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Council gives go-ahead for fireworks

It’s looking like a green start to the summer, said Mayor Paul Brooks as the Sundance City Council approved the use of fireworks for this year’s July 4 celebrations. Brooks noted that Fire Chief Gari Gill has agreed to keep an eye on conditions and alert the council if this needs to change.

At Tuesday’s regular meeting, the council also revisited the issue of “man camps” and the city’s desire that they be hooked up to utilities. Both businesses currently utilizing these camp sites are willing to adhere to this, said Brooks.

Karla Greaser of Trihydro confirmed that the Department of Environment...