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 News    April 9, 2020 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times April 7, 1920 Good Friday has come and gone, and Judge Ashdown neither planted potatoes nor set a hen on that day, thereby shattering a record of many years. Storm on Easter, storm for seven consecutive Sundays thereafter,...

 
 News    April 9, 2020 

This Week at Your Library

Due to concerns over COVID-19 and for the safety and well-being of our communities, the Crook County commissioners have closed county facilities until further notice. Even though the doors are closed at the county libraries, library staff will still...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 9, 2020 

Man arrested near Sundance for possession of marijuana

Codey Lang of Minnesota has been arrested for possession of a controlled substance after being stopped on Hwy 585 for speeding and admitting to law enforcement that he was traveling with $1000 of marijuana he had bought in Colorado. On March 26, an...

 
 News    April 9, 2020 

Crook County Sheriff

Mar. 30 – Two VIN checks. Search and rescue. Courtesy ride. Four civil assist calls. Traffic hazard removed from roadway. Animal complaint. Business check. Mar. 31 – Four paper services. Assisted Devils Tower ranger. Abandoned vehicle reported....

 
 News    April 9, 2020 

Sundance Municipal Court

Speeding – Bradley Miller, ND, 42/30; Holly Hepker, Newcastle, 71/40; Tanner Adler, SD, 73/55...

 
 News    April 9, 2020 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Shane N. Hammond, Gillette, 91/75, $125; Kory James Massie, WA, 61/45, $125; Nathaniel D. McGilliuray, SD, 89/80, $88; Jeffery R. Singer, Gillette, 84/75, $88; Jason B. Fouch, Newcastle, 87/80, $84; Nicholas A. Lease, SD, 87/80, $84;...

 

High-speed pursuit ends with crash

A high-speed pursuit that began in Wyoming Monday afternoon ended in a rollover crash in Spearfish. Tony Mangan, a spokesman for the South Dakota Highway Patrol said the pursuit began around 3:20 by...

 
 News    April 9, 2020 

Wyoming News Briefs

Gas prices drop almost 10 cents statewide in a week GILLETTE (WNE) - Wyoming gas prices have fallen 9.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.06 a gallon Monday. Prices have fallen below $2 a gallon in two counties, Albany at $1.762 and...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 2, 2020

CCMSD board continues discussions over HMS

Before discussions could continue on renewing the contract between Health Management Services (HMS) and Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) on Wednesday, the Board of Trustees needed to hear an update on the board’s complaint that the...

 

Don't forget to get counted

For the first time since the U.S. Census was launched, this year Americans will have the ability to stand up and be counted via the internet. The 2020 Census has begun and your options to respond now include an online questionnaire. “As far back...

 

Keeping it bear-able

Jeff Moberg photo This giant toy is among numerous bears on show around town for the Sundance Bear Hunt. Members of the community are displaying bears for kids to spot and count as they take their daily exercise....

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times March 31, 1920 C.H. Sackett, local dealer in the light Overland car, states that for the present dealers of this territory are unable to secure stocks of these cars which bid to be the favorite general utility machine of the c...

 

This Week at Your Library

Due to concerns over COVID-19 and for the safety and well-being of our communities, the Crook County commissioners have closed county facilities until further notice. Even though the doors are closed at the county libraries, library staff will still...

 

Veterans assistance available

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services around Wyoming cities throughout April. Clifford Knesel is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state...

 
 By Camille Erickson    News    April 2, 2020

Gordon OKs oil and gas tax break

CASPER — In the midst of unprecedented volatility in the global oil market, shale producers in Wyoming received a small boost Friday in the form of tax relief. Gov. Mark Gordon signed into law a bill providing reductions in state mineral taxes...

 

Treasure hunt

Delila, 5, (from left) Dominik, 11, and Jennifer Bieber find a COVID-19 treasure hunt package in Spirit Mountain Cave after following a series of clues from the COVID-19 Treasure Hunt Facebook group...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Make-A-Wish starts Messages of Hope campaign as wishes are postponed CHEYENNE (WNE) – More than 50 Wyoming kids with critical illnesses had pending wishes with the Make-A-Wish Foundation before the coronavirus spread across the U.S. Now, for the...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Leslie W. Davis, Gillette, 84/75, $88; Sam Alan Simons, Gillette, 38/30, $111; Viviana M. Pizaro, CA, 91/80, $160; Greg A. Fischer, KY, 95/70, $170; Jeremy G. Geiser, Gillette, $90; Dennis A. Wachula, MT, 81/75, $82; Jeff G. Johnson,...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 2, 2020

Crook County GOP holds historic digital convention

With social distancing rules making it impossible to hold the 2020 Crook County Republican Party Convention in the usual manner, lateral thinking was needed to make sure the voting delegates could...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 2, 2020

Board decries employee bad behavior on social media

Members of the Crook County Medical Services District Board of Trustees are not happy with the behavior of certain employees who allegedly spoke ill of a patient on social media and wants disciplinary procedures to be followed. But while most...

 

Sundance Police Department

Mar. 21 – House watch and business checks. Three traffic stops. Three bar checks. Mar. 22 – House watch and business checks. Mar. 23 – House watch and business checks. VIN check. Mar. 24 – House watch and business checks. Two VIN checks....

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Mar. 23 – VIN check. Traffic stop. Suspicious person reported. Welfare check. EMS request. Suspicious circumstances reported. Assisted Moorcroft Police Department. Arrested subject for DUI. Booked in two subjects arrested for DUI. Mar. 24 – Four...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 2, 2020

Governor signs more bills into law

Working life may look a little different in Wyoming right now, but Governor Mark Gordon is still in the process of ratifying the work of our state legislators by putting his name to the bills passed at this year’s session. Last week, he signed a nu...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 26, 2020

State completes Moskee acquisition

The State of Wyoming has completed a transaction to purchase a sizeable chunk of land within the Moskee, near the Grand Canyon area. The acquired land is estimated at around 4349 acres in size, around seven miles east of Sundance. The now-state...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 26, 2020

Local man dominates stock car circuit

Dillon Johnson learned to race before he figured out how to walk. Now 23 years old and an up-and-coming stock car racer, in the last year he has claimed the track championships in Gillette and...

 

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