Town sees value in land near school

Moorcroft's council has approached Crook County School District, asking if they might be interested in allowing the town to take custody of the mound in the center of the U-shaped parking area on the...

Pine Haven looks to refining permit verbiage

After dealing with a number of issues regarding the proper surveying and engineering of planned structures within town limits, Pine Haven's council, in association with the planning and zoning...

Town adjusting parking ordinance

Moorcroft has had to crack down in recent years on citizens who do not observe the municipal laws on long term parking on public streets and alleys. After facing a related problem regarding drivers leaving their vehicles blocking access to private...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Nov. 27 – Five VIN checks. Two property damage. Traffic hazard. Three business checks. Three house watches. Runaway juvenile. Assist other agency. Sex offense. Traffic stop. Nov. 28 – Three VIN checks. Prisoner transport. Theft-automobile. Five...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Sherie Denise Jones, Pine Haven, WY, 80/70, $100; David J. Snyder, Bethel, CT, 94/80, $130; Noah T. Rygh, Anchorage, AK, 85/70, $195; (minor), Coeur D’Alene, ID, 91/75, $140; Jeffrey Bjorkman, Park Rapids, MN, 88/75, $125; Dalton...

CCMSD still seeking trustee

The Board of Trustees for Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) has been working with just four members since August, when Trustee Ed Ray resigned his position representing the Moorcroft area. At last week’s meeting, the board discussed...

Wyoming News Briefs

75-year-old arrested Thanksgiving Day bound over on drug charges GILLETTE (WNE) — A 75-year-old Gillette man arrested on drug charges Thanksgiving Day has been bound over to District Court. Dickie F. Sandy waived his preliminary hearing Nov. 30,...

Mysterious mailers attack Wyoming lawmakers, prompt investigation

As summer turned to fall in Wyoming this year, red and gold political leaflets began to appear in mailboxes.  At first glance, the oversized glossy postcards didn’t look much different than any other campaign material. They featured an official...

Moorcroft School Sports

HS Basketball Thurs.-Sat., Dec. 7-9 at Burns Tournament Thurs., Dec. 14, 5 p.m. at Home vs. Hulett HS Wrestling Fri.-Sat., Dec. 8-9 at Charlie Lake Dual Tournament in Cheyenne Fri.-Sat., Dec. 15-16 at Pat Weede in Gillette (Varsity) Sat., Dec. 16...

College Sports

UW Football Next: Sat., Dec. 20, 2:30 p.m. vs. Toledo in Tucson, Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl UW Volleyball UW: 3, South Dakota – 1 (26-24, 23-25, 25-19, 25-16) UW: 3, Northern Colorado – 0 (25-23, 32-30, 26-24) UW Men’s Basketball UW – 70,...

Roderick "Rod" Thornton

Some things are worse than death which means not all deaths may be as tragic as another. There is still the grief of losing a loved one but knowing that they are finally free of misery helps in... Full story

Billie Jo Bauman

Billie Jo was born in Casper, Wyoming, on July 10, 1970. Billie Jo succumbed to pancreatic cancer. She fought a great fight. She moved to Rapid City to finish her life with her pride and joy, her son, Cody Bauman. She often stated she found her... Full story

Patsy Ann Jensen

Patsy Ann Jensen, age 86 was called home to the Lord on November 27, 2023. Patsy was born on November 24, 1937, in Garrison, North Dakota to Fred and Hilda Tschetter. She is survived by her siblings... Full story

Robert "Bob" Lee Plemmons

Robert "Bob" Lee Plemmons went to be with the Lord on November 17, 2023, in Clemmons, North Carolina. Bob was born in Gillette, Wyoming on March 20, 1956, to Harold and Mary (Sohl) Plemmons. He... Full story

Moorcroft School Menu

Breakfast Dec. 11: Biscuit, sausage gravy, peaches, hardboiled egg, milk Dec. 12: Uncrustable, tropical fruit, Twist and Go Smoothie, milk Dec. 13: Frosted long john, apple, yogurt, milk Dec. 14: Cereal, toast, orange, milk Lunch Dec. 11: Spaghetti...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

Dec. 11: Pizza with meat and veggies, cottage cheese, lettuce and tomato salad, pistachio salad, pumpkin pie Dec. 12: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, cooked carrots, fruit cocktail, chocolate cake Dec. 13: Chicken fajita, refried... Full story

UW Extension

Use a slow cooker to warm up this winter with some comfort food! The easy way to make your favorite seasonal meals is to use a slow cooker or the slow cook function of an electric pressure cooker. Learning to slow cook couldn’t be easier, but if...

What's happening at the Moorcroft Branch Library

December is full of holiday cheer at the Moorcroft Branch Library. Please join us for our fun activities! December 10 - Join us for Storytime and Craft with Santa’s Elf at 3:30 p.m.  Get your parking spot on main street for The Chamber of...

Card of Thanks

Our Thanks The family of Herbert Buckmiller would like to express their gratitude to this community after the passing of our dad, husband, grandpa, uncle and friend. Whether you kept us in your thoughts and prayers these past couple of months, sent... Full story

Crook County Public Notices

See all Crook County public notices online at: To place a public notice in the Moorcroft Leader email: moorc... Full story


SEARCH WYOMING PUBLIC NOTICES FREE at: Find all public notices printed in Wyoming community papers and stay informed about government minutes, salaries, spending, bids, taxes, foreclosures, hearings, schools, assessments,... Full story

Board Member/ Meeting

Meeting – Seeking Board Member Do you love history and want to make a positive impact in our communities? The Crook County Museum District is seeking a board member. Send questions and/or a letter of interest to crookcountymuseu... Full story


Public Notice Crook County Senior Services, Inc. Board Meeting will be held December 19, 2023 at 1 p.m. at the Hulett Senior Center for amendments to the bylaws. Publish: December 7,... Full story

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