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  • Veteran transportation available in county

    May 4, 2023

    Veteran’s needing transportation to a VA appointment will now have a new option in Crook County. The DAV has provided a van to be used for area veterans. Although based in Sundance, it is hoped it will be available to serve veterans from across the county. The new service is available to take veterans to any VA scheduled appointment they may have and is not limited to the Ft. Meade facility. There is currently one volunteer driver for the service in Sundance but the organization would like to grow that number to 4-6 drivers in order to p...

  • 2023 Hulett Prom

    May 4, 2023

    The Hulett prom was held last Saturday at the Hulett High School. A Vegas theme was used in the gym, including palm trees, a big Vegas sign and even a limo. DJ Brandon Ackerman introduced the couples, who were all decked out in their finest. The 2023 Prom Queen and King were Ashlynn Wilson and Brighton Thibault. The kids enjoyed dancing and a post prom party....

  • Library shows appreciation

    May 4, 2023

    The Hulett Public Library celebrated National Library Week with a free lunch on Thursday to say thank you to their faithful library patrons. The Friends of the Library hosted the free lunch. The people who attended enjoyed door prizes and entertainment by Alvin McAmis....

  • Hulett Branch Library

    Nancy Bowles|May 4, 2023

    The Hulett Branch Library will be hosting a Ladies Tea Party on Thurs., May 11 at 2 p.m. Come enjoy some tea, goodies, special entertainment and games. Prizes for prettiest and craziest hats, so make sure you wear a hat. All ladies welcome! NEW FICTION BOOKS: Things I Wish I Told My Mother by Susan Patterson – A mother and daughter on vacation in Paris unpack a lifetime of secrets and hopes – with a giant Pattersonian twist at the end! Every daughter and mother have their own distinctive voice, inimitable style and secrets. Hang the Moon by...

  • Crook County courthouse basement to see major overhaul

    Sarah Pridgeon|May 4, 2023

    When the majority of the basement level of the courthouse was taken up by historical artifacts, it wasn’t obvious to the beholder just how much space there is available. Now the museum has taken up its new home in Old Stoney and those 10,000 square feet lie empty, it’s time for a new lease of life for the county’s seat of government. Eventually, the basement floor will allow for more spacious offices and additional storage, as well as an additional – but smaller – community room to provide a more intimate space for gatherings. Right now, thou...

  • Circuit Court

    May 4, 2023

    Speeding – Jesse Horstmann, Spearfish, SD, 95/70, $185; Torin P. Wirtanen, Moorcroft, WY, 79/70, $103 Child Safety Restraint System Violation – Bianca G. Javier, Gillette, WY, $65 No Valid Title, Registration, License Plates – Bianca Javier, Rapid City, SD, $140 Fail to Display Valid License Plates, Tabs or Permits – Mark Allen Braun, Spearfish, SD, $90 U-Turn Violation – Troy Starrett, Gillette, WY, $90 Pass in No-Passing Zone – Mckayle Mosley, Cheyenne, WY, $140 Violate Legal Weight (2001-4000) – Scott Sieler, Sturgis, SD, $135; (4001-6...

  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    May 4, 2023

    Apr. 17 – Seven VIN checks. Three traffic stops. Traffic accident with damage. Animal complaint. Business check. Citizen assist. Three house watches. Information report. Motorist assist. Fingerprints for outside employment. Suspicious person. Wanted person. EMS page. Apr. 18 – Three VIN checks. Three traffic stops. Animal complaint. Citizen assist. Suspicious person. Theft report. Two EMS pages. Apr. 19 – Two VIN checks. Three paper services. Nine traffic stops. Traffic accident with injuries. Animal complaint. Burglary. Business checks. Found...

  • Scoreboard

    May 4, 2023

    Seventh Grade Girls: 100M – 3. Jo Jay 15.34, 5. Kohlee Shoun 15.43, Emma Ista 16.39, Cedar Palm 16.87 200M – 1. Jocelynn Didier 29.96, 2. Jo Jay 32.55, 4. Jasmine Didier 32.88 400M – 1. Jocelynn Didier 1:07.18 800M – 7. Madison Willems 3.22.98 1600M – 2. Madison Willems 7:50.36 4x100M Relay – 5. Shoun, Palm, Didier, Jay 1:06.20 Discus – 2. Jasmine Didier 63-4, 3. Kohlee Shoun 55-1, 6. Emma Ista 45-8 Long Jump – 2. Jocelynn Didier 11-8, 3. Cedar Palm 11-3, 5. Jo Jay 10-3 Shot Put – 3. Emma Ista...

  • School Warrants

    May 4, 2023

    Crook County School District No. 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 APRIL 24TH, 2023 IN SUNDANCE, WYOMING. To Whom Paid Purpose of Expenditure Amount General Fund 21 ELECTRIC Building Repairs $1,577.75 21 ELECTRIC Projector Installation $32,290.00 307 MYSTERIES LLC Post Prom $600.00 A & B WELDING SUPPLY CO INC Supplies $511.90 A & B WELDING SUPPLY CO INC Supplies $3,222.15 ADP LEMCO INCORPORATED... Full story

  • Bids

    May 4, 2023

    Public Notice Crook County Weed and Pest is accepting bids from commercial applicators for the following grants. Sundance Mountain, Green Mountain, State Lands, BLM Lands and Black Hills National Forest. Please have bids to the Weed and Pest by May 10, 2023 by 6:00 p.m. Publish: April 20, 27 and May 4, 2023... Full story

  • SETTLEMENT

    May 4, 2023

    PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE AND FINAL PAYMENT AND SETTLEMENT Notice is hereby given that on the 31st day of May 2023, final settlement will be made by Crook County School District No. 1, for and on account of a contract with Air-Tech Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. for the Hulett RTU Project. The above work having been completed and accepted according to the plans and specifications of Mechanical Design Works., and the above date being the 41st day after the first publication of this notice, the said Contractor will be entitled to... Full story

  • WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

    May 4, 2023

    IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION CROOK COUNTY WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS RESCINDED Effective May 1, 2023 The Crook County Board of Commissioners has lifted the weight restrictions on the following pavement surface roads. • Moskee County Road #207 from Interstate I-90 to the end of pavement • Warren Peak County Road #100 from US Hwy. 14 to the Forest Service Boundary • Pine Ridge County Road #205 from Interstate I-90 to end of pavement • Old Sundance Road #93 from Pine Ridge Road to Pine Haven Junction at State Hwy. 113 Wyoming State Statute 31-18-802 allows... Full story

  • Campbell County Lodging Tax Board votes to keep geofencing contract

    Jonathan Gallardo, Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange|May 4, 2023

    GILLETTE — The Campbell County Joint Powers Lodging Tax Board is continuing with its contract with Zartico, a company that compiles anonymized geolocation and credit card data. A group of county residents has raised concerns about invasion of privacy and constitutionality since early April, when the Campbell County Convention and Visitors Bureau told commissioners it would be using a geofencing technology to track spending and activity habits during the National High School Finals Rodeo. The board held a special meeting Wednesday to discuss t...

  • Firefighters ask for support in recruitment, retention efforts

    Jasmine Hall, Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange|May 4, 2023

    CHEYENNE — Fire chiefs across the state are struggling to recruit and retain firefighters, and they’ve turned to the Wyoming Legislature for help. Members of the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Committee heard from fire leadership Thursday afternoon, and their top priority for the interim session revolves around emergency medical services and firefighters. Members of the committee are responsible for studying the system and will consider drafting legislation to address EMS infrastructure, funding and workforce development. Dev...

  • Wyoming News Briefs

    From Wyoming News Exchange Newspapers|May 4, 2023

    Situations involving guns result in teen’s death, felony charge CHEYENNE (WNE) — Two apparently unrelated shooting incidents took place in Laramie County over the weekend, with one resulting in the death of a teenage girl. The Cheyenne Police Department is continuing its investigation of a shooting at Lincoln Park in south Cheyenne as a homicide after the 15-year-old female victim was declared deceased Monday morning. The unidentified girl was injured in an incident police officers responded to at about 12:23 Sunday morning. At the scene, res...