Articles from the March 2, 2023 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    March 2, 2023

Town hall move to MTC made official

At this month’s meeting of Moorcroft’s council, the decision was finally reached to move Town Hall into the Moorcroft Town Center (MTC) if the town receives the grant needed to facilitate the preparation of the space. From the audience, Nancy...

 By Grace Moore    Sports    March 2, 2023

Wolves claim first women's champ

Moorcroft Wolf Rebecca Anderson has taken the Wyoming women's wrestling championship in the 106 lb class in the first year that the sport has been sanctioned. Anderson is no novice to wrestling; she...


Wrestlers take second at state

Dayne Humes is named 106 lb class champion at the state wrestling tournament. For more, see center pages....

 By Chip Neiman    Opinion    March 2, 2023

From the Desk of House Majority Floor Leader Chip Neiman

We are on the downhill slope as the Legislature finishes its seventh week. Deadlines are approaching and debate is speeding up to ensure bills important to the people of Wyoming are heard. Strengthening families is one of my most important...


Willene Elsasser

Funeral services for Willene Elsasser, 85, of Gillette, were held Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at New Life Church, with Pastor Mike Wilson officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Reception followed in the Mt. Pisgah Community Room.... Full story


Melva Arlene (Bay) Rawhouser

Melva Arlene Rawhouser passed away Feb. 26, 2023, at Weston County Manor, after a stroke in November 2013. She was born Sept. 16, 1938, at the family ranch north of Hulett, Wyoming (close to Seeley, Wyoming) to Tom and Arlene (Stull) Bay. She... Full story


Speaker of the House: I'm focused on Wyoming solutions, not out-of-state influences

Throughout the last decade serving as a Representative in the Wyoming State Legislature, I have consistently used the following metric to assess legislation: does it solve a Wyoming problem with a Wyoming solution? Some bills that come to the...


Wyoming News Briefs

Man charged after $22K in fraudulent disability benefits GILLETTE (WNE) — A Gillette man is accused of defrauding the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services out of more than $22,000 by continuing to file temporary disability claims for about a...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 2, 2023

Gordon signs supplemental budget

This year’s supplemental budget places more than $1 billion into savings – a move that Governor Mark Gordon said would allow the state to keep taxes low and generate higher investment returns. For every dollar of state revenue spent in the bill,...


Keyhole check station plans already in place

Spring may seem a long way away from underneath February's snowdrifts, but the Wyoming Game & Fish Department will be prepared when it arrives to protect Keyhole Reservoir from an infestation of...

 By Marci Allison    Sports    March 2, 2023

Wolves wrestling team bring home two champions

The Wolves wrestling team concluded their regular season competing against 21 teams at the Wyoming High School 2A state championship tournament this past weekend in Casper. Twenty-two qualified for...

 By Dusty Petz    Sports    March 2, 2023

Bulldogs beat Wolves by the skin of their teeth

On Friday night, the Lady Wolves welcomed the Lady Bulldogs from Wheatland for the last game of the regular season. We knew going in that it was going to be a competitive game. The game got off to a good start with neither team able to pull away...

 By Grace Moore    Sports    March 2, 2023

Boys basketball goes to Regionals

The Moorcroft Wolves boys' basketball team have made it to Regionals this year and will play against Torrington or Rawlins in the three-seed bracket. As of the time of this report, these two remaining teams had not played due to inclement weather...

 By Shannon Reynolds    News    March 2, 2023

Library News

Book Club will be in two weeks on March 16. We will meet at 1 p.m. in the reading room of the library. The book is The Other Side by Mark Leichliter. New members welcome! Story Time and the after-school craft continues to be a hit every Wednesday at...


County Farm Bureau Federation sponsors speech contest

The Crook County Farm Bureau Federation sponsored their annual county wide FFA Creed and Speech Competition Feb. 21 at Sundance High School. Congratulations to all the participants for a great job...

 By Angie Peters    School    March 2, 2023

Crook County Annual Spelling Bee

Moorcroft Elementary Parent Action Committee hosted the Annual Crook County District Spelling Bee Thursday, February 16 at the Moorcroft Secondary School auditorium. The participants performed before...


School District Warrants

Crook County School District No. 1 Notice is hereby given that the Crook County School District #1 Board of Trustees issued warrants for the following bills exceeding $500.00 at the regular meeting of the board held on FEBRUARY 20TH, 2023 AT HULETT,... Full story



Public Notice Crook County Weed and Pest Control District is giving notice that the district will begin receiving applicator bids for 2023 noxious weed control program. If you are interested in bidding for the noxious weed program bids will be... Full story



ANNOUNCEMENT OF SEALED BID Crook County Facilities Department is seeking bids for the purchase and removal of a 1999 L shaped barn shelter located at 1110 Fairgrounds Loop in Sundance WY. Minimum acceptable bid is $2000. Sealed bids must be received... Full story



CALL FOR BIDS Crook County School District #1 is seeking bids for the Chair Lift Replacement Project, located at Sundance High School, Sundance, WY; Hulett School, Hulett, WY and Moorcroft High School, Moorcroft, WY. This project will consist of:... Full story



CALL FOR BIDS Crook County School District #1 is seeking bids for the Bleacher Replacement Project, located at Sundance High School, Sundance, WY and Moorcroft High School, Moorcroft, WY. This project will consist of: Removing and Replacing the... Full story



CALL FOR BIDS Crook County School District #1 is seeking bids for the Gym Floor Refinishing Project, located at Sundance High School, Sundance, WY; Hulett School, Hulett, WY and Moorcroft High School, Moorcroft, WY. This project will consist of:... Full story



Meeting Notice The Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on March 24, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the Sundance State Bank Meeting Room. In addition, the Board will host the meeting via live webinar.... Full story



NOTICE OF SALE OF ABANDONED VEHICLES The following vehicle(s) will be sold at 12 p.m. on March 10, 2023 at 300 South Bighorn Ave., Moorcroft, WY 82721, Crook County, Wyoming to wit: A 1955 Hudson Hornet, VIN #X5637 The seller claims $500.00 for... Full story

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 2, 2023

Bringing loved ones home

Keeping someone safe if they are prone to wandering can be a challenge, but the Crook County Sheriff's Office can help. The office sponsors Project Lifesaver, a nationwide program designed to help you protect someone who is cognitively impaired....


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