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Articles from the June 23, 2022 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    June 23, 2022

Summer slash pile concerns addressed

With summer moving in, the safe and correct use of Pine Haven's slash pile is a subject of discussion once again. Public Works Director Sunny Schell is composting grass clippings, ash and dirt on the...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 23, 2022

Jones named Clerk

At a special meeting last week, the commissioners appointed Melissa Jones as the new Crook County Clerk. The commission followed the statutory rules governing the appointment of a replacement for an elected official who resigns their position before...

 
 By Grace Moore    Outdoors    June 23, 2022

Keyhole fireworks get the go-ahead

The Fireworks Over the Lake celebration has received a green light from the state fire warden to move forward this year. The excitement starts at dark on Saturday, July 2. The pyrotechnic display is the largest yearly fundraiser for the Pine Haven...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    June 23, 2022

Showing appreciation

Pine Haven Mayor Karla Brandenburg and council recognized first responders at last Tuesday night's meeting with handshakes and smiles. Council members positioned themselves in a standing room only cha...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    June 23, 2022

Lunch for local heroes

The Over the Hill Gang in Pine Haven is hosting their second annual First Responders BBQ celebration, honoring first responders from all over the county at the community center on Wednesday, June 29, from noon until 1 p.m. The Gang invites Pine...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    June 23, 2022

Fun in the sun

The Pine Haven Recreation Department will be hosting their third annual Kids Day in the Park at Waters Park on Saturday, July 2, from noon until 2 p.m. Fun in the sun is the agenda for youngsters with a splash pad and a slip-and-slide as well as...

 
 By Ed Buchanan    Opinion    June 23, 2022

Secretary Buchanan responds to Mike Lindell's comments regarding Wyoming elections

Mike Lindell is NOT the purveyor of election integrity truth. On May 29, 2022, Mike Lindell, peddler of pillows and promises, traveled to Wyoming to speak in conjunction with a political rally. While here, he took it upon himself to allege publicly...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Park lifts indoor masking as Teton County COVID risk declines JACKSON (WNE) — Grand Teton National Park has lifted its requirement for wearing masks inside park buildings as Teton County’s risk for COVID-19 has declined. After just one week at...

 

Artist of the month Donna McAmis

The Moorcroft Senior Center celebrates the art work of long time Crook County resident Donna McAmis this month. On show at the center are examples of this lady's fine embroidery as well as several...

 

Crook County Library to host Jefferson program

Crook County Library will host the program "In the Company of Thomas Jefferson" by Tom Pitz on Wed., July 6 at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room in Sundance. The program is free and open to the public. "Mr. Thomas Jefferson of Monticello will speak...

 

UW Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls

The University of Wyoming lists eight students from Crook County on the 2022 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls. The honor rolls consist of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who earned a 3.4...

 
 By Billy Arnold    News    June 23, 2022

Yellowstone: South loop opens Wednesday, north loop in the next two weeks

JACKSON — Barely a week after floods wiped out roads in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park, officials plan to reopen the park’s southern loop Wednesday with a license plate-based system to control the amount of visitors to the...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

June 6 – Traffic accident with damage. Fingerprints. Thirteen traffic stops. Five VIN checks. June 7 – Traffic accident with injuries. Animal complaint. Business checks. Message delivered. EMS page. Two patient transfers. Five traffic stops....

 

Mining Permit

SECOND PUBLICATION Public Notice Black Hills Bentonite, LLC of Casper, Wyoming has applied for a mining permit from the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality for the State of Wyoming. The mining permit area for the mining o... Full story

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Crook County School District #1 is requesting proposals for Audio and Intercommunication System Upgrades in four (4) district schools. RFP documents are available at: CCSD #1 Central Office 122 State Highway 585 Sundance, Wyoming 82729 Or by... Full story

 

SUBDIVISION HEARING

NOTICE OF FINAL SUBDIVISION HEARING Be advised that Caleb Massie, 79 Juniper Hills Road, Moorcroft, WY 82721 is hereby giving notice of a final subdivision hearing for a minor subdivision application. The proposed Hidden Canyon Estates Minor... Full story

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On June 14, police assisted Moorcroft EMS on an emergency call. On June 14, police served three junk ordinance violations and spoke with two homeowners regarding junk ordinance violations. On June 15, police served one junk ordinance violation,...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Braydon Ouimette, Casper, WY, 88/75, $125; Michael Tinker, Denver, CO, 86/75, $115; Matthew A. Raymond, Roanoke, VA, 87/80, $120; Karen M. Lambert, Cheyenne, WY, 79/65, $80; James Larsen, Casper, WY, 75/65, $140; Samantha Shalae James,...

 

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