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Moorcroft plans to go it alone

Mayor Dick Claar of Moorcroft has expressed his disappointment in the decision to appoint a committee because it’s a repeat of the failed previous attempt to find a countywide solution to the trash problem. In response, the Moorcroft council has decided to explore the possibility of going it alone and will be investigating potential funding avenues over the next couple of months.

“I don’t know what they’re looking for because they had a joint powers board and they met for two years without any decision made and now they’re back to [a committee],” Claar says. “I’m upset over this, we’re just ki...