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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    December 2, 2021 

Holidays are here again

The official kick-off to holidays will be making its way down Main Street this Friday to the "Sweet Refrain of Christmas." The lighted parade will be complemented by local events both before and after...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    December 2, 2021 

LTC visitation no longer limited

Despite a few local COVID-19 infections leading to stays at Crook County Memorial Hospital over recent days, visitation is still open for hospital inpatients at this time – and is no longer limited for visits to the long-term care unit. However,... Full story

 

Vaccine mandate on pause

Wyoming joined a ten-state coalition to fight the federal rule that was to be imposed through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and would require healthcare workers to be vaccinated. On Monday, Governor Mark Gordon announced that...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    December 2, 2021 

Legion Post #45 to consider disbanding

Without participation from its members, the American Legion post that serves Sundance and the surrounding area may be forced to disband. Members are asked to attend a meeting next week to decide the post’s future. At this time, Post #45 does not...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    December 2, 2021 

Holiday season is scammer season, says FBI

FBI Denver has issued a warning to residents of Wyoming that it’s a good idea to practice caution while buying items online. Cyber scams affect thousands of people in America each year and scammers are known to take advantage of the holiday...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago Dec. 1, 1921 Dr. Clarenbach reports an increase in population of Crook County, a boy arriving Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Mowry on Beaver Creek, and a girl came to grace the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Ogden. The ranch...

 
 By Kim Heaster    News    December 2, 2021 

This Week at Your Library

The library will be closed Fri., Dec, 24, for Christmas. We are still doing curbside and delivery if you would prefer not to come inside. We have numerous magazines available for a two-week checkout. Art of the West is a Western art publication for f...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    December 2, 2021 

California woman arrested for smuggling contraband into jail

A California woman has been arrested for attempting to smuggle contraband into a jail after she turned herself in on an active warrant and it was found that she had alcohol in her purse and two controlled substances hidden within her person....

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Nov. 22 – VIN check. Four traffic stops. Two traffic complaints. Fingerprints for outside employment. Trespassing complaint. Motorist assist. Sundance business checks. House watches. Two EMS pages. Two fire pages. Nov. 23 – Eight VIN checks.... Full story

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Kaylee Lessert, SD, 89/75, $130; Sukhvir Brar, CA, 111/80, $215; Guillermo Trevino, TX, 88/70, $150; Richard Craig McCauley, CA, 89/75, $130; Olivier P. Kanuty, FL, 65/45, $170; Eloise Bellingham, NY, 64/45, $155; Melba Marlin, OK,... Full story

 

Wyoming News Briefs

RER coming to Upton NEWCASTLE (WNE) — Rare Element Resources, or RER, will open its test facility in Upton, where it will process elements from RER’s Bearlodge mine located 12 miles from Sundance. RER is an energy company specializing in mining...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    December 2, 2021 

PRECorp makes annual cost of power adjustments

Powder River Energy (PRECorp) has requested permission from the Public Service Commission to increase its Cost of Power Adjustment (COPA) by $1,386,882 per annum, effective on January 1, to reflect a change in wholesale power costs. This would lead...

 

PRECorp Foundation, Basin Electric give to local seniors

With a dramatic increase in its annual holiday giving program, the Powder River Energy (PRECorp) Foundation recently teamed up with Basin Electric to donate a total of $10,000 to Sundance Senior...

 

Kuhl changes plea

Mary Kuhl has changed her plea to “no contest” against a felony charge related to her conduct in office as county treasurer, from which she resigned in October. Kuhl originally pled “not guilty” to the felony charge of unauthorized use of...

 

"Shop Small" this Saturday

Thanksgiving ends and Christmas begins, which means the time has come to start looking for gifts for your loved ones. This weekend brings an opportunity to not just get a head start, but also support your local community and its small businesses....

 

Norovirus outbreak detected in Wyoming

Had an unsettled stomach recently? You’re not alone, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Numerous reports of illnesses in Wyoming appear to be related to a norovirus outbreak, which causes symptoms including nausea, vomiting,...

 

Jones snags CMA award

When Brailey Jones, grandson of Jean and Charlie Jones of Sundance, became an on-air personality for Denver's KYGO country radio station, winning awards wasn't the first thing on his mind. But when...

 
 By Kim Heaster    News    November 25, 2021

This Week at Your Library

The library will be closed Thurs. and Fri., Nov. 25 and 26, for Thanksgiving. We are still doing curbside and delivery if you would prefer not to come inside. We have numerous magazines available for a two-week checkout. ARCHAEOLOGY magazine brings...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago Nov. 24, 1921 The Northern Wyoming Telephone company is contemplating the installation of metallic service between Gillette and Edgemont and Gillette and Sheridan next season according to reports. The isolation of Gillette so far as...

 

Christmas Bazaar Dec. 4

The annual Pine Ridge Community Church Christmas Bazaar will be held on Dec. 4. A potluck meal and annual meeting will be at 6 p.m., Santa Claus will visit at 7 p.m., followed by a cake walk, fishing for treats and a dessert/gift auction. All are...

 

Federal vaccine mandate temporarily halted

Governor Mark Gordon has indicated that the state remains committed to fighting back against federal vaccine mandates, though the possibility of them being enforced has ebbed for the time being. The Occupational and Safety Health Administration...

 

Boosters now available for all

COVID-19 booster shots have now been approved for all adults over the age of 18 and are available through Crook County Public Health. On Friday, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the expanded recommendations...

 
 By Jasmine Hall    News    November 25, 2021

COVID-19 special session bill called into question

CHEYENNE — State lawmakers are beginning to question the interpretation of the special session bill recently signed into law by Gov. Mark Gordon after the suspension of the federal vaccine mandate. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

 

CCSS Drivers attend Community Transportation Expo

Amanda Garoutte and Janet Grubb just returned from Richmond Virginia from the Community Transportation Expo. The Community Transportation Expo is a meeting place for people who want to expand their ho...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Man sought in Mississippi murder found in Shoshoni CASPER (WNE) — Shoshoni police on Saturday apprehended a man wanted for murder in Mississippi after learning he’d been living in a local motel.  Kingduron Pyle Jr., was taken into custody late...

 

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