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A work of art

If you have driven by Mercantile 307 in Hulett, hopefully you've noticed the artwork on the side of the building. Anna Swanson, who has been working at Devils Tower Lodge, is turning a boring brick...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    September 22, 2022 

County adopts new development rules

It will be around three months before the county’s new rules for large subdivisions kick in, but the wording of the regulations ensure that any development started before that time will still have to meet the appropriate standards. The Crook...

 

Hulett Roping Club free barbecue this Sunday

On Sun., Sept. 25 at the Hulett Recreation Grounds, the Hulett Roping Club will be hosting their annual Free barbecue. This is their way of saying thank you to everyone who made the 2022 Hulett Rodeo a great success. The barbecue will be served from...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 5 – Paper service. Fifteen traffic stops. Fire ban violation. Two motorist assists. Assist Keyhole State Park Ranger. Suspicious vehicle. Business check. House watch. Three EMS pages. Sept. 6 – Eight VIN checks. Two paper services. Nine tra...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Stephen Kirby, Chino, CA, 78/65, $181; Ranae Monson, Moorcroft, WY, 85/70, $135; Rayannan Taken, Gillette, WY, 75/70, $15; Jennifer Schulte, Milton, DE, 82/65, $209; Anita Johnson, Monument, CO, 90/80, $115; Enrique Calo, Ontario, CA,...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Campbell County finally succeeds in getting federal grant for industrial park GILLETTE (WNE) — If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. And again. And again. After numerous failed attempts at getting funding for an industrial park,...

 

Campbell County clerk files complaint regarding PAC

GILLETTE — The top elections official in Campbell County has filed a complaint with the state and federal governments regarding a local political action committee. Campbell County Clerk Susan Saunders filed a complaint with the Wyoming Secretary...

 
 By Kate Ready    News    September 22, 2022 

Scammers proliferate, masquerading as officers

JACKSON — The Teton County Sheriff’s Office has seen a rash of calls this week regarding scammers posing as local law enforcement officers to extort money or personal information. “There’s been a wave of phone scams this week where the...

 

UW shifts tuition model, hikes prices

LARAMIE — The way University of Wyoming students and administrators approach tuition will change next year. The UW Board of Trustees gave the green light for two recommendations from administrators Thursday: increase tuition by 4% and transition to... Full story

 

Large-acre development rules meet with little resistance

Considering that it was standing room only for a public hearing on the proposed new regulations for large-acre subdivisions within Crook County, there was a surprising lack of resistance to the...

 

Quilt Show next weekend

The Hulett Museum will be hosting their second Annual Hulett Quilt Show Sept. 23-25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hulett Museum. Admission is free. There will be a variety of quilts on display...

 

Trivia winner

The Hulett public library drew the name of the winner for their bi- monthly trivia winner. For the months of July and August the winner was Bill Motley....

 

Old Settlers' Picnic planned for Sept. 25

A place takes on meaning for people when they become attached to it. The sights, sounds and smells make a powerful imprint on our memories; they help us connect to an area. We develop a sense of...

 

Federal bill partly plugs WYDOT funding deficiencies

A federal infrastructure bill has partly plugged the funding gap that the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) has been reporting for many years – but the agency is still in a several-hundred million dollar deficit. Scott Taylor, District...

 

Hulett Branch Library

Little Kids Storytime with Miss Shanna will be every Tuesday at a NEW TIME of 3 p.m. Coffee & Conversations @ the Library will be on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. Come enjoy a cup of coffee and a good visit. Meet up with friends or make new ones. We...

 

Supporting volunteers

The Hulett Volunteer Fire Department held their annual barbecue and fundraiser last Saturday at the fire hall. Despite a busy day due to homecoming, there was a great turnout for the firemen....

 

Veterans and their kids invited to range day

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4311 invites all Crook County veterans to bring their kids and their hunting rifles to the Sundance Rod and Gun Club range just off WY 585 at 9 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 1. VFW members will assist in sighting in/zeroing...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Kason Twomey, Gillette, WY, 60/45, $135; Michael Newhouse, Azle, TX, 94/70, $190; Mary Holzer, West Bend, WI, 77/70, $99; James P. Kush, Spearfish, SD, 93/80, $125; Cody Nored, Loveland, CO, 97/80, $155; Joseph Gardner, Gillette, WY, 94/...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Aug. 29 – Eight VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Two citizen assists. Two fingerprints. Two assists to Hulett Police. Property damage accident. Welfare check. Business check. Three EMS pages. Aug. 30 – Five VIN checks. Five traffic stops. Two...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Hageman declines to debate GreyBull CHEYENNE (WNE) —Republican U.S. House of Representatives primary winner Harriet Hageman has declined an invitation to debate Democratic contender Lynnette GreyBull next month.  WyomingPBS confirmed Monday that...

 

Cemetery history

The Hulett Branch Library sponsored a cemetery walk Aug. 25 at the New Haven Cemetery. Jill Mackey presented the program. She told stories about families who were buried at New Haven. Bush, Hauber,...

 

County gains new voters

The number of registered voters in Crook County took a significant leap upwards this year, according to the official tallies from August’s primary election. Crook County had 4103 registered voters in total at the 2018 primary, a number that grew...

 

Candidates confirmed for district seats

Almost every district-level seat set to appear on the ballot at the upcoming general election will be contested. This November, voters will be asked to make their choices for the school, medical services, natural resource, museum and senior citizen...

 

Write-ins will likely fill pair of district seats this election

With a couple of seats on district boards lacking candidates for the general election, County Clerk Melissa Jones would like to ensure voters are aware that write-ins work differently to the primary election, but are still a valid way to make your...

 

CCMSD hopes record system switch will increase efficiency

No longer willing to struggle with an electronic medical records (EMR) system that Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) employees have precious little liking for, the district has undertaken an extensive vetting process to replace it....

 

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