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 By Grace Moore    News    November 24, 2022 

Town revisits MTC plans

Plans for the Moorcroft Town Center have not yet been put in motion regarding an answer to whether the Town Hall will move to the building or even what parts of it will remain standing, despite a number of public meetings, feasibility studies,...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    November 24, 2022 

Slash and burn

Pine Haven burned the slash pile south of the maintenance shop Sunday with five firemen on site to ensure a clean and safe burn of the approximately 14-foot high, 25-30-foot wide and nearly 60-foot...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    November 24, 2022 

Dirt work continues at the cemetery

Fencing of the new periphery of the cemetery is anticipated to be completed by December or January by FenceTech, of Sundance, according to Public Works Director Cory Allison, taking into account the weather. However, Allison recently spoke to a...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    November 24, 2022 

Artist of the Month

Pam Johnson stopped by the Moorcroft Senior Center before traffic began arriving for the food distribution last Thursday, for which she volunteers, to show off a few of her creations. Johnson sews...

 

15th annual Harvest Feastival

Saturday afternoon saw the 15th annual Harvest Feastival, sponsored by the Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC), celebrated at the MTC with 250-275 guests partaking. The MHS National Honor...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    November 17, 2022

Surprise bill scrambles budget

An unanticipated invoice was pulled from the bill list at last Wednesday’s meeting of the Moorcroft Council. “We are being billed by Campbell County Hospital for patient intercept,” Councilman Paul Smoot explained his concern. “We have not...

 

Auxiliary celebrates local vets

The Moorcroft Unit 25 of the American Legion Auxiliary hosted a carry-in honoring veterans at the MTC cafeteria Friday night with ham, turkey, deviled eggs, rolls, potatoes and many other sides and...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    November 17, 2022

Bad behavior spoils privileges

Public Works Director Sunny Schell spoke to the Pine Haven council at last Tuesday’s meeting regarding the dumping of garbage at the town maintenance shop. Due to the misuse of the cage that had previously stood in the shop yard for aluminum cans,...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    November 17, 2022

Council plans for future street work

After several months, the deep crack that ran the length of Goshen Street has been filled and sealed, according to Public Works Director Cory Allison. To deal with future cracking before it reaches similar straits, though, Mayor Ben Glenn wants a...

 

Thanks in a warm meal at Donna's

For a second year, the Moorcroft Senior Center, in cooperation with Donna's Diner, has celebrated Veterans Day with free breakfasts for the warriors, past and present. Seventeen vets and their guests...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    November 10, 2022

Winter conditions cause rollover wreck

Friday morning was the first real taste of winter in Crook County and along with the wind, rain and snow came risks for travelers on icy roads. This is what happened to a 72-year-old Osage man, driving a 2014 Nisson Frontier westbound on US Highway...

 

Veterans honored at dinner event

Many members of the Pine Haven Over the Hill Gang senior group worked together to bring local veterans a celebratory recognition of their contribution to this country and the people who live here...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    November 3, 2022

Cemetery expansion underway

Moorcroft's public works crewmen have taken the east fencing down at the Moorcroft Cemetery and mowed the newly acquired area before the new fencing is laid. Public Works Director Cory Allison has...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    November 3, 2022

No ARPA funding for now

While Moorcroft did not apply for ARPA grant funding this time around, Mayor Ben Glenn said of the experience, “This one [gave] us a good idea of what’s happening [according to the recommendations].” Pine Haven had chosen to apply for...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    November 3, 2022

15th annual Harvestfeastival

Calendars are being marked for Saturday, November 12, from 3-7 p.m. People of all ages are invited to the 15th Annual Harvestfeastival at the MTC gymnasium in Moorcroft! The afternoon is jam packed with all the soup and bread guests can eat for a...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    November 3, 2022

Walking in wagon ruts

Guests filling the seats at the historical presentation, "Stage Trails and Ruts" on Saturday included several faces not regularly in attendance, as many ranching families came in for this discourse...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 27, 2022

Winter will be the fix for yard waste issue

Residents who are depositing yard waste, predominantly leaves, into the streets are advised of their responsibility to keep the municipal roadways clear of such waste that fouls the drains. This problem faced the public works team earlier in the...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 27, 2022

Pine Haven Fire Department gets new command vehicle

Pine Haven's volunteer fire department has been actively seeking a command vehicle to add to the department's inventory for the last several months and department chief TJ Gideon has finally found...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 20, 2022

Seniors concerned about center funds

Over the Hill Gang spokesman Suzette Edwards took the floor at Tuesday night's meeting of Pine Haven's town council regarding the moving of $6375 from their account to the community center account....

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 20, 2022

Advocate questions Wyoming property tax rules

In 1989, Wyoming legislators changed the state constitution, allowing property taxes to be governed not by assessed value, but by fair market value, thus ensuring a steady revenue in a largely...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    October 20, 2022

Artist of the Month Suzette Edwards

Edwards moved her works carefully to a better spot for the light to show the detail of the wood in the south room of the senior center. As she placed a small "flower", she explained the process that...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 13, 2022

Moorcroft cleans up for winter

Monday night’s council meeting finished within an hour with only two citizens in the audience and the department reports consisting of quick reviews of old business. Garbage rate increase A rate increase of $2 for residential dumpsters and commerci...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 13, 2022

Forum introduces mayoral candidates

A full house attended a forum to better inform municipal residents of the qualifications of incumbent Karla Brandenburg and candidate Fred Nelson for the office of Mayor of Pine Haven Saturday night...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 13, 2022

Line leak compromises road

Pine Haven's Elm Street has been compromised by a sewer leak that has been seeping for quite awhile according to Mayor Karla Brandenburg. "As much erosion as that has done, my guess is that it has...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 6, 2022

Work continues on C Bar Subdivision

Pine Haven Mayor Karla Brandenburg took a few minutes recently to update town residents on the progress of the C Bar Subdivision development south of Vista Grande Drive on both sides of Pine Haven...

 

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