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 By Grace Moore    News    September 17, 2020

Lagoon project begins

Ordinance 3-2020 was read for the third and final time and subsequently adopted at Monday night’s meeting of the Moorcroft Town Council. This municipal law is the final step in releasing the RDF...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    September 17, 2020

Councilman resigns

When Moorcroft’s council came together Monday night, Councilman Owen Mathews, who has been absent a number of times over the last two years due to a change of personal circumstances, sent in a letter of resignation, which was approved. Election...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    September 17, 2020

Positive reports for council

Public Works and the volunteer fire department were the only town departments with reports to give at last Tuesday night’s meeting of the Pine Haven Council. DEQ recently inspected Pine Haven’s sanitation system, according to Public Works Directo...

 

"Over the Hill Gang" open new center

Pine Haven citizens saw the official opening of their own senior center last Wednesday, celebrating with a lunch of barbecued brisket and sides that was prepared off site and served in the dining...

 

Crystal Meadows

Funeral service for Crystal Meadows was held Monday, September 14, 2020 at Gillette Memorial Chapel with Charlie Gulley officiating; interment followed at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. The service was live-streamed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com at... Full story

 

Gary Harold Donner

Gary Harold Donner was born in Billings, Montana, March 12, 1933, the second youngest of Charlie and Dora Harvey Donner. Gary passed away on September 7, 2020, in Crook Memorial Hospital in Sundance, Wyoming. Gary moved at a young age from Idaho to R... Full story

 

Dickie D. Conzelman

Dickie D. Conzelman, 73, passed away on September 10, 2020. Dick was born April 12, 1947, in Spearfish, South Dakota, the youngest of six children to Glenn Conzelman and Effie Mae (Lawrence) Conzelman. He attended a rural school through the eighth... Full story

 

11th Annual Heritage Round-Up

West Texas Trail Museum (WTTM), in conjunction with the Moorcroft Historical Society (MHS), held their 11th Annual Heritage Round Up at West Texas Trail Museum on Saturday, September 12. For my first Heritage Round Up, I think it was a notable...

 

State Briefs

Woman sentenced to probation in embezzlement from county GILLETTE (WNE) — The former employee who stole almost $40,000 in taxpayer money from the Campbell County Treasurer’s Office is serving a 30-day split sentence in county jail before being...

 

MCDC keep Moorcroft area signage shining

On Sunday, September 13, the Moorcroft Community Development Committee (MCDC) restored the Devils Tower sign located north of town on State Highway 14. Committee member Ken Newby and volunteer Paul...

 

Pfeil receives 2020 Gillette College President's Award

Gillette College graduate Andrea Pfeil is the recipient of the 2020 President’s Award. This award is presented each year to a Gillette College graduating sophomore based on cumulative GPA and their...

 

Enzi accepting nominees to military academies

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is accepting applications for nominations to the U.S. military service academies for the 2021-22 school year. Every year, Enzi gives Wyoming youth considering military careers the opportunity to apply for a nomination...

 

First road win for Wolves

The Moorcroft Wolves traveled down to Saratoga for a Saturday afternoon game over the weekend. Looking for the first road win of the season, the pack was determined to keep their strong start moving...

 

Wolves start strong in season opener

Friday, September 4, the Wolves embraced the new 2020 season with COVID-19 regulations as they hosted the Greybull Buffaloes. The team started the game strong, taking only six plays for Zane Linder...

 

Lady Wolves ranked #2

Last Tuesday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Hulett to compete against the Devils, winning the match. The junior varsity team also brought home a win. This triumph puts the Wolves at 5-1 and ranks them...

 

Golf season sees team improvements

With the end of the fall golf season quickly approaching, Coach Arlie Hulm had this to say of his Wolves. “The team has been doing a good job.  All three boys ended their season improving every tournament and I’m looking forward to having them...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On September 8, police received a welfare check on a small child wearing a backpack walking toward Texas Trails Subdivision. Caller was worried something was wrong, or that the child was lost since school had just started and the child was walking aw...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Henry R. Hall, IL, 99/80, $155; Jerald Noreen, MN, 79/70, $103; Jason Bartz, CA, 88/80, $101; Lori Pilgrim, GA, 50/45, $65; Justin Jones, Moorcroft, 101/80, $165; Hanlin Tian, IL, 95/80, $135; William Warren Reed, TX, 54/45, $103; Cesar...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Aug. 31 – Six VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Traffic complaint. Civil assist. Fingerprints x 2. Suspicious person complaint. Domestic disturbance. Burglary. Assist Hulett Police. Two EMS pages. Two fire pages. Sept. 1 – Six VIN checks. Two...

 

Project to improve accessibility at Devils Tower

Work resumes this week on a project to improve accessibility at Devils Tower. Superintendent Amnesty Kochanowski said, “We want all people to be able to experience the nation’s first national...

 

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