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Mayor defends open meetings

A traveling girls basketball team, consisting of around nine fifth graders from Moorcroft and Gillette who call themselves the Black Widows, has requested a discount from the Moorcroft Town Center (MTC) Board to use the building’s gymnasium for...

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Lone survivor

This couragous turkey is one of several that have taken to wandering the streets of Moorcroft recently. Despite this flagrant disregard for the season, its gamble appears to have paid off. We hope...

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Names added to County War Memorial

The name of George Kreber was added to the Crook County War Memorial this fall. George graduated from Sundance High School in 1969 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1970. He was discharged in 1974,...

Stumbling pedestrian sentenced for possession with intent to deliver

A Douglas man has been given a suspended sentence for possession with intent to deliver after allegedly informing a police officer who spotted him walking drunkenly through town that he was taking a bag of marijuana from one friend to another. On...

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Making the most of the weather

Glenn Construction was on the job setting forms and tamping the fill to level before pouring the concrete foundation of the new restrooms at Noonan Park this week. The work will continue as weather...

Pine Haven upgrades community center

With the Pine Haven Community Center closed for the foreseeable future due to the reemergence of Covid in the neighborhood, the bid of $14,927 from Powder River Heating and Air Conditioning was accepted to upgrade lighting and heating at the center...

Health Department data shows lag in death totals

CASPER – When the Wyoming Department of Health announces that more COVID-19 patients in the state have died from the disease, it is often announcing deaths that actually occurred weeks if not months before. The lag in reporting is a result of the...

State Briefs

Yellowstone sees record visits in October CODY (WNE) — Yellowstone National Park posted another record month in October to close out its 2020 summer season, shattering the previous record for that month with more than 110,000 additional people...

New group pushes for more renewable energy in Wyoming

CASPER — There’s a new organization in town, and it’s been making the rounds in the Wyoming Legislature’s interim committee meetings. Meet Powering Up Wyoming. The group describes itself as a grassroots organization promoting the use of an...

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Minta Gray

Minta Gray, 85 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away on November 13, 2020. Minta Eileen (Tate) Gray was born November 24, 1934, to Merrill and Norine Violet (McDougall) Tate in Riverton, Wyoming. Minta...

Moorcroft Sports

GIRLS BASKETBALL Tuesday, December 1 at Gillette Sage Valley, 6:30...

Scoreboard

HS Volleyball October 29 Big Horn 16, 25, 23, 25, 15 3 Moorcroft 25, 14, 25, 23, 8... Full story

College Sports

UW Football Wyoming vs. Utah State was cancelled Next: Fri., Nov. 27, 2 p.m. at...

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Powder River All Conference

L to R: Randy Peters, Dekken Mayer, Hunter Garoutte, Zane Linder and Lane... Full story

School Menu

Breakfast November 30: Pancakes, grapes, yogurt December 1: Breakfast on a stick, applesauce December 2: Cinnamon roll, apple, gogurt December 3: Cereal, toast, peaches, juice Lunch November 30: Quesadilla, peppers, peaches, churro December 1:...

Milestones

Birthdays November 30: Desiree’ Albertson, Rhonda Sandquist December 1: Chloe Hildalgo, J.R. Weller, Irene Buckmiller December 2: Scott Graham December 3: Dustie Harris December 4: McKenzie Ruff December 6: Claire Nettles, Alex Petersen...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

November 30: Bacon, eggs, breakfast potato, beets, brownie December 1: Wieners/kraut, fries, cooked carrots, fruit cocktail, chocolate chip cookie December 2: Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes, peas/carrots, pears, apple crisp December 3: BBQ... Full story

Pine Haven Calendar of Events

All events held at the Community Center have been canceled for the month of November due to the...

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Keep Thanksgiving leftovers safe

For many people, enjoying leftovers in the days following Thanksgiving is as integral a part of the beloved holiday.  Leftovers need to be correctly handled. Here are answers to Thanksgiving...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You From the Family of Ryan Neiman Our heartfelt thanks to our family, friends and neighbors for all your kindness during this difficult time, for your visits, calls, flowers, food and donations to Kaycie, Sutton and Royce. Thank you...

Youth Library News

Kids Paint class December 4 at 10 a.m. Age nine and older. Call the library to sign up with Miss Lacey. New Arrivals! K-3 Go Diego Go The Great Roadrunner Race by Sarah Willson, Creaturepedia (non-fiction) by Adrienne Barman, Blunderbuss Wanderlust...

Crook County Public Notices

http://www.wyopublicnotices.com/index.php... Full story

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