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  • Americanism

    Jun 6, 2024

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #80 of Hulett hosted the Americanism Contest this year. Students Kindergarten through twelfth grade are invited to participate in the contest. This year grades K-2 had patriotic coloring pages. Grades 3-5 wrote poems. The theme was "The Meaning of the Red, White and Blue on Our US Flag". Grades 6-12 were asked to write essays. There were no entries in the Essay Contest. The winners of the coloring contest were: Kindergarten – 1. Lucille Neiman, 2. Dillion F...

  • Lions Club scholarships

    Jun 6, 2024

    The Hulett Lions club scholarships were given to Ahnya Moody who received the main scholarship from the Lions club in the amount of $1000. The other three students were awarded scholarship money from a donation the lions club received. The Lions Club was able to give them as well: Aislinn Riley-$500, Carson Amos-$250 and Abby Palus-$500....

  • Senators decry timber sale reductions

    Sarah Pridgeon|Jun 6, 2024

    Wyoming’s two senators are criticizing the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) for its “chokehold” on the timber industry in the wake of the recent layoff announcement from Neiman Enterprises. U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Cynthis Lummis joined their South Dakota counterparts, John Thune and Mike Rounds, in calling for USFS to outline what it plans to do to protect the remaining forest products industry in the Black Hills. Neiman Enterprises announced layoffs and product reductions at its last remaining South Dakota facility, Spearfish Forest Products...

  • Candidates confirmed

    Sarah Pridgeon|Jun 6, 2024

    Filing has now closed for this year’s primary election, with candidates now finalized for city, county, state and national seats. Chip Neiman will stand again for his seat as State Representative for House District 01. He will be unopposed. At the county level, one county commissioner seat with a four-year term will be voted on this year. Incumbent Kelly Dennis will be challenged by Dale T. Davis. On the national level, John Barrasso will be challenged for his United States Senator seat by John Holtz of Laramie and Reid Rasner of Mills on the R...

  • WW II POW camp presentation next week

    Jun 6, 2024

    The Hulett Library and the Hulett Museum are sponsoring a presentation by Cheryl O’Brien on June 13 at 6 p.m. at the library. She will be discussing her book, World War II POW Camps of Wyoming. She will be sharing information, pictures and stories about life in the POW camps in Wyoming....

  • Let's take a road trip

    Jun 6, 2024

    The Hulett Museum is taking part in a Wyoming Art Road Trip! Venues around the state are exhibiting art throughout the summer. People who visit the locations will be entered into a drawing! Stop by the Hulett Museum to check out some local art and start your road trip! If you have any questions, give us a call at 307-467-5292....

  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    Jun 6, 2024

    May 20 – Ten VIN checks. Traffic crash. Three EMS calls. Assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol. Business checks. Paper service. Fingerprints. Suspicious person. Four traffic stops. May 21 – Five VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Business checks. Citizen assist. Motorist assist. Three fingerprints. Property damage. EMS call. Runaway juvenile. Welfare check. May 22 – Six VIN checks. Paper service. Eight traffic stops. Two assist other agencies. Burglary. Business checks. Extra patrol. Motorist assist. Prisoner transport. Suspicious circumstances May 2...

  • Circuit Court

    Jun 6, 2024

    Speeding – Tom Bradshaw, Gillette, WY, 90/75, $135; Matthew Yoder, Butler, OH, 90/80, $105; Aaron Terrell, Vicksburg, MS, 50/45, $25; Lyle R. Brunson, Sundance, WY, 100/70, $210; Benjamin Chute, Oshoto, WY, 80/75, $15; Leandro Rodrigues Dias, Raynham, MA, 55/45, $105; Steven White, Woodbury, MN, 85/75, $105; Kottie Buck, Rapid City, SD, 80/75, $15; Catina Nickoson, Gillette, WY, 82/70, $120; Joan Wagner, Sundance, WY, 70/65, $65; Thomas Badura, Jefferson, GA, 84/75, $103; (truck) – Robert Behrends, Windom, MN, 50/45, $15 No Seat Belt – Aaron Te...

  • Why it's important to tell Social Security about your financial accounts

    Josh Weller, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colorado|Jun 6, 2024

    Do you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? If so, you need to tell us about any financial accounts you own, alone or with someone else. That’s because SSI is a needs-based program, and eligibility is determined by your resources as well as your income. Examples of financial accounts include: • Checking, savings and credit union accounts. • Christmas club accounts. • Certificates of deposit, also known as CDs. • Stocks and U.S. savings bonds. What you need to tell us You need to tell us about changes to your financial accounts or accoun...

  • Card of Thanks

    Jun 6, 2024

    Our Thanks The family of Mark Huseby would like to express their heartfelt thanks to everyone for their phone calls, visits, prayers, cards sent, memorials and food prepared. Everyone and everything are greatly appreciated. Sincerely, The loving family of Mark Huseby... Full story

  • Rabies prevention: not just shots for family pets

    Jun 6, 2024

    With the onset of warmer weather, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is warning residents to beware of wild animals that may carry rabies, especially bats, as they become more seasonally active. “Many people do a good job of protecting their family pets from rabies, but don’t realize other animals can sometimes be a threat,” said Dr. Emily Curren, state public health veterinarian with WDH. “Rabies can infect any mammal, including humans.” Humans and pets can get infected from the bites or scratches of an animal with rabies. People ca...

  • Track year in review

    Jun 6, 2024

    Twenty-one students participated in track and 13 qualified for state. Coach Letellier stated that they were a great bunch of seniors who made their mark in the schools program and will be greatly missed. The team was coached by David Letellier and Brandon Ackerman. Top Performances: Ahnya Ivie-Moody was Regional Champion in the 100M and 400M and a State qualifier in the 100M, 200M, 400M and Long Jump. At State, she took third in the 100M with a time of 13.12, a season best, placing her third in the Hulett Top Ten. She placed sixth at State in...

  • Ballot initiative intended to cut property taxes in half awaits certification

    Jasmine Hall, Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange|Jun 6, 2024

    JACKSON - Brent Bien has high hopes for his ballot initiative that could cut Wyoming property taxes in half for homeowners. And he's one step closer to getting it in front of voters to make it state law. Joined by co-applicants Cheryl Aguilar and Rich Weber, Bien turned in 644 petition booklets to the Wyoming Secretary of State's Office for certification Thursday. "We're anxious to hear the results here in a couple of months," said Bien, a former Republican gubernatorial candidate who...

  • Wyoming News Briefs

    Wyoming News Exchange Newspapers|Jun 6, 2024

    Commissioners protest BLM coal leasing change GILLETTE (WNE) — Campbell County Commissioners are protesting the Bureau of Land Management’s recent proposal to put an end to federal coal leases in the Powder River Basin. The federal agency announced its changes to the Buffalo Field Office land use plan in mid-May, and if it goes through, it would effectively kill coal mining in Campbell County 17 years from now. The plan targets the Powder River Basin and its 12 Wyoming coal mines, which are all located in Campbell County, and would allow mines...

  • Commissioners

    Jun 6, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Wednesday, May 15, 2024 9:00 o’clock a.m. Present for the special meeting for a budget work session for the 2024-2025 Fiscal Year Budget were Chairman Fred M. Devish, Vice-Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Member Bob Latham and County Clerk Melissa Jones. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited to the Flag. The Board reviewed 2024-2025 Fiscal Year budget requests with Mike Frolander, County Coroner, Tim Lyons, Director, County Planning, Melissa Jones, C... Full story

  • Weed & Pest Budget

    Jun 6, 2024

    Budget Workshop Crook County Weed and Pest proposed budget workshop will be held at 4:30 p.m. on June 12, 2024 at the Crook County Weed and Pest Office. Publish: June 6, 2024... Full story

  • Bids

    Jun 6, 2024

    ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Crook County Road & Bridge Sundance, WY Warren Peak Road Overlay Project RECEIPT OF BIDS Bids for the WARREN PEAK ROAD OVERLAY will be received at the CROOK COUNTY ROAD AND BRIDGE OFFICE LOCATED AT 309 E CLEVELAND STREET SUNDANCE, WY 82729, until JUNE 18th AT 10:00 A.M. local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK The work includes the furnishing of the labor, materials, equipment, and services for the construction of the following: cleaning, end milling,... Full story

  • CCMSD Meetings

    Jun 6, 2024

    June 19, 2024, CCMSD Budget Meeting The Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) Board of Trustees will hold a budget meeting on June 19, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. via Teams webinar only. You are invited to attend via Teams webinar. https://events.teams.microsoft.com/event/c5518c1d-64ac-4bc1-b270-ab6a06b0dc9f@f1f73db4-4d69-4e07-8652-10c57c1f3e50 June 27, 2024, CCMSD Regular Meeting The Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on June 27, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at the Sundance State Bank Meeting... Full story

  • Museum District Meeting

    Jun 6, 2024

    Special Meeting The Crook County Museum District is having a special meeting at Old Stoney on June 13 at 5:30 p.m. Publish: June 6, 2024... Full story

  • Senior Citizens Service District Meeting

    Jun 6, 2024

    Crook County Senior Citizens Service District Monthly Meeting Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 11 a.m., Sundance Senior Center. Fiscal year 2024-2-25 final budget review and approval. Publish: June 6 and 13, 2024... Full story

  • UW Extension

    Vicki Hayman, Community Vitality and Health Educator|Jun 6, 2024

    Raspberries have been calling me as I peruse the fruit section of the market. A raspberry tart is a versatile dessert with a buttery pastry crust, creamy filling and fresh raspberries. Unlike a pie, the sides of tarts are commonly shallow, and they are never made with a layer of pastry on top. Tarts can come in many sizes, from large, shareable options to petite, individual servings. A fluted tart pan with a removable bottom makes releasing and filling this tart a much easier process. The...

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