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Mary Steiger Garman

Mary Steiger Garman, 86, of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away December 15, 2018, at the Rapid City Hospital. Mary was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on June 14, 1932, to Carl E. and Ruth Storms Steiger.... Full story

 

Jack Ray Eatherton

Jack Ray Eatherton, passed away December 9, 2018, at his home outside of Sundance, Wyoming. Born on July 15, 1943, to Ray and June Eatherton, Jack grew up in Upton, Wyoming. He married his high... Full story

 

This Side of the Pond - Dec. 20

If there’s one thing we Brits excel at, it’s the passive aggressive response. One could argue that pinning us down can be frustrating because we dance so delicately around every subject, but you...

 

Winter weather brings challenges, students urged to prepare

In Wyoming, the weather can change with a blink of an eye. While Wyomingites are used to driving in treacherous conditions, no one is immune to the dangers of winter roads, no matter how jacked up our trucks are. According to the National Weather...

 

Split results for Stateline Shootout

Bulldog Boys The Sundance Bulldogs opened play at the Stateline Shootout on Thursday night against the Newcastle Dogies. Newcastle was off and running with the tipoff while Sundance was left to play catch up against this quick team. As the first...

 

Youth prevention mini-grants available

The Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police (WASCOP) is excited to announce the release of the Spring 2019 Youth Prevention Mini-Grant Application. Law enforcement in Wyoming see youth as our most precious resource and recognize that emp...

 

Dear Santa

The following are letters to Santa from Mrs. Fremont’s first grade class: Dear Santa, Hi! How are you? I bet you are busy. I would like a BB8. Merry Christmas! Thank You, Oliver Dear Santa, Hello! Chinkle has been good. This morning Chinkle was...

 

Wrestlers take on Wright Duals

The young and hungry grappling Bulldogs went 2-3 over the weekend at the Wright Duals. Sundance began the day with a close 44-42 loss at the hands of the Southeast Cyclones. In round #2 the Bulldogs faced off with Casper Natrona JV and fell 58-18....

 

Rising star

Austin Pixley was the third place winner in the 12 and under Calf Roping at the Rising Stars-Future Stars Calf Roping in Las Vegas on December 9 at the Plaza....

 

Gustafson wins SHS cookie bake-off

Freshman Ella Gustafson won the cookie bake-off at Sundance High School. As a member of one of the FACS Foods classes, she baked S'more Cookies. Judges evaluated the cookies according to cookie...

 

Luck of the draw

One hundred names later, the lucky winner of this year's Hoopla Grand Prize Drawing was announced to the room at the Longhorn Saloon on Friday night. Trudy Durfee was this year's recipient of $1000...

 

Giving warmth

Bear Lodge Rehabilitation recently held a coat drive for veterans and handed them out at the Sundance Senior Center on December 12. Pictured above are Jeri Davis (BLR), Cliff Coon (VFW), Alicia...

 

Early deadlines

Due to the upcoming holidays, we will have a couple of early deadlines. Deadline for the December 27 issue of The Sundance Times will be 5 p.m. Friday, December 21. Deadline for the January 3 issue will be 5 p.m. Friday, December...

 

Waddell named to school board

After hearing nominations for a new member to replace Josie Pearson, who vacated her elected seat with time still remaining, the Crook County School District Board of Trustees made their selection at...

 

No solution yet for FEMA debt

Public’s right to inspect public records without charge upheld Alexis Barker Newcastle News Letter Journal Via Wyoming News Exchange The State Lands and Investments Board was unable to throw Sundanc...

 

Hospital unveils revamp

Crook County Memorial Hospital unveiled a sizeable upgrade to the old operating room and obstetrics area this week, transforming storage areas and rooms that have looked the same since the 1960s into...

 

Crow Creek Cemetery to be fenced and protected

The Society of Black Hills Pioneers has turned its focus to the protection of another old cemetery that is known to house Crook County residents and is looking for help from this community to identify...

 

Sixth DUI charge for Moorcroft man

Ryan Petersen of Moorcroft has been charged with a sixth offense of driving while under the influence of alcohol after law enforcement allegedly observed him driving erratically on the highway. On...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Roan Gibson, MS, 88/80, $145; Kyle L. Kallhoff, Sundance, 46/30, $187; (minor), Sundance, 80/65, $120; Carson G. Williams, SD, 90/80, $90; Katie M. Wolf, Hulett, 75/65, $90; (truck) – David Lee Fremont, SD, 77/65, $400 Drive While...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Dec. 10 – Traffic stop. Three VIN checks. Detention Deputy did multiple fingerprints for outside employment. Detention Deputy did prisoner transport. Detention Deputy booked in new prisoner. Deputy investigated burglary alarm. Deputy investigated s...

 
 By Ramsey Scott    News    December 20, 2018

JAC adds money for school security and maintenance

CHEYENNE — State lawmakers gave initial support to a supplemental school construction bill that includes additional funding for maintenance, school security and money for a Cheyenne charter school’s housing costs. The Joint Appropriations...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Beet growers back farm bill POWELL (WNE) — At first blush, the farm bill recently passed by Congress is being welcomed by sugar beet growers.  Most in agriculture are happy to have a new five-year ag policy framework they can work with, said...

 

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...

 

Peek at the Past

125 Years Ago The Sundance Gazette W.C. Hall Editor and Publisher December 15, 1893 Instead of driving a golden or silver spike when the railroad reaches this city, we will drive a steel one, made from ore taken from Warren’s Peak. We have plenty...

 

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