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Ranch to cafeteria

The popular “farm to table” concept urges us to eat more of the foods that are grown and raised on our doorsteps. Local kids experienced exactly that luxury on Wednesday, although it probably...

 

Hospital board split over Hulett clinic plans

Questions were raised over the viability of plans to build a new clinic in Hulett at last week’s meeting of the Crook County Medical Services District Board of Trustees. Split opinions caused disagreements on the need for a new clinic and the...

 

Community invited to SHS Veteran's Day concert

The Sundance High School band and choir will be hosting a program of music and poetry on Veteran’s Day and the community is invited to attend in honor of our local veterans. “We would love to see the community, and especially the veterans, in...

 

School district focuses on climate and culture

Students, parents and teachers were recently asked to complete a survey looking at the climate and culture within Crook County School District. Not only was this an opportunity to find problem areas, says Superintendent Mark Broderson, it was part...

 

Helping to feed

Sundance State Bank employees present donations from their recent food drive along with a check for $2500 to the Crook County Food Pantry. Left to right: Sherry Tryon, Brandi Baumgarten, Ty Krell,...

 

All dressed up

The ladies of the Crook County Courthouse never disappoint at Halloween. This year, they dressed as Trolls for the spookiest day - even the ones who cheated just a little. Visitors to the courthouse...

 

Alberta June Camblin Cox

Alberta June Camblin Cox has risen from this world and left behind her beloved Pumpkin Buttes and many memories. She passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at the age of 91. Alberta, “Berta,” “Bert,” “Bertie June” Camblin...

 

Jerry Pridgeon

Jerry Pridgeon, 88, of Gillette, WY passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center in Gillette, WY. There will be no services held at this time. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date....

 

Veterans Day closure

Our offices will be closed Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Deadline for the November 14 Wyoming Pioneer will be noon on Friday, November 8. The Moorcroft Leader and The Sundance Times will have the usual deadline of noon on...

 

Card of Thanks

Our Thanks We would like to offer a heartfelt thank you for all the love and support our family has received since we lost our loved Chipper. Thank you, Shayla Graham, for the beautiful service, it was so personal and he would have been proud....

 

How important is local spending? Let's find out…

The Christmas season sees more gifts bought than any other, but how much of that spending is happening in our local stores? Sundance State Bank and the Sundance Times are jointly launching a challenge this year that will aim to visibly demonstrate...

 

Range Riders donate

Range Riders 4-H Club members left to right: Brandon Bankenbush, Jordan Mouat, Leader Julie Wheeler and Brit Wheeler. The club collected food to donate to the Crook County Food Pantry and also...

 

This Week at Your Library

The Library will be closed on Monday, November 11, for Veterans Day. NOVEMBER BATTLE OF THE MILITARY SERVICE BRANCHES FOOD DRIVE: We are conducting a food drive to help stock the shelves at the Crook County Food Pantry before the holidays. We will...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times November 5, 1919 R.O. Partlow, local weather man, reports the total snowfall for the month of October as 18-1/2 inches. The lowest temperature was zero, recorded on the 26th, and the month as a whole was unusually rough but no...

 

Our View

It’s tough to know people are watching your every move; it’s difficult to make decisions that you know will please some more than others. But when you’re dealing with the public’s money, there’s nothing more important than being open about...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The CCMSD (Crook County Medical Services District) Board regular meeting took place on October 29, 2019. I would like to share a few positive items from that meeting and from things we’ve done this year. Strategic planning meeting Octo...

 

This Side of the Pond

Contrary to the stereotype of a young British girl, I did not grow up wanting to be a princess. I imagined it would be a dull existence unsuited to my life ambitions. It would be a different story if...

 

Wyominng News Briefs

Body found near in Park Co., murder suspect arrested POWELL (WNE) — A hunter stumbled upon a woman’s body about halfway between Cody and Meeteetse on Saturday afternoon — and authorities say she appears to have been the victim of a homicide. A...

 

Myers selected as Interpretation and Education Program Manager of Devils Tower National Monument

Superintendent Amnesty Kochanowski announces the selection of Nickolos “Nick” Myers as Interpretation and Education Program Manager of Devils Tower National Monument. He started work on October 17. “We are thrilled to welcome Nick to the...

 

Hulett woman charged with assault with a deadly weapon

Michelle Hunt has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly attacking another Hulett resident with a 2x6 piece of lumber. On October 18, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office sergeant and deputy responded to reports of a domestic...

 

Document fraud charges dropped to allow deportation

A Mexican native was charged earlier this month with identification fraud after the vehicle he was traveling in was pulled over for speeding on I-90. However, as Cristian Velasco-Gomez was found to be in the United States unlawfully, the charges...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Oct. 28 – Seven VIN checks. Detention Deputy did fingerprints on three subjects for outside employment. Detention Deputy did prisoner transport. Deputy assisted another agency. Deputy assisted Highway Patrol. Deputy canine did sniff. Deputy...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Tait W. Overgard, Sundance, 71/55, $125; Denise L. Rathbun, Sundance, 80/65, $120; Eric R. Sigmond, SD, 79/70, $88; Glen M. Wise, Upton, 79/70, $88; Russell A. Prince IV, Newcastle, 80/70, $90; Tyler S. Douglas, Upton, 82/70, $105; Ever...

 

Lady Bulldogs headed to state

The Sundance volleyball team is headed to state after finishing third in the regional tournament held in Moorcroft this past weekend. The Lady Bulldogs fought back on Saturday, winning two crucial...

 

Patriots tame the Griz, head to Cokeville for rematch

The Upton-Sundance football team began playoffs on Friday hosting Rocky Mountain. The game got off to a good start for the Patriots as their defense forced Rocky Mountain to punt it away on the first...

 

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