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Moorcroft Police Report

On November 22, police were called to Dollar General for a report of possible shoplifting. Officer spoke with the manager and viewed the video footage. Officer was able to get a description of the vehicle and license plate number. Manager wanted...

LTC visitation no longer limited

Despite a few local COVID-19 infections leading to stays at Crook County Memorial Hospital over recent days, visitation is still open for hospital inpatients at this time – and is no longer limited for visits to the long-term care unit. However,...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Nov. 22 – VIN check. Four traffic stops. Two traffic complaints. Fingerprints for outside employment. Trespassing complaint. Motorist assist. Sundance business checks. House watches. Two EMS pages. Two fire pages. Nov. 23 – Eight VIN checks....

State Briefs

Gates no longer connected to Irma Lake Lodge CODY (WNE) — Billionaire Bill Gates is no longer connected to the Irma Lake Lodge, a South Fork ranch Buffalo Bill named after his oldest daughter back when he developed the property in 1895. The 752...

Off-track betting's gamble pays off – for now

GILLETTE — Since May, the historic horse racing machines at the Gillette locations of Wyoming Horse Racing and Wyoming Downs have been shut down, but they could soon be up and running again after a judge’s decision earlier this month. District...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Kaylee Lessert, SD, 89/75, $130; Sukhvir Brar, CA, 111/80, $215; Guillermo Trevino, TX, 88/70, $150; Richard Craig McCauley, CA, 89/75, $130; Olivier P. Kanuty, FL, 65/45, $170; Eloise Bellingham, NY, 64/45, $155; Melba Marlin, OK,...

PRECorp makes annual cost of power adjustments

Powder River Energy (PRECorp) has requested permission from the Public Service Commission to increase its Cost of Power Adjustment (COPA) by $1,386,882 per annum, effective on January 1, to reflect a change in wholesale power costs. This would lead...

Committee formed for community center

More than a year ago, the Pine haven Community Center opened; at first only to community groups such as the seniors and other civic events. After the first year, though, the building has been rented...

Vaccine mandate on pause

Wyoming joined a ten-state coalition to fight back against the federal rule that was to be imposed through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and would have required healthcare workers to be vaccinated. On Monday, Governor Mark...

Relief money to boost higher ed

CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon will allocate $27 million in federal relief money toward building up Wyoming’s higher education opportunities, his office announced Tuesday. The money draws on funds awarded to Wyoming through the American Rescue Plan...

Moorcroft Sports

JH GIRLS BASKETBALL Mon., Dec. 6, 4:30/5:30 p.m. at Home vs. Sage Valley JH WRESTLING Sat., Dec. 4, 8:30 a.m. at Rapid City, SD Tourney Tues., Dec. 7, 3:30 p.m., Gillette Brawl at Sage...

College Sports

UW Football Wyoming – 14, Hawaii – 38 UW Men’s Basketball Wyoming – 108, Hastings – 59 Wyoming – 79, California State Fullerton – 66 Next Games: Thurs., Dec. 2, 7 p.m. vs. Denver; Sat., Dec. 4, 2 p.m. vs. McNeese State; Wed., Dec. 8,...

Scoreboard

Volleyball Moorcroft - 3, Wright - 0 on Sat., Oct. 23 Next Game: Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 4-6, State at...

Dennis Claude Lawrence

Dennis Claude Lawrence, 75, passed away on November 20, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born on November 15, 1946 in Thermopolis, WY to Claude Frederick "Bud" and Marjorie Anna (Scholz)...

Eugene Ewing

Eugene Ewing, 92 of Spearfish, South Dakota, passed away on November 25, 2021. Eugene Austin Ewing was born in Sundance, Wyoming, on September 10, 1929, to Durward William and Ester Mae (Warner)...

Moorcroft School Menu

Breakfast December 6: Breakfast pizza, tropical fruit, chex December 7: Chocolate oatmeal bar, gogurt, mandarin oranges December 8: Croissant breakfast sandwich, peaches December 9: Cereal, toast, cinnamon apples, juice Lunch December 6: Chicken...

Open waters

With the advent of winter on the reservoir, Keyhole State Park superintendent Wade Henderson talks about what to expect on the water this season. Temperatures in the Keyhole Reservoir have been...

Milestones

Birthdays December 6: Claire Nettles, Alex Petersen December 7: Damon Mathews December 8: Kathern Baron December 10: Ryan Petersen December 11: Lacy Davis, Justen Robinson December 12: Stacey Avery, Elizabeth Taylor Anniversaries December 9: Tony &...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

December 6: Chili dogs, beets, jello/fruit, tomato slices, blueberry buckle December 7: Chicken strips, tots, green beans, mandarin oranges, cherry crisp December 8: Lasagna, garlic bread, strawberries, pistachio salad, spice cake December 9: Hot...

Pine Haven Calendar of Events

Wednesday Senior Activities at Community Center Card Game 31: 10 a.m.-12 noon, bring your quarters Lunch: 12-12:30 p.m., grilled cheese & tomato soup Monthly Meeting: 12:30-1 p.m. Dominoes: 12:30-4...

Youth Library News

New Arrivals! K-3 Simpson’s Sheep Won’t Go to Sleep! by Bruce Arant, Charlie & Mouse Lost and Found by Laurel Snyder, It’s Thanksgiving (non-fiction) by Tessa Kenan, Blueberry Cake by Sarah Dillard, If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura...

Crook County Public Notices

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Council

Town of Moorcroft Regular Meeting of the Council Monday, November 22, 2021 Town Council Present: Mayor Pro Tem Ben Glenn, Councilmen Paul Smoot, and Dale Petersen Absent: Mayor Clell Claar and Councilman Austin Smith Town Representatives Present:...

Public Meeting

Town of Moorcroft Public Meeting Monday, November 22, 2021 Town Council Present: Mayor Pro Tem Ben Glenn, Councilmen Dale Petersen, and Paul Smoot Absent: Mayor Clell Claar and Councilman Austin Smith Town Representatives Present: Deputy Clerk Jodi...

Public Meeting

Town of Moorcroft Public Meeting Monday, November 22, 2021 Town Council Present: Mayor Pro Tem Ben Glenn, Councilmen Dale Petersen, and Paul Smoot Absent: Mayor Clell Claar and Councilman Austin Smith Town Representatives Present: Deputy Clerk Jodi...

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