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Homecoming 2019

Teddi Marchant and Craig Chandler were crowned as this year’s Homecoming Royalty on Monday evening before a crowd of students and parents in the Sundance High School auditoriuam. Master of Ceremony...

 

School district revises suicide policy

In response to concerns raised by parents and the community, the Crook County School District has made revisions to its new policy on suicide prevention. “It’s a kinder terminology,” says Superintendent Mark Broderson, stressing that the...

 

Journalism class publishes first printed newspaper

Every community needs a newspaper, whether it be a town, a county – or a school. The journalism class at Sundance High School proudly distributed the first printed copy of Red & White last week, a...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    October 3, 2019

Chasing Wally

Five years ago, Josh McLaughlin agreed to let a group of buddies help him remodel a 1978 Chevrolet Malibu that was sitting idle in his back yard, slowly disappearing among the weeds. Fast forward ...

 

Adelaida "Eda" Gose

Adelaida “Eda” Gose, 90, died peacefully in her sleep on September 26, 2019, at Weston County Health Services. Eda was born to Julius and Martha Frederiksen at home on the ranch near Horton, Wyoming, on October 11, 1928, the first of six children... Full story

 

Jan Charles "JC" Houghton

On September 19, 2019, Jan Charles “JC” Houghton gained his place in heaven. JC enjoyed a full, happy life, despite the past several years of fighting Parkinson’s disease. Born in Smith Center, Kansas, on August 12, 1936, to Sidney and Lona... Full story

 

Margaret Wales

A celebration for Margaret (French) Wales will be held at 11 a.m. on October 5, 2019, at the Church of Christ in Sundance. Graveside services were held Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Beulah Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of... Full story

 

Volunteer of the year

Crook County Family Violence and Crook County Attorney’s Victim Witness Program have selected Carol Bui as their Volunteer of the Year for 2018-19. Bui has volunteered for the former organization for ten years and the latter for two, with over...

 

CCFV CORE Volunteer training offered

Would you like to become one of our volunteers? Crook County Family Violence would like to invite you to attend the free 32-hour CORE Volunteer Training Tuesday, October 15 through Friday, October 18. This four-day training will be presented at...

 

PRECorp Foundation hits $1M donation milestone

With a $5000 donation to Climb Wyoming, the Powder River Energy Foundation has now surpassed $1 million in donations to northeast Wyoming communities since it was established in 2007. Climb Wyoming, a statewide nonprofit whose mission is for...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times October 1, 1919 Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Plato are going to Moorcroft tomorrow to meet their son Delos, who has returned from service in the U.S. Navy. It is the happy intent of the parents to bring Delos to the home in Grand...

 

This Week at Your Library

September was Fall Prevention Month, and falls are the leading cause of death in older adults. Here are some things you can do to help decrease your chance of falls: 1. Keep phones in multiple rooms. That way you won’t slip while rushing to answer...

 

Where is the civility?

Technology is amazing. It helps us see our front door when we aren’t home. It allows us to have vacuums roam around our house cleaning while we are at work. It also provides us with communication and messaging tools that give us access to...

 

This Side of the Pond

Well, that’s embarrassing. According to a recent poll on the most difficult-to-pronounce place names in the UK, I’ve been calling a nearby town the wrong thing my entire life. How was I to know th...

 

Sundance Municipal Court

Speeding – Gaurav Sanghvan, WI, 60/45; Tanner McKay, CO, 65/55; Edward Yee, CA, 60/45; Jared Waltz, Sundance, 65/45 Operate Motorcycle Without Proper Endorsement – Joseph Madelwell, OK...

 

Sundance Police

Sept. 21 – House watch and business checks. Officer located two reported suspicious vehicles. Vehicle lock out. Identity theft/credit card fraud report. Three bar checks. Six traffic stops. Sept. 22 – House watch and business checks. Two vehicle...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 23 – Two paper services. Four VIN checks. Deputy assisted another agency. Deputy investigated animal abuse call. Deputy preformed welfare check. Deputies responded to two separate crashes. Sept. 24 – VIN check. Detention Deputy transported...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Enders, ND, $85; Ricky J. Avery, Gillette, 31/20, $85; Shelby Kay Costello, Gillette, 38/20, $145; Courtney N. Johnson, Sundance, 60/45, $130; William D. Paul, FL, 61/45, $125; James T. Garrard III, TX, 73/45, $175; Eugene F. Snow, OR, 7...

 

Governor names first public records ombudsman

CHEYENNE — Ruth Van Mark was appointed Monday by Gov. Mark Gordon to be Wyoming’s first public records ombudsman. She will mediate disputes between agencies and parties requesting information, determine if records are public or confidential and...

 

Wyoming watercraft registration closed during October

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be closing the 2019 watercraft registrations and preparing for the 2020 season during the month of October. Watercraft registrations will resume again Nov. 1 at Game and Fish offices and online, with one-year...

 

Outdoor Hall of Fame accepting nominations

Nominate conservationists past and present until Dec. 2 for the 2020 Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame. Potential inductees are those who made a significant, lasting, lifetime contribution to conservation and Wyoming’s outdoor heritage.  “The Wyoming...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

One killed in five-car crash LARAMIE (WNE) — The Wyoming Highway Patrol reported one person dead and expected U.S. Highway 230 to be closed for an several hours Monday afternoon after a five-vehicle crash occurred within a few hundred feet of...

 

SHS Cross Country takes on Rapid City

Sundance Cross Country competed in Rapid City this past week. In the junior high division, Rylie Marchant was the first to cross the finishing line and hot on her tail was Brit Wheeler, with only two-tenths of a second separating the two. Jordan...

 

Two more wins for Lady Bulldogs

inning streak on the road last week as they travelled to Hulett to face the Lady Red Devils. A slow start to the game saw a back and forth of points and a score of 5-5 as the first timeout was...

 

Patriot winning streak stopped by tough Big Horn team

The game of the week, featuring the top two teams in Wyoming, took place in Upton on Friday night as the Upton-Sundance Patriots hosted the Big Horn Rams. Despite both teams being undefeated, the...

 

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