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COVID-19 Daily Update - January 16

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 144 since yesterday and now stand at 41,917. Probable cases have increased by 15 to 7151. Crook County has had a total of 368 confirmed cases and 31 probables. Of those cases, 5... Full story


Two fatal crashes reported on I-90

Wyoming Highway Patrol has announced that two fatal crashes took place on the interstate on January 8, leading to the deaths of 60-year-old Eric J. Carbaugh of Beulah and 27-year-old Keelie A. Garvin...

Wyoming News Briefs

Wyoming wolf-hunting season comes to close PINEDALE (WNE) — The 2020 wolf-hunting season in Wyoming’s trophy game management area closed as the New Year began last week, with only 31 gray wolves taken from a limit of 51.  Last year, Wyoming...


Law enforcement contract begins

To mark the transition between the dissolution of the Sundance Police Department and the beginning of a contract with the Crook County Sheriff’s Office to provide law enforcement coverage for the...

Investigation complete for highway crash

Wyoming Highway Patrol has completed an investigation into a traffic accident that took place on December 30 on Highway 24 in the vicinity of milepost 18. “The cause of the crash was not maintaining a lane of travel,” says Lieutenant Tim...


First phase of vaccine program now complete

Crook County Public Health completed the first phase of COVID-19 vaccinations at the end of last week and will be moving on to the next tier of candidates on the state’s priority list. The phase 1a...

Lummis says she wanted to 'shine light' on election irregularities

CASPER — Breaking with a vast majority of her colleagues in the Senate, Sen. Cynthia Lummis voted to overturn election results in Pennsylvania, one of two states being contested by conservative members of Congress early Thursday morning....


New council gets to work

The year began for the Sundance City Council with a ceremony to swear in Randy Stevenson as a new member of the council and Joe Wilson as a returning councilman. Mayor Paul Brooks thanked outgoing...

Changes expected for Winterfest

A fixture of winter for downtown visitors, the Sundance Winter Festival has been a popular event since 2015. The loss of its volunteer organizers, however, could spell the end of the festivities in their original form. Clerk Treasurer Kathy Lenz...

COVID-19 Daily Update - January 13

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 167 since yesterday and now stand at 41,283. Probable cases have increased by 50 to 7006. Crook County has had a total of 366 confirmed cases and 31 probables. Of those cases, 7... Full story

SHS Sports

High School Wrestling Sat., Jan. 16 10 a.m. at Hulett Tues., Jan. 19, noon at Home Thurs., Jan. 21, noon at Tongue River High School Basketball Thurs., Jan. 14, 5:30 p.m. at Home vs. Harding County (girls) Fri., Jan. 15, 3 p.m. at NSI (JV boys)...

College Sports

UW Men’s Basketball Wyoming – 60, Boise State – 83 Next: Sat., Jan. 16, 2 p.m. at Air Force; Mon., Jan. 18, 7 p.m. at Air Force; Fri., Jan. 22, 6 p.m. vs. Nevada UW Women’s Basketball Wyoming – 61, Boise State – 68 Next: Sat., Jan. 16,...


Bulldogs get back on the hardwood, notch three wins

SHS Boys After a long winter break the Sundance boys basketball team was back on the floor with a busy weekend. Adding three more victories to their record, the Bulldogs were able to overcome the...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Holy crap, who knew! There really is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. I discovered this after attending the January 6 Crook County Commissioners meeting, at which they held a hearing concerning the request to establish a county...


This Side of the Pond

It’s common for newspapers to publish a “review of the year” each December or January – you may have seen exactly such a thing a couple of weeks ago in your very own Sundance Times. I was...


Michael Pat Mackey

Michael Pat Mackey was born January 27, 1953 and passed away January 3, 2021, in Rapid City, South Dakota. A memorial service was held January 9, 2021, at Kirk Funeral Home. A burial of cremated... Full story


George "Durand" Grenier

George “Durand” Grenier passed away January 4, 2021, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 14, 1925, in Hulett, Wyoming, to George and Elizabeth (Freeborn) Grenier. When... Full story


Ruth Marie Gurkowski

Ruth Marie Gurkowski passed away peacefully in Cheyenne, WY on December 22, 2020 at the age of 90. She was born to Clyde and Nettie Roadifer on May 19, 1930 in Sundance, WY. Until recent years, she... Full story


Rita Joyce Smithburg

Rita Joyce Smithburg passed away at home in Sundance, Wyoming on the morning of January 4th, at the age of 76.  Rita was born on August 21, 1944 in El Centro, CA to Wilmar and Joyce (Lingscheit)... Full story

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast Jan. 18 – Cereal, toast, peaches, juice Jan. 19 – Blueberry pancakes, grapes, yogurt Jan. 20 – Breakfast on a stick, applesauce, cheese stick Jan. 21 – Cinnamon roll, apple, GoGurt Grab N Go Jan. 18 – Cereal, apple, yogurt Jan....

Fourth and fifth grade students invited to participate in Arbor Day poster contest

Wyoming State Forestry Division and Wyoming Project Learning Tree (WY PLT) are teaming up again this year to hold the annual Wyoming State Arbor Day poster contest. This year Wyoming will celebrate its 133rd Arbor Day. The contest is open to all...

CSC Honor Rolls

Chadron State College has announced the names of 328 students who qualified for the institution’s Fall 2020 President’s List with a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Crook County students on the list include Devin Hodges of Hulett and...

Timber sale aims to improve forest health near Sundance

The Bearlodge Ranger District of the Black Hills National Forest is working with Wyoming State Forestry Division to treat insect- and disease-infected trees, reduce hazardous fuels and restore or improve forest, watershed or rangeland conditions...

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