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A path of least resistance

The Pine Haven Town Council spoke with HDR Engineering's Heath Turbiville on Monday afternoon about the town's plan to install a bike/walking path within the next couple of years. The bike path,...

MTC board asked to improve communication

The MTC board was asked to communicate more directly with the town during the Moorcroft Council meeting Monday night. The board is currently installing washer/dryer units in the janitor's room;...

Window open for broadband funding

The window to secure federal funding that could be used to improve access to high-speed broadband across Crook County won’t be open for very long, said Russ Elliott of the Wyoming Broadband Advisory Committee (WBAC) last week. Elliott urged the...

Take a breath

The Moorcroft Fire Department’s expired air packs were discussed at Monday night’s council meeting. Councilman Owen Mathews advocated perhaps assisting the firefighters in acquiring moneys to procure up-to-date tanks. “I understand the...

State Briefs

UW basketball player pleads not guilty to assault LARAMIE (WNE) — A suspended Wyoming men’s basketball player has pleaded not guilty to assault and battery charges.  Ny Redding, who’s facing two counts of simple assault and one count of...

Wyoming News Briefs

Bill requiring work for Medicaid heads to House CHEYENNE (WNE) — A bill to place work requirements on certain recipients of Medicaid in Wyoming made its way to the House floor Thursday. Senate File 144, sponsored by Sen. Larry Hicks, R-Baggs,...

MOORCROFT SPORTS

HS WRESTLING Fri.-Sat., Feb. 22-23 at 2A State Tourney, Casper HS BASKETBALL Fri., Feb. 15, 2:30/4:30/7 p.m. at Sundance JH BOYS BASKETBALL Fri., Feb. 15, 10 a.m., Moorcroft Quad (Moorcroft, Sundance, Upton, Wright) Tues., Feb. 19, 4:30/5:30 p.m....

Wolves wrestle their way to the top

The Wolves wrestling team traveled to Saratoga this past weekend to wrestle in the Carbon County Invite, where they met up with 17 other schools from across Wyoming in search of what their...

Wolves sweep duals

Thursday, February 7, the Wolves wrestled in the Powder River All Conference wrestling duals in Sundance. There, they competed against the four other Powder River Conference teams consisting of...

Lack of consistency costs Lady Wolves

On Friday night, the Lady Wolves hosted the Rams from Big Horn. The Wolves got off to a slow start and found themselves down 42-26 at the half. Big Horn shot it well in the first half and our defense wasn’t where it needed to be. The Wolves came...

SCOREBOARD

Boys Basketball February 8: Big Horn - 66, Moorcroft - 20 February 9: Wright - 47, Moorcroft - 34 Girls Basketball February 8: Big Horn - 56, Moorcroft - 49 February 9: Wright - 47, Moorcroft -...

Trudy Mae Hoskins

Trudy Mae Hoskins, 84, of Canon City, CO, was called home to our Lord and Savior on February 5, 2019. Trudy was born January 31, 1935, in East Orange, NJ, the daughter of John Hulick Conover and... Full story

School Menu

BREAKFAST Feb. 18: French toast, cinnamon apples, string cheese Feb. 19: Bagel mini, fruit cocktail, apple chips Feb. 20: Breakfast burrito, pineapple, yogurt Feb. 21: Cereal, toast, peaches, juice LUNCH Feb. 18: Nachos, Romaine, refried beans,...

Ag facility proposed

Ag teacher and FFA advisor Hugh Jenkins approached the Moorcroft Town Council to ask for a variance to build a barn to house livestock at Monday night’s meeting. The town does not allow chickens,...

Milestones

Birthdays Feb. 18 - Jodi Clark, Brian Black Feb. 19 - J.C. Scott, Keith Reynolds Feb. 20 - Joshua Smith, Stewart Petersen Feb. 21 - Shayla Graham, Rhainnon Montgomery Feb. 22 - Kamryn Holdeman, Kailee Gill, Esther Shilts Feb. 23 - Isabella Nelson...

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