Articles from the August 31, 2023 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    August 31, 2023

Council puts focus on transparency

The question of procedural transparency was brought up at last Wednesday's meeting of Moorcroft's governing body; specifically, how Moorcroft's council and public works has been contracting the...


Early morning dig

As Moorcroft awaits further funding from the State Land and Investment Board (SLIB) to continue the remaining phases of the Powder River Project, replacing failing infrastructure, Public Works crews...


County to be focus area for CWD

Crook County is one of the focus areas for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing this year and hunters are asked for their help to collect lymph node samples. "Game and Fish is requesting samples...


Bruce Langdon McAmis

Bruce Langdon McAmis, age 94 of Alva, Wyoming peacefully entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on August 22, 2023. Bruce was born February 9, 1929 to Carp and Elizabeth (Langdon) McAmis. He was the oldest of seven children.... Full story


Circuit Court

Speeding – Timothy Signer, Overland Park, KS, 80/70, $105; Elizabeth Kroll, Papillion, NE, 75/65, $105; Taylor Garman, Sundance, WY, 90/65, $185; Paul J. Laurenzi, Milton, DE, 84/70, $140 Fail to Drive Vehicle Within Single Lane – Leonard...


Wyoming News Briefs

Driver booked for assault after hitting pedestrian with car CHEYENNE (WNE) — A male pedestrian was transported to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Thursday evening after a driver struck him with his vehicle. The victim is in custody, and the...


CCSD announces free and reduced school lunch program

Crook County School District #1 has announced its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program, and/or School Breakfast Program. Each school and the office...


Crook County Sheriff's Office

Aug. 21 – Three VIN checks. Assist other agency. Traffic hazard. Trauma. Vicious animal. Four business checks. Animal complaint. Aug. 22 – Three VIN checks. Two prisoner transports. Four traffic stops. Animal complaint. Business check....


Moorcroft Police

On August 21, police were requested to do a welfare check as a report came in of a juvenile attempting to commit suicide by drinking bleach and taking pills. Officer arrived at the home and contacted the juvenile and their parent. EMS was called and...


What's happening at the Moorcroft Branch Library

The Adult Summer Reading Challenge ends on September 8; please get your logs turned into the library by September 8 so we can draw for prizes. We have several amazing prizes to give away! We have received an abundance of DVD donations recently so...


Moorcroft residents place at State Horseshoes

Competitors were in Cheyenne last weekend for the 2023 State Horseshoe Tournament. Sanctioned Wyoming Horseshoe Pitching Association members came from all over the state for the competition. Three...


Bus driver clinic held

Crook County School District #1 recently held their Wyoming State-required six hours of training in Sundance. All bus drivers and substitute drivers attended. Trainings this year included Suicide Intervention and Behavior Management, provided by...

 By LaNae Curr    Sports    August 31, 2023

Lady Wolves improve with each game

Over the weekend, the Moorcroft Lady Wolves Varsity and Junior Varsity teams traveled to Douglas for a tournament, while our freshman team went to a tournament in Newcastle. It was a weekend of growth and learning.  On Friday, the Varsity team fell...


Football season gets underway

Cole Cantu avoids pressure from Keaton Mills to get a pass off during last week's scrimmage vs. the Upton-Sundance Patriots. The Wolves lost the matchup 41-6....

 By Mary Hunter    Sports    August 31, 2023

Cross Country takes on Beartrap Invite

Kelly Walsh Beartrap Invite August 25, 2023 Marcus James, the only high school runner, ran his Varsity 5K in the respectable time of 20:02.70. Mikhail Reich earned second place with a time of...


Moorcroft Invite sharpens Wolves'game

The Moorcroft Golf team hosted the Moorcroft Invite at the Keyhole Country Club on Friday. Carter Hatling improved his 18-hole score, improving by 8 strokes from the prior week's events.  For...



CROOK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 REPORT OF SCHOOL REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES Sources and Uses for the Year Ended June 30, 2023 FUNDS CCSD Capital Capital Special Projects Projects Enterprise Internal Trust Agency General Revenue Fund Fund Lunch... Full story



Town of Moorcroft Regular Meeting of the Council Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023 Town Council Present: Mayor Ben Glenn, Councilmembers Dale Petersen, Austin Smith, Bob Stewart, and Heidi Humpal Town Employees Present: Police Chief Bill Bryant, Public... Full story



NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR BIDS The Town Of Pine Haven hereby request sealed bids for a Construction Project to the Pine Haven Community Center which includes upgrading the building’s exterior. Bid Specifications for the Project may be picked up Pine... Full story


School Warrants

Crook County School District No. 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 21ST, 2023 IN SUNDANCE,... Full story



PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday, August 22, 2023 8:30 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Fred M. Devish, Vice-Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, via conference call, Member Bob... Full story


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