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Articles from the August 11, 2022 edition

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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 11, 2022

Fish Wildfire under control

Thanks to the diligent work of local crews in the days after the blaze began, a little luck when it came to the weather and the arrival of a top-level management team, the worst of the Fish Wildfire...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 11, 2022

Council proceeds with industrial area rezone

The Sundance City Council will move ahead with the process to rezone a 48.5-acre swathe of property on the south edge of town that belongs to Croell Companies. Owner Roger Croell made the request in June, telling the council it would facilitate const...


County calls for rethink of Black Hills National Forest Plan assessments

Crook County has joined the call for the U.S. Forest Service to rethink its draft assessments for the revised Black Hills National Forest Plan. A comment letter submitted by the county commissioners t...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 11, 2022

Bring your ID to next week's election

This year’s primary election will take place on August 16 and voter ID will be required for the first time. You will be asked to show an acceptable form of identification when voting in person, which can include a Wyoming driver’s license, a...


Joyce Maxine Hartl

Joyce Maxine Hartl passed away in her sleep on August 3, 2022, surrounded by family at Weston County Manor. Mass of Christian Burial was August 8 at the Sundance Methodist Church followed by lunch and then she was laid to rest at Black Hills... Full story


Sandra Kay Madrid

Sandra Kay Madrid was born on January 19, 1964, in Wessington Springs, South Dakota, to Arthur and Dorothy Maxwell. The youngest of five and arriving many years after her older siblings, she was raised and loved by her parents, sisters and brothers... Full story


Cards of Thanks

Thank You The Nussbaum Ranch would like to thank all the individuals who kept the Fish Fire from burning our homes and our property. It was a scary time for all of us and we appreciate all of the... Full story


State Lands

Vacant State Trust Land for Lease The Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments is now accepting applications for the following vacant grazing and agricultural lease(s): Lease No. 2-3718, Crook County, Containing 640 acres. For more information,... Full story

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 11, 2022

Natural gas back on the table

Natural gas could be back on the table for Sundance. At last week’s regular meeting of the city council, Mayor Paul Brooks announced he had rekindled discussions over bringing this new energy source to town and was hopeful there might be some...


Crook County Library presents George Burns: Alive Again and in Concert

On Monday, August 15 at 7 p.m., join Broadway and film actor Duffy Hudson as he takes you on a stroll along nostalgia lane. George Burns sings, dances and tells stories like only George Burns can. This one-man, musical, comedy performance of our...

 By Carrie Riley    News    August 11, 2022

This Week at Your Library

We are still doing curbside and in-town delivery if you would prefer not to come inside. We have numerous magazines available for a two-week checkout. One of our newest magazines is GUNS OF THE OLD WEST. This magazine is designed for collectors and e...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 11, 2022

WYDOT seeking comments on construction plan

Wyoming Department of Transportation is looking for comments from the public for its 2023 transportation improvement planning document. This document is used to project the construction and other projects that will be undertaken over the next few...


Circuit Court

Speeding – Douglass S. Bates, Rapid City, SD, 90/75, $135; Polly M. Miller, Aladdin, WY, 90/70, $160; Allan K. Johnstone, 39/20, $100; Ethan Stebbins, Rapid City, SD, 84/75, $103; Jeffery Glissendorf, Pocatello, ID, 87/75, $120; Michael Murphy,...


Crook County Sheriff's Office

Aug. 1 – Nine VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Traffic accident with damage. Alarm called in. Business check. Citizen assist. Coroner call. Fingerprints for outside employment. Theft report. Suspicious person/circumstance. Traffic complaint. Trespas...


Study: More than 25% of Wyoming workers earn low wages

LARAMIE — As Wyoming residents and businesses struggle with inflation and staffing shortages, more than 25% of Cowboy State workers face another hurdle in surviving a turbulent economy: low wages.  Wyoming workers are some of the lowest paid in...

 By Jake Goodrick    News    August 11, 2022

Campbell County on pace for record suicides and unattended deaths

This story contains references and information about suicide. If you or someone you know is in crisis or concerned, please call the National Suicide Lifeline at 988, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. GILLETTE — Campbell County recorded 15 suicides in...


Wyoming News Briefs

Man sentenced for stabbing son-in-law with scissors   CHEYENNE (WNE) — A man convicted of an assault in which he stabbed his son-in-law with scissors was sentenced recently in Laramie County District Court.  Laramie County District Judge Thomas...



PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Monday, August 1, 2022 8:30 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Vice-Chairwoman Jeanne A. Whalen, Member Fred M. Devish and County... Full story



Public Notice Crook County is seeking bids for the supply of Propane for the 2022/2023 fiscal year.  Proposals will be opened at 11:00 am on September 6th, 2022. Any received after that date will not be considered. For a bid packet go to...


County Salaries

JUNE 2022 Pursuant to Section 18-3-516 (b) (i) Wyoming Statutes Annotated, the following salaries are hereby published. NAME POSITION BASE ANNUAL SALARY OVERTIME Kelly B. Dennis Commissioner, Chairman $2,595.00 Jeanne A. Whalen Commissioner,... Full story



FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE WHEREAS, default in the payment of principal and interest has occurred under the terms of a Promissory Note (the “Note”) dated February 19, 2021, executed and delivered by Cody Hawk (“Mortgagor”) to Open Mortgage,... Full story


Abandoned Vehicle

Notice of Sale of Abandoned Vehicle The following vehicle will be sold at 9 a.m. on September 7, 2022 at 18133 US Hwy 14 Lot 1, Sundance, Crook County, Wyoming, to-wit: A 1993 Belaire 16x80 mobile home, VIN# 39A21014. Titled in the name of Marlene... Full story


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