Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

County ponies up for calf

The commissioners last week decided to compensate a couple for the loss of their calf after it was spooked by a county vehicle and died of its injuries from running into the side of the truck.

Laramie and Cheyenne Seymour approached the commission to request advice on dealing with the county’s insurers, the Local Government Liability Pool (LGLP).

According to Laramie, the couple has not been successful in requesting that LGLP cover the cost of the loss, which is estimated at around $1500.

Laramie explained that the pair had spoken with various members of county staff and were directed to appro...