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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 9, 2020 

PRECorp rate case set for public hearing

Powder River Energy’s (PRECORP) bid to adjust its rates this year has been scheduled for a public hearing this month. The cooperative proposed the increase to the Wyoming Public Service Commission (PSC) at the tail end of 2019 in an effort to...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 9, 2020 

Fire season has arrived

Fire restrictions are now in place across Crook County. According to Fire Warden Doug Leis, not only are conditions primed for a severe fire season in this area, we’ve already seen a number of incidents. “Over the last week, we’ve been...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 9, 2020 

Twisted evening

Information regarding the tornado that touched down in Crook County on Monday evening makes it difficult for the National Weather Service to pin down exactly where it traveled, according to Susan...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 9, 2020 

New voting machines tested ahead of absentee voting

County Clerk Linda Fritz led a demonstration of the county’s new voting equipment last week for party leaders on both sides. Randy Leinen, Democratic Party, and Chip Neiman and Roger Connett, Republ...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Chutes and ladders

Thanks to the help of community fundraisers, some assistance via local donations, including discounted concrete from Sundance Hardware, and the hard work of volunteers Joel Eschedor, Zach Steele,...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 9, 2020 

Six lbs. of marijuana found during traffic stop

Three Minnesota residents face felony charges in Crook County related to a large amount of marijuana that was allegedly found in their vehicle when they were pulled over during a traffic stop. On June 22 at around 1:50 p.m., a Wyoming Highway Patrol...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 9, 2020 

Sundance man charged with child abuse and aggravated assault

Sundance resident Josh Idler faces multiple felony and misdemeanor charges related to an allegedly ongoing situation of verbal and physical abuse that culminated in an incident where he pulled a handgun on a victim. On June 24, Sundance Police...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 9, 2020 

County businesses take advantage of stipend programs

A total of 48 small business owners in Crook County have taken advantage of the state’s COVID-19 Business Relief Interruption fund. The fund is part of a suite of stipend programs that made use of CARES Act money to assist Wyoming’s businesses...

 
 By Ethan Sterenfeld    News    July 9, 2020 

Court rules UW can prohibit firearms on campus

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming has the power to regulate and prohibit firearms on its campus, and its gun policy does not violate the Second Amendment, Tori Kricken, the district court judge in Albany County, ruled Thursday. This is...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Wyoming News Briefs

Wyoming gas prices increase slightly GILLETTE (WNE) — Gasoline prices could stall during the second half of summer after nine straight weeks of increases, according to a surveying company. But in the short term, Wyoming customers are paying more at...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Fireworks over the lake

Pine Haven celebrated July 4 in style with a day of fun for the kids at Waters Park followed by the annual firework display over Keyhole Reservoir, sponsored by the Pine Haven Volunteer Fire...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Crook County Rodeo Royalty Contestants 2020

Pee-Wee Princess Riata Northup is the daughter of Charity Northup of Oshoto. She will be a fifth grader this fall at Moorcroft K-8 School. She enjoys riding horses, swimming, singing and playing...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Bryn L. Randall, Gillette, 91/80, $100; Matthew P. Jarvis, WA, 88/80, $86; Scott M. Van Hout, IL, 88/80, $86; Kase P. Gustafson, Moorcroft, 91/75, $125; Samir A. Murty, WI, 87/80, $84; Chandra L. Battles, ND, 87/80, $84; Wade A....

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Crook County Sheriff

June 29 – Seven VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Public relations. Hulett coverage. Three sets of fingerprints for outside employment. Booked in subject to jail. Business check. EMS page. Two fire pages. June 30 – Seven VIN checks. Traffic stop....

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Crook County Library hosts summer cemetery walks

Crook County Library will be hosting several cemetery walks around the county again this summer, kicking off with the Mt. Moriah Cemetery Walk in Sundance on Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 p.m. Cemetery walks are a great way to learn more about the history...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

This Week at Your Library

The library doors are open. We will still be doing curbside delivery if you would prefer not to come into the library. Maximum of five (non-staff) people in the library at one time. Maximum length of stay limited to 30 minutes. Children under 13...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

New Haven community picnic July 19

The New Haven community picnic will be held on Sun., July 19. The day will start off with the annual business meeting at 4:30 p.m. followed by a 5 p.m. auction for building/property expenses. After the auction, a potluck meal will be held and then...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago July 7, 1920 Not since the days of ’79 has such a sight, nor such a spirit of good cheer and helpfulness in distress, been witnessed as that which was seen by the multitude who were at...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 2, 2020

Storms cause widespread outages

The week began with heavy storms across the region, strong enough to cause power outages throughout northeast Wyoming. On Sunday afternoon, severe thunderstorms hit Crook, Campbell and Weston Counties, causing around 4100 members of the Powder River...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 2, 2020

Long term care allows visitation

With the blessing of the state, family members will once again be able to visit their loved ones at the long term care facility within Crook County Memorial Hospital. However, those who would like to...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 2, 2020

CARES Act funding in question

Whether CARES Act funding can be used to fund a new hospital and clinic in Crook County has been thrown into question. According to representatives from Crook County Medical Services District, it is now believed that the $1.25 billion directed to Wyo...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 2, 2020

Sioux Falls man leads I-90 chase

A Sioux Falls man previously convicted of a fourth count of driving while under the influence in Crook County led local law enforcement on a high speed chase on Friday. According to an incident report from Crook County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy...

 

Paving project

Sacrison Paving lays pavement over newly installed water line on Main Street, which has been extended towards Old Stoney to meet fire regulations for the building. The rejuvenation project at Old...

 

Beulah Schoolhouse receives much needed cleanup

Thirty years ago, in July 1990, the Beulah Schoolhouse was given new life with a fresh coat of paint, in anticipation of the Centennial Celebration on August 5, 1990. On Saturday June 6, the Beulah c...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    July 2, 2020

Current COVID-19 restrictions stay in place

The process of easing the restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in Wyoming has come to a temporary halt as the coronavirus shows signs of more rapid spread. Governor Mark Gordon announced on Monday that the health orders currently in...

 

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