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Articles from the June 27, 2019 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    June 27, 2019

Water project gets funding

Of the seven municipalities on the list of projects not recommended for funding at the SLIB meeting this month in Cheyenne, Moorcroft was the only one that received money on a 50/50 grant for the first phase of three of the Powder River Water...

 

New life for old livery

West Texas Trail Museum Director Cynthia Clonch was on hand Monday morning to guide the installation of a refurbished heavy business or livery wagon (circa mid to latter 1800s) into a place of honor...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    June 27, 2019

Hard lines drawn for budget

At the final budget work shop, one pay period before the end of this 2018/2019 fiscal year, Moorcroft showed a potential deficit going into the new fiscal year, causing the governing body to look at...

 
 By Sara Fleenor    Outdoors    June 27, 2019

Mystery solved at 4-H camp

4-H Summer Camp is a much anticipated event for youth in Crook and Weston Counties and this year was no exception. Over 100 youth and adult volunteers flocked to the RAM Center near Devils Tower...

 

Joshua Patrick Donnell

Our beloved son Joshua Patrick Donnell, age 13, of Carlile, Wyoming, took his own life on June 23, 2019, at his home in Carlile. Josh suffered for years with depression; may he rest in peace now without sadness in the arms of our Lord. Josh was...

 

Yard of the Month for June

Finally, after a long hard winter and rainy spring, the Pine Haven Beautification Alliance Committee has awarded the Yard of the Month of June/July to Kim and Dawn Pfeifle. Kim and Dawn live at 51...

 
 By Mary Runcinski    News    June 27, 2019

WWII veteran's remains to be buried in Laramie on Saturday

LARAMIE — The remains of Machinist’s Mate First Class George Hanson, killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, will be escorted by motorcade from Denver International Airport to Laramie on Wednesday for burial on Saturday. Hanson’s remains...

 

State Briefs

Federal charges filed in case of meth found in dishwasher GILLETTE (WNE) — Local charges have been dismissed against a man who faced drug charges after a pound of meth allegedly was found in his dishwasher in January. He has been indicted...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On June 14, police conducted a routine traffic stop which resulted in a controlled substance search. The driver was issued three citations; Speeding, Possession of a Controlled Substance – plant form and Possession of a Controlled Substance ...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office Blotter

June 10 – Five VIN checks. Two paper services. Five traffic stops. Detention Deputy did finger printing twice for outside employment. Deputy assisted another agency. Detention Deputy transported an inmate for medical appointment. Deputy...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Brady M. Nasset, Moorcroft, 88/80, $86; Petersen C. Graham, CO, 89/80, $88; Derrik D. Rensink, AK, 85/75, $90; Payton R. Pixley, Cheyenne, 85/70, $120; Tyler E. McCurdy, Gillette, 90/80, $90; Jeffrey J. Ubl, ND, 78/70, $86; Jesse J....

 

Merwin attends Girls State

Upon arrival to the program, delegates are assigned to “cities”, where they live during their residence at Girls State.  During the program, which is operated in accordance with the basic laws of the State of Wyoming, Delegates elect their own...

 

Miner makes Sheridan College honor roll

Sheridan College is pleased to recognize students named to its honor rolls for the spring 2019 semester. Jessica Miner of Moorcroft was named to the Vice President’s Honor Roll. The Vice President’s Honor Roll includes 126 students who earned at...

 

Four local students named to Gillette College honor roll

Gillette College is pleased to recognize students named to its honor rolls for the spring 2019 semester. Phillip Cunningham and Maralyn Watkins, both of Moorcroft, were named to the President’s Honor Roll. Alison Ferris was named to the Vice...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 27, 2019

Colorado man arrested trying to sell pot to a cop

A Colorado man faces felony charges after allegedly trying to sell marijuana to a pair of Moorcroft homeowners – and then to a police officer. On May 27 at around 11 p.m., a Moorcroft Police Officer was alerted to the presence of a male subject on...

 

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