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Derelict buildings to be torn down

Three derelict town-owned commercial buildings along the west side of North Big Horn Avenue in Moorcroft have been an ongoing issue for Moorcroft’s council. The town contracted with a local...

The Crook County Farm Bureau Federation 2021 Scholarship winners

The Crook County Farm Bureau Federation has selected the winners for three scholarships for 2021. This year’s winners are Dalton Butler, Joseph Kennah and Faith Honey Anderson. In 1st Place, Dalton Butler was selected to receive a $1500...

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SPRING FLING CLEAN-UP

After missing last year’s event because of the COVID-19 lockdown, the Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) hosted their 2021 Spring Fling Cleanup Day last Thursday. Chamber spokeswoman Elaine...

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Lagoon project nears completion

RCS continues work on the final construction items at the lagoon. This includes mechanical, electrical and interior finishing work on the new chlorination building as well as other small...

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Rest area to re-open

Sundance and Moorcroft will see their rest areas re-open for the 2021 tourist season, and possibly beyond. In a press release, Wyoming Office of Tourism Executive Director Diane Shober described them...

State Briefs

Man who threatened trailer park manager with a gun pleads no contest CHEYENNE (WNE) – A man accused of threatening a trailer park manager with a gun was arraigned Thursday in Laramie County District Court. Rudy Michael Delarosa pleaded no contest...

Moorcroft Sports

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK Friday & Saturday, May 14-15 Regionals at Torrington Thursday, May 20...

Scoreboard

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

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Wolves show well at Sundance meet

The Moorcroft Wolves traveled the shortest distance all season for their final regular season track and field meet in Sundance. Arriving just a little earlier than the other teams, the Wolves set up...

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Richard R. "Dickie" Proctor

Our father, Richard R. “Dickie” Proctor, left his earthly home on May 6, 2021, in Sundance after multiple times sharing this sentiment with his family: “I’m 91. I’ve lived a GOOD life....

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Deb Heiman

Deb Heiman, 67, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021, at her home in Moorcroft, WY, watching old westerns with her husband and daughter, just as she wanted. Deb was born to Harold and Dot Rankin of...

Lee Edward Tromble

Lee Edward Tromble, 82, of Sundance, Wyoming, entered into his Savior’s presence on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in Sundance. Lee was born in Seeley, Wyoming, on January 21, 1939. His parents, Thea and Viva Tromble, homesteaded in Seeley. Lee, a...

Service: John "Jack" Pridgeon

Memorial Services for John “Jack” Pridgeon of Beulah, Wyoming, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the Presbyterian Church in Moorcroft, Wyoming. Lunch will be served, and fellowship will follow the funeral in the...

School Menu

Breakfast May 17: Muffin, mandarin oranges, cheese stick May 18: Sausage patty, egg patty, chex, applesauce May 19: Biscuit & gravy, pineapple May 20: Cereal, toast, peaches, juice Lunch May 17: Chicken fajita, lettuce, tomato, apple chex May 18:...

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Legion Auxiliary district winner announced

The American Legion Auxiliary District 5 meeting was held on April 10 at Sheridan, Wyoming. At this time, it was announced that KyAnna Petz, a junior at Moorcroft High School, had won first place...

Allison graduates from Chadron State College

Chadron State College will return to in-person commencement exercises Saturday after hosting virtual events due to COVID-19 the past two semesters. Graduate commencement will start at 9 a.m. with speaker Dr. Rick Koza, a CSC Business Professor who...

Devils Tower Natural History Association awards scholarship

Tianne Fischbach of Moorcroft has been presented the 2021 Devils Tower Natural History Association (DTNHA) Scholarship. The $1000 stipend is awarded annually to a senior attending one of the county’s four high schools who plan to further their...

Strata Energy extends deadline for student scholarships

Strata Energy, Inc. has extended the deadline for Crook County high school graduates to apply for Strata’s Community Energy and Opportunity scholarships. Strata scholarships are available to students graduating from a Crook County high school or...

Milestones

Birthdays May 18: Cooper Davis May 19: Bill Dewey, Maddy Johnson, Brian Scribner May 20: Marcie Martin, Jerika Hilkemeier Hanson, Tami Baron, Tianna Scribner, John Sharp May 21: Amonie Fulciniti, CamLynn Larson, Brynsley VanSickle, Jenni Gill May...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

May 17: Stuffed green pepper, mashed potatoes, peaches, cobb salad, blueberry buckle May 18: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, watermelon, corn, pumpkin pie May 19: Burrito, chili, cinnamon roll, ambrosia salad, white cake May 20:...

Pine Haven Calendar of Events

Wednesday Senior Activities at Community Center Cards, Games, Hanging Out: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch: 12-12:30 p.m., baked spaghetti Dominoes: 12:30-4 p.m. Saturday Bingo: 6...

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New play set prepared at Robinson Park

As the dirt is cleared from beneath and around the new play set at Robinson Park, the crew sets forms for the concrete border that will keep the cushion of woodchips in situ, protecting youngsters...

Library News

School is coming to a close, and we are getting ready for summer reading. There are lots of programs, prizes and fun to be had. Miss Lacey will be handing out schedules and calendars, so look for them. Story hour is Wednesday at 10 a.m. and...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You The Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the volunteers who helped make the 2021 Spring Fling Cleanup possible. It proves the old adage: “It takes a village”. Principle Kirby Baier,...

Give blood

Vitalant Blood Services will be in Moorcroft on Tuesday, May 18, from 11a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Moorcroft Town Center-Cafeteria. Everyone is invited to participate in this awesome mission to save lives by donating blood. As always, all blood types...

Crook County Public Notices

See all Crook County public notices online at: http://www.wyopublicnotices.com/index.php/main/search/0/Crook To place a public notice in the Moorcroft Leader email: moorc...

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