Articles from the May 11, 2023 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    May 11, 2023

Locals seek county input on bentonite mine concerns

Commissioners Kelly Dennis, Bob Latham and Fred Devish last week listened to Pine Haven residents Todd Pomeroy and William Greathouse as the men shared their concerns about the planned mine called the...

 By Grace Moore    News    May 11, 2023

Public Works tackles winter pothole woes

Moorcroft is currently suffering from several potholes with a couple that are deep enough to cause concern from Public Works Director Cory Allison. These fissures and faults are a result of the winter...

 By Grace Moore    News    May 11, 2023

Council looks to lock down route for Pine Haven walking paths

Pine Haven’s council and HDR Engineering’s Heath Turbiville and Mike Oakly have been discussing the best possible route for the remaining phases of the planned bike/pedestrian walkway as the engineers complete the remaining 30% of the...


In memory and thanks

Sheriff Jeff Hodge accepts a check for $7500 on behalf of the Crook County Search and Rescue from the North East Wyoming Walleye Association (NEWWA). This donation comes in the names of Jason Otto...


Paul Anderson Heiman

Paul Anderson Heiman was born on March 5, 1953 at Clark Air Force Base (Mabalacat, Philippines) to Lee Heiman and Norma Anderson. Being raised in a military family kept the youngster in an ever-changing state of moving from place to place,... Full story


Card of Thanks

Our Thanks We would like to thank those who attended and supported the Crook County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner and Fundraiser. We are grateful for our event speaker Congresswoman Harriet Hageman, the comments delivered by Secretary of State... Full story


Kevin Robert Sweeney

Kevin Robert Sweeney, 70, of Hulett, Wyoming, passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of November 24, 2022, at his home in Aberdeen, North Carolina. Kevin was born in Arnaudville, Louisiana on July 29, 1952, to Robert Clinton... Full story


Arvid D. "Buz" Myers

Arvid D. "Buz" Myers, 80, of Torrington, Wyoming, passed away on April 26, 2023. Arvid was born in Alliance, Nebraska, on December 3, 1942 to Orval L. and Mildred Arletta (Dinkel) Myers. He grew up in the Hay Springs, Nebraska area on a farm about... Full story


Wyoming News Briefs

Black Hills Energy to use Wyodak coal to research hydrogen generation GILLETTE (WNE) — Black Hills Energy will be using Powder River Basin coal to research hydrogen generation. Black Hills Energy was recently awarded a grant from the Wyoming...

 By Rana Jones    News    May 11, 2023

Bill Gates tours Kemmerer plant

KEMMERER — Microsoft billionaire and TerraPower Chairman Bill Gates toured the Naughton Power Plant in Kemmerer on Friday and saw where TerraPower will build a nuclear reactor before conducting a press conference that afternoon. “Getting things...


State GOP urges districts to adopt 'parental rights' policies

CASPER — The Wyoming Republican Party is asking local school districts to adopt policies that align with Senate File 117 — a bill proposed during the session this year that’s similar to Florida’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law, and...

 By Grace Moore    Social    May 11, 2023

Enjoying the first responders' BBQ

Last Saturday, Pine Haven's Over the Hill Gang and the Pine Haven Fire Auxiliary celebrated first responders and their families with a barbecue lunch and a program to honor these valiant volunteers....

 By Grace Moore    News    May 11, 2023

Cleaning out the system

Moorcroft's Public Works crewman Cody Amenda flushes one of the nearly 100 municipal hydrants Thursday morning. The crew has been freshening these water taps throughout the last week, from Texas...


CSC Graduate

Rowdy Pfeil of Moorcroft will be among the 217 undergraduates to be honored Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Chicoine Center. Pfeil is a candidate for Bachelor of Science....


True Companies Scholarships

The partners recently announced the names of the recipients of the True Companies Children of Employees Scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year. Those receiving the scholarships include Anna M. Bossman and Dane A. Connally of...



High School Track at Custer Invite Boys 100M: Dima Haskell 12.28, Lathan Dewey 13.20 Boys 200M: Bradynn Terry 26.15, Dewey 27.48, William Ripley 27.66 Boys 400M: Terry 57.98, Jacob Anderson 1:10.51 Boys 800M: Anderson 2:57.24 Boys 1600M: 6. Marcus...


Crook County Farm Bureau Federation announces scholarship winners

The Crook County Farm Bureau Federation has selected the winners for scholarships for 2023. This year's winners are Kailee Gill and Faith Honey Anderson. The first-place winner is Kailee Gill,...



PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday, May 2, 2023 8:30 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Fred M. Devish, Vice-Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Member Bob Latham and County Clerk... Full story


Liquor Licenses

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL OF A RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE Notice is hereby given that on the 21st Day of April, 2023, CTM, LLC., d/b/a “R” Place Bar and Grill, filed an application for the renewal of their liquor license in the office of the... Full story


Crook County Sheriff's Office

Apr. 24 – Six VIN checks. Seven traffic stops. Animal complaint. Citizen dispute. Recovered property. Suspicious circumstance. Business checks. House watches. Apr. 25 – Six VIN checks. Paper service. Four traffic stops. Commercial fire alarm....


Circuit Court

Speeding – Thawng Mawi, Columbus, OH, 73/66, $126; Kate Cummings, Belle Fourche, SD, 80/65, $195; Corry Seay, Arlington, TX, 81/65, $202; Alejandro Zubia Roque, Denver, CO, 70/55, $135; Kellen Collier, Willard, UT, 90/75, $135; Tomas Gutierrez,...


Moorcroft Police Report

On May 1, police received a complaint of students shoplifting from Coffee Cup Fuel Stop. While working to identify the suspects, the students’ parent called and advised one of them had admitted to stealing. All involved were issued a trespass...


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