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Hulett woman charged with assault with a deadly weapon

Michelle Hunt has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly attacking another Hulett resident with a 2x6 piece of lumber. On October 18, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office sergeant and deputy responded to reports of a domestic...

Myers selected as Interpretation and Education Program Manager of Devils Tower National Monument

Superintendent Amnesty Kochanowski announces the selection of Nickolos “Nick” Myers as Interpretation and Education Program Manager of Devils Tower National Monument. He started work on October...

Document fraud charges dropped to allow deportation

A Mexican native was charged earlier this month with identification fraud after the vehicle he was traveling in was pulled over for speeding on I-90. However, as Cristian Velasco-Gomez was found to be in the United States unlawfully, the charges...

Helping to feed

Sundance State Bank employees present donations from their recent food drive along with a check for $2500 to the Crook County Food Pantry. Left to right: Sherry Tryon, Brandi Baumgarten, Ty Krell,...

Wyominng News Briefs

Body found near in Park Co., murder suspect arrested POWELL (WNE) — A hunter stumbled upon a woman’s body about halfway between Cody and Meeteetse on Saturday afternoon — and authorities say she appears to have been the victim of a homicide....

Hospital board split over Hulett clinic plans

Questions were raised over the viability of plans to build a new clinic in Hulett at last week’s meeting of the Crook County Medical Services District Board of Trustees. Split opinions caused disagreements on the need for a new clinic and the...

All dressed up

The ladies of the Crook County Courthouse never disappoint at Halloween. This year, they dressed as Trolls for the spookiest day - even the ones who cheated just a little. Visitors to the courthouse...

This Week at Your Library

The Library will be closed on Monday, November 11, for Veterans Day. NOVEMBER BATTLE OF THE MILITARY SERVICE BRANCHES FOOD DRIVE: We are conducting a food drive to help stock the shelves at the Crook County Food Pantry before the holidays. We will...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Oct. 28 – Seven VIN checks. Detention Deputy did fingerprints on three subjects for outside employment. Detention Deputy did prisoner transport. Deputy assisted another agency. Deputy assisted Highway Patrol. Deputy canine did sniff. Deputy...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Tait W. Overgard, Sundance, 71/55, $125; Denise L. Rathbun, Sundance, 80/65, $120; Eric R. Sigmond, SD, 79/70, $88; Glen M. Wise, Upton, 79/70, $88; Russell A. Prince IV, Newcastle, 80/70, $90; Tyler S. Douglas, Upton, 82/70, $105;...

SHS Sports

U-S Patriot High School Football Fri., Nov. 8, 1:30 p.m., Second Round Playoffs at Cokeville High School Volleyball Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 7-9, State at Casper Junior High Wrestling Sat., Nov. 9, 9 a.m. at Moorcroft Tues., Nov. 12, 4 p.m. at Newell...

College Football

UW Wyoming – 31, Nevada – 3 Next: Sat., Nov. 9 at Boise State BHSU Black Hills State – 13, Fort Lewis College – 7 Next: Sat., Nov. 2, 1 p.m. at Home vs. Western Colorado...

Lady Bulldogs headed to state

The Sundance volleyball team is headed to state after finishing third in the regional tournament held in Moorcroft this past weekend. The Lady Bulldogs fought back on Saturday, winning two crucial...

Patriots tame the Griz, head to Cokeville for rematch

The Upton-Sundance football team began playoffs on Friday hosting Rocky Mountain. The game got off to a good start for the Patriots as their defense forced Rocky Mountain to punt it away on the...

Seventh graders second at regionals

The Sundance Junior High Volleyball team who placed second at regionals, back row left to right: Gracie Davis, Savannah Peterson, Madelaine Fleenor, Tessa Sandersen, Abby Eschedor, Avery Marchant;...

Undefeated

In addition to claiming the district champion title, this year’s Sundance Junior High Football squad barreled through their season without a single loss. Falling to the young Bulldogs were: Twin...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The CCMSD (Crook County Medical Services District) Board regular meeting took place on October 29, 2019. I would like to share a few positive items from that meeting and from things we’ve done this year. Strategic planning meeting...

This Side of the Pond

Contrary to the stereotype of a young British girl, I did not grow up wanting to be a princess. I imagined it would be a dull existence unsuited to my life ambitions. It would be a different story...

Our View

It’s tough to know people are watching your every move; it’s difficult to make decisions that you know will please some more than others. But when you’re dealing with the public’s money, there’s nothing more important than being open...

Jerry Pridgeon

Jerry Pridgeon, 88, of Gillette, WY passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center in Gillette, WY. There will be no services held at this time. A...

Alberta June Camblin Cox

Alberta June Camblin Cox has risen from this world and left behind her beloved Pumpkin Buttes and many memories. She passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at the age of 91. Alberta,...

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast Nov. 11 – Cereal, toast, sliced pears, juice Nov. 12 – Breakfast banana split, grapes, Scooby Cinna Stix Nov. 13 – Breakfast on a stick Nov. 14 – Cinnamon roll, apple, GoGurt Lunch Nov. 11 – Steak fingers, mac and cheese,...

School district focuses on climate and culture

Students, parents and teachers were recently asked to complete a survey looking at the climate and culture within Crook County School District. Not only was this an opportunity to find problem areas, says Superintendent Mark Broderson, it was part...

Senior center hosts tech event

The Sundance Senior Center was the site of a Senior High Tech event, held on October 30. Faith Anderson coordinated the event, which was an opportunity for seniors to get assistance with technology...

Ranch to cafeteria

The popular “farm to table” concept urges us to eat more of the foods that are grown and raised on our doorsteps. Local kids experienced exactly that luxury on Wednesday, although it probably...

Blood donors welcome to join SHS students in saving lives

Sundance High School is hosting a blood drive for Vitalant on Wednesday, November 13 from 9 a.m. to noon in the high school auditorium. Vitalant, one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit community blood service providers, supplies...

Community invited to SHS Veteran's Day concert

The Sundance High School band and choir will be hosting a program of music and poetry on Veteran’s Day and the community is invited to attend in honor of our local veterans. “We would love to see the community, and especially the veterans, in...

Drama showcase next week

Sundance High School drama students will be putting on their annual drama showcase the night of Thur., Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. Admission is free but donations to the theatre program are greatly appreciated. Students will be performing the monologues and...

Elementary Veterans Day program

Sundance Elementary fifth and sixth graders invite the veterans and the community to a presentation honoring those who serve. The will program will be on Thursday, November 7 at 2 p.m. Selections will include Pledge of Allegiance, This Land Is Your...

Veterans Day closure

Our offices will be closed Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Deadline for the November 14 Wyoming Pioneer will be noon on Friday, November 8. The Moorcroft Leader and The Sundance Times will have the usual deadline of noon on...

Card of Thanks

Our Thanks We would like to offer a heartfelt thank you for all the love and support our family has received since we lost our loved Chipper. Thank you, Shayla Graham, for the beautiful service, it was so personal and he would have been proud....

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