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Articles from the September 22, 2022 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    September 22, 2022

New speed signs in Pine Haven

Pine Haven Director of Public Works Sunny Schell will be installing speed limit signage informing drivers of the 20 mile an hour limit throughout municipal roadways as well as ensuring drivers of tractor/trailers recognize the ten mile an hour limit...


Homecoming 2022

This year's Homecoming Week began with recognition of Moorcroft's athletes and with the inclusion of seventh and eighth grades into the secondary school. To this end, the celebration of school sports...

 By Grace Moore    News    September 22, 2022

Residents question subdivision impact

Pine Haven resident Don Dihle spoke to the town council last Tuesday evening regarding his concerns about the increased truck traffic along Vista Grande Drive, calling it a public nuisance and safety...


Mildred Tope

Mildred Tope, age 97, died Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Belle Estate Assisted Living, Belle Fourche, South Dakota. Mildred Della (Shepherd) Tope was born on October 2, 1924 to Piney (Pollock) Shepherd and Alf Shepherd. She was the first child... Full story


Phyllis Darlene Queen

Phyllis Darlene (Davis) Queen was born September 15, 1939, to Thomas and Betty (Dewey) Davis at her Aunt Leota's house. Her first two years of school were taught by her mother at home, and then she attended the Davis Country School her third year.... Full story


Worship at Devils Tower

The Oshoto Community Bible Church and the Hulett First Baptist Church invite those interested to join them for a day of singing and worship Sunday, September 25, starting at 10 a.m. at the lower campground of Devils Tower. For guests who arrive a...


Octoberfest is 20 years old

Pine Haven’s fire department auxiliary is hosting their 20th annual Octoberfest Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Brats, German stew and dessert are on the menu with a bake sale and silent auction for guests to peruse as well as a cash...


Wyoming News Briefs

Campbell County finally succeeds in getting federal grant for industrial park GILLETTE (WNE) — If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. And again. And again. After numerous failed attempts at getting funding for an industrial park,...


UW shifts tuition model, hikes prices

LARAMIE — The way University of Wyoming students and administrators approach tuition will change next year. The UW Board of Trustees gave the green light for two recommendations from administrators Thursday: increase tuition by 4% and transition to...


Artist of the Month – Neil Gray

Moorcroft businessman Neil Gray and wife Dee have been familiar faces in Moorcroft for several years, having opened the doors to their antique store eight years ago. Not all of the items Gray gathers...


Western music in Moorcroft at the Crook County Library

Two troubadours are coming to Moorcroft for an evening of contemporary folk and western music at the Crook County Library on Mon., Oct. 3, when award-winning songwriters Kerry Grombacher and Aspen Black will perform their “Songs & Stories of the Am...


Library News

The Library is teaming up with the museum to host a show performed by Kerry Gromacher and Aspen Black. They will be performing “The Legacy of Wyoming” at the West Texas Trail Museum on Monday, October 3 at 6 p.m. The show is inspired by true...


Lady Wolves represent Moorcroft well at Conference

Conference play has started for the Moorcroft Lady Wolves. The team went 1-1 for the weekend in our 3A conference. We travelled first to #5 Buffalo and had a hard-fought battle, falling short, Buffalo 3 Moorcroft 1 (25-17, 23-25, 25-17, 25-21). We...


Wolves continue to show improvement

The Wolves Football team was on the road on Friday for a game vs. Southeast. The game was immediately delayed due to a small storm, but it didn’t put things behind by more than half an hour. The boys came out a little unsettled, but quickly came...



PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday, September 6, 2022 8:30 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Vice-Chairwoman Jeanne A. Whalen, Member Fred M. Devish and... Full story






Crook County Weed and Pest have the following Items posted for sale: Approximately 30 sheets of Tin 4-Wheeler Tracks. Miscellaneous Office Supplies Sealed bids are due in the Weed and Pest office on or by October 12, 2022 at 6 p.m. The Crook County... Full story


Public Service Commission

PUBLIC NOTICE The Wyoming Public Service Commission (Commission) approved the Application of Black Hills Wyoming Gas, LLC d/b/a Black Hills E n e r g y ( B H W G o r t h e Company) to implement a decrease of $0.0022 per therm in the Company’s... Full story


Public Service Commission

PUBLIC NOTICE The Wyoming Public Service Commission (Commission) approved the Revised Application of Black Hills Wyoming Gas, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy (BHWG) to establish a total purchased gas cost rate of $0.05592 per therm, representing an... Full story



State of Wyoming ) In the District Court ) § County of Crook ) Sixth Judicial District IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: GEORGE B. WATERS a/k/a SKIP WATERS, Deceased. ) Probate No. 5901 ) ) ) ) ) NOTICE OF PROBATE TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID... Full story



Notice of Public Hearing The Town of Pine Haven Planning and Zoning Board will hold a Public Hearing concerning a Variance Application received form Richard and Shyla Hein, for construction of a detached garage at 17 South Whitetail drive, Lot 2-A... Full story


Crook County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 12 – Three VIN checks. Paper service. Traffic stop. Business check. Trespassing complaint. Two animal complaints. Fingerprints. Suspicious circumstance. Traffic hazard. Four EMS pages. Sept. 13 – Child abuse/neglect. Citizen assist. Fraud....


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