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Articles from the December 24, 2020 edition

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Twinkle, twinkle

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the town, houses glittered with festive cheer to help Santa find his way. Above, the Palmer home decorated in bright lights....

 

Vaccine gets go ahead, active cases drop

The first doses of the Moderna vaccine were administered in the United States on Monday, another step towards the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. This second type of vaccine is scheduled for delivery in Crook County soon. Moderna Inc...

 

If you build it, will they come?

Renting out space in the new Hulett Clinic is not as simple for the Crook County Medical Services District as picking the best rooms and packing up the stethoscopes. The Board of Trustees met on Friday to begin discussions over the lease, but were...

 

Star of Bethlehem returns to the skies

According to the Gospel of Matthew, wise men from the east were inspired to travel to Jerusalem by a bright star that appeared in the night sky. There, they asked King Herod: “Where is He who has...

 

Misjudgement blamed for collision

A serious three-vehicle crash took place in Sundance on Wednesday morning involving a cattle trailer and a semi hauling a windmill blade. Despite the impact between the two large vehicles and the...

 

Charity relief program available

A total of $12 million has been distributed to Wyoming’s counties through Governor Mark Gordon’s Community Charitable Relief Program. This program allows the counties to distribute awards to charities that incurred expenses related to COVID-19...

 

Derald Gene Hayworth

Derald Gene Hayworth, 80, of Carlile, Wyoming, died Saturday, December 19, 2020, at the Ft. Meade VA Medical Center. He was born November 22, 1940, in Moorcroft, Wyoming, to Doyle and Violet (Cushman) Hayworth. He attended school in Hulett, Wyoming,... Full story

 

Chad C. Miller

Chad C. Miller, 50 of North Liberty, Iowa, died Wednesday, December 16, 2020. A time of visitation was held for his family and friends on Sunday, December 20 at Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Private family services will be... Full story

 

Cards of Thanks

Our Thanks Thank you to all the volunteers from the fire departments in Sundance, Pine Haven and Moorcroft. We really appreciate you coming out at 3 a.m. in the morning to help us put out a shed fire. Thank God it wasn’t any worse. The Blais... Full story

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago Dec. 23, 1920 Walter Dickinson has about finished his ice harvest, which was commenced last week, from the Stearns pond four miles west of town. About 150 tons of first class ice was...

 

Good Shepherd members meeting via Zoom

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Sundance was forced to suspend services in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The vestry thought to open for services during Advent and Christmas as that is such an important part of the church year; however, with...

 
 By Kim Heaster    News    December 24, 2020

This Week at Your Library

The library will be closed Friday, January 1, for New Year’s Day. The library doors are open. We are still doing curbside and in town home delivery if you would prefer not to come inside. In compliance with the statewide mask order, masks are now r...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Are we being bullied?  I am grateful that our kids get to go to school in person and play sports and have noted how fortunate I am to live in a region of the country that hasn’t held its citizens hostage to such a degree as other...

 

This Side of the Pond

As always, I like to take the opportunity at Christmas time to reflect on the good things in this world. It’s been a difficult year for all of us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some...

 

Powder River Energy returns capital credits in December

Powder River Energy Corporation (PRECorp) is pleased to announce a capital credit retirement that will be processed in December 2020. This general retirement returns a portion of the money members paid for electric service during select years. Many...

 

No proof, no payback

Without proof of what exactly happened, Crook County Medical Services District can’t legally pay back money it was given by the Crook County Hospital Foundation that was allegedly earmarked for use in Hulett. The exact details of the “loan...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Initial shooting review expected to be complete in 30 days GILLETTE (WNE) — Crook County Attorney Joseph Baron said his office’s initial review of a Gillette officer-involved shooting is expected to be completed in the next 30 days. Baron was...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Dexter Craigie Jr., VA, 87/75, $75; Carlton Tyre, Casper, 85/75, $105; Robert Ruff, IN, 90/80, $105; James D. Monger, Gillette, 90/75, $135; Jonathan Dean, IL, 90/75, $135; Andrew Vance, CO, 79/70, $103; Taiwan C. Hart, KY, 101/80,...

 

Crook County Sheriff

Dec. 14 – Four VIN checks. Fire page. EMS page. Traffic stop. Assisted Highway Patrol. Dec. 15 – Three EMS pages. Four VIN checks. Alarm. Vehicle crash. Theft report. Project Lifesaver. House watch. Traffic stop. Booked in subject. Assisted...

 

Bulldog boys add three wins

Bulldog Boys The Sundance boys basketball team added three wins to their record this past weekend as they defeated Newcastle, Belle Fourche and Lead-Deadwood. Opening up play on Thursday night in Newc...

 

COVID-19 Daily Update - December 23

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 150 since yesterday and now stand at 36,700. Probable cases have increased by 135 to 5964. Crook County has had a total of 351 confirmed cases and 25 probables after 3 new cases were... Full story

 

COVID-19 Daily Update - December 26

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 429 since the state's last report on December 23 and now stand at 37,129. Probable cases have increased by 53 to 6017. Crook County has had a total of 355 confirmed cases and 27... Full story

 

COVID-19 Daily Update - December 27

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 38 since yesterday and now stand at 37,167. Probable cases have increased by 16 to 6033. Crook County has had a total of 355 confirmed cases and 27 probables after 4 new confirmed and... Full story

 

COVID-19 Daily Update - December 28

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 456 since yesterday and now stand at 37,623. Probable cases have increased by 47 to 6081. Crook County has had a total of 355 confirmed cases and 28 probables after 1 new probable... Full story

 

COVID-19 Daily Update - December 29

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 97 since yesterday and now stand at 37,720. Probable cases have increased by 112 to 6203. Crook County has had a total of 357 confirmed cases and 28 probables after 2 new confirmed... Full story

 

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