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Articles from the January 13, 2022 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    January 13, 2022

Landfill better, but still fails inspection

Moorcroft's landfill failed another assessment from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently, though not to the extent of the previous inspection, according to mayor pro-tem Ben Glenn....

 
 By Grace Moore    News    January 13, 2022

Council finalizes staff responsibilities

Completing the revision of the town employees' handbook this week, Moorcroft's attorney, Pat Carpenter, met with the council before the regular meeting for a workshop to refine responsibilities of...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    January 13, 2022

Save the dates

West Texas Trail Museum curator Cindy Mosteller recently shared a couple of the upcoming events at the museum to which guests are invited within the next few months – as well as a change of...

 

WY State Parks reminds public about ice safety

With ice forming on lakes and reservoirs throughout the state, the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails reminds anglers of potential dangers on the ice. Ice fishing and other ice-related activities are a great way to enjoy...

 

Jason Scott Garhart

On Monday, January 3, 2022, Jason Scott Garhart passed away at the age of 37, at the Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper, WY, from an aggressive cancer.  Jason was a loving son, brother and uncle. Jason was born November 20, 1984, to Kevin and... Full story

 

Juli A. Hancock

A Celebration of Life for Juli A. Hancock will be held Friday, January 14, 2022 from 5-9 p.m. at the Spearfish Snapper's Club, 416 S. Canyon St., Spearfish, South Dakota. She was born July 2, 1965 and passed away December 16, 2021. Friends and loved... Full story

 

Landowners launch project to improve Little Missouri Rd

The condition of Little Missouri Road has troubled residents Jim and Otto Schlosser for several years, prompting an unsuccessful effort in 2018 to pave a 15-mile portion of it with the assistance of federal funding. Last week, however, the pair infor...

 

Oil, natural gas contribute to economic growth

GILLETTE — Wyoming’s economy continued to rebound in the third quarter of 2021, but its growth has slowed down. And thanks to the highest prices of oil and natural gas seen in several years, the mining industry had a relatively good quarter. On t...

 

Legislators prepare to tackle budget

CASPER — It’s only been a few months since the Wyoming Legislature convened for a special session, but it’s already time to start gearing up for the budget session set to begin Feb. 14. First and foremost, the Legislature has to pass Gov. Mark...

 
 By Alex Hargrave    News    January 13, 2022

Idea of giving Wyoming residents more game licenses examined

BUFFALO — Stakeholders are again exploring increasing residents’ share of big game hunting licenses from 80% to 90%, which would decrease the percentage of licenses available to nonresidents. The issue is a delicate one, and one that has come...

 

State Briefs

Cheney criticizes Wyoming GOP officials CASPER (WNE) — The Wyoming Republican Party apparatus includes people who are “quite radical,” Rep. Liz Cheney said Thursday. Cheney made the comment on the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on...

 

Library News

Come on in and get a book club book! We have two book clubs going on every month. We read a variety of fun books that you will surely love! Stop in and ask or call us at 756-3232. Our meeting room is always available and we have many helpful tools...

 

Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration

Is your child turning five on or before August 1, 2022? If so, please make sure to bring your child’s birth certificate and updated shot records to our registration/parent information night on Tuesday, January 25 at 6 p.m. and Monday, February 7...

 

Fall Semester 2021 6th grade awards at MK8

All A Honor Roll: Tanner Hatling, Drae Wendling, Slade Sasse, Laiden Huckins, Brynn Wendling, Micah Wendling, William Riddle A and B Honor Roll: Mary Anderson, Avenlee Downey, Hollie Hawk, KyAnne Karrels, Sophia Land, Morgan Sheehan, Hadley Speed,...

 

Wolves wrestle at Hettinger Classic

The Wolves wrestling team traveled to Hettinger, ND this past weekend to compete in the Hettinger Classic Tournament. The tournament consisted of 14 teams from North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 13, 2022

Lady Wolves win at home

On Friday, Moorcroft played host to the Powder River Conference Tournament. The Lady Wolves’ first opponent of the day was the Kaycee Lady Bucs. Neither team could get much going in the opening minutes of the game, but the Wolves were able to find...

 

Wolves host Powder River Tournament

On Friday morning, the Moorcroft Wolves Boys Varsity Basketball team was back in action as they played host to the Kaycee Buckaroos in the opening game of the Powder River tournament. The Wolves jumped out to a 13-8 lead after the first quarter. At...

 

Public Notice

Public Notice RT-130 Refresher Trainings Jan 17, 2022- 6pm, Moorcroft Fire Hall Feb 16, 2022, 6pm, Sundance Community Room Publish: January 6 and 13, 2022... Full story

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on March 1, 2022 at 2:30 P.M. in the Crook County Commissioners Room in the Courthouse in Sundance, WY to consider approving the Socioeconomic Supplement to the recently...

 

Town of Moorcroft

Town of Moorcroft Regular Meeting of the Council Monday, January 11, 2021 Town Council Present: Mayor Pro Tem Ben Glenn, Councilmen Austin Smith, Dale Petersen, Paul Smoot Absent: Mayor Clell Claar Town Representatives Present: Police Chief Bill... Full story

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Justin Perecz, ND, 88/80, $101; Matthew Mickelson, MN, 86/75, $115; Christopher B. Massie, Moorcroft, 92/80, $120; Nastassja Jennings, SD, 90/80, $105; Dalton J. Butler, Hulett, 84/70, $130; David C. Christianson, SD, 43/30, $181;...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On January 3, police were asked to check on the welfare of some animals that were inside of a home. Complainant was worried the animals were not being taken care of. Officer met with the animals and owner and there was no sign of neglect. Nothing...

 

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