Articles from the November 24, 2022 edition
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Four Sundance High School athletes were recently honored for their volleyball and football performances this year. Pictured above, Lexi Marchant was named all-conference volleyball, Jaylin Mills was...
Legislators snag leadership roles
Continuing the recent tradition of punching above its weight, the small county of Crook can once again boast that both of its legislators hold positions of leadership in the Wyoming State...
RER gets funding bump from Wyoming Energy Authority
Rare Element Resources announced this week that it has been awarded $4.4 million from the Wyoming Energy Authority (WEA) towards its demonstration plant in Upton. The grant is a cost reimbursement award for future expenditures related to the...
Purcell named dispatcher of the year
Crook County's own Jennifer Purcell has been honored with the Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year award from the Wyoming chapter of APCO International. Purcell has worked within the county's...
Sundance kicks off the holidays
If the leftovers are all gone, that must mean it’s time for the Christmas season to begin. In traditional style, Sundance will be kicking off the holidays next weekend with a range of festive events. This year, the theme for the parade and associat...
Larry Lee Fowlkes
Bibs, smiles and a big heart was Larry Lee Fowlkes, 65, of Mona, Wyoming. He passed away in the comfort of his own home on November 18, 2022. Larry was born on October 19, 1957, in Casper, Wyoming, to Robert Lee Fowlkes and Wilfreda... Full story
George Champ Steele
George Champ Steele, age 70, died in the arms of his wife on November 12, 2022 in Gillette, Wyoming, after a courageous battle with cancer. George was born December 16, 1951 to Edwin and Edna Steele in Sundance, Wyoming. He graduated from Sundance... Full story
David Allen Reynolds
David Allen Reynolds passed away peacefully in his sleep November 3, 2022. Dave was born November 25, 1930 at Hemingford, Nebraska, to Albert Charles and Grace (Watson) Reynolds. The family moved to Moorcroft, Wyoming, when he was seven years old... Full story
Veterans' assistance available
A State of Wyoming veterans’ service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services around Wyoming cities throughout December. Sandy McFarland is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss...
William "Bill" Eugene Gartman
William "Bill" Eugene Gartman passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on November 21, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer. Bill was born May 19, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Eugene and Lorraine (Whitman) Gartman. He attended the... Full story
Funeral services for Ruby Schlup, 96, of Sundance, Wyoming, were held 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at Walker Funeral Home, 410 S. Medical Arts Court, Gillette, Wyoming, with Pastor George Keralis officiating. Visitation was from 4 to 6 p.m.,... Full story
This Week at Your Library
We do in-town deliveries for people who are unable to make it into the library and we do curbside delivery for those who would prefer not to come inside. Just give us a call and we will get your books ready. Come check out our numerous magazines we...
Peek at the Past
100 Years Ago November 23, 1922 J.W. Zane purchased the frame building on the Rodhdale property and is moving it to the hotel property preparatory to building an ice house. Otis Zimmerschied,...
The church service held during the Old Settlers’ Picnic was performed jointly by the Oshoto Community Church and First Baptist Church of Hulett.... Full story
Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor, I’m finding it harder and harder to understand what has happened to the politics in this country and our county especially. I understand being passionate for a candidate or a cause but I don’t understand the hate for the opposing...
County adds new jobs, increases payroll and weekly wages
In the space of a year, Crook County has added almost 100 jobs to its economy, a 3.5% increase in employment opportunity, according to figures released by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services in its quarterly census of employment. The data...
NOTICE OF IDENTIFICATION OF COUNTY ROADS UNDER W. S. 24-3-201 THROUGH W. S. 24-3-206 TO VACATE THE UNUSED AND UNIDENTIFIED PORTIONS OF COUNTY ROADS IN TOWNSHIP 50 NORTH, RANGE 66 WEST OF THE 6th P.M.... Full story
Final Acceptance Crook County, Wyoming Dust Mitigation Project Notice of Final Acceptance To all persons, corporations or firms who have any claim for work done for or any materials furnished to Dustbusters, Inc. at PO Box 15, Evanston, WY 82931 for... Full story
PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday, November 15, 2022 9:00 o’clock a.m. Present for the special meeting were Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, via conference call, Vice-Chairwoman... Full story
SPECIAL DISTRICT ELECTION PROCLAMATION Kara Circle and Windy Way Improvement and Service District DATE OF ELECTION: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 OFFICES TO BE ELECTED: 1 SPECIAL DISTRICT DIRECTOR 4 YEAR TERM FILING PERIOD: 12/21/22 IS THE FIRST DAY TO... Full story
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF WYOMING IN AND FOR CROOK COUNTY Docket No. 2022-CV-8919 In the Matter of the Estate of GEORGE R. BAKER, a/k/a GEORGE BAKER, Deceased. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR SUMMARY DECREE OF... Full story
Oil and Gas
BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF WYOMING The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC) will meet at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, and WOGCC Examiners will meet beginning Monday, December 12, 2022,... Full story
IN THE SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR CROOK COUNTY, STATE OF WYOMING In the Matter of the Estate of June Baker, AKA Dorris June Baker, AKA June C Baker Deceased. NOTICE OF APPLICTION FOR A DECREE OF SUMMARY DISTRIBUTION OF PROPERTY, ALL... Full story
IN THE SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR CROOK COUNTY, STATE OF WYOMING In the Matter of the Estate of Margaret Wales, Deceased. Probate No. 5909 NOTICE OF PROBATE TO: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE You are hereby notified that on the... Full story
Abandoned Vehicle Notice of Sale of Abandoned Livestock Trailer The following livestock trailer will be sold at 9 a.m. on December 2, 2022 at 37 Hyland Rd Pine Haven, Crook County, Wyoming, to wit: A 2006 Featherlite trailer, VIN#4FGC212206H085907,... Full story