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Clock starts ticking on nuisance properties

Two property owners who have failed to respond to the city’s nuisance letters are to be told that the clock is now ticking on their clean-up efforts. The owners of a storage container on Ryan Street and a messy property on Sewell Street have both...

 

This Week at Your Library

MODEL TRAINS AND NEW TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM by Vic Worthington on Friday, September 13, at 6:30 p.m. Come and learn about DC, DCC and Dead Rail. FALL PREVENTION WORKSHOP BROWN BAG LUNCHEON: Thursday, September 26, at 12 p.m. Falls are the leading cause...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times September 10, 1919 From the Moorcroft Democrat: Otis Zimmerschied, of Carlile, is one of eleven men named by Governor Carey to represent the agricultural interest of Wyoming at the Fourteenth International Farm Congress to be...

 

Certification

Mayor Paul Brooks congratulates Fire Chief Chris Tomford for achieving certification as a fire inspector level one. The certification is based around community risk reduction and includes knowledge in areas such as building construction, fire codes...

 

Complete County Committee needed for next year's census

The federal government will be performing its ten-year head count in 2020 and the U.S. Census Bureau has requested help to ensure as many people as possible consent to be included. County Clerk Linda Fritz has been tasked with forming a five-person...

 

Council hears project updates

At last week’s regular meeting, the Sundance City Council heard progress reports for several ongoing projects. Not all had seen movement within the prior month, however, such as the effort to open a new construction and debris pit at the landfill...

 

State funding comes available for county natural resource plan

Thanks to legislation passed at the beginning of the year, Crook County can now access a guaranteed $50,000 in state funding to spend on the creation of a new natural resource management plan. “We have to get our ducks in a row before we can apply...

 

City to enforce pre-annexation agreements

It has always been the informal policy of the City of Sundance to require pre-annexation agreements with subdivisions and property owners outside the limits of town who would like to hook on to the city water system. So said Mayor Paul Brooks at...

 

Busy few days for Old Stoney Committee

Members of the local chapter of the Wyoming State Historical Society hand a check and artwork print to the Old Stoney Committee as part of the Maurine Carley Historic Preservation Award, which...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Attorneys ask for juvenile court for boy’s attempted murder trial GILLETTE (WNE) — Attorneys for the boy accused of nine counts of attempted first-degree murder after he took guns into Sage Valley Junior High School have asked a judge to...

 

Sundance Police

Aug. 31 – House watch and business checks. Assisted Fire Department. Three bar checks. Six traffic stops. Sept. 1 – House watch and business checks. Officer assisted EMS. Officer opened drug investigation. Two traffic stops. Sept. 2 – House...

 

Crook County Sheriff

Sept. 2 – Two paper services. Three traffic stops. Deputy investigated crash. Deputy responded to domestic disturbance. Deputy assisted with civil issue. Deputy investigated theft complaint. Deputy investigated suspicious circumstance. Deputy...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Daniel J. Savage, WV, 74/65, $88; Travis J. Santistevan, Moorcroft, 84/70, $115; Susan M. Edwards, Gillette, 39/30, $85; Derek J. Raichel, NY, 91/75, $125; Melissa L. Quigley, UT, 89/75, $115; Samantha Jo Gross, Gillette, 43/30, $85;...

 

UW Extension

People who have a sweet tooth are sure to love Butterscotch Pudding Day, which is held each year on September 19th. At times, I yearn for the flavor of butterscotch and pudding is the perfect velvet-rich, silky smooth dessert for my craving. Did you...

 

Starting a chain reaction

Kids gathered on Thursday at both of Sundance’s schools to hear a presentation from Rachel’s Challenge, a program that promotes the legacy of Rachel Joy Scott. The young girl was the first person...

 

Slow burn

Surprising thought it may seem this close to cooler weather, Fire Warden Doug Leis would like the community to be aware that fire season may finally have arrived. Two small incidents last Wednesday afternoon could mark the beginning of a period durin...

 

Improvement district formed for Kara Circle and Windy Way

Landowners gathered on Tuesday morning for the official formation of the Kara Circle and Windy Way Improvement and Service District, an effort approved by the county commissioners in November. The...

 

Pine Haven Days

Ron and Steff Mummert throw candy as they maneuver their 1979 Dodge Warlock 2 along the parade path in Pine Haven on Saturday. The parade was part of the Pine Haven Days celebration that included a...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times September 3, 1919 Charley Oudin, late of the U.S. marines, is among Sundance friends today, hale and hearty. Robert Bomar, one of the first Crook County boys to enlist in 1917...

 

Vore Buffalo Jump to host blessing ceremony

In conjunction with the annual meeting of the Vore Buffalo Jump Foundation, Northern Cheyenne medicine woman Alaina Buffalo Spirit will bless the bonebed at the Site. The event will be held September 14, 2019. The annual meeting will be held in the e...

 

This Week at Your Library

FALL PREVENTION WORKSHOP BROWN BAG LUNCHEON: Thursday, September 26, at 12 p.m. Falls are the leading cause of death in older adults. Come learn several strength-training exercises to help prevent falls and ways to make your home more fall-proof....

 

Crook County Food Pantry

During the month of August, the Pantry served 162 people. This included11new clients, 48 under the age of 18, and 48 over the age of 60.Wealso shared food with the Blessings programs in Sundance, Moorcroft and Hulett, which collectively serve...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Interior secretary says electric bikes in parks OK JACKSON (WNE) — The U.S. Secretary of the Interior has made a top-down decision about the use of electric bikes on National Park Service lands, bucking policies that today are set individually by...

 

Deadline coming for annual goat show

The Black Hills Dairy Goat Association is gearing up for its second dairy goat show on September 21 and the deadline is coming up this week. Enthusiasts will flock from the Black Hills area to show off their breeding efforts; if you would like to...

 

Moorcroft resident sentenced for drug-related felony

Moorcroft resident Jeffrey Oliver has been given a suspended sentence and fine on charges related to an incident in November, 2018 in which police responded to a report of credit card fraud and discovered marijuana and methamphetamine at a residence....

 

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