Peek at the Past


June 22, 2023

100 Years Ago

June 28, 1923

Federal officers Bruce Hodge of Sheridan and R.E. Hoffman of Salt Lake City, accompanied by Sheriff Otis Zimmerschied, made a four-day survey of Crook County last week in search of the illusive hooch-maker with his silent still. The officers failed to find anything worth taking into custody and are convinced that, although operations probably have been carried on at different points, the illicit business has been dropped through the activities of the county staff. Crook County is probably as clean as any section in the United States.

Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Thomas got...

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