him driving erratically. On December 8 at around 11:12 p.m., a Highway Patrol tr...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 8, 2019

Jail sentence for Gillette man charged with meth possession

Jason Arnhold of Gillette has been sentenced to jail for possession of methamphetamine after allegedly leading a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper on a late-night chase along both the interstate and a graveled county road, at one point driving directly...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 8, 2019

Gillette man sentenced for meth possession

A disappearing shave kit and an unusual excuse for using meth has led to a suspended sentence for Gary Otto of Gillette on a felony charge of possession, third or subsequent offense. On September 1, 2018, the trooper was parked near milepost 152 on I...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Blaine W. Hadfield, Sheridan, 88/75, $110; Kenneth L. Sayler, ND, 87/80, $84; Stacy L. Monahan, MN, 79/70, $88; Phillip F. Chwialkowski, MN, 85/75, $90; Charlie J. Anderson, TN, 81/75, $82; Jason Wayne Stilwell, Gillette, 79/70, $88;...

 

Chapel of Faith

“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?” Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like...

 

This Side of the Pond

I have begun to wonder if my Dog of Very Little Brain is quite as daft as she looks. She’s still falling off more things than she stands on and she’s terrified of paper plates, but Midget has...

 
 By Morgan Hughes    News    August 8, 2019

Wyoming governor settles 2016 lawsuit he filed as treasurer against state

CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon announced Thursday that he would be ending a legal proceeding he initiated as state treasurer in 2016 over that office’s authority to approve contracts related to the state capitol building construction project....

 
 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    August 8, 2019

Laramie man arrested for 2018 murder

LARAMIE — After what the Laramie Police Department described as a “lengthy and intensive investigation,” a 24-year-old Laramie man was arrested for the killing of a woman in March 2018. Artem Day has been charged with second-degree murder, a...

 
 By Mike Koshmrl    News    August 8, 2019

Wyoming lawmakers won't touch 'yote whacking' with snowmobiles

JACKSON — A Jackson Hole woman’s effort to criminalize running down and running over coyotes with snowmobiles was shot down last week by a legislative committee. Local wildlife activist Lisa Robertson has had the ear of Rep. Mike Yin, of Teton Co...

 
 By Carrie Haderlie    News    August 8, 2019

Climbing ranger hired to address concerns in Ten Sleep Canyon

SHERIDAN — This summer, the Bighorn National Forest is taking steps to address concerns about climbing impacts in the West Ten Sleep Canyon after tension in the area for months. The agency is working on a climbing management plan, and has hired a...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Alabama man charged with 42 game violations GILLETTE (WNE) — An Alabama man pleaded not guilty last week to 42 big game violations that he is accused of committing over a ten-year period in Campbell County. Russell “Rusty” B. Vick, 54, could...

 

CCNRD

Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD) June 27th Regular Board Meeting Agenda 12:00pm CALL MEETING TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 12:07 pm by Chairman Wayne Garman at the USDA Service Center, 117 South 21st Street, Sundance,...

 

CCNRD

Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD) July 3rd Budget Hearing Minutes CALL MEETING TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 12:00 pm by Chairman Wayne Garman at the Sundance USDA Service Center, 117 South 21st Street, Sundance, Wyoming....

 

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