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DCI investigating Gillette shooting GILLETTE (WNE) — The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating an incident from Sunday morning in which two police officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man, Ismael Trinidad Montes, who was...

Before writing that ticket...

Pine Haven’s council faces tough choices as they begin enforcing the ordinance regarding inoperable vehicles on town streets. Mayor Karla Brandenburg opened the conversation at a recent workshop, “We just had a ticket issued and any time we...

Mayor Brandenburg clarifies affairs

Last Tuesday’s meeting of the Pine Haven Council sat to a full house due to questions regarding the two incoming subdivisions, C Bar and Knotty Pine. Mayor Karla Brandenburg addressed these concerns shortly after the meeting convened. While...

Drawing lines

Work began within the C Bar Subdivision last Wednesday to confirm the accuracy of the 1978 schematics of the town-owned water lines. Mayor Karla Brandenburg was onsite following the schematics and...

CCMSD moving ahead to form foundation

The Board of Trustees took their first look at the legal documentation needed to form a fundraising foundation for Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) last week. The draft was presented by Kara Ellsbury, board attorney, who had been...

Poker tournament pulls in a crowd

Around 30 players consider their hand during the annual Carl Mirich Poker Tournament. For more information, see page...

Moorcroft Sports

HS WRESTLING Fri.-Sat., Jan. 28-29, 9 a.m., Ron Thon Tourney at Riverton HS BASKETBALL Sat., Jan. 22, 4/5:30/7 p.m. at Wright Thurs., Jan. 27, 4:15/5/5:45/7:15 p.m. at Sundance JH BOYS BASKETBALL Tues., Jan. 25, 4:30/5:30 p.m. at Home vs....

College Sports

UW Men’s Basketball UW – 71, Utah State – 69 UW – 77, Nevada – 67 Next Games: Sat., Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m. vs. New Mexico; Tues., Jan. 25, 7 p.m. at Boise State; Fri., Jan. 28, 4 p.m. at Air Force UW Women’s Basketball UW – 65, New Mexico...

Scoreboard

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

Lone Wolf takes championship

The Wolves wrestling team traveled to Miles City, MT this past weekend to wrestle in the 63rd Annual Cowboy Invitational tournament, competing against 23 teams. As a team, the Wolves placed 11th,...

Tough tourney for Wolves

On Thursday night, the Wolves took on the Faith Longhorns in the opening round of the Annual West River Tournament in Newell, SD. The Wolves came out ready to play and took a 13-9 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Longhorns...

Linder receives Scholar-Athlete Awards

Congratulations to Zane Linder, who has been selected from 82 nominees to be one of ten scholar-athlete award finalists for the Wyoming Chapter of The National Football Foundation!  He will be...

Lady Wolves prepare for conference

On Tuesday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Newell, SD to take on the Lady Longhorns from Faith. We have seen Faith quite a few times over the years and we knew going in they would be a quality opponent. The game got off to a quick start with both...

Willis A. "Bill" Hughes

Willis A. "Bill" Hughes, of Moorcroft, Wyoming, died January 12, 2022, at the age of 100, at The Legacy Living & Rehabilitation Center, Gillette, Wyoming. Born at his family home in Moorcroft, he...

Helen Irene Brengle

On January 5, 2022, Helen Irene Brengle passed away peacefully in her sleep at home. A celebration of her life will be held during the summer when the weather is warmer and all her loved ones can be...

Verna Haagensen

Verna Haagensen, 79, of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Crook County Memorial Hospital. Verna was born in Wadestown, West Virginia, to Howard White and Mildred Plough...

Moorcroft School Menu

Breakfast January 24: Pancakes, applesauce, yogurt January 25: Breakfast on a stick, grapes, cheese stick January 26: Cinnamon roll, peaches, gogurt January 27: Cereal, toast, cinnamon apples, juice Lunch January 24: Beef & cheddar, fries, apple...

Milestones

Birthdays January 24: Andrea Robinson, Darby Whisler January 25: Austin Vanderhoef, Zaccari Fulciniti, Stephanie Schnabel, Lisa Good January 27: Bayli Buckmiller January 28: Kade Farnsworth, Weston Spear January 29: Kathy Irish-Stoffel, John...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

January 24: Cabbage rolls, scalloped potatoes, cooked carrots, pistachio salad, chocolate chip cookie January 25: Hot beef, mashed potatoes/gravy, corn, mandarin oranges, blueberry buckle January 26: Indian taco, lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese,...

Pine Haven Calendar of Events

Tuesday Finance Meeting: 4 p.m., Town Hall Wednesday Over the Hill Gang Activities at the Community Center Tai Chi Class: 9:30-10 a.m. Pinochle: 10 a.m.-12 noon Lunch: 12-12:30 p.m., burger & chips Thursday Fire Department Training: 4 p.m., Town...

Youth Library News

Youth book club book discussion is February 11. We are reading Winterdance by Gary Paulsen. Come in and pick up a book if you’d like to join us. New Arrivals! K-3- How to Knit a Monster by Annemarie van Haeringen, Please Don’t Eat Me by Liz...

Playing with a full house

Pine Haven Mayor Karla Brandenburg and husband Charlie Gulley hosted their annual Carl Mirich Poker Tournament last Saturday. Brandenburg said of the event, "[It] was a success again [with] lots of...

Crook County Public Notices

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SOLICITATION

LEGAL AD SOLICITATION NOTICE 022.50 Sealed solicitations will be received by the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) on behalf of NEW BOCES, Big Horn CSD#1, Big Horn CSD#3, Big Horn CSD#4, Campbell CSD#1, Carbon CSD#1, Carbon...

COMPLETION

NOTICE OF COMPLETION AND FINAL ACCEPTANCE In accordance with the provisions of paragraph 16-6-116, Wyoming State Statutes, 1977 Revised Edition, the Town of Pine Haven, hereby gives notice that Wyoming Earthmoving Corporation, whose address is P.O....

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