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Senior services bunkers back down

Aiming to be proactive as cases of COVID-19 continue to pop up across the county, Crook County Senior Services has reverted to the policy of meal delivery and pickups that it followed in the early days of the pandemic. “Cook County Senior Services...

 

RV dump station gets go-ahead

With a memorandum of understanding officially in place, the Sundance Rod and Gun Club can now move ahead with its proposal to install an RV dump station at the county fairgrounds. The Sundance City Council and Crook County Commission both moved last...

 

Boys of fall

Three whitetail bucks enjoy an early morning graze on a cold Tuesday morning south of Sundance....

 

Police plan met with pushback

Backed by a much larger crowd than the council chamber usually enjoys, two citizens expressed dissent last week over a fledgling plan to replace Sundance Police Department with contracted service...

 

Local outbreak still ongoing

Wyoming is still seeing worrying statistics related to the COVID-19 pandemic as the minor outbreak in Crook County continues to linger. Eleven new confirmed cases and two probables have been identified within the county over the last week,...

 

Council finalizes peddler policy, reviews current projects

At last week’s regular meeting, the Sundance City Council decided no changes are needed to the ordinance that governs peddler activity within town limits. Clerk Treasurer Kathy Lenz had brought the issue to the council’s attention, sharing her...

 

Clerk of the Year

Clerk Treasurer Kathy Lenz was surprised with an award from the Wyoming Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers (WAMCAT) last week. With friends, family and colleagues gathered in the...

 

Double the fun

Crook County Library is proposing a project that would transform Sundance’s nature trails into innovative learning opportunities for their youngest visitors. StoryWalks®, said Library Director Jill Mackey last week, teach kids to read in a fun...

 

Art gallery proposed for Main Street

An empty lot on Main Street may soon be transformed into an art gallery, a project that was brought before the Sundance City Council last week by local artist Bruce Speidel. The space has been unoccupied since the North Pole Meat Locker was...

 

Solid waste district back on the table

A solid waste district that spans the whole of Crook County may be back on the table, if Mayor Dick Claar of Moorcroft is successful in his efforts to secure support. Claar attended last week’s meeting of the Sundance City Council to explain the...

 

Study confirms water district viable for Carlile residents

The best way for residents in the Carlile area to gain access to quality water will be to hook on to the City of Gillette’s Madison Water System, according to the results of a study launched by the county commissioners. “All in all, I think this...

 

E-cycling event a great success

Crook County Natural Resources District (CCNRD) hosted its annual e-cycling event in both Sundance and Hulett last week and once again gathered a sizeable collection of old and unused waste. The total collected this year was 8600 pounds. That brings...

 

Our View

If there’s any one principle that sums up what it means to be a conservative, it’s the idea of not spending money that you didn’t need to spend. “Fiscal responsibility” is a buzz-phrase used by most politicians in Wyoming when they want to...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Yellowstone sees record visits in September CODY (WNE) — Despite COVID-19, a national economic slowdown and fewer in-Park lodging options available, Yellowstone National Park broke its September record for visitation. A total of 837,499 people...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Oct. 5 – Six VIN checks. Traffic stop. Fingerprints. Booked in new inmate. Motorist assist. Assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol. Coroner notification. Residential alarm. EMS paged out two times. Oct. 6 – Two VIN checks. Three traffic stops....

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Michael McGee, AZ, 92/80, $120; Robert J. Jara, MN, 84/75, $103; Richard Nava, CA, 56/40, $150; Frank P. Sanders Jr., Devils Tower, 79/65, $130; Norbert Magreta, WI, 79/70, $103; Suastegui Lopez Santos Irvin, MN, 90/75, $135; Scott...

 

Patriots tame the Broncs

The third-ranked Upton-Sundance Patriots continued in their winning ways as they travelled to Burns this past week to face the Broncs. It was the Patriots who were on the board first as Brayden Bruce...

 

Lady Bulldogs drop conference game to Wolves

The Sundance Lady Bulldogs were handed their first conference loss this past week as the Moorcroft Wolves pushed them into five sets for the victory. “We haven’t had any opportunity to go to five...

 

This Week at Your Library

The library will be closed Wednesday, November 11, for Veterans Day. We will still be doing curbside delivery if you would prefer not to come into the library. We do ask that you wear a mask to enter the library. If you do not have a mask, one will...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago Oct. 14, 1920 Sheriff J.C. Hurrt received word Wednesday that fire had destroyed the stacks, barn and corral of Hurtt Bros., at the ranch on Irish Divide, eighteen miles west of town. A...

 

Card of Thanks

Our Thanks We would like to publicly thank Decker’s Market for their shopping and curbside delivery service that they are providing during these times. It is awesome and makes life less worrisome for the more vulnerable. Big box stores have...

 

COVID-19 Daily Update - October 14

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 174 since yesterday and now stand at 6914. Probable cases have increased by 39 to 1263. Crook County has had a total of 58 confirmed cases and 10 probables after 1 new confirmed case...

 

COVID-19 Daily Update - October 15

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 175 since yesterday and now stand at 7089. Probable cases have increased by 23 to 1286. Crook County has had a total of 64 confirmed cases and 10 probables after 6 new confirmed cases...

 

Crook County Rural Water Study Draft Report ready for public review

The Draft Report for the Crook County Rural Water Supply Plan Level I Study is complete and is ready for public review and comment. A public meeting will be held to present the results on October 20, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in the Moorcroft Town Center,...

 

COVID-19 Daily Update - October 16

In breaking news this afternoon, CEO Micki Lyons of Crook County Medical Services District announced visitation is being shut down in the main hospital as well as the long-term care unit. Three inpatients have been admitted so far to the hospital in...

 

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