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Articles from the September 5, 2019 edition

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Starting a chain reaction

Kids gathered on Thursday at both of Sundance’s schools to hear a presentation from Rachel’s Challenge, a program that promotes the legacy of Rachel Joy Scott. The young girl was the first person...

 

Slow burn

Surprising thought it may seem this close to cooler weather, Fire Warden Doug Leis would like the community to be aware that fire season may finally have arrived. Two small incidents last Wednesday afternoon could mark the beginning of a period durin...

 

Improvement district formed for Kara Circle and Windy Way

Landowners gathered on Tuesday morning for the official formation of the Kara Circle and Windy Way Improvement and Service District, an effort approved by the county commissioners in November. The...

 

Pine Haven Days

Ron and Steff Mummert throw candy as they maneuver their 1979 Dodge Warlock 2 along the parade path in Pine Haven on Saturday. The parade was part of the Pine Haven Days celebration that included a...

 

Faith A. Tebo

Faith A. Tebo, 74, of Sundance, Wyoming, went home to our Lord on Sunday, the Lord’s day, September 1, 2019, at home in Sundance.  Arrangements are pending with Fidler-Roberts & Isburg Funeral Chapel of Sundance. Online condolences may be written...

 

Marie Alana Vetsch

Marie Alana (Petera) Vetsch went home with her Lord Jesus on Monday, August 19, 2019, at 8:25 a.m. She passed away from cancer. Marie was born on July 15, 1941, in Wood, South Dakota, to parents Frank “Cap” Eugene Petera and Phyllis Eva (Draine)...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times September 3, 1919 Charley Oudin, late of the U.S. marines, is among Sundance friends today, hale and hearty. Robert Bomar, one of the first Crook County boys to enlist in 1917...

 

Vore Buffalo Jump to host blessing ceremony

In conjunction with the annual meeting of the Vore Buffalo Jump Foundation, Northern Cheyenne medicine woman Alaina Buffalo Spirit will bless the bonebed at the Site. The event will be held September 14, 2019. The annual meeting will be held in the e...

 

This Week at Your Library

FALL PREVENTION WORKSHOP BROWN BAG LUNCHEON: Thursday, September 26, at 12 p.m. Falls are the leading cause of death in older adults. Come learn several strength-training exercises to help prevent falls and ways to make your home more fall-proof....

 

Crook County Food Pantry

During the month of August, the Pantry served 162 people. This included11new clients, 48 under the age of 18, and 48 over the age of 60.Wealso shared food with the Blessings programs in Sundance, Moorcroft and Hulett, which collectively serve...

 

Card of Thanks

Thank You Monday Aug 12, was the state mandated 6 hour training for all route, activity and sub drivers for Crook County Schools. Forty-five drivers attended, refreshing them on district and state...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Interior secretary says electric bikes in parks OK JACKSON (WNE) — The U.S. Secretary of the Interior has made a top-down decision about the use of electric bikes on National Park Service lands, bucking policies that today are set individually by...

 

Cheney criticism of Trump at odds with American public, military

By Rep. Jared Olsen, R-Cheyenne, and Rep. Tyler Lindholm, R-Sundance President Trump in June chose not to respond to Iran’s downing of an unmanned U.S. drone with a strike military advisers told him might kill hundreds of Iranians, inviting...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, On October 24, 1944, a Japanese freighter, the Arisan Maru, was sunk while transporting 1800 Allied POWs from the Philippines to another POW Camp, possibly in Taiwan. There were six POW survivors. Among the POWs lost, nine were from...

 

This Side of the Pond

A convoy of 60 Minis wiggled their way through the serpentine streets of Oxford last week to mark the 60th anniversary since the first of them rolled off the assembly line. My family has a history...

 

Deadline coming for annual goat show

The Black Hills Dairy Goat Association is gearing up for its second dairy goat show on September 21 and the deadline is coming up this week. Enthusiasts will flock from the Black Hills area to show off their breeding efforts; if you would like to...

 

Moorcroft resident sentenced for drug-related felony

Moorcroft resident Jeffrey Oliver has been given a suspended sentence and fine on charges related to an incident in November, 2018 in which police responded to a report of credit card fraud and discovered marijuana and methamphetamine at a residence....

 

Sundance Police

Aug. 24 – House watch and business checks completed. Courtesy ride from Crook County Memorial Hospital to RV park. VIN inspection. Three bar checks. Nine traffic stops. Aug. 25 – House watch and business checks completed. Officer investigated...

 

Crook County Sheriff

Aug. 26 – Six VIN checks. Seven traffic stops. Detention Deputy did fingerprints for outside employment. Deputy assisted stalled motorist. Deputy investigated welfare check; all okay. Deputy investigated hit and run crash. Deputy did business...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Michael K. Gray, AL, 46/30, $135; Callan Scott Brothers, Gillette, $85; Dennis J. Kartman, WI, 59/45, $125; Cassandra L. Otte, Gillette, 43/30, $85; Nathaniel R. Coffee, Gillette, 68/50, $145; Jeremy R. Carr, FL, 88/75, $110; Raffaele...

 

Patriots stop Diggers in season opener

The Upton-Sundance Patriots travelled to Deadwood to face off against the Diggers for zero week. Neither the Diggers nor two rain delays would stop the Patriots from taking home a 44-8 victory. Jayden Caylor was a force to be reckoned with as the...

 

Runners take on Mallo

The Sundance cross country team made their way to Newcastle for the Mallo Meet on Friday. Hunter Skeens was the top Bulldog to cross the finish line, placing fourth in the boys’ varsity with a time...

 

Girls top at Lingle Tourney

The Lady Bulldogs took to the court on Friday at the Lingle Tournament. Facing off against five different teams, the Lady Bulldogs were able to come out on top of each match. Senior Bulldog Laney Dungey was able to throw down 24 kills and pick up 34...

 

Lady Bulldog golfers take second at Wright

The SHS girls came in second last Friday at the Wright Fall Invite. Sheridan Schubarth placed fourth, Irene Finn took eighth and Allie Crawford and Tairyn Richards were in a three-way tie for ninth....

 

Grandparents Day at SES

Grandparents Day Lunch is Thursday, September 12 starting at 11:10 a.m. in the Sundance Elementary Gymnasium. RSVP to the SES Office by Friday, September 6.  Adult meal tickets must be purchased in the SES Office prior to going through the line. An...

 

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