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  • Hulett designated Purple Heart Community

    Melissa Bears|Mar 30, 2023

    In a heartfelt ceremony, veterans were honored and remembered in a Welcome Home ceremony last Saturday at the GHCC. Gov. Mark Gordon, Maj. Gen. Greg Porter and Veterans Commission Chairman Jake Jacobs all spoke at the importance of welcoming home all of our veterans. Master of Ceremonies, NEC Keith Davidson, also spoke about welcoming home all veterans and remembered LeLand Wolf. In conjunction with this ceremony, Mayor Ted Parsons read a proclamation not only declaring the Welcome Home...

  • Agencies come together to compile services list

    Sarah Pridgeon|Mar 30, 2023

    Did you know that you can check out a blood pressure monitor at the county library? That you can get help from senior services to clip your toenails if you are unable to reach your feet? That there are thousands of sandbags available through the emergency management department to protect your home in the event of a flood? Crook County’s various agencies and institutions have these health and human needs services available and many more besides. But do members of the public know they exist, or where and how to access them? This question was t...

  • Robert Lee Geis

    Mar 30, 2023

    Robert "Bob" Lee Geis, age 66, of Spearfish, South Dakota, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on March 21, 2023, at Monument Hospice House in Rapid City, South Dakota. Bob was born November 12, 1956, in Fukuoka, Japan, at USAF Hospital to Sherry and Wini Geis. Growing up he lived in many states as his father was in the United States Air Force. After moving to Belle Fourche, South Dakota, in fifth grade he completed his schooling there and graduated in 1975. Bob worked at the... Full story

  • Circuit Court

    Mar 30, 2023

    Speeding – Warren Nielsen, Sundance, WY, 113/80, $225; Dillan L. Jordan, Moorcroft, WY, 100/70, $210; Daniel Peterson, Billings, MT, 87/80, $99 Expired Temporary License Permit/Improper Registration – Charles Glenn Allen, Sundance, WY, $140; Daniel Peterson, Billings, MT, $140 No Valid Title, Registration and License Plates/Temp Permit Required – Anthony Nelson, Gillette, WY, $140 No Valid Driver’s License – James A. Fox, Rathdrum, ID, $150; Jorge R. Meza, Spearfish, SD, $140 Child Safety Restraint System Violation – Ryan Fultz, Pine Haven,...

  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    Mar 30, 2023

    March 13 – Two VIN checks. Paper service. Six traffic stops. Animal complaint. Crash; no injuries. Three fingerprints. Citizen assist. EMS page. March 14 – Seven VIN checks. Paper service. Ten traffic stops. Business check. Theft. Suspicious circumstance. Fingerprints. March 15 – Two VIN checks. Paper service. Traffic stop. Fingerprints. Disturbance complaint. Fraud. Gas drive off. Suspicious circumstance. Business check. House watch. Suicidal subject. March 16 – Five VIN checks. Paper service. Traffic stop. Commercial burglar alarm. Crash....

  • Hulett Branch Library

    Nancy Bowles|Mar 30, 2023

    NEW FICTION BOOKS: Remember Me by Tracie Peterson – Addie Bryant is haunted by her past of heartbreak and betrayal. After her beau, Isaac Hanson, left the Yukon, she made a vow to wait for him. When she’s sold to a brothel owner after the death of her father, Addie manages to escape with the hope that she can forever hide her past and the belief that she will never have the future she’s always dreamed of. The House of Eve by Sadeqa Johnson – 1950s Philadelphia: 15-year-old Ruby Pearsall is on track to becoming the first in her family to atte...

  • Card of Thanks

    Mar 30, 2023

    Thank You The family of Nick Bohl would like to thank the ladies of Buttons & Bows for all their help and last but not least the delicious food they provided at Nick’s memorial service in the New Haven Community Center. Also, thanks to Pat Reilly for officiating and making us cry and laugh with his heartfelt words. Thanks to family, friends and neighbors for attending the service and sharing their memories of Nick, sending cards, calling, texting, helping with chores or just thinking of us! We are so grateful.... Full story

  • USDA offers aid for producers impacted by winter weather

    Sarah Pridgeon|Mar 30, 2023

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering recovery assistance for livestock losses in Wyoming due to the storms and frigid weather of winter. Assistance on offer includes both technical and financial, with the goal of helping farmers and livestock producers to recover from the impacts of adverse weather events. “These recent winter storms have taken their toll on livestock producers in Idaho, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming, leaving producers with snow removal costs as well as increased feed expenses,” said Rob...

  • Wyoming News Briefs

    From Wyoming News Exchange Newspapers|Mar 30, 2023

    Mountain lion shot and killed in Slater GUERNSEY (WNE) – As local ranchers Jeb and Lalonda Baker were sipping an early morning cup of coffee and looking out toward the horizon, they wondered why their dog was out agitating the cattle. When the dog came walking in between them, they knew something else was out near the calf pen. As Baker grabbed a pair of binoculars and took a closer look, all he could say was, “it’s a lion,” before heading for the gun cabinet. This mountain lion was a 130-pound male that was on the prowl close to Normand...

  • Author holds meet and greet

    Mar 30, 2023

    Local author T.K. Conklin held a meet and greet at the GHCC last Wednesday. The author enjoyed talking about her journey and writing her books. Her books are set in Wyoming in the 1800s and follow four families and three generations. She has written over 50 books. This event was sponsored by the Hulett Public Library and the Hulett Museum...

  • Wrestlers holding fundraiser

    Mar 30, 2023

    The Hulett High School Wrestlers will hold a Silent Auction at The Golf Club at Devils Tower on April 1 from 5-8 p.m. to send members to a wrestling camp in Laramie this summer. The cost is pretty high per person, so they are doing what they can to raise funds. They have secured a few items so far for the auction, and you won't want to miss it! They are still seeking auction donations – if you would like to donate, email [email protected] and they can put you in touch with the team r...

  • Red Devil Spirit Scholarships awarded

    Mar 30, 2023

    Logan Westover and Ashlynn Wilson are the recipients of the Red Devil Spirit Scholarship this year. Both of them will be awarded $1000 to the college of their choice. This award is based not only on academics but also how students represent their teams, their school and their community on and off the court or wrestling mat, and also what kind of role model they are for younger athletes. The cheerleaders thought these two have done an excellent job of displaying good sportsmanship and treating...

  • LCC Graduates and Honor Roll

    Mar 30, 2023

    Laramie County Community College is proud to announce the list of graduates for the 2022 fall semester and those students earning a place on the president’s and vice president’s honor rolls. Students earning president’s honor roll recognition have earned a cumulative 3.75-4.0 GPA, and students on the vice president’s honor roll have earned a cumulative 3.5-3.74 GPA. Associate of Applied Science Graduates include Dakota Austin DuBeau of Moorcroft. Included on the President’s Honor Roll are Bentley Marie Geib of Hulett and Anna Bossman of Moorcr...

  • School Warrants

    Mar 30, 2023

    Crook County School District #1 Notice is hereby given that the Crook County School District #1 Board of Trustees issued warrants for the following bills exceeding $500.00 at the regular meeting of the board held on MARCH 20TH, 2023 AT MOORCROFT, WYOMING. To Whom Paid Purpose of Expenditure Amount General Fund 21 ELECTRIC Building Repairs $14,482.35 A & B WELDING SUPPLY CO INC Teaching Supplies $1,064.36 ALZADA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 56 Out of State Tuition $28,080.00 AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES Supplies $944.46 AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES... Full story

  • BIds

    Mar 30, 2023

    Invitation to Bid Crook County Road & Bridge is seeking bids for supplying and delivery of Magnesium Chloride for the CMAQ Dust Mitigation Project. The bids are due by April 13th at 11 am. Please visit the Road & Bridge office; call 283-1441; or download the full bid package at crookcounty.wy.gov. Bring your complete bid packets to the Road & Bridge office or mail to PO Box 995, Sundance, WY 82729. Bid opening will be at the County Road & Bridge Office on April 13th at 11:00 am. Bids received after this time will be rejected. Publish: March 30... Full story

  • Bids

    Mar 30, 2023

    Public Notice Crook County Weed and Pest Control District is giving notice that the district will begin receiving applicator bids for 2023 noxious weed control program. If you are interested in bidding for the noxious weed program bids will be either mailed to the District at P.O. Box 7, Sundance, WY 82729 or hand delivered to the District office at 802 11th Street South. Bids must be presented to the Office Manager no later than 6:00 p.m. April 12, 2023. Bids can be found at the local Weed and Pest Office or online at WWW.Crookcountyweeds.com... Full story

  • School Salaries

    Mar 30, 2023

    CROOK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. ONE PUBLICATION OF ANNUAL GROSS SALARIES* Superintendent $138,700.00 subtotal $138,700.00 Coordinator / Director $7,000.00 $45,574.00 $49,318.00 $50,566.00 $74,000.00 $79,000.00 $87,500.00 subtotal $406,958.00 Principal, High School $89,500.00 $90,750.00 $94,750.00 subtotal $275,000.00 Principal, Elementary $90,250.00 $91,000.00 subtotal $181,250.00 Assistant Principal, Elem/Sec $84,250.00 subtotal $84,250.00 Instructional Facilitator $5,000.00 $5,000.00 $5,000.00 $5,000.00 $5,000.00 $46,025.00 $70,075.00... Full story

  • GHCC Board

    Mar 30, 2023

    The GHCC Board met on March 13, 2023. Present were Bobbi Butler, Mike Bears, Ted Bears, Charlie Hook, and Melissa Bears and GHCC administrator Michelle Kreisler. Absent was Heather Shoun and Audrey Ebsen. Financial - $117,534 in checking. Kreisler informed the board that a conservation partner is needed for the turkey shoot. There have been a couple of suggestions and information has been received. $12,300 was received from the endowment fund. The board will be looking for a janitor and people to deep clean before the turkey shoot. Motion was...

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