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Articles from the September 9, 2021 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    September 9, 2021

Tough decisions ahead for town center

Ben Levenger of Down Town Redevelopment Services, the company hired to conduct a feasibility study of the Moorcroft Town Center (MTC), reported his findings thus far to the Moorcroft Town Council afte...

 By Grace Moore    News    September 9, 2021

Pine Haven Days

Pine Haven celebrated their annual Labor Day Parade and Fish Fry Saturday. Parade The celebration started with a parade showing off a few familiar faces and floats as well as a couple new ones. A stan...


Merle Lynn Duvall

Merle Lynn Duvall passed away peacefully on August 26, 2021, surrounded by family at his home in Laramie. Born November 1, 1949 to Merle M. and Pauline Duvall, Lynn was a beloved and loving husband, brother, father, grandfather and uncle. He is... Full story


Kenny Glover

Kenny Glover went home to the Lord on September 1, 2021, with his wife by his side. Kenneth Charles Glover was born on a rural homestead south of Sundance, Wyoming. He was delivered by a midwife on December 6, 1937, to Theodore K. Glover and Bonnie... Full story


Gilbert "Gib" Hansen Wilson

Gilbert "Gib" Hansen Wilson, 90 of Spearfish, South Dakota, died from COVID-19 Monday, August 30, 2021, at Fort Meade VA Medical Center in Sturgis, South Dakota. Gib was born July 16, 1931 in Lincoln, Nebraska, the son of Curtis and Naomi (Gilbert)... Full story


John Long

John Long, 77, of Gillette, Wyoming, passed away with COVID-19 lung complications Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Campbell County Memorial Hospital. A celebration of his life begins at 1 p.m. (MDT), Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Clarenbach Memorial... Full story


John Edward Strong

Sunday, September 5, 2021, John Edward Strong, loving husband and father passed away in Upton at the age of 59.  John was born April 30, 1962 to George and Alice Strong.  He was the youngest of ten children. John graduated from Upton High School... Full story


State Briefs

Fentanyl deaths reported in Fremont County RIVERTON (WNE) — Local health officials and law enforcement are warning residents about an uptick in drug-related incidents involving fentanyl and opioids.  “In June, the Fremont County Coroner’s Offi...


Fourteenth annual open house/potluck at Carlile

Members of Fire Zone #16 are hosting their 14th annual open house/pot luck at the Carlile Fire Hall on Sat., Sept. 18, from 6 p.m. until everyone goes home. Live music will be performed by Bob, Pat and Doug, along with Doug Ren, giving guests a...


Bus drivers attend clinic

The annual Crook County Bus Drivers Clinic was held in Hulett on August 19, with 40 drivers attending. Drivers completed their six-hour, state mandatory training, while refreshing their loading and...


Lady Wolves win at home

On Thursday, September 2, the Moorcroft varsity volleyball team won their home non-conference match against Hulett by a score of three games to one....


Friday night lights in Greybull

On September 3, the Moorcroft Wolves traveled to Greybull to play under the Friday night lights. The game started slow for Moorcroft as turnovers halted their drives. This benefitted the Buffs as they scored several times in the first quarter to...



NOTICE OF COMPLETION AND FINAL ACCEPTANCE In accordance with the provisions of paragraph 16-6-116, Wyoming State Statutes, 1977 Revised Edition, the Town of Moorcroft, hereby gives notice that R.CS. Construction, Inc., whose address is P.O. Box 9337,... Full story



WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO BID The Wyoming Department of Transportation will receive bids electronically through Public Purchase until 11:00 A.M., Mountain Time on October 5, 2021, at which time they will be... Full story



WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO BID The Wyoming Department of Transportation will receive bids electronically through Public Purchase until 11:00 A.M., Mountain Time on October 5, 2021, at which time they will be... Full story


Circuit Court

Speeding – Long Nguyen, CA, 83/70, $125; Gregory Oswald, SD, 70/45, $295; Rosa Hassapis, WA, 86/75, $115; Karen Howton, CA, 88/75, $125; Adam Skirmont, IL, 65/45, $170; Apolonio Deltoro, CA, 86/75, $115; Joydeep Das, MN, 89/80, $103; Ghullam Qurban...


Crook County Sheriff's Office

Aug. 30 – VIN check. Three traffic stops. Paper service. Fire ban violation. Assist another agency. Special enforcement – Sand Creek civil assist. Assist Moorcroft Police. Assist motorist. House watch. Business checks. Fire page. EMS page. Aug....



Paradise Foods and JBR Trucking of Pine Haven donated a Traeger grill as a fundraiser to benefit the Pine Haven Volunteer Fire Department. Landis Kent won the grill and the donation brought $5035 to...


Hughes turns 100

Editor's Note: the following story was originally published by the Gillette News Record about Moorcroft's oldest living resident, Bill Hughes, who turns 100 on Wednesday, September 8. Recalling...


Kathleen May McAmis Svoboda

Kathleen May McAmis Svoboda, 70, of Anthem, Arizona, entered into eternal rest with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, September 5, 2021, at her home near Alva, Wyoming. Kathleen was born in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, on April 17, 1951, th... Full story


Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD)

Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD) August 3rd Regular Board Meeting Minutes CALL MEETING TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 12:02 pm by Chairman Wayne Garman. ATTENDANCE Board: Wayne Garman, Lily Altaffer, Kim Fundaun, Wanda...


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