Articles from the August 18, 2022 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    August 18, 2022

Food pantry facing crisis

Moorcroft Interfaith Community (MIC) has employed a different type of pantry for the past few years with positive results, ensuring food for an ever increasing number of households. However, the...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 18, 2022

Upsets mark several local primary races

The primary election saw several local races called for challengers, according to the unofficial results. In nonpartisan municipal races, two candidates will move forward to the general election for...

 By Grace Moore    News    August 18, 2022

New face on the force

Upon the recommendation from Chief of Police Bill Bryant, retired Chicago police officer Dan Latham was hired for the open position on the Moorcroft police force by council Monday night. The formerly retired Chicago, IL police officer has lived on...


Robert Joseph Gean

Robert “Bob” Joseph Gean, 84, of Moorcroft, Wyoming, passed away August 11, 2022, at the Campbell County Memorial Hospital. He fought a brave battle but was called home to be with his loved ones that left this Earth before him. Robert was born... Full story


Post-election editorial

I am writing this on the Saturday before the primary election on Tuesday. Win or lose, I wanted to thank the voters of Senate District 1, for their support and help through the years. I truly did (do) the best I can to represent their views and wishe...



In the article “Fire danger prompts local bans”, located on the front page of the Moorcroft Leader last week, the governing body did not rescind the exception allowing residents within town limits to have open flames according to municipal law 13... Full story


Wyoming News Briefs

Transient man arrested for setting another man on fire CHEYENNE (WNE) – A 54-year-old transient man was arrested early Sunday morning after Cheyenne Police said he set another man on fire. Kenneth Potter, 54, was found at Martin Luther King Park wi...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    August 18, 2022

Moorcroft man jailed on possession charge

Robert Myles of Moorcroft has been sentenced to up to four years in a state penal institution following an incident in which he was reported for attempting to steal a vehicle from a residence. On October 15, 2021, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office de...


Youth Library News

Story time is every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m., geared toward preschool age children, however everyone is welcome. Kids Paint class is once a month, participants must sign up. Please call the library at 307-756-3232 for details. We will be having...


Library News

The book club will meet in the meeting room at the library on August 18 at 1 p.m. to discuss River Of Heaven by Lee Martin. Come in and join us! Food and drinks provided. We will also be hosting our first ever End of Summer Foam Party! It will be at...


Pine Haven Day Parade

The theme of this year’s Labor Day Parade in Pine Haven is “What’s your favorite decade?” The festivities will be held on September 3 and start at 2 p.m. along Pine Haven Road with line up at 1 p.m. at the ball field. Guests are encouraged...

 By Grace Moore    News    August 18, 2022

One family learns community

The Webb kids, six-year-old Waylon, four-year-old Levi and three-year-old Thomas, were proud of their hard work selling lemonade and homemade peanut butter bars at their stand in Moorcroft last...


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 August 15th, 2022, at SUNDANCE,... Full story



NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR BIDS The Town of Pine Haven hereby requesting sealed bids for the purchase of a standard, good used Command Vehicle. Should be a crew cab or club cab pickup truck or SUV with an emergency light package, siren and communications... Full story


Public Hearing

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2022 BUSINESS READY COMMUNITY GRANT AND LOAN PROGRAM APPLICATION FOR TOWN OF PINE HAVEN LEGACY SUBDIVISION PROJECT The Wyoming Business Council is seeking grant and loan applications from counties, incorporated... Full story

 By Grace Moore    News    August 18, 2022

Proposed mining site south of Pine Haven

Black Hills Bentonite LLC of Casper, WY has asked for a permit to mine bentonite a couple miles south of Pine Haven and the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) invites all area residents to a public meeting at the...



TOWN OF PINE HAVEN PINE HAVEN, WYOMING 2021 Double Chip Seal ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed Bids for the construction of the 2022 Double Chip Seal (project) will be received by the Town of Pine Haven at Town Hall located at 24 Waters Drive, Pine... Full story



Town of Moorcroft Regular Meeting of the Council Monday, August 8, 2022 Town Council Present: Mayor Ben Glenn, Councilmen Dale Petersen, Austin Smith and Paul Smoot Absent: Councilman Dusty Petz Town Representatives Present: Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl... Full story



NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO AMEND SOURCE MATERIAL LICENSE – STRATA ENERGY, INC. Public Notice Strata Energy, Inc. of Oshoto, Wyoming has applied for an amendment of its Source Material License (WYSUA-1601, Amendment 11) from the Land Quality Division... Full story



Public Notice Crook County is seeking bids for the supply of Propane for the 2022/2023 fiscal year.  Proposals will be opened at 11:00 am on September 6th, 2022. Any received after that date will not be considered. For a bid packet go to... Full story



PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Monday, August 8, 2022 5:00 o’clock p.m. Present for the special meeting were Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Vice-Chairwoman Jeanne A. Whalen, Member... Full story


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