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Articles from the June 2, 2022 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    June 2, 2022

Candidates file for council seats

With the opportunity to file for office this election year ending last Friday, Moorcroft and Pine Haven residents interested in becoming a member of the town council have stepped up and recorded their names with the their respective Clerk’s...

 

Kids learn skills during NWWA education day

Last Tuesday morning began a perfect sunny day for the annual Northeast Wyoming Walleye Association's Kids' Education Day at Coulter Bay on the Keyhole Reservoir. The six station event hosted 126...

 

Final fling

Over 300 Moorcroft K-8 students enjoyed a day of outside games and fun on Wednesday as kids and staff alike reveled the last days of the school year. The morning started with youngsters energetically...

 

Diane Marie Huven

Beloved grandmother, wonderful mother, dear sister and friend to many, Diane Marie Huven, 74 of Moorcroft, Wyoming, passed from this life into eternity on May 17, 2022. Those she left behind will miss her so very much. Yet in our sorrow, we find joy... Full story

 

Wacey George Snook

Wacey George Snook, age 35, was born to Melvin and Deborah Snook on January 29, 1987. Wace was the youngest of four kids, having three older sisters to pick on (Ivy Burks of Mississippi, Kate (Blake) Conner of Isabel, South Dakota and Kara (Morgan) U... Full story

 
 By Grace Moore    News    June 2, 2022

Safety/Business Day

The Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC), along with area businesses and Emergency Services are bringing the Safety/Business Day educational event to town on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. First responders will be on hand, providing...

 

Call first

Crook County Fire would like to remind everyone that ALL controlled burns MUST be called into the sheriff’s office at 307-283-1225. Fire season is in full swing and with no prior notification regarding these controlled fires, the volunteers react...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Monsters take over downtown Rock Springs ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — RAAAAAAAWWWWRRRRRR!!!! Monsters are taking over downtown Rock Springs this summer.  Eight whimsical monsters, created by local artist Kaye Tyler, will take up residency at various locat...

 

Gnomes spotted in community garden

The winter dead has been cleared and paths mowed and maintained at the community gardens on South Little Horn Avenue immediately south of the Moorcroft Town Center by volunteers who refer to themselves as garden gnomes. These industrious individuals...

 

Craft show and sale

“Something old, something new, something red, white and blue” is the theme for the first craft fair and rummage sale in Pine Haven. The event is sponsored by the Over the Hill Gang at the Pine Haven Community Center Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m....

 
 By Lacey Rasco    Social    June 2, 2022

Youth Library News

Story time is every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. for preschool age children. Kids Paint class is once a month, please call the library at 307-756-3232 for details. The library will be participating in the Safety Day/Business Expo on June 4. We will...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 2, 2022

Candidates confirmed

No matter who wins at this year’s elections, the Crook County Courthouse is set to see some significant changes. As candidate filing closes for the year, several incumbents within the county offices have opted not to run for another term. Running...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 2, 2022

Large-acre subdivision rules released for public review

A draft of the proposed new rules for large acreage subdivisions has been made available ahead of a public hearing with the Crook County Land Use Planning and Zoning Commission. Following the hearing, the commission will vote on whether to recommend...

 

Library News

The library has exciting news! We are currently under construction in the upstairs adult service department. We cannot wait for everyone to see what we have done! Shannon and I are downstairs in the children’s section while we are under...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    School    June 2, 2022

Wyomingites asked for input on the future of education

The majority of Wyoming residents feel our schools don’t prepare children for the future, according to Governor Mark Gordon’s education advisory group. A public survey that garnered over 7000 responses – including 326 from Crook County – saw...

 

EWC Graduates

Eastern Wyoming College held the 73rd annual commencement for candidates on May 13, 2022 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. There were 182 graduates. The graduates from the fall 2021, spring 2022 and summer 2022 semesters include Elizabeth Anderson,...

 

Trey Fischbach named to Dean's List at Dickinson State University

Trey Fischbach of Moorcroft, WY, has been named to Dickinson State University’s Dean’s List for the 2022 spring semester. At the end of each regular semester, Dickinson State recognizes those students named to the Dean’s List. Eligible...

 

School Warrants

Crook County School District #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 MAY 16, 2022, at SUNDANCE,... Full story

 

Subdivision Hearing

NOTICE OF SUBDIVISON HEARING FOR APPLICATION OF SUBDIVISION PERMIT Be advised that Caleb Massie, 79 Juniper Hills Road, Moorcroft, WY 82721 is hereby giving notice of an application for subdivision permit for a Minor Subdivision. The proposed Hidden... Full story

 

Special Meeting

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING The Crook County Weed and Pest Board has called a special meeting: TIME: June 8, 2022 @ 4:30PM LOCATION: The Crook County Weed and Pest conference room at 802 South 11th Street, Sundance, WY BUSINESS TO BE TRANSACTED: ... Full story

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – (minor), Minooka, IL, 92/80, $120; Benjamin Wilson, Portland, OR, 85/70, $135; William Huddelston, Opelika, AL, 97/75, $170; Marcos Hernandez, Washington, UT, 89/75, $130; Ken Hernandez, Des Plains, IL, 81/65, $202; Chelsea Hagadorn,...

 

PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC HEARING The Town of Pine Haven will hold a public hearing concerning the Budget for Year 2022- 2023 at 6:30 pm. June 14, 2022 at Town Hall The purpose of this hearing is to consider objections or comments on this proposed budget If you are... Full story

 

Abandoned Vehicles

Notice of Sale of Abandoned Vehicles The following vehicles will be sold at 9 a.m. on June 3, 2022 at 1519 Black Buttes Rd, Sundance, Crook County, Wyoming, to-wit: A 1999 Gravely CT, Wyoming license plate number 18TRL-1717, VIN# 1G9CT1823XA220002... Full story

 

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