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Downtown magic

Downtown Sundance was awash with lights and colors on Friday evening as a crowd of Christmas revelers lined the streets to watch the decorated floats go by. The annual light parade was this year set...

 

Cook Lake revamp set for next summer

Cook Lake Recreation Area is set to get a makeover this summer in the form of a complete reconstruction of its dam. Now six decades old, the dam and spillway are showing signs of wear and tear and...

 

Two names in the hat so far for council seat

Two candidates have already put their names forward to fill the open seat on the Sundance City Council and residents who are interested in serving have until the end of the year to submit their...

 

Santa needs little helpers

Sundance's very own incarnation of Santa and Mrs. Claus are in need of help from the community following a recent major medical illness. The Sundance Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an auction to...

 

Judy Ellen Grof

Judy Ellen Grof, 68, of Idaho Falls, passed away November 28, 2018, at her home. Judy was born June 28, 1950, in Sundance, Wyoming, to Straitor and Elaine Clark. She attended Sundance High School and... Full story

 

Peek at the Past

125 Years Ago The Sundance Gazette W.C. Hall Editor and Publisher December 8, 1893 Dr. Baker reports a new girl at the home of Wm. Schloredt on Medicine Flat. All doing well. Uncle Fred when told about it said “Only one? Huh!” But that’s one...

 

Card of Thanks

On behalf of the Sundance EMS department, we would like to extend a special thank you to all who came out to our chili feed last Friday November 30. All of our EMS providers truly appreciate such a supportive community. As we move forward as a...

 

Sundance Municipal Court

Expired Registration – Antwan Randolph, KS Speeding – Brady Martin, ND, 68/55...

 

Scam pretends to be Hwy Patrol

Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) wants the public to be aware that it has recently been notified of a phone call scam circulating in this region. The scammers are contacting people to state that a relative has been involved in a motor vehicle crash and...

 

Gillette man convicted of fourth DUI

David Larson of Gillette has received a fine and suspended sentence for a fourth charge driving under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested after speeding past a patrol vehicle on the interstate....

 

Crook County Sheriff

Nov. 26 – Two traffic stops. VIN check. Detention Deputy fingerprinted subject. Deputy investigated report of suspicious activity. Deputy assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol with call. Detention Deputy booked in subject. Deputy investigated animal...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding - Sherman Blanden, SD, 89/80, $88; Joseph G. O’Brien, WI, 90/75, $120; Julia A. Hillman, Upton, 40/30, $90; Daniel S. Nixon, WA, 90/75, $120; Lisa B. Griffith, MT, 93/70, $160; Austin D. Hotchkiss, Gillette, 94/80, $205; Uber M. Sanchez...

 

This Week at Your Library

If you are interested in making a Christmas donation to the library, we have a wish tree set up at the circulation desk. The ornaments on the tree have titles on them that we would appreciate your help in purchasing for the library. Library...

 

This Side of the Pond

I’m sure there are many nice things I could say about a blanket made from banana bark but, as I have no intention of investing in one, I shall be forced to remain ignorant of its merits. The same...

 

Letter to the Editor

Merry Christmas friends and neighbors! Have you heard of the newest group in Crook County? We are called Healing Strong™. Our group is volunteer and nonprofit. The group does address cancer head-on and also supports the wellness of individuals...

 

Crook County Food Pantry

During the month of November the Pantry received approximately 690 pounds of donated food, and provided assistance to over 111 people. This included eight new clients, 44 youth under the age of 18, and 33 persons over the age of 60. We also shared...

 

Governor announces supplemental budget recommendations

Governor Matt Mead’s final budget recommendations place an emphasis on higher education, local governments, state employees and public infrastructure. The supplemental budget recommends expenditure of approximately 1.5 percent of the increased reve...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Man arrested with 65 pounds of pot LARAMIE (WNE) — A Texas man has been charged with multiple felonies after he was arrested last week with 65 pounds of marijuana at a Laramie truck stop. Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper Michael Petruso noticed a...

 

Dear Santa

he following letters are written by the first grade students in Ms. Courntey’s class at Sundance Elementary. Dear Santa, How is Rudloph and the elves? Thank you for my Christmas presents last year. I loved my presents last year. I would like a real...

 

Sundance Sports

High School Wrestling Fri., Dec. 7 at Lusk invite Fri., Dec. 15 at Wright Pre-Holiday High School Girls Basketball Fri.-Sat., Dec. 7-8 at Upton Invite Thurs.-Sat., Dec. 13-15, Stateline Shootout High School Boys Basketball Fri.-Sat., Dec. 7-8 at...

 

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast Dec. 10 – Cereal, cinnamon toast, apple, juice Dec. 11 – Biscuits and gravy, watermelon Dec. 12 – Muffins, mandarin oranges, cheddar cheese stick Dec. 13 – Cinnamon roll, cantaloupe, GoGurt Lunch Dec. 10 – Chicken taquitos,... Full story

 

Elementary Christmas program next week

Sundance Elementary first and second graders will be presenting a program celebrating the season. The program will be held in the Sundance Elementary Gym on Tuesday, December 11 at 7 p.m. Songs will include Celebrate with Joy, Listen to the Jingles,...

 

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