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Farm Bureau Federation hosting candidate forum

Crook County Farm Bureau Federation is hosting a local candidate forum at the RAM Center at 6:30 p.m. on Thurs., July 14. The RAM Center is located at 18048 US Hwy 14. Senate District 1 candidates as well as Crook County Commissioner candidates will...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 30, 2022

CCMSD financials given clean bill of health

Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) was given a relatively clean audit report last week, courtesy of Scott Nelson of Eide Bailly of Montana. Only two issues were noted in the report, neither of which came as a surprise. Both, said Nelson,...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Former Little League treasurer accused of stealing nearly $30K pleads guilty to felony theft GILLETTE (WNE) — A Campbell County man accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from Gillette Little League while he was the club’s treasurer has pleaded...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 30, 2022

Pandemic still active in county

The COVID-19 pandemic may have been on the down-low over the last few months, but it certainly isn’t gone. According to CEO Micki Lyons of the Crook County Medical Services District, the virus is still cropping up in the local community....

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

June 20 – Three traffic stops. Four VIN checks. Alarm. Business checks. Citizen assist. Coroner call. Harassment. House watch. Patient transfer. Suspicious person. Auto theft. June 21 – Fifteen traffic stops. Two VIN2 checks. Two business...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Kane Wolkey, Kansas City, MO, 75/65, $140; Megan Schleifer, Okawville, IL, 85/75, $105; Nathan Perko, Richland, WA, 89/70, $155; Miriam Dashtipour, Willard, MO, 94/80, $130; Christopher Sullivan, Moorcroft, WY, 95/80, $135; Julie...

 

FFA and 4-H members attend NE 307 Show Clinic

The ninth annual Northeast 307 Show Clinic was held in Sundance June 9-10. FFA and 4-H members from several counties and two states attended this two-day learning symposium. The 307 Show Clinic...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 23, 2022

Jones appointed County Clerk

At a special meeting last week, the commissioners appointed Melissa Jones as the new Crook County Clerk. The commission followed the statutory rules governing the appointment of a replacement for an elected official who resigns their position before...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 23, 2022

Lighting up the holiday

Watch the sky light up this July 4 at the annual Devils Tower celebration of Independence Day, a full day of activities that raises money for local EMS and firefighters, or head over to the annual...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 23, 2022

New laws to go into effect

New Wyoming laws that will impact residents of northeast Wyoming are set to become official in a couple of weeks. During the Legislative Budget Session earlier this year, numerous bills were passed with an effective date of July 1. HEA-23 allows...

 

Memory Care Kits available at the library

Memory Care Kits are now available for checkout at Crook County Library in Sundance. Memory Care Kits are multi-sensory kits designed for people with dementia, memory loss or cognitive impairment....

 

Crook County Library to host Jefferson program

Crook County Library will host the program "In the Company of Thomas Jefferson" by Tom Pitz on Wed., July 6 at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room in Sundance. The program is free and open to the public. "Mr. Thomas Jefferson of Monticello will speak...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago June 22, 1922 S. M. Leister, a contractor form Newcastle, has been looking over local conditions with regard to the construction of the new Crook County high school building. Fears of high water in Sundance were experienced a few hours...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Park lifts indoor masking as Teton County COVID risk declines JACKSON (WNE) — Grand Teton National Park has lifted its requirement for wearing masks inside park buildings as Teton County’s risk for COVID-19 has declined. After just one week at...

 
 By Kim Heaster    News    June 23, 2022

This Week at Your Library

The library will be closed on Mon., July 4, for Independence Day. We are still doing curbside and in-town delivery if you would prefer not to come inside. We have numerous magazines available for a two-week checkout. POPULAR MECHANICS is a magazine...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

June 6 – Traffic accident with damage. Fingerprints. Thirteen traffic stops. Five VIN checks. June 7 – Traffic accident with injuries. Animal complaint. Business checks. Message delivered. EMS page. Two patient transfers. Five traffic stops....

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Braydon Ouimette, Casper, WY, 88/75, $125; Michael Tinker, Denver, CO, 86/75, $115; Matthew A. Raymond, Roanoke, VA, 87/80, $120; Karen M. Lambert, Cheyenne, WY, 79/65, $80; James Larsen, Casper, WY, 75/65, $140; Samantha Shalae James,...

 
 By Billy Arnold    News    June 23, 2022

Yellowstone: South loop opens Wednesday, north loop in the next two weeks

JACKSON — Barely a week after floods wiped out roads in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park, officials plan to reopen the park’s southern loop Wednesday with a license plate-based system to control the amount of visitors to the...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 23, 2022

Man arrested for intent to deliver during Hulett Rodeo traffic stops

A Casper man was arrested for possession with intent to deliver during routine traffic control for the Hulett Rodeo parade. At around 10 a.m. on June 11, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office deputy was...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 23, 2022

Wyoming Supreme Court remands DUI conviction

The Wyoming Supreme Court has remanded a driving under the influence conviction against Nancy Hawken back to the Sixth Judicial District Court after she successfully argued on appeal that the Wyoming...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 23, 2022

Backyard poultry linked to salmonella outbreak

Backyard poultry is believed to be the cause of an outbreak of salmonella that has spread to 38 states, including Wyoming. The outbreak has so far caused around 219 illnesses, 27 hospitalizations and one death. At least four infections have been...

 

Senior Services employees receive awards from Wyoming Public Transit Association

Marilyn Knapp of Hulett and Carole Maddox of Sundance received awards at the Annual Wyoming Public Transit Association, Inc. Conference in Sheridan, Wyoming. Knapp received Volunteer of the Year, and...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 23, 2022

Missing person rescued after ATV crash

A missing person was successfully found and rescued after two members of the public spotted their ATV upturned in a ravine beside Old Sundance Road. On June 9, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a report of a person missing from...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 16, 2022

Zoning plans put on the backburner

Can Crook County control its own future without zoning? This question has been troubling the Crook County Commissioners, who dedicated time on Wednesday for further discussion on the problem of large-acre parcels and subdivisions cropping up with...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 16, 2022

Commission focuses on EMS sustainability

Calling 911 doesn’t guarantee that an ambulance will be sent to your aid. At least, it’s not a guarantee in Wyoming, because emergency medical services are not considered essential. This is...

 

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