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Articles from the September 29, 2022 edition

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Natural gas plans move further ahead than ever

Plans to bring natural gas to Sundance may be closer to fruition than ever, according to Mayor Paul Brooks, speaking after representatives from the city met with Black Hills Energy last week. It’s a project Brooks has been attempting to pursue for...

 

Fighting fire with forward thinking

When a fire reaches near enough 7000 acres with multiple homes scattered inside its borders on the kind of terrain that's more friendly to flames than human feet, how can it be possible that not a...

 

Cook Lke colors

Theoretically, the fall season has arrived. In many parts of the county, however, it's hard to tell that summer is over, with the season's colors speckling the still-green foliage....

 

Bird flu is back

After a lull during the summer months, bird flu is back and members of the public are asked to report any suspicious avian deaths to the Wyoming Game & Fish Department. According to a statement from the department, positive results for highly...

 

RER announces progress for planned demo plant

Rare Element Resources (RER) announced this week that its demonstration plant project is advancing towards final detailed engineering while the location for the plant in Upton is prepared for construction. According to a statement from the company,...

 

James Ernest Maupin

James Ernest Maupin "Jim" was born May 28, 1949, in Pierre, South Dakota, the son of Thomas J. and Christine Maupin of Eagle Butte, South Dakota. In 1952, the family moved to the ranch south of Alzada, Montana, just over the Wyoming line, where they... Full story

 

Joseph Brutus Graham

Joseph Brutus Graham, 98 of Moorcroft, Wyoming was born July 24, 1924, to George and Iola (Sloan) Graham in Custer, Montana. Joe was the middle child of seven and was the last to meet his Lord and Savior on September 23, 2022. Joe married Eunice... Full story

 

BHDGA goat show celebrates fifth year

Now in its fifth year, the Black Hills Dairy Goat Association (BHDGA)’s annual show has well and truly hit its stride. The popular event attracts hundreds of goats and their owners to the Crook Coun...

 

Farm Bureau hosts annual meeting

The Crook County Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting had 36 people in attendance on Sept. 22 at the 77 Steakhouse in Hulett. Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Staff addressed upcoming statewide...

 

Veterans' assistance available

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services around Wyoming cities throughout October. Sandy McFarland is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago September 28, 1922 At six o'clock Monday morning early risers in Sundance were startled to see a dense volume of smoke rolling over the cliffs of Sundance mountain. Prompt response was...

 

Cards of Thanks

Our Thanks Thank you to family and friends in the community for the cards, condolences and support after the passing of our husband and father Douglas Hunter. A special thank you to the Crook County Fairgrounds for the use of the Shooting Sports... Full story

 

Sign-ups available for winter travel authorization

If you will need to travel this winter on roads that may be closed due to weather, the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is inviting you to sign up for two programs that will allow you to do so. Collectively known as the Wyoming Travel Aut...

 

PRECorp Foundation donates to local fire departments

The Powder River Energy (PRECorp) Foundation has facilitated $15,360 in direct donations to local volunteer fire departments through a single day of fundraising in July this year. Called the WyoGives ‘Day of Giving,’ the annual online fundraiser...

 

Western music in Sundance at the Crook County Library

Two troubadours are coming to Sundance for an afternoon of contemporary western music at the Crook County Library on Thurs., Oct. 6, when award-winning songwriters Kerry Grombacher and Aspen Black will perform their “Songs & Stories of the American...

 

This Week at Your Library

We do in-town deliveries for people who are unable to make it into the library and we do curbside delivery for those who would prefer not to come inside. Just give us a call and we will get your books ready. Come check out the numerous magazines we...

 

This Side of the Pond

Last week, we said our final goodbye to a woman who has been a constant presence throughout most of our lives – whether you come from the UK or not. Until that moment, I couldn’t have told you...

 

Keys

I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I have the keys of Hades and of Death – Rev. 1:18 Keys are important. They are essential to both opening and closing. Be it a door, concept or heart. The following are...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Daniel E. Eicher, Mt. Vernon, MO, 40/30, $150; Scott J. Backes, Gillette, WY, 59/45, $130; Charmaine Carter, Hill City, SD, 86/80, $97; David Martin, Greenwood, IN, 86/70, $150; Ashlynne Simpson, Rapid City, SD, 79/70, $103; (minor),...

 

2022 Family and Consumer Sciences Show

Sixty years ago, a group of Extension agents, 4-H leaders and parents held the first Western Junior Home Ec Show, which is now known as the Family and Consumer Sciences Show (FCS Show). According to show president, Peggy Turbiville, Sundance, “We w...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 19 – Abandoned vehicle. Business checks. Three fire pages. Paper service. Sex offense. Suspicious person/circumstances. Traffic complaint. Four traffic stops. Four VIN checks. Two wanted persons. Sept. 20 – Alarm. Assisted another agency....

 

Lady Bulldogs ground Eagles

The Sundance volleyball team split their competitions this week, taking a victory over the Tongue River Eagles and falling to the Hulett Red Devils. It was an evenly matched competition on Tuesday nig...

 

Rough week at Burns for Patriots

The Upton-Sundance Patriots took on the Burns Broncs this past Friday in Burns. It was the Patriots who were first on the board Friday night as their explosive offense pushed their way down the field, setting quarterback Keaton Mills up for a...

 
 By Ellen Gerst    News    September 29, 2022

Lawyers fighting abortion ban seek to limit who participates

CASPER — Wyoming women and health care providers are asking a Teton County judge to block state lawmakers and an anti-abortion group from joining an ongoing lawsuit over Wyoming’s abortion ban. Right to Life Wyoming and lawmakers Rep. Rachel...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Woman charged with hit-and-run in Cody CODY (WNE) — Jennifer Christen Phillips, 40, of Cody, pleaded not guilty Friday to hit-and-run charges after she allegedly struck an 11-year-old on a bicycle. She also pleaded not guilty to one count of failin...

 

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