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Madison water dispute cools

For over a year, the David-versus-Goliath tale of a small group of landowners represented by Senator Ogden Driskill going up against the formidable City of Gillette has dragged on. The Carlile-area la...

 

Preparing for the worst

Crook County Deputy Ed Robinson describes the need for people to be prepared to protect themselves in the event they are faced with an armed intruder at their workplace. Robinson's presentation was...

 

City rate increases pass on split vote

In a rare display of dissent in the Sundance council chambers, a split vote last week saw Mayor Paul Brooks cast the tie-breaker to pass a four percent rate increase on utilities. Council Member Joe...

 

Merry and bright

In keeping with their holiday tradition, the Arrowhead Motel has rolled out the Christmas cheer with their festive decor. Have you gone all out with the Christmas decorations this year? Has your neighbor done a beautiful job of adding some yuletide...

 

Jim Gordon

Jim Gordon, 51, died on November 5, 2018, at home in Tampa, Florida, after a year-long battle with metastatic melanoma. He was born in Rapid City, South Dakota, on August 12, 1967, to Walter James Gordon and Theo Jean (Umland) Gordon. He was a... Full story

 

Jack Ray Eatherton

Jack Ray Eatherton of Aladdin, Wyoming passed away December 9, 2018. In honor of Jack's wishes, a cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. A complete obituary... Full story

 

Painting party

Local seniors enjoying a painting class taught by Minnie Horning last week at the Sundance Senior Center....

 

Well wishes

County employees and Commissioners Kelly Dennis and Jeanne Whalen presented Commissioner Steve Stahla with a card and cake celebrating four years in office last week as his final meeting reached its...

 

Correction: Parade of Lights

The float from the Parade of Lights that was featured on the front page last week and listed as one of the winning entries was a combined entry from James Keller Construction and Vilas Pharmacy....

 

Cards of Thanks

Thank You Crook County Fire Zone 12 was honored to be named beneficiary of Gary Dungey’s memorial. We thank his family for the donation. Gary was a good neighbor. Our Thanks Our hearts are full of gratitude when we say many thanks to family...

 

Older adults needed for fitness study

We are pleased to announce that the Crook County Library has been selected as a hosting site for a national study that will begin early next year. Volunteers are needed to participate in a three month video-led fitness study conducted by the Geri-Fit...

 

This Side of the Pond

Our home is under siege, defenses have been eroded, damage has been done and its occupants are living in terror. All of which wouldn’t be too much of an embarrassment if it weren’t that our...

 

Crook County Library sponsors logo contest

The Crook County Public Library System is sponsoring a contest for the design of a logo to be used on promotional materials, including the library website, pamphlets, flyers and the Library Bike coming in the spring. Cash prizes will be awarded for f...

 

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 adult and children’s book titles on them that we would appreciate your help in purchasing for...

 

Supreme Court rejects Gillette murder appeal

GILLETTE — A Gillette man’s appeal of his murder conviction has failed. In September 2017, Joseph Nielsen was convicted of abusing and killing his girlfriend’s three-year-old son, Caiden Fedora. In January, District Judge Michael N. “Nick...

 

Wyoming Arts Council announces public art call

The Wyoming Arts Council announces that a new call for entry for public art is now open. The State of Wyoming is constructing a new office building in Casper that will house eight state agencies. Through the State of Wyoming’s Art in Public Buildin...

 

Ask Wyoming Game and Fish

Q: How do I enter the Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Show contest? A: If you’re an artist with a passion for wildlife, we want you to submit your best original Colorado River Cutthroat Trout depiction to the 2020 Conservation Stamp Art show. The...

 

Formal legal opinion on gambling devices issued

On Tuesday, Attorney General Peter K. Michael issued a formal opinion on the legality of the “Wyoming Skill Games,” which are electronic terminals that have become increasingly common in businesses throughout Wyoming. “At the request of law...

 
 By Ramsey Scott    News    December 13, 2018

Legislature to review several tax bills in 2019

CHEYENNE — Start a conversation about Wyoming state government’s finances with lawmakers or outside observers, and inevitably the talk will move to the need for the state to diversify where it gets its money.  Currently, just less than 50...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Man fined $25,000 in grizzly shooting CODY (WNE) — While hunting for elk in October 2017 a Casper man encountered a much larger animal, in that of a sow grizzly bear. He will now pay a steep price for illegally shooting the bear – he was...

 

WYDOT introduces new "yes" policy

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has always made a point to share the details of upcoming construction, Director Bill Panos told the county commissioners last week, but less tends to be said...

 

Rate increases pass with split vote

In a rare display of dissent in the Sundance council chambers, a split vote last week saw Mayor Paul Brooks cast the tie-breaker to pass a four percent rate increase on utilities. Council Member Joe...

 

Council unable to finish out landfill project

The Sundance City Council was not able to put the finishing touches on the landfill closure project last week due to a delay in resolving the finances. Negotiations are ongoing regarding a...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Mary L. Mitzel, Sundance, 86/80, $87; Jacob J. Kimsey, Moorcroft, 83/70, $110; Gary L. King, OR, 87/80, $84; Richard Silva Ramos, WA, 43/30, $176; Tori Rose Eaton, Casper, 41/30, $114; Crystal R. Trontvet, Buffalo, 90/80, $90; Larry G....

 

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