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  • Golfers take to the streets of Hulett

    Apr 6, 2023

    Eighteen teams of four hit the streets of Hulett for Urban Golf. What is Urban Golf? Hitting tennis balls with golf clubs on the streets. Golf does not have to be on a manicured golf course, it can be on sand courses all over this country or can be played on the streets of your local town. The four-person scramble event was put on as a fundraiser for the Hulett High School Ecology trip. This educational tour around Wyoming happens bi-annually and is a fantastic learning experience for the junior...

  • Black Hills wildlife fared better than in much of Wyoming this winter

    Sarah Pridgeon|Apr 6, 2023

    The Black Hills region appears to have escaped the more severe levels of wildlife mortality that have affected much of Wyoming this winter. The Wyoming Game & Fish Department has announced that active monitoring of the big game across the state has shown increased mortality due to the increased snowfall and extreme temperatures over the last few months. “Wyoming is used to tough winters, but it has been a while since we have had a winter where severe conditions were so widespread across the state,” said Doug Brimeyer, Wyoming Game and Fish Dep...

  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Apr 6, 2023

    Join the Hulett Chamber of Commerce at the Greater Hulett Community Center on Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m. for an Easter Egg Hunt! Bring your own basket and get ready to hunt!...

  • Vaccination clinic April 15

    Apr 6, 2023

    The Town of Hulett will be sponsoring a vaccination clinic on Sat., April 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hulett Fire Hall. Dr. DJ Woehl has graciously volunteered to oversee the clinic. There will be rabies and distemper shots as well as deworming medicine. This will also be an opportunity for residents to register their animals with the Town of Hulett, which is required by ordinance. Cost for a town license is $5 per animal....

  • Hulett Branch Library

    Nancy Bowles|Apr 6, 2023

    NEW FICTION BOOKS: Worthy Opponents by Danielle Steel – Spencer Brooke always knew she was destined to be CEO of her grandfather’s business – the most respected and luxurious department store in New York City. Brooke’s has been at the center of every happy memory she has, but it hasn’t been an easy journey. Seven years after her father’s death, her life is very different from the days when she walked through the store with her grandfather as a young girl. She may be the owner of Brooke’s, but she’s also now a divorced single mother of twin...

  • Crook County among fastest-growing in Wyoming

    Sarah Pridgeon|Apr 6, 2023

    Crook County’s recent population growth is considerably higher than the state and national averages, according to new data released by the Wyoming Department of Administration and Information’s Economic Analysis Division. Between July of 2021 and 2022, Crook County saw a 1.8% increase in its population – as compared to a 0.4% increase nationwide and 0.3% in Wyoming. While 16 of Wyoming’s counties saw population increases during that time, Crook County’s rate was beaten only by Lincoln County’s 2.4% (and was matched by 1.8% in Big Horn County)....

  • Black Hills Snow Course Readings

    Sherry Burr, NRCS|Apr 6, 2023

    Site Name Elevation (ft.) Current Snow Depth (in.) Current Snow Water Equivalent (in.) 30-Year Median SWE Last Year’s SWE Current Percent of 30-Year Median SWE Bear Lodge Divide 4680 14.5 4.8 1.1 0 436 Blind Park Snotel 6870 31 8.7 7 1 124 Cole Canyon Snotel 5870 28 8.1 5.2 2.6 156 Ditch Creek 6880 29.1 6 3.6 1 167 Little Bear Run 6240 25.8 5.2 2.5 0 208 Mallo 6420 35.3 9.5 5.9 0.6 161 Mount Tom 5560 24 5.8 2.9 0 200 North Rapid Creek Snotel 6250 27 7.6 6.6 4.2 115 Reuter Canyon 6280 34.3 10.1 7 1.1 144 Upper Spearfish 6500 32.5 9.8 5.8 1.1 1...

  • OWITS Youth Contest

    Apr 6, 2023

    The GHCC board is announcing the annual OWITS Youth Contest. Those wishing to enter must submit any type of creative work related to turkeys. Examples may be music, fabric project, culinary, art drawing, painting, sculpting, metal work, woodworking or any other visual art. Contest is open to Hulett school youth grades 6 thru 12 (ages 12-18). Must have a valid hunters safety course card. Winners will participate in the 13th annual Old West Turkey Shoot in Hulett. Winner must be available May...

  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    Apr 6, 2023

    Mar. 20 – Five VIN checks. Traffic stop. Assault. Business checks. Gun call. Fingerprints outside employment. Property damage/vandalism. Suspicious person. Theft. Trespassing. Welfare check. EMS page. Mar. 21 – VIN check. Paper service. Business check. House watch. Fingerprints for outside employment. Patient transfer. Traffic hazard removed. Suspicious person. EMS page. Mar. 22 – Two VIN checks. Traffic stop. Business checks. House watch. Missing person. Motorist assist. Fingerprints for conceal carry. Suspicious person/circumstances. Mar....

  • Circuit Court

    Apr 6, 2023

    Speeding – Cass Sutton, Billings, MT, 94/80, $130; Tina Fitzpatrick, Gillette, WY, 100/80, $160; John C. Abraham, Gillette, WY, 90/80, $105; Lee Savage, Hayward, WI, 89/80, $103; Kayti L. Burt, Casper, WY, 88/75, $110; C. Levi, Andover, NJ, 81/70, $115 Drive While License Cancelled, Suspended or Revoked – Kayti L. Burt, Casper, WY, $425 Fail to Provide Proof of Liability Insurance – Lee Savage, Hayward, WI, 89/80, $560 Follow Too Closely – Mark Lynn Eischeid, Gillette, WY, $90 Fail to Drive Vehicle Within Single Lane – Walter Lopez, Denver, C...

  • Bats now officially classified as endangered species

    Sarah Pridgeon|Apr 6, 2023

    The northern long-eared bat is now officially listed as “endangered”. The implementation of this upgrade to the bat’s status was originally set to take place on January 30. However, this was delayed until the end of March to address concerns over the impact that the listing might have on infrastructure projects across the bat’s territory. The delay, according to an announcement from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) in the Federal Register, “Is necessary for the Service to finalize conservation tools and guidance documents to avoid con...

  • Teton Village resident recovering from being trampled by moose

    Billy Arnold, Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange|Apr 6, 2023

    JACKSON - Hannah Garland finds it oddly comforting that she knows which moose trampled her Friday morning. "Had it been a rogue moose, I would've been constantly living on edge, like 'Are you the one? Are you the one?'" said Garland, 27, who lives in Teton Village, where moose are constant features on the landscape. But knowing that it was Yellow 72, a collared, suburban moose known for her mangy look, hair loss and springtime tick infestation, allows Garland a bit more certainty in where she...

  • Wyoming News Briefs

    From Wyoming News Exchange Newspapers|Apr 6, 2023

    Trial for Cody couple delayed to August for possible plea agreement CODY (WNE) – The jury trials for the Cody couple charged with abusing their 15-year-old child by putting her in cruel confinement have been delayed until Aug. 7 due to possible plea agreements. Jacob Wayne Guyer, 38, and Christine Philbrook, 48, were charged separately in 2021, each with one count of child abuse after they allegedly locked the child in a room for several hours a day, under poor living conditions and with little food. Both Guyer, the child’s father, and Phi...

  • Correction:

    Apr 6, 2023

    In the caption for the track photo in last week’s paper, Ellie Jay was mistakenly named as Emma.... Full story

  • Bid

    Apr 6, 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