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Articles from the June 25, 2020 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    June 25, 2020

Fire danger prompts firework restrictions

A grass fire started in the barrow ditch along McKean Road east of Pine Haven Monday morning. Two engines and six fire fighters from Pine Haven and Moorcroft responded to the call. Pine Haven Fire Chi...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    June 25, 2020

Beer garden a no-go for Jubilee

Recently, Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce President Neal Gray asked the Moorcroft Town Council permission to establish a beer garden during Jubilee, selling only malt beverages under a one-day state permit. He explained that the chamber is trying...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    School    June 25, 2020

Schools plan fall opening

Students will be returning to their school buildings this fall, says Superintendent Mark Broderson. To make that happen, employees from every department are working on a framework to keep kids safe despite the ever-changing picture of the COVID-19...

 

Keyhole campsites booked to capacity

Park superintendent Wade Henderson reports a full house at the various campsites around the lake every weekend this season, even with the need to make reservations to stay. “The Tree house and... Full story

 
 By Grace Moore    News    June 25, 2020

Town still keen on county solid waste district

Moorcroft Mayor Dick Claar will conduct a walk through the municipal landfill Wednesday with a state inspector to determine the current health and future of the enterprise. Claar explained at Monday’s meeting of the town council his hope to see a...

 

Kyle Dyer

Service for Kyle Dyer will be at 3 p.m. on July 1, 2020 at the JH Ranch 1¼ mile south of Hulett on Highway 24. Signs will be posted. A celebration will start at 5 p.m. at the Ponderosa Bar & Café on Main Street in Hulett. Please wear your favorite... Full story

 

LinkedIn Learning available to Wyomingites

Wyoming residents have access to new career development resources to help recover from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Linkedin Learning is supported by funding from the CARES Act via the Institute of Museum and Library...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    June 25, 2020

Lagoon project has yet to begin

RCS Construction, the company that was awarded the contract for Moorcroft’s lagoon project almost four months ago, has yet to begin work and is now saying it will start in September. This departure from including a start date in the agreement was...

 

State Briefs

Former Gillette man sentenced on game violations dating to 2003 GILLETTE (WNE) — A former Gillette resident must serve two months in jail and pay more than $50,000 in fines and restitution for big game violations dating back to 2003. Robert...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    June 25, 2020

Lights over the Lake

The Pine Haven Volunteer Fire Department is again celebrating the Fourth of July weekend with a magnificent lightshow over the Keyhole Reservoir Friday evening, July 3 and everyone is invited! While...

 

Splash Day

Waters Park is the place to be Friday, July 3 for Pine Haven’s Fourth of July Splash Day! The festivities start at 2 p.m. with the introduction of the new splash pad. Come ready to get wet and bring a favorite water toy. The Reservoir will...

 

ISU announces spring 2020 Dean's List

More than 12,500 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2020 Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On June 15, police were notified of check fraud at a local business. Officer went to business and gathered all of the information pertaining to the fraud. On June 16, police were contacted by a resident requesting them to come to their home. Upon...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Cole G. Schroeder, Gillette, 64/50, $115; Luis R. Dominguez-Valenzuela, NM, 79/70, $88; Thomas A. Vanluvan, Sundance, 35/30, $75; Adam J. Rotstein, CA, 81/75, $82; Janelle L. Rafaele, MT, 54/45, $88; Zachary M. Tremblay, NJ, 60/55, $15;...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

June 12 – Nine VIN checks. Three traffic stops. Theft report. Business check Sand Creek Campgrounds. Motorist assist. Traffic hazard complaint. Subject booked into jail. EMS page. June 13 – Two VIN checks. Three traffic stops. Investigated call...

 
 By Camille Erickson    News    June 25, 2020

Officials faced with 'structural decline' in coal

CASPER — Since peaking in 2008, coal production nationwide has been on a precipitous decline. Last year, U.S. production volumes reached their lowest since 1975, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Energy Information Administration....

 

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