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Articles from the November 21, 2019 edition

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Changing spaces

The space that only a couple of weeks ago accommodated the regular monthly meeting of the county commissioners has now been stripped to its guts – the first step in a project that will completely...

 

Public meeting scheduled for Moskee land exchange

A date has been set for the public hearing related to the State Board of Land Commissioners’ plans to purchase a chunk of land in the Grand Canyon area of the Moskee in Crook County. The...

 

Family Dollar still in planning stage

Plans to construct a Family Dollar on the outskirts of Sundance are still underway but, as yet, there is no official date for the project to break ground. “It’s definitely still a work in progress right now,” says James Williamson, President of...

 

Resource officer assigned to school district

Don’t be alarmed if you drop off your kids at school after the holidays and spot a Sheriff’s Office vehicle in the parking lot. Sergeant Ed Robinson will not be on campus for a crisis or crime, but as the new School Resource Officer. In his new...

 

Melvin Lee Snook

Melvin Lee Snook, age 63, passed away on November 11, 2019 on his ranch near Hulett, Wyoming. Memorial services were held at the Greater Hulett Community Center on Saturday, November 16, 2019. A lunch provided by Buttons and Bows followed. Melvin... Full story

 

Helen "Janet" Coe

Helen “Janet” Coe, 80, of Sturgis, South Dakota, passed away on November 12, 2019, surrounded by loved ones at the Lippold Hospice Suite at Sturgis Regional Hospital in Sturgis. Helen Janet (Witcher) Coe was born October 4, 1939, to Edward... Full story

 

Joseph "Joe" Allen LaPorte, Jr.

Joseph “Joe” Allen LaPorte, Jr. was born in Selma, Alabama, on March 17, 1949, and passed away November 11, 2019, in Sundance, Wyoming, at the age of 70. He graduated from Parrish High School in 1967 and enlisted in the United States Army. He... Full story

 

Delcie Millicent "Milly" (Ferrell) Russell

Delcie Millicent (Ferrell) Russell, 92, Aladdin, Wyoming, died Saturday November 9, 2019 at the Crook County Memorial Hospital in Sundance from complications related to lung cancer. She lived at her ranch north of Aladdin until the Wednesday... Full story

 

Waldo Glenn Elwonger

Waldo Glenn Elwonger, 94 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at the Crook County Hospital in Sundance. Waldo (Wally) Elwonger was born June 5, 1925, in Dawson, Nebraska, to Clarence O. Elwonger and Alva Wagner. He was... Full story

 

Karen Mae Cooper

Memorial services for Karen Mae Cooper will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Fidler-Roberts & Isburg Funeral Chapel in Sundance. The funeral home website previously listed an incorrect time.... Full story

 

New Arrival

Kyle and Telise Nilemo of Parker, Colorado, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Oaklyn Rose. She was born August 22, 2019 and weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. Maternal grandparents are Bruce and...

 

Cards of Thanks

Our Thanks Mere words don’t convey our sincere gratitude to all of you, for all you did for our family while we were attempting to deal with Barry’s death. To all the ladies that provided food for the reception following Barry’s service, thank... Full story

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times November 19, 1919 So far this year in the neighborhood of 1200 cars of livestock, including cattle, sheep and horses, have shipped from Moorcroft, according to information given us by D.F. Smith, Burlington agent. About half...

 

Another firearms maker moves to Wyoming

CHEYENNE — Firearms manufacturer Stag Arms announced Monday it will relocate to Cheyenne by the end of the year from its current headquarters in New Britain, Connecticut. The business will be located in the Arundel Building, 7052 Commerce Circle,...

 

Anonymous website attempts to rank Republican lawmakers

SHERIDAN — An anonymous website that purports to chart state Republican lawmakers’ adherence to the party platform has drawn criticism from Wyoming Republicans for presenting reductive and divisive characterizations of state legislators.  The...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Man charged with murder in discovery of body CODY (WNE) — Former Cody resident and convicted felon Joseph Underwood is now facing multiple charges, including first degree murder, in Laramie County related to a homicide investigation. In addition,...

 

This Side of the Pond

Bickering politicians is a simple fact of life, but sometimes what they’re arguing about really makes you think. I found myself thoroughly baffled this week to discover that my home county’s...

 

This Week at Your Library

The Library will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, for Thanksgiving. 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...

 

Positions available on county boards

If you are looking to serving your community, you may be interested to know that positions have become available on two of the county’s boards. One member’s term is reaching its end on both the Crook County Fair Board and the Predatory Animal...

 

Bridger reaches agreement with landowner group

An agreement regarding easements has been reached with landowner group Pro Wyoming, according to Ken Dockweiler of Bridger Pipelines. The landowner group represents around 50 percent of the landowners along the route of the proposed new oil pipeline...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Nov. 11 – Traffic stop. Notified Coroner of call. Deputies responded to death. Three EMS calls. Nov. 12 – Four VIN checks. Two traffic stops. Two paper services. Detention Deputy booked in subject. Detention Deputy fingerprinted subject. Deputy...

 

Sundance Police Department

Nov. 9 – House watch and business checks. VIN inspection. Officer assisted Moorcroft Police Department with civil issue, possible stolen vehicle. Six traffic stops. Nov. 10 – House watch and business checks. Arrest for trespassing and theft....

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Robert I. Proctor, MA, 57/30, $294; Kendra E. Loftus, Gillette, 78/65, $110; Lois E. Davis, Gillette, 79/70, $88; Daniel J. Pickarts, WI, 79/70, $88; Donald G. Taylor, Newcastle, 83/70, $110; Lesa M. Chant, Riverton, 80/75, $15; Jude T....

 

Ask Game and Fish

Q: “I understand the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is no longer printing paper conservation stamps next year. What do I need to know about this change?...

 

Talking turkey

The Sundance kindergarten students were asked how to make a Thanksgiving turkey dinner. Here are their recipes: Mrs. Hansen’s Class For our Thanksgiving turkey, we get it from a chicken. We start by...

 

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