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General Election: Introducing your candidates

November’s general election is a chance for you, the voter, to decide who would best represent your interests and needs on the boards and districts that keep Crook County running. From the schools to the museums, you will be asked to make your...

Looking at new law

Moorcroft resident Paul Galagos is seeking a “mobile vendor’s” permit from Pine Haven’s council to do business as a barber in a shop on wheels that he plans to bring into town on a schedule to serve male patrons. While he was not in...

A matter of numbers

Pine Haven’s council has asked on behalf of the first responders and ultimately of the residents in the area for homeowners to put their house numbers on a clearly viewable post or sign at the entrance to the property. This will ensure that the...

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General election: what are the issues?

The general election is coming up fast and voters this year will not only be asked to make their choices for national and state elected seats. A number of issues will also be placed before you on...

Pine Haven supports landfill district

Moorcroft Mayor Dick Claar has used the last month to visit each municipal entity within the boundaries of Crook County, seeking support by letter for the proposal of a solid waste district before the Crook County Commissioners in December. This...

Library News

The Moorcroft Branch Library has new hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our book clubs have started, the afternoon club will meet again on November 19, at 1 p.m. and are reading The River Why by David James Duncan. The evening club will...

State Briefs

Brand inspection case to resume in December PINEDALE (WNE) — The 2019 livestock brand-inspection misdemeanor case against Rex. F. Rammell is picking up about where it left off eight months ago – in Sublette County Circuit Court.  Rammell...

Beware of carbon monoxide poisoning, says fire chief

Pine Haven Fire Chief Don Lancaster warns area residents of the very real and often overlooked danger of carbon monoxide poisoning during this time of the year when people are turning on their furnaces as the weather turns ever colder moving into...

Moorcroft Sports

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Friday, October 16 at Riverside, 6 p.m. VOLLEYBALL Saturday, October 17 at Big Horn, 2:30/3:30 p.m. Thursday, October 22 at Tongue River, 4:30/5:30/6:30 p.m. CROSS COUNTRY Friday, October 16 at Hulett, TBA JUNIOR HIGH...

Scoreboard

HS Football October 9 Moorcroft 41 Lingle-Fort Laramie 25 HS Volleyball October 8 Moorcroft 11, 18, 25, 25, 15 3 Sundance 25, 25, 23, 18, 13 2 October 9 Big Horn 25, 25, 29 3 Moorcroft 20, 15, 27...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, There’s a time for everything. I have been waiting to write this letter for a long time. Listening to the Vice President Debate with Joe Biden made the right time for this letter. When Harris was asked about abortion she said it’s...

Guest Editorial: Leave 'legals' alone

Wyoming legislators have been working this fall on further erosion of public notices in newspapers. This time the target is the publication of the salaries of local government employees. A bill changing state law so that those no longer have to be...

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Murray Hugh Dennis

Murray Hugh Dennis, 65, of rural western Crook County passed away at Gillette, Wyoming, on October 13, 2020, following a sudden illness. Murray was born in Gillette on August 24, 1955, to Raymond...

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Loretto Preuss

Loretto Preuss (Carr), 62, passed away on October 5, 2020, in Hulett, Wyoming. The Lord gained a new angel to His choir. Loretto was born on February 25, 1958, in Hettinger, North Dakota, to Keith...

School Menu

Breakfast October 19: Breakfast pizza, tropical fruit, chex October 20: Bagel, cream cheese, gogurt, mandarin oranges October 21: Sausage, egg muffin, fruit cocktail, cheese stick October 22: Cereal, cinnamon toast, pears, juice Lunch October 19:...

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It's never too early to learn fire safety

The Pine Haven Fire Department hosted a fire safety training class featuring kitchen safety for 25 home-school children and their parents Friday afternoon. Teachers included Chief Don Lancaster,...

Milestones

Birthdays October 20: Derick Robinson, Dane Leavitt Crabtree October 21: Justin Taylor, Terry Paddock October 22: Danielle Murphy, John Crabtree, Dorothy Baron, John Reynolds October 24: MaKoy Petersen, Isaac Fletcher October 25: Tom Mills...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

October 19: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, cooked carrots, lettuce/tomato salad, chocolate cake October 20: Chicken strips, fries, pistachio salad, grapes, apple pie October 21: Chicken fajitas, black beans, tomato slices, cantelope, angel...

Halloween parties, let's go!

Ghouls, goblins, princesses and pirates are setting out their best outfits and preparing their potions of love and fright for the Halloween parties next weekend! The first is Trick or Treat Street on Friday, October 30 in the Moorcroft Town Center...

Card of Thanks

The Board of Directors of the Moorcroft Interfaith Community (MIC) would like to thank the Moorcroft Chamber of Commerce, those who nominated and voted for MIC as the Business of the Year. Though we do not do the work we do for human recognition,...

Youth Library News

Story hour every Wednesday at 10 a.m. geared towards preschool-age children. After school activities for school age children every Wednesday at 4 p.m. New Arrivals! K-3 Dora the Explorer: Just like Dora by Alison Inches, Go Diego Go Prairie Dog...

Crook County Public Notices

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