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Kuhl resigns

A civil trial that was to consider the removal of Mary Kuhl from her position as Crook County Treasurer will no longer be necessary because her letter of resignation was accepted by the county commissioners on Friday. The trial was set to begin on...

 

First fall

Moorcroft residents woke to snow Tuesday morning as the work day began. After a mild fall so far, people pulled on their winter garb and walked around water puddles from the rain that preceded the...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 14, 2021

Council considers traffic control request

Moorcroft's council answered questions from resident John Critel on Monday night, including a concern regarding the traffic along South Belle Fourche Avenue. His first issue is the vehicles lining the street during the distribution of provisions;...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    October 14, 2021

Williamson awarded for artwork

Fifth grader Wyatt Williamson, who attends MK-8, was recognized at an award ceremony Monday afternoon for his outstanding hand drawn bookmark. He received a certificate and a letter of...

 

Shirley Dillinger

Funeral service for Shirley Dillinger will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, October 15, 2021 at High Plains Community Church with Pastor Dan Morgan officiating; interment at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00... Full story

 

Suzanne Wieler Harris

Suzanne Wieler Harris, 70, of Moorcroft passed away peacefully Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She was born November 13, 1950 to Henry and Isabelle (Grant) Wieler in Cleveland, OH. Her family... Full story

 

Ethel Anderson Chatfield

Ethel Anderson Chatfield was born on April 9, 1926, and earned her Angel Wings on October 6, 2021. Her parents, Andrew and Marie, were Danish immigrants and she was one of the youngest of nine children. Ethel loved her siblings fiercely. She... Full story

 
 By Grace Moore    News    October 14, 2021

MTC decisions to be made

It’s time for the Moorcroft municipal and regional community to participate in a discussion of the findings and recommendations of Downtown Redevelopement Services, the company that has been evaluating possible future growth of Moorcroft. This...

 

Blacksheep selected as supervisory park ranger for interpretation and education

Superintendent Amnesty Kochanowski announced the selection of Curlinda Mitchell Blacksheep, Ed.D. as the new supervisory park ranger for interpretation and education at Devils Tower National Monument. She will lead visitor services such as managing...

 

Guest Editorial: Don't push Medicaid expantion on Wyoming

Every session for the past several years, the Wyoming legislature has endured one push after another for Obamacare Medicaid expansion. For my part, I have held steady against expansion in every debate. My position has brought no end of criticism...

 

Make a real mummy this Halloween

Looking for a scary good time this Halloween? You are invited to a party at the Pine Haven Community Center on All Hallow’s Eve itself. As part of the fun, guests will have the chance to help create a real Halloween monster. Help turn Dillon into...

 

Wolves fall to Bulldogs

The crowd packed in for the opening game of Sundance's homecoming weekend as the Moorcroft Lady Wolves confidently moved onto the court to face the Bulldogs. Both teams brought their crowd and energy...

 

Lingle take down Wolves

On Friday night, the Moorcroft Wolves traveled to Lingle to battle Lingle-Ft. Laramie on the gridiron. It was a beautiful evening for a football game. The Wolves struggled right out of the gate by allowing Lingle to run the opening kickoff back for...

 

DOH: don't overlook need for flu shots

Following an unusually quiet 2020-21 flu season, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) official says the need for flu shots remains important to help protect Wyoming residents from influenza as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. “As the next flu...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On October 4, police assisted Crook County Sheriff’s Office on an unattended death call. On October 7, police assisted Moorcroft EMS on an emergency call. On October 7, police assisted Moorcroft EMS on an emergency call. On October 8, police were...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Dalan Leblanc, 83/70, $125; Jared Fratcher, CA, 88/80, $101; Miguel Porchas Campa, AZ, 78/70, $101; Connor Friske, SD, 93/75, $150; Sean Lewis, FL, 91/75, $140; Nathan J. McGuire, TX, 91/70, $165; Jess R. Jimison, Moorcroft, 79/70,...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 27 – Five traffic stops. Four VIN checks. Fire page. Three sets fingerprints. Child abuse/neglect report. Four EMS pages. Notified coroner. Vehicle crash. Two suspicious person reports. Assisted motorist. Animal complaint. Courtesy ride....

 

State Briefs

Deputy rescues juvenile from canal POWELL (WNE) — An off-duty Park County Sheriff’s deputy jumped into action to rescue a juvenile from an irrigation canal on Sunday. The juvenile and another youth had crashed their UTV into a lateral canal...

 

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