Expansion approved for town landfill

The longstanding issue of garbage was again discussed at the Monday night meeting of the Moorcroft Town council with, still, no apparent resolution. Though the vertical expansion at the landfill has...

Reports

Moorcroft Police Report December 17 - January 6 On December 18, officer assisted Gillette Police Department in locating a vehicle that was at the scene of a possible hit and run. Officer found the vehicle in question and it did not have any damage...

Moorcroft man charged with felony theft

Moorcroft man Dewey Schoenewald faces felony theft charges after a search of his residence uncovered numerous items that had been taken from another person’s property. On December 28, Crook County Dispatch received a complaint of a theft that had...

Citizens accept snow route proposal

Residents of Texas Trails Subdivision attended the town council meeting Monday night to discuss the plan Moorcroft’s governing body is entertaining to designate the main ingress/egress of the subdivision as a snow route. The creation of the route...

Know it. Name it. Stop it

One in every six American women and one in 17 men have been impacted by the psychological terror of being stalked. This January marks the fifteenth National Stalking Awareness Month, a call to action to recognize and respond to a serious crime that...

Caregiver support group meeting in Sundance

The Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce that a support group for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is now meeting regularly in Sundance. Nearly 10,000 people in Wyoming are living with...

MOORCROFT SPORTS

HS WRESTLING Fri.-Sat., Jan. 18-19, Moorcroft Mixer HS BASKETBALL Sat., Jan. 19, 2/3:30/5 p.m. at Wright JH BOYS BASKETBALL Thurs., Jan. 24, 4:30/5:30 p.m. at Home vs....

Two champions come home from Hettinger

The Wolves wrestling team traveled to Hettinger, ND to wrestle in the Hettinger Classic Tournament this past Friday and Saturday. With 18 teams participating, the Wolves, with 15 wrestlers, came home...

Scoreboard

Boys Basketball January 10: Hot Springs - 60, Moorcroft - 27 January 11: Edgemont - 66, Moorcroft - 51 January 12: New Underwood - 46, Moorcroft - 51 Girls Basketball January 8: Moorcroft - 54, Oelrichs - 28 January 11: Edgemont - 48, Moorcroft -...

Lady Wolves come out fighting

The Moorcroft Lady Wolves played Upton on January 4 and won, 57-33. They followed with another triumph on January 5, winning against Hulett with a score of 59-17. The team returned to action this week for the West River Tournament in South Dakota....

OP ED: Dear mom and dad: cool it

By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Ron Laird, Commissioner of the Wyoming High School Activities Association If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in...

Pine Haven prepares for coming year

Pine Haven Mayor Bill Cunningham accepted assistance from his council to conduct the first regular meeting of 2019 last Tuesday night as the council discussed and approved nine resolutions, renewal...

School Menu

BREAKFAST Dec. 21: Muffin, orange cheese stick Dec. 22: Biscuit & gravy, peaches Dec. 23: Oatmeal breakfast bar, cheese stick, fruit cocktail Dec. 24: Cereal, cinnamon toast, grapes, juice LUNCH Dec. 21: Taco, refried beans, tomato, lettuce, pears...

MK-8 kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration meetings for parents only have been scheduled. The first one will be Tuesday, January 29 starting at 5 p.m. and the second one will be Tuesday, February 26 starting at 6 p.m. in the Moorcroft K-8 cafeteria. You may come to...

Gillette climber scales Devils Tower monthly

GILLETTE - Leigh Lassle doesn't know what he's chasing. He's spoken to a number of groups, large and small, over the last eight years, giving motivational speeches and offering words of...

Bill to remove 'gun-free' zones has widespread support

By Nick Reynolds, Seth Klamann, Katie King and Shane Sanderson CHEYENNE — A new bill to override local gun control laws and allow Wyomingites to carry guns on school grounds and in other public places has been proposed with widespread support in...

Legislative leaders share vision for taxes

CHEYENNE — The leaders of both chambers of the state Legislature have made stabilizing revenue one of their top priorities this general session. On Friday, they gave more insight into how they’d aim to accomplish that, including taxing...

State Briefs

MMA fighter sentenced to prison in assault GILLETTE (WNE) — An MMA fighter who knocked a woman unconscious and then continued to punch her while she was on the ground will spend up to six years in prison. Cody W. Amman, 29, of Gillette was...

Senator pursues school safety legislation

JACKSON — Sen. Affie Ellis had to use the bathroom while traveling through Wyoming this year, and the only place she could find was an elementary school. So, much to her alarm, she walked right in. “The door was open, no one asked for my...

Milestones

Birthdays Jan. 21 - Renie Bunner, Kenny Blakeman Jan. 23 - Dan Sipe Jan. 24 - Darby Whisler, Andrea Robinson Jan. 25 - Austin Vanderhoef, Zaccari Fulciniti, Lisa Good Jan. 27 - Bayli Buckmiller, Robert Griffith Anniversary Jan. 22 - John and Diana... Full story

Card of Thanks

Thank you to Quality Agg & Construction, FlowTech, OC’s Storage & Used Auto, Wyoming Home Health and Lakeside Car Wash & Storage for your generous donations to our Body Worn Cameras Project. It is greatly appreciated! Chief Doug (Red) Lundborg &...

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