COVID-19 keeps a grip on Wyoming

Life continues to be far from normal this week with restrictions related to the COVID-19 outbreak expected to continue until at least April 17. As COVID-19 continues to spread across the world and the United States takes the baton to become the...

Case numbers at 210, leaders signal special session

The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming reached 210 on Monday with the diagnosis of 10 new cases in seven counties. As case numbers continued to grow, the state’s legislative leaders signaled that a special session to deal with the impacts of...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Leslie W. Davis, Gillette, 84/75, $88; Sam Alan Simons, Gillette, 38/30, $111; Viviana M. Pizaro, CA, 91/80, $160; Greg A. Fischer, KY, 95/70, $170; Jeremy G. Geiser, Gillette, $90; Dennis A. Wachula, MT, 81/75, $82; Jeff G. Johnson,...

Moorcroft Police Report

On March 23, police were notified of a vehicle driving the wrong way on an I-90 on-ramp. Officer made contact with the driver of the vehicle at Coffee Cup Fuel Stop. Subsequently the driver was arrested for DUI, Driving without a License and...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Mar. 23 – VIN check. Traffic stop. Suspicious person reported. Welfare check. EMS request. Suspicious circumstances reported. Assisted Moorcroft Police Department. Arrested subject for DUI. Booked in two subjects arrested for DUI. Mar. 24 ...

State Briefs

Make-A-Wish starts Messages of Hope campaign as wishes are postponed CHEYENNE (WNE) – More than 50 Wyoming kids with critical illnesses had pending wishes with the Make-A-Wish Foundation before the coronavirus spread across the U.S. Now, for the...

Ticking off the project list

Monday afternoon saw Glenn Construction start a small project that has been on the public works “need to do” list for some time. This crewman started clearing the old gutter and rebuilding to...

Breaking bread

Last Saturday, local bread bakers at Coffee Cup Fuel Stop used 300 pounds of flour to make 91 loaves of bread to be donated, helping individuals and families have enjoy homemade bread free of charge. With the increasing concerns about the COVID-19...

Crook County GOP holds historic digital convention

With social distancing rules making it impossible to hold the 2020 Crook County Republican Party Convention in the usual manner, lateral thinking was needed to make sure the voting delegates could still come together to discuss the political issues...

Veterans assistance available

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services around Wyoming cities throughout April. Clifford Knesel is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state...

Shape your future – take the census

For the first time since the U.S. Census was launched, this year Americans will have the ability to stand up and be counted via the internet. The 2020 Census has begun and your options to respond now include an online questionnaire. “As far back...

Moorcroft Sports

JH BOYS BASKETBALL Fri., March 6 9 a.m. at District Tourney,...

Scoreboard

UW Men’s Basketball Wyoming – 68, Nevada – 73 Wyoming – 55, Fresno State – 63 Next: Wed., Mar. 4, 6 p.m. vs. Colorado State UW Women’s Basketball Wyoming – 64, Fresno State – 55 Wyoming – 64, Utah State – 59 BHSU Men’s...

Saving America's rural hospitals

 These are extraordinarily challenging times for the nation’s hospitals and health care workers. In just a couple of months, the coronavirus has swept around the globe and across the country, disrupting and destroying countless lives and...

Kyle Dyer

Kyle Dyer, 27, of Hulett, Wyoming, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Hulett. He was born early in the morning on July 1, 1992, in Spearfish, South Dakota, to Kim Somervold. It was a mild day, like...

Betty J. White

Betty J. White, a Crook County matriarch who resided near Sundance, Wyoming, went to heaven on March 26, 2020. As a spry 85-year-old, Betty delighted in the knowledge that she had ‘a hell of a...

School Menu

Breakfast March 16: Breakfast pizza, tropical fruit, chex March 17: Bagel, cream cheese, GoGurt, mandarin oranges March 18: Sausage & egg muffin, fruit cocktail March 19: Cereal, cinnamon toast, pears, juice Lunch March 16: Chicken fajita, lettuce,...

Teachers on parade

Moorcroft K-8 teachers Emily Bishop and Jesse Hinkhouse came together recently and called their associates together to form a parade to encourage their students in these challenging days. Bishop...

Schools closed until April 17

In response to Governor Mark Gordon’s decision to extend statewide health orders until April 17, Crook County School District (CCSD) has announced it will remain closed until that date. The Wyoming High School Activities Association (WSHAA) will...

Milestones

Birthdays April 6: Johnella Lambert, James Donahue April 7: Jamie Donahue April 8: Robi Spear, Graham Williams, Kelly Hilkemeier, Justin Bailey, Arya Hein April 9: Cynthia Crabtree, Jesse Hinkhouse April 10: Jordan Hughes, Dwayne Schneider, Anthony...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

No dine-in at this time. Contact Numbers: Moorcroft Meals: 307-283-1711 Hulett Meals: 307-467-5743 Sundance Meals: 307-283-1710 CCSS Office: 307-283-1711 April 6: Beef tips/gravy, egg noodles, cook/cream salad, cooked carrots, blueberry buckle...

Farewell Cynthia Clonch

Cynthia Clonch has resigned directorship of Texas Trail Museum. Due to family responsibilities, Clonch and husband Don are returning to Nebraska in the very near future. Seven years ago, when Cynthia...

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