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Articles from the August 10, 2023 edition

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  • C-Bar hits further complications

    Grace Moore|Aug 10, 2023

    Passersby may have noticed the absence of the Swagger Construction crews onsite at the C-Bar Estates development for the last three weeks, leaving the remaining open areas to tap into sewer lines in the roadway unprotected and unfinished. At last week’s workshop, Pine Haven’s council discussed with Town Attorney Pat Carpenter the lack of safety protocol followed onsite as well as continued discrepancies regarding contractual agreements between the town, DEQ and C-Bar developers Freedom Holdings. The council initiated a stop work order unt...

  • Keyhole hosts Lanter Fest

    Grace Moore|Aug 10, 2023

    Keyhole State Park celebrated the last days of an eventful summer with Lanternfest Saturday. Guests enjoyed the kayaks and fishing as evening fell on the beautiful wet day. The event was organized and led by interpretive ranger Emma Jones, with her friends from other park duties putting the 40 paper lanterns together and turning on the flame free lights within before handing them over to the increasing crowd of participants as dark came over the lake shore. A few campfire songs were sung as...

  • Addressing the issue of addresses

    Grace Moore|Aug 10, 2023

    Pine Haven’s council has been working on the issue of ensuring the installation of a uniform residential address system throughout the municipality for several years, including contacting homeowners who employ illegible or no house numbers. The governing body has sought the property owners’ attention to this needed addition, to no avail. “So if we don’t put numbers up there,” Mayor Karla Brandenburg summed the situation up, “it isn’t going to happen.” The purpose of the address plaques is to provide police, fire and ambulance a quick and compr...

  • Service: Glenn Groves

    Aug 10, 2023

    Memorial service for Glenn Groves will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 12, 2023 at Walker Funeral Home 410 Medical Arts Court, Gillette, Wyoming. Glenn passed away on March 7, 2023 in Gillette. Condolences may be sent in care of Walker Funeral Home 410 Medical Arts Court, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at Full story

  • Circuit Court

    Aug 10, 2023

    Speeding – Cody W. Tupper, St. Onge, SD, 96/75, $175; Dinu Ion, Seattle, WA, 84/75, $113; Christine Weisel, Oak Harbor, WA, 40/30, $140; Paula Torres, Laramie, WY, 76/65, $167; Thomas H. Sullivan, Smithville, AR, 86/70, $150; Mia Amaro, Highland, CA, 80/65, $195; Harley Azure, Rapid City, SD, 92/80, $120; Callie R. Littrel, Gillette, WY, 40/20, $170; Logan Westover, Hulett, WY, 90/70, $160; Hua Yu, West Vancouver, BC, Canada, 90/75, $135; Payton Timberman, Moorcroft, WY, 85/75, $105; Ever Lopez Cisneros, Pierce, CO, 55/40, $135; Thomas J...

  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    Aug 10, 2023

    July 24 – Seven VIN checks. Twelve traffic stops. Paper service. Assist another agency. Three EMS calls. Traffic complaint. Traffic hazard. Two accidents. Project Lifesaver. Prisoner transportation. Information. Runaway juvenile. Extra patrol. Business check. Citizen assist. July 25 – Four VIN checks. Traffic stops. Four paper services. Threatening. Prisoner transport. Fraud. Business check. Two citizen disputes. Protection order. Animal complaint. Four fire pages. Two EMS pages. July 26 – Four VIN checks. Five traffic stops. Two paper servi...

  • Card of Thanks

    Aug 10, 2023

    Thank You I want to say a big thank you to everyone who put out my fire before I even knew it was burning. A special thanks to Will West for reporting it before it could spread very far. The Oshoto Fire Zone 25 members are the very best. If you are in this zone and haven’t already donated to them, please do so. You never know when a spark from an electric line, lightning or some other cause will start your fire. If you aren’t in the Oshoto zone, please donated to your local area. I also want to say thank you to all my friends and neighbors who... Full story

  • Wyoming News Briefs

    Wyoming News Exchange Newspapers|Aug 10, 2023

    Driver kills mountain lion on Moose-Wilson Road JACKSON (WNE) — A vehicle hit and killed a mountain lion Thursday evening on the Moose-Wilson Road, a fatal strike that follows a series of other deadly encounters between cars and animals in Jackson Hole. A motorist struck the roughly two-year-old female cat at about 6:30 p.m., said Mark Gocke, a spokesman with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Mountain lions are intelligent, social carnivores that occasionally make public appearances in Jackson Hole. This spring, for example, a young cat w...

  • Devils Tower Car Show next weekend

    Aug 10, 2023

    Don’t miss the annual Devils Tower Car Show next Saturday, August 19, at the Devils Tower KOA Campground! Festivities begin at 10 a.m. This is one of the must-be places for vintage car enthusiasts to be, promising around 100 classic cars, trucks and other amazing wheeled beauties flashing their colors and attitude under the summer sun; owners will be nearby to share their stories with anyone who drops by and wants to visit. Dash plaques and awards will be handed out by judges who wander through the contenders before the end of the day as w...

  • What's happening at the Moorcroft Branch Library

    Serena Buckner|Aug 10, 2023

    We have several new activity kits available for checkout. Our Yard Dice Kit has everything you need for Yard Dice Yahtzee, Yard Dice Farkle, Left, Center, Right, Tic Tac Toe and Checkers. There are two sets of wooden dice included so you can play several games at the same time. The Pet Vet Kit includes Melissa and Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set along with two books: I Want to Be a Veterinarian and DC League of Super-Pets. This kit is perfect for your animal-loving child. Our Dinosaur Kit is full of fun for the dino fans in your...

  • Commissioners

    Aug 10, 2023

    PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday, August 1, 2023 8:30 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Fred M. Devish, Vice-Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Member Bob Latham and County Clerk Melissa Jones. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited to the Flag. Dan Thomas, County Assessor explained the mill levy to the Board. Bob moved to order the following mill levy on all Crook County property as authorized by law as presented by Dan Thomas, County Assessor: PROPERTY TAX LEVY REQUEST REPORT... Full story

  • PRECorp Foundation donates truck to Oshoto VFD

    Aug 10, 2023

    The Oshoto Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) in northern Crook County is the first – of what could be multiple local volunteer fire departments – to receive a retired field truck from its electric cooperative Powder River Energy Foundation Corporation (PRECorp Foundation). Through the efforts of the PRECorp Board of Directors and the PRECorp Foundation Board of Directors, a program is being designed to assist rural volunteer fire departments obtain vehicles that have been rotated out of PRE...