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City and county team up on housing crisis

When Jeremy Holt of the Sundance Economic Development Committee approached the county commissioners last week, his aim was to offer thanks for the county’s support of efforts to increase local housing options and his hope for continued support in future.

He was perhaps not expecting the commission to suggest giving each of Crook County’s municipalities a much larger area of influence.

Under state law, said Commissioner Kelly Dennis, municipalities of the size of Sundance, Hulett, Pine Haven and Moorcroft have “some say-so” within a mile of town limits.

Dennis said he would like to see the coun...

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