Moorcroft Police Report

On January 16, police were requested to do a welfare check on a couple of children who were said to be in the care of their mother who was possibly suicidal. Officer contacted the subject who was determined not to be a danger to themselves or their...

Wyoming News Briefs

AARP COVID dashboard shows improvement In Wyoming’s nursing homes SHERIDAN (WNE) —The latest edition of the AARP COVID-19 dashboard showed substantial improvement in staff and resident cases of COVID-19 inside the state’s nursing homes over...

Good fiscal year for Moorcroft

Deidre Budahl of Casey Petersen and Associates recently presented Moorcroft's council with the annual audit (July 2021/June 2022) that the town is obligated to complete due to receiving federal...

Leader wins first major award

The Moorcroft Leader won its first ever major award during the Wyoming Press Association (WPA) annual convention over the weekend. The Leader was named second among Wyoming’s small weekly newspapers for Typographical Excellence, which judges the...

Fentanyl problem still growing in Wyoming

The flow of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids into Wyoming continues to swell, according to data presented to state lawmakers last week.  From 2017 to 2021, Wyoming lost 410 people to drug overdoses with a growing share of deaths due to...

Slippery road

Public Works crewman Cody Amende cleans up the layers of ice adding a potential danger to the intersection on the west end of Crook Street and Converse on Friday...

Moorcroft Sports Schedule

HS BASKETBALL Friday, February 3, 5/6:30 p.m. at Hulett HS Wrestling Tuesday, January 31 at WY/SD Quad in Rapid City Friday-Saturday, February 3-4 at Lovell/Greybull Double Dual in Greybull and at Hill City JV Invite JH Boys Basketball Tuesday,...

College Sports

UW Men’s Basketball UW – 74, Air Force – 82 UW – 58, Colorado State – 57 Next: Tues., Jan. 31, 8 p.m. vs. Fresno State; Sat., Feb. 4, 8 p.m. at San Jose State UW Women’s Basketball UW – 57, UNLV – 71 UW – 66, San Diego State ...

Wolves place fourth at Dylan Humes Tournament

The seats were full and the applause was charged as the Wolves faced their opponents with courage and excitement at the 2023 Dylan Humes Tournament. At this year's memorial mixer, hosted at home in...

Home champ

Dayne Humes is named champion at the Dylan Humes Memorial in the 106 lb bracket. Rebekah Anderson also placed first at the annual event. For more, see page...

Wolves don't back down

The Wolves Boys basketball had two great contests this past weekend with Newcastle on Friday and Glenrock on Saturday.  The boys JV came out a little slow against Newcastle, but made some gains in the second half, though not enough to pull out...

Lady Wolves beat Herders

On Friday evening, the Lady Wolves traveled to Newcastle to take on the Dogies. The game was quick from the opening tip with Newcastle leading 12 to 5 after the first quarter. Newcastle stepped it up in the second and third quarters, holding the...

Weekly update

As you may have seen on FOX News and other major media outlets, Wyoming experienced quite a week in the national news spotlight due to a resolution brought forward in the Senate. Senate Joint Resolution SJ0004 Phasing out new electric vehicle sales...

Shawn D. Cook

Shawn D. Cook, 70, of Gillette, Wyoming, passed away at home due to prostate cancer on January 17, 2023. Shawn was born in Oceanside, California, on November 29, 1952, to Dudley and Mary Collins...

School Menu

Breakfast January 30: Pancakes, applesauce, yogurt January 31: Sausage, egg and cheese muffin, peaches, gogurt February 1: Cinnamon roll, apple, string cheese February 2: Cereal, cinnamon toast, pears, juice Lunch January 30: Chicken strips, French...

Concerns for local deer

Pine Haven's deer population is showing signs of illness this winter with the discovery of a yearling that had lain down and could no longer rise due to as as-yet unconfirmed malady. This forced...

Milestones

Birthdays January 30: Sara Ludemann January 31: Brooklyn Albertson, Mary Alice Petersen, Traylin Dawn Curr, Kaiden Blakeman February 1: Trey Husted, Mayze Fae Geuke, Caddence Miller, Marc Millard February 2: Whitney Blakeman, Jessee Kay Johnston,...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

January 30: Bacon, eggs, breakfast potatoes, wheat bread, cottage cheese, German chocolate cake January 31: Chicken strips, baked potato, green beans, fruit cocktail, brownie February 1: Chicken enchilada, refried beans, California blend...

Card of Thanks

Thank You As we close our door to the Royal Neighbors of America (RNA), Keyhole Camp members 10761, Pine Haven and Moorcroft and draw the final curtain, we want to thank all those who have been so much help since our inception in 1999. If I were to...

Clarification

On page 7 of last week’s Moorcroft Leader, in the article “Bike raffle for new park…” clarification has been requested. The grant, of which the original source for the story spoke, has been abandoned by council. “We had the option to,...

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