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Circuit Court

Speeding – Teri R. Baker, Gillette, 32/20, $85; Kyle A. Frasier, CO, 86/70, $125; Zachery R. McBride, ND, 78/70, $86; Roxanne M. Duarte, Upton, 92/80, $105; Christopher B. Fraser, Canada, 90/80, $90; Victoria E. Wood, Gillette, 86/80, $82;...

Bill to share mental health info with feds survives committee vote

CHEYENNE - A bill to mandate Wyoming share disqualifying mental health information on potential firearms purchasers with the federal background check system is still alive for a potential 2020 vote. The proposed legislation would mandate Wyoming...

State Briefs

No new district judge for Campbell County GILLETTE (WNE) — The 6th Judicial District is the second most overworked district in the state, and Campbell County officials are being proactive in trying to alleviate the issue. Judge Michael N....

Road drainage causes concern for residents

Bill and Emily Smith, representing Pine Haven’s Cedar Hills Drive, addressed the council at last Tuesday’s meeting through their appointed spokesman, TJ Gideon, to discuss their concerns about...

Second truck for Pine Haven fire department

The Pine Haven Volunteer Fire department has been on the lookout for an affordable “pumper” or fire truck that can run a reserve for their big red Engine 1. Currently, the department owns one pumper; the grass land fire trucks are not...

Moorcroft Sports

HS VOLLEYBALL Fri.-Sat. August 30-31, 3 p.m./9 a.m. at Custer, SD Tourney HS FOOTBALL Fri., August 30 at Wright HS FALL GOLF Fri., August 23 at Sundance Invite Sat., August 31 at Wright...

Andrea Lynn Mills

“A wife of noble character…She is worth far more than rubies…A woman who fears the Lord is to be praised…Honor her for all that her hands have done.” Proverbs 31:10 Andrea Lynn Mills, 41, joined her Heavenly Father on Monday, August 19,...

William Edward Altaffer

William Edward Altaffer, known to his family and friends as “Bill”, was born on July 29, 1941 to James and Larena (Blake) Altaffer in Gillette, Wyoming. He married his favorite wife, Norma on May...

Francis Shane Brislawn

Former Crook County resident Francis Shane Brislawn, 75, of North Pole, Alaska, died August 21, 2017, after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Shane was born July 8, 1942 in the Sundance hospital to Robert E. “Bob” Brislawn and...

Parents address suicide policy

Supported by a group of community members, Jess and Doug Donnell addressed the school board on Monday evening to encourage more communication about the issue of teen suicide and a rethink on the district’s new policy regarding suicide prevention....

School Menu

BREAKFAST August 26: Breakfast pizza, tropical fruit, chex August 27: Bagel & cream cheese, GoGurt, mandarin orange August 28: Sausage egg, muffin, fruit cocktail August 29: Cereal, cinnamon toast, apple, juice LUNCH August 26: Chicken fajita,...

Back to school

Kids registered for classes last week, with Principal Teresa Brown reporting to the school board that more than 500 students were registered at Moorcroft’s two schools as the year began. At the...

Little acts of kindness

From tragedy, hope can often spring. The story of one young girl has impacted the lives of millions of students across America since she lost her life 20 years ago as the first person killed in the Columbine High School shooting, and her legacy of...

Whitcomb FFA Branding Day

Whitcomb FFA is holding their third annual Branding Day. Come brand the board and enjoy a free supper with us. There will be FFA merchandise with some fun games. Hope to see you...

Milestones

Birthdays August 27 - Mark Sisson August 28 - Tanner Feehan August 29 - Alydee Lake August 30 - Stacy Mader Luke, Pai-Shence Hullinger August 31 - Taylor Wood, Charissa Baron September 1 - Keller Martin Anniversaries August 27 - Zach & Keila Leslie...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

August 26 - Western egg bake, breakfast potatos, strawberries, green beans, pineapple upside down cake August 27 - Salmon, rice pilaf, broccoli slaw, pears, fruit pizza August 28 - Indian taco, lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese, banana, brownie August...

Ride a Horse Feed a Cowboy this weekend

The 13th Annual Ride a Horse Feed a Cowboy will be held this weekend at the Hulett Recreation Grounds. Events include a Bulls and Broncs rodeo on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. followed by Darin Noyce memorial wild ride. The BBQ will begin at 5 p.m....

Welcome to Pine Haven Days

Mark your calendars; Saturday, August 31 is Pine Haven Day! This year’s festivities commences with a pancake feed at the fire hall from 9 until 11 a.m. sponsored the Pine Haven Town Council,...

Our Thanks

Thank you everyone for thinking of us with your attendance at our 70th Wedding Anniversary party and all the so lovely cards. God has blessed us. Jack and Clarice...

Ron Materi Memorial 5K to be held in Upton

Since 2013, the Ron Materi Memorial 5K has been an opportunity to support a local cause and honor the memory of a beloved member of the community while enjoying the fall outdoors. All proceeds go to the Ron Materi Road Trip Fund, which was...

CORRECTION

In the article “Seniors move to the MTC” in last week’s issue, the Quilt Guild meets the second and fourth Monday of each...

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