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Articles from the May 2, 2019 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    May 2, 2019

Revamp for junk rules

Moorcroft Council has initiated a revamp of the town’s junk ordinance, responding to concerns expressed by the police department. “The current one is so vague that it is hard for them to actually enforce,” says Mayor Dick Claar. The present...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

t's the pits

CR Civil, the contractor hired by the town to complete the installation of the remaining 60-plus meter pits around Moorcroft, is almost finished. According to Public Works Director Cory Allison,...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    May 2, 2019

Reynolds named FCCLA president REYNOLDS

Taylor Reynolds has been a member of the FCCLA for four years and, in the last two of those, she has taken her appreciation of the organization beyond simple membership to serving all the Wyoming chapters as a state officer. Last year, she served as...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    May 2, 2019

"No man's land" annexed

Many years ago, when Pine Haven’s municipal property was surveyed, the measurements were off by approximately 20 feet between the Shattuck Hills Homeowners Association and the back yards of residents Larry Suchor and Randy Blakeman. This...

 

Jack Hayworth

Funeral service for Jack Hayworth was held Friday, April 26, 2019 at Gillette Memorial Chapel with Pastor Ernie Bishop officiating. Jack Hayworth age 79, of Gillette, WY passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his home of natural causes. Jackie Lars...

 

Marilyn Sherrill Denzin

Marilyn Sherrill Denzin, age 88 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away at Belle Estates Assisted Living in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, on April 25, 2019. Marilyn was born September 22, 1930 to DeWitt and Wilma (Clark) Malvin in Belle Fourche. She...

 

Alan Howard Leger

Howard Leger, born August 14, 1948 in Dixon, WY passed away April 19, 2019 at his home in Gakona, AK. Howard served in the United States Army in the 67th Armored 2nd Division, in Korea. After he returned home he worked most of his life in...

 

Gary Gene Gabriel

Gary Gene Gabriel, 80, of Moorcroft, Wyoming, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at his home. He was born to George and Hilda (Reichert) Gabriel on June 7, 1938, in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. From the time he was a young boy working on his...

 
 By Heather Richards    News    May 2, 2019

Gordon concerned by plans to close coal plants

CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon said he was “deeply concerned” Friday by Rocky Mountain Power’s serious consideration of shuttering some coal-fired power plant units in Wyoming within four years.  The utility — part of PacifiCorp — released a...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

State Briefs

Wyoming prison population third-fastest growing in country CASPER (WNE) — Wyoming’s prison population was the third-fastest growing in the country at the end of 2017, according to a government report released last week.  The report, which was...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    May 2, 2019

Community clean-up

May 3 is Moorcroft Community Clean-up Day and everyone is getting ready! This is your opportunity to get rid of that old easy chair that's been sitting in the garage for a year or the used oil you...

 

Americanism Essay winners

"How can we address and prevent homelessness in our community?" was the title for this year's essay contest sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary #25. The first place winners in each division have now advanced to the Department/state level....

 

Einstein award at this years MK8 science fair

Kyler Summers and RyLee Browen....

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Crawfish feed

Dusty McClintock mixes the first batch of crawfish on Friday for the 36th annual Petroleum Engineers Crawfish Boil at Gillette's Cam-Plex. Volunteers cooked and served more than 14,000 pounds of...

 
 By Mary Hunter    Sports    May 2, 2019

Wolves breaking records on the track

The week of April 23 to 27 was a challenge met full on by the Wolves. Even with all the freshman and sophomores missing on Tuesday for WYTOPP testing and more gone during Friday and Saturday’s meets, for the Band trip to Florida, the Wolves...

 

Special Olympics Area Games held in Gillette

On April 12, the Crook County Special Olympics team traveled to Gillette to compete in Area Games. State Games will be held in Laramie May 8-11.  Swimming: Henry Hodges – Silver, Silver, fourth...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    May 2, 2019

A beautiful day for golf

On Friday, April 26, the Moorcroft Wolves traveled to Sundance for the Bulldog Golf Tournament. Caden Connally led the way, posting an 89, Payton Timberman shot a personal best of 93 and Lane Wood...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Crook County Sheriff's Office

April 22 – Four VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Paper service. Detention Deputy did fingerprints for outside employment. Detention Deputy booked in new inmate. Detention Deputy did prisoner transport. Deputy investigated animal complaint. Deputy...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Circuit Court

Speeding – Ryan R. Udink, ND, 78/70, $86; Nicole J. Markoff, CA, 82/70, $105; Rory Lee Burleson, Newcastle, 80/70, $90; Joseph R. Shaner, Gillette, 91/80, $100; Miles Scott Petersen, Gillette, 80/65, $180; Kristi A. Gabriel, Moorcroft, 75/65,...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Veterans assistance available

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout May. Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Upcoming Event

The public is cordially invited to come and enjoy a time of good food and some fun filled activities with hosts, Button and Bows Ladies Club, at the annual Mother’s Day luncheon at the New Haven Community Building on May 8 at no...

 

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