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Winter Fest back on Main Street

The Sundance Winter Festival will be coming back to Main Street after all – a change of plans that prompted a positive reaction from the city council last week. “I can’t tell you how happy that would make me,” commented Mayor Paul Brooks on... Full story

 

Just in time

In anticipation of what promised to be one of the bigger blizzards to hit this region in recent years, the U.S. Forest Service began its road closures a little early this week. Not long after, roads... Full story

 

City seeks to solve court issue

The City of Sundance has opted to seek a new municipal judge rather than continue to wait for the Wyoming Supreme Court to approve its request for ordinance citations to be handled in Circuit Court. Meanwhile, at the suggestion of Sheriff Jeff... Full story

 

CCMSD moves to replace records system

The board of trustees for Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) has officially moved to replace its electronic medical records system (EMR), which has been causing serious issues with cash flow and is deeply unpopular with staff. The board... Full story

 

New EPA rules to impact city water system

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in the process of changing its rules on lead and copper in public drinking water systems. Within the next couple of years, according to Public Works Director Mac Erickson, this is likely to have a... Full story

 

Deck the halls

Sundance's fourth graders convened on the Bearlodge Ranger District office on Thursday to hang the Christmas decorations they had made the day before for the tree that takes pride of place in the... Full story

 

Roy "Dutch" Hoyer

Roy "Dutch" Hoyer, 86, of Glenrock, Wyoming, passed peacefully in his sleep on December 11, 2022, at Banner Medical Center in Casper. Dutch was born on January 31, 1936, in Sundance, Wyoming, to George and Betty Hoyer. He attended Sundance... Full story

 

James B. Frisbee, Jr.

James B. “Jim” “Jimmy” Frisbee, Jr., 75, of Hulett, Wyoming, passed away on November 24, 2022, at Monument Health in Rapid City, South Dakota. Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.... Full story

 

Card of Thanks

Blessings in a Backpack would like to thank everyone for the donations to our program this year. Donations were received from the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Wyoming Governors Residence Foundation,... Full story

 
 By Carrie Riley    News    December 15, 2022

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... Full story

 
 By Gail Kaiser    News    December 15, 2022

Pinochle Marathon

These are Pinochle average scores for individuals as of December 6, 2022: Lyle Brunson 4484 Vivian Brunson 4146 Mary Jayne Jordan 4025 Carol Jordan 3960 Barbara Byrne 3765 Richard Wilkerson 3675 Gail Kaiser 3652 Jacquie McInerney 3633 Tracy... Full story

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago December 14, 1922 George Holden announces a fare well reception party at their ranch on Pine Ridge next Saturday evening. Dancing and refreshments, to which all are invited. Miss Dain Holden is soon to leave for a course in college.... Full story

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Kyle D. Williams, Newcastle, WY, 37/20, $345; Lorrie P. Lefave, Moorcroft, WY, 86/70, $140; Zane Minney, Cheyenne, WY, 79/70, $103; Elise Patton, Pine Ridge, SD, 93/75, $150; Isaac Havens, Iron River, MI, 85/80, $25; Lauren Mosher,... Full story

 

Crook County Sheriff

Dec. 5 – Six VIN checks. Two traffic stops. Business check. Citizen assist. Two house watches. Prisoner transport. Patient transfer. Dec. 6 – Eight VIN checks. Six traffic stops. Abandoned vehicle. Traffic accident with damage. Animal complaint.... Full story

 

County hears first subdivision exemption request

The commissioners have heard their first request for an exemption to the county’s new rules for subdivisions over 35 acres in size. However, due to the need for more information, a decision has been tabled until January. According to the new... Full story

 

Black Hills National Forest to begin seasonal closures

Due to an impending winter storm, staff began closing seasonal gates and recreation sites that are not open through the winter on the Black Hills National Forest, Mon., Dec. 12, ahead of the regularly scheduled Dec. 15 date. Gates are closed to... Full story

 

UW Extension announces 2022 award recipients

At an annual conference in Casper last month, the University of Wyoming Extension recognized educators across the state for outstanding service in 2022. For her efforts to extend the 4-H experience to district students who might not otherwise have... Full story

 

BLM plans slash pile burns

The Bureau of Land Management Newcastle Field Office has announced plans to burn slash piles this winter on BLM-administered lands in Crook and Weston counties. Burning may continue as conditions permit through April 2023.   In Crook County, BLM... Full story

 

Salazar seeks clarity for Food Freedom Act

RIVERTON — Sen. Tim Salazar, R-Riverton, is authoring a bill to clarify language in the state’s Food Freedom Act after Department of Ag inspectors balked at the sale of raw milk on Riverton’s Main Street.  “This is an issue also of just smal... Full story

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Committeewoman cited over errant shots fired during hunt  POWELL (WNE) — Nina Webber, the Wyoming Republican National Committeewoman and a two-time candidate for House District 24, has been charged with reckless endangerment stemming from a... Full story

 

County Commissioners

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday, December 6, 2022 8:30 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Vice-Chairwoman Jeanne A. Whalen, Member... Full story

 

City Council

City of Sundance, Wyoming December 6, 2022 The Town Council met this day in regular session at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor Paul Brooks presiding. Roll call was taken by Mayor Brooks with Council Members Joe Wilson, Bradley Marchant, Callie Hilty and Randy... Full story

 

Probate

THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF WYOMING IN AND FOR CROOK COUNTY Case No. CV-8918 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DORIS ANN BENOIT, Deceased. NOTICE OF PROBATE TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE: You are hereby... Full story

 

Basketball season underway

Girls at Upton The winter sports seasons got underway this past weekend as the Sundance basketball teams participated in the Bobcat Invitational in Upton. Playing three games over the two days, the La... Full story

 

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