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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 14, 2019

Council hears progress reports

Creating a utility to control natural gas in the Sundance area is a no-brainer, Mayor Paul Brooks told the council at Tuesday’s regular meeting, but the cost of a transmission line to get that gas to town is a different story. Another meeting to...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 14, 2019

Plans to bring well monitoring in-house scuppered

The City of Sundance has opted not to perform its own groundwater monitoring at the now-closed landfill site after finding that the process is more finicky than first thought. Public Works Director Mac Erickson researched the idea at the request of...

 

Winter maintains its icy grip

With low temps dipping below -30 over the weekend and into the early part of the week, residents were treated to a late winter bone-chilling cold snap. In addition to making outside chores an...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 7, 2019

Rare earth mine creeps ahead

Rare Element Resources (RER) has announced it will spend the first nine months of 2019 completing a pilot plant campaign to verify all the steps in its proprietary process of separating rare earth elements. Whether the Bear Lodge Project is revived...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 7, 2019

Lindholm: budget remains stable, for now

The 2019 Legislative Session was a successful one, says Representative Tyler Lindholm, but he feels Wyoming should stay wary of its future when it comes to state finances. The budget might balance for now, he explains, but it still depends on income...

 

Crook County Food Pantry

During the month of February the Pantry provided assistance to over 98 people. This included nine new clients, 31 youth under the age of 18, and 25 persons over the age of 60. We also shared food with the Blessings program in Sundance, which...

 
 By Ramsey Scott    News    March 7, 2019

Wyoming works to expand broadband

CHEYENNE — Wyoming’s efforts to expand broadband internet access across the state go beyond making sure people can binge their favorite TV show no matter their ZIP code. Connectivity is just as vital for small communities as it is for large...

 
 By Greg Johnson    News    March 7, 2019

Bill allowing coal terminal lawsuit sends message, legislator says

GILLETTE — Giving the Wyoming Legislature’s Management Council authority to take independent legal action over Washington State’s efforts to kill a coal export terminal project sends a message more than it threatens a lawsuit. That’s what...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Student pleads not guilty to attempted murder charges GILLETTE (WNE) — Dale Warner’s voice grew fainter Friday afternoon as the eighth-grader pleaded not guilty to nine counts of attempted first-degree murder in Gillette. The 14-year-old boy is...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 7, 2019

Governor signs new laws

The 2019 session of the Wyoming Legislature drew to a close in the early hours of Thursday morning, finalizing the list of bills that would be presented for Governor Mark Gordon’s signature. Some of the noteworthy changes to Wyoming’s law...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Feb. 25 – Five VIN checks. Paper service. Deputy assisted motorist. Deputy assisted another agency. Deputy did welfare check. Feb. 26 – Three VIN checks. Three traffic stops. Paper service. Deputy assisted motorist. Deputy did welfare check....

 

Sundance Municipal Court

Dogs Running at Large - Ashley Wood, Sundance Dogs Without City License or Vaccination Tag – Ashley Wood, Sundance Speeding – Wilman Hernadez, NM, 60/55; Annette Koester, Newcastle, 74/55; Carrie Olson, Lusk, 67/55 Failure to Stop at Posted Stop...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Keri K. Andrews, Sundance, 89/75, $115; Robert J. Loftus, SD, 89/80, $88; Bruce E. Kuenzel, SD, 79/70, $88; Stephanie J. McKown, Sundance, 88/75, $110; Juan Carlos Flores, TX, 88/80, $86; Jamie A. Howard, SD, 95/75, $145; Carol Lynn...

 

Kochanowski selected as superintendent of Devils Tower National Monument

Acting Intermountain Regional Director Kate Hammond announced the selection of Amnesty Kochanowski as superintendent of Devils Tower National Monument. Kochanowski has been serving as interim superintendent at Devils Tower National Monument since...

 

Smith verdict: Guilty

On the surveillance video, two men and a woman are seen arguing inside the Sundance Travel Center. There's pushing, shoving and slapping, tempers are boiling and the woman falls down several times bef...

 

Local names among state board appointments

Among the list of names submitted by Governor Mark Gordon to serve on the state’s many offices, boards and commissions in 2019 are four from Crook County who have been selected to serve again at the governor’s pleasure. Mike Easley, CEO of...

 

Cleaning up

A full brigade of WYDOT snow removal equipment deployed to I-90 Tuesday morning to clean up some of the snow that has accumulated in the median around Sundance. In spite of a growing discontent with...

 

Vets assistance available

State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout March. Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings from Cheyenne! As the 7th Week of the 65th General Session comes to an end, we have seen both the deadline for bills to come out of committee and the last day for bills to be considered in...

 

Snow plow rear ended near Moorcroft

A second WYDOT snow plow has been struck by a truck while clearing snow on the interstate near Moorcroft. The plow was in the left-hand passing lane of the westbound lane of Interstate 90 at mile mark...

 

Sundance Police Report

Feb. 16 - House watch and business checks, three bar checks, two reports of missing horses after Winterfest. Both were located within 24 hours. Feb. 17 - House watch and business checks, two bar checks. Feb. 18 - House watch and business checks,...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Feb. 11 – Three VIN checks. Two traffic stops. Deputy investigated trespassing call. Feb. 12 – Two VIN checks. Paper service. Detention Deputy transported prisoner to clinic. Deputy assisted motorist. Deputy assisted Sundance Police Department...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Brandy N. Miller, SD, 55/45, $90; Russell J. Redinger, WA, 90/80, $90; Darren M. Anderson, Gillette, 86/75, $100; Joshua R. Wofford, Gillette, 77/70, $84; Evan S. Stoops, Gillette, 64/50, $115; Amelia R. Jensen, SD, 88/80, $86; David F....

 
 By Ramsey Scott    News    February 28, 2019

Statewide lodging tax condemned by Senate

CHEYENNE – The Senate killed a bill to implement a statewide lodging tax on a final vote Monday after it was pulled from the consent list. It was just one of several bills aimed at broadening and diversifying the state’s revenue stream that...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Man sentenced to five years in apartment fire GILLETTE (WNE) — A 37-year-old man who set fire to a Gillette apartment building in December 2017 will serve five years in federal prison. Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced...

 

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