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COVID-19 Daily Update - December 2

*Please note that a countywide mask order goes into effect tomorrow morning* Face coverings must be worn by all adults outside of their place of residence when inside/in line to enter any retail or commercial business or government facility open to t...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    December 3, 2020 

County requests mask order

County Health Officer Dr. James Larsen has petitioned the state for a temporary countywide mask order. The county commissioners expressed support for the move on Tuesday. The intention of the order is to promote awareness of the increasing...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    December 3, 2020 

The beginning of something

While the main bulk of the museum floor continues to take shape, one of Old Stoney’s doors is now open to welcome visitors. As of this week, shoppers and art lovers can enjoy the 1875 Gallery in...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    December 3, 2020 

Time for some holiday spirit

Thanksgiving is over and it’s on to the next part of the holiday season. If you’re looking to spark a little holiday spirit, you’ll have a couple of bright and festive opportunities this weekend. Friday will see the annual Festival of Lights pa...

 

Pine Ridge Christmas Bazaar this weekend

The annual Pine Ridge Community Church Christmas Bazaar will be held this Sat., Dec. 5 with a potluck at 6 p.m., followed by a visit from Santa Claus at 7 p.m. There will be a cake walk, fishing for treats for the kids and a dessert/gift auction....

 
 By Kim Heaster    News    December 3, 2020 

This Week at Your Library

The library will be closed for Christmas on December 24 and 25. The library doors are open. We will still be doing curbside delivery if you would prefer not to come into the library. We do ask that you wear a mask to enter the library. If you do not...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago Dec. 2, 1920 The spirit of Christmas is already pervading the air and toyland is exhibited in all its glory, both at the Busy Corner and the Furniture Store. Counters are lined with all sorts of attractions for juveniles, as well as...

 
 By Steve Steiner    News    December 3, 2020 

Food truck donates Thanksgiving meals

LARAMIE — Sometimes the worst of circumstances brings out the best in people. Anyone in search of a Thanksgiving meal Thursday learned and benefited from that if fortunate enough to come upon a conv...

 
 By Camille Erickson    News    December 3, 2020 

Major power transmission line comes online

CASPER — When a company produces electricity using coal, natural gas or renewable energy in Wyoming, it needs a way of transporting that power to customers, both in the state and beyond.  That’s where a transmission line comes in: The...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Governor recovering from COVID-19 at home, first lady tests negative CHEYENNE (WNE) — After announcing last week that he had tested positive for COVID-19, Gov. Mark Gordon is continuing to recover from home while working a full work schedule this w...

 
 By Jake Goodrick    News    December 3, 2020 

Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange

GILLETTE — Discussions over how to shape legislation that could allow Campbell County to form its own community college district are underway. With Gillette College’s future in the hands of the state Legislature, many questions remain. The...

 
 By Joy Ufford    News    December 3, 2020 

Brand inspection case heads back to court

PINEDALE – A 2019 court case with five misdemeanor citations for violating a brand inspection law is taking new life as parties prepare for a second round in Circuit Court.  The misdemeanor case against Rex F. Rammell has traveled to both low and...

 

Sundance Police Department

Nov. 11 – Holiday. House watch and business checks. Three traffic stops. Three bar checks. Nov. 12 – House watch and business checks. Four traffic stops. Three bar checks. Minor in possession of tobacco contact. Assisted Game and Fish with wounde...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Andrew Czellecz, Caper, 81/75, $97; Joel Jackson, SD, 79/70, $103; Magno Rivera Martinez, MD, 92/75, $145; Sharon Torres, CA, 91/75, $140; Brandon Barnes, FL, 90/80, $105; Gabrielle Burris, SD, 86/75, $115; (minor) Sundance, 74/65,...

 

Hospital capacity a rising concern

At this time, Crook County Medical Services District will not be making use of the state initiative to bring in extra medical staffing to help cope with the pandemic. Though the virus is certainly...

 

Fraught fowl

With Elmer Fudd in hot pursuit, Feathers McClucky misguidedly searches for the number to the Butterball® helpline....

 

County prepares final CARES Act grant requests

The countdown has begun for the county to make as much use as possible of its available CARES Act funding before the end-of-year buzzer sounds, signifying that the federal relief cash allocated to Wyoming can no longer be spent. Several grants have...

 

A change of season

From one holiday on to the next. Public Works was out on the streets early this week to make sure that the City of Sundance is prepared for Thanksgiving to transition into the Christmas holiday...

 

State tightens health orders

State health orders tightened up again this week in response to the worsening pandemic – but only when it comes to the size of gatherings. In a press release, Governor Mark Gordon described the new orders as, “part of a series of measures the...

 

Donations needed for Christmas Basket program

For a quarter of a century, the Sundance community has come together during the holidays to make sure every friend and neighbor can enjoy the merry Christmas they deserve. It’s been a tough year for many people and the need is greater than ever,...

 

Commission to adopt natural resource plan

The county commission is set to put its stamp of approval on a new Natural Resource Management Plan next week. The plan has been developed by Y2 Consultants and is intended as a tool to allow the commission to have a substantive impact on federal...

 

State showing signs of economic recovery

The latest Wyoming Economic Indicators report hints that the state is making a slow but sure recovery from the impacts of the pandemic. Prepared by the Economics Analysis Division, the report shows that unemployment is dropping and the overall...

 

Sundance man will serve up to 45 years for sexual abuse of a minor

A Sundance man will serve up to 45 years in prison for multiple charges related to sexual abuse of a minor. Harry Lee Ballard III allegedly attempted to initiate sexual contact with a juvenile female several times over the course of three years....

 

Stumbling pedestrian sentenced for possession with intent to deliver

A Douglas man has been given a suspended sentence for possession with intent to deliver after allegedly informing a police officer who spotted him walking drunkenly through town that he was taking a bag of marijuana from one friend to another. On Jan...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Yellowstone sees record visits in October CODY (WNE) — Yellowstone National Park posted another record month in October to close out its 2020 summer season, shattering the previous record for that month with more than 110,000 additional people...

 

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