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Homecoming 2021

Rebecca Maupin photos This year's Homecoming royalty were crowned on Monday night as the annual week of sporting celebration began, followed by the traditional Burning of the S. Court members Gunner...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    October 7, 2021

Setting boundaries

Representatives from the northeast of Wyoming met on Thursday to address redistricting in Crook, Weston and Campbell counties. This process will redefine the boundaries of each voting district across...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    October 7, 2021

Hospital district distances itself from foundation

Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) has dropped the idea of occupying the new Hulett clinic without, at this time, attempting to intervene in the Crook County Medical Foundation’s (CCMF) plans to rent it to a competing company. At last...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    October 7, 2021

CCMSD on edge over vaccine mandates

Crook County Medical Services District is starting to see difficulties with staffing on the horizon. CEO Micki Lyons last week shared her concerns over the impending federal vaccine mandate with the board of trustees. The announcement from President...

 
 By Sarah Pridgoen    News    October 7, 2021

Bad medicine

Ivermectin cannot be used to cure COVID-19 – so where did we get the idea that it can? Why do so many people still want to be treated with a medicine that’s only effective against the coronavirus in a dose that would kill a human being several...

 

Open house

Members of the community were treated to a meal and games during the open house for Grossenburg Implement's new facility Sept. 24....

 

Wanda Alice Blakeman

Wanda Alice Blakeman, 55, passed away October 1, 2021 at Crook County Hospital in Sundance, Wyoming. She was born November 22, 1965 in Rapid City, South Dakota, to Ted and Clara (Morganflash) Blakeman. She was living in Sundance at the time of her... Full story

 

William "Bill" H. Sherrard

William "Bill" H. Sherrard, 73 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away quietly at his home the morning of October 4, 2021. Bill was born in Deadwood, South Dakota, and graduated from Sundance High School. He proudly served in the United States Army during... Full story

 

Olive Jean Neil

Olive Jean Neil, 89, of Riverton, Wyoming, passed away at her home on Sunday, September 26, 2021. Services were held Monday, October 4 at the Davis Funeral Home. Olive Jean Minard was born on November 15, 1931, in Custer, South Dakota, to Levi Roy... Full story

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago Oct. 6, 1921 Word has been received in Sheridan that a notorious grey wolf which has been preying on livestock in the Pryor mountains near Lodge Grass, Montana, for the past six years...

 

Raffle winner

Brandon Hartwell of Gillette was the lucky winner of the side by side raffled off as a fundraiser for the Sundance Volunteer Fire Department....

 

Big beet

Austin Peterson harvested this large beet last week from his garden in Sundance. The scale showed this beet to be a whopping eight pounds....

 
 By Kim Heaster    News    October 7, 2021

This Week at Your Library

We are still doing curbside and delivery if you would prefer not to come inside. If you are a master gardener, will you please contact the library? We would like to have some gardening programs, and need a master gardener to lead them. Thanks!...

 

Trap club requesting public input

A public meeting will be held to discuss proposed trap range improvements at the Bear Lodge Trap Club, which is the trap range part of the Sundance Rod and Gun Club. The meeting is set for Fri., Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. in the Sundance State Bank...

 

Seventh graders holding annual fundraiser

The Sundance seventh graders are starting the annual Watkins fundraiser. The fundraiser will run from Sept. 27 through Oct. 13. Products should be delivered by Nov. 15 unless a backorder occurs. This has been a valuable money-maker for this class...

 

Why we need a community forum

I am not sure what I expected our country to look like in 2021, but I certainly did not expect it to be so fractured and so bogged down in hate. My oldest son was a year old on September 11, 2001. The wave of patriotism following that day gave me...

 

This Side of the Pond

One of the more common stereotypes about the British is that we have a tendency to be snobbish. I would argue that most of us aren’t, but I’m not going to deny there is a certain sector of...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, “How can I lower my cholesterol without taking prescription medications? Does a keto diet worsen cholesterol levels?” Dear Reader, Prescription medications are often recommended to treat...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    October 7, 2021

Public input requested for Sundance Revitalization Roadmap

Sundance is one of five communities in Wyoming to be chosen for a Wyoming Business Council grant to take part in the Revitalization Roadmap program. The grant pays for the services of Ben Levenger with Downtown Redevelopment, with the overall idea...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    October 7, 2021

Local positivity rate begins to drop

The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back with a positive result is slowly dropping in Crook County, which is good news for Crook County Memorial Hospital. Last week, according to Micki Lyons, CEO, the positivity rate had decreased to 17% from a...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Michael Garcia, NE, 85/70, $135; Hannah Phillips, ND, 91/80, $115; Lisa Mulqueen, NY, 88/80, $101; Saul Valle, ND, 87/70, $99; Gwenda Blake, CO, 84/75, $103; Matthew S. Friest, WI, 87/80, $99; Clement Booth, NH, 95/75, $160; Wesley...

 

Liquor License

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TRANSFER OF RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE, FOR THE CITY OF SUNDANCE, 2021/2022. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the applicant whose name is set forth below has filed their application for transfer of the Retail Liquor License in the Office... Full story

 

School Warrants

Notice is hereby given that the Crook County School District #1 Board of Trustees issued warrants for the following bills exceeding $500.00 at the regular meeting of the board held on SEPTEMBER 20, 2021, at MOORCROFT, WYOMING. To Whom Paid Purpose... Full story

 

Probate

State of Wyoming County of Crook In the District Court Sixth Judicial District IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: DONALD ALLAN ANDERSEN, Deceased. Probate No. 5863 Notice of Probate TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE: You are hereby notified that... Full story

 

Completion

NOTICE OF COMPLETION AND FINAL ACCEPTANCE In accordance with the provisions of paragraph 16-6-116, title 16, Chapter 6, Wyoming Statutes, 1982 Republished Edition, Notice is hereby given that JOURNEY GROUP COMPANIES d/b/a AINSWORTH BENNING... Full story

 

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