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 By Grace Moore    News    January 17, 2019 

Expansion approved for town landfill

The longstanding issue of garbage was again discussed at the Monday night meeting of the Moorcroft Town council with, still, no apparent resolution. Though the vertical expansion at the landfill has b...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    January 17, 2019 

Citizens accept snow route proposal

Residents of Texas Trails Subdivision attended the town council meeting Monday night to discuss the plan Moorcroft’s governing body is entertaining to designate the main ingress/egress of the subdivision as a snow route. The creation of the route...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 17, 2019 

Know it. Name it. Stop it

One in every six American women and one in 17 men have been impacted by the psychological terror of being stalked. This January marks the fifteenth National Stalking Awareness Month, a call to action to recognize and respond to a serious crime that...

 

Caregiver support group meeting in Sundance

The Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce that a support group for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is now meeting regularly in Sundance. Nearly 10,000 people in Wyoming are living with Alzh...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 17, 2019 

Moorcroft man charged with felony theft

Moorcroft man Dewey Schoenewald faces felony theft charges after a search of his residence uncovered numerous items that had been taken from another person’s property. On December 28, Crook County Dispatch received a complaint of a theft that had...

 

Reports

Moorcroft Police Report December 17 - January 6 On December 18, officer assisted Gillette Police Department in locating a vehicle that was at the scene of a possible hit and run. Officer found the vehicle in question and it did not have any damage...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    January 10, 2019

Plowing through the problem

The newly seated Moorcroft Town Council discussed problems caused by snow on town streets at the January 2 special meeting, focusing on the issues faced by the municipal plow, police department and...

 

CCFV CORE Volunteer training offered

Would you like to become one of our volunteers? Crook County Family Violence would like to invite you to attend the FREE 32 hour CORE Volunteer Training Monday, January 14 through Thursday, January 17. This four day training will be presented at...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    January 10, 2019

Pine Haven water pump fails over holidays

Pine Haven’s Bill Cunningham had only filled the office of mayor for a day when the town’s water pump, which had been replaced in well #2 in November, stopped running on Wednesday. According to HDR Engineering’s Heath Turbiville, the electrical...

 

Be a hero, give blood

United Blood Services will be in Moorcroft on Thursday, January 17 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Moorcroft Fire Hall. The Moorcroft Presbyterian deacons will again be sponsoring the drive by providing refreshments. As always, all types of blood are...

 
 By Pam Jespersen    News    January 10, 2019

Library News

Happy New Year everyone, come see us for your reading enjoyment. Our library has DVDs that includes several series, Blue Bloods, Longmire, Hill Street Blues, NCIS, Grey’s Anatomy just to name a few. Magazines, CD books, children’s books and...

 

In Your Words: What do you procrastinate most about at this time of year?

ADRIANNA MATERI “It’s cold and I don’t want to go outside and fill my car up with gas.” DAISY SOESBE “Cleaning our room and putting our Christmas toys away.” HELENE ORBORSKI “Cleaning...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 3, 2019

A Look Forward

What goals have our local governments and entities set for themselves over the coming months? Where might we be when 2019 draws to a close? In this issue, we’ll be taking a look forward to the projects, plans and objectives that our county has in...

 

Crook County Food Pantry

During the month of December, the Pantry received approximately 1340 pounds of donated food, and provided assistance to over 174 people. This included 12 new clients, 69 youth under the age of 18 and 47 persons over the age of 60. We also provided...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 3, 2019

Shutdown affects Devils Tower, Forest Service

With the federal government frozen in place until a funding deal can be reached, national parks and Forest service sites across Wyoming have been impacted. A partial federal government shutdown was still in place as this week began, causing closure...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Greg W. Jones, SD, 83/75, $86; Jaime Alejo-Alonso, CO, 92/80, $105; Ronald F. Miller, WI, 88/70, $135; Timothy W. Madsen, Laramie, 85/65, $145 Speed Too Fast for Condiditions – Clarence E. Frazier, SD, $75 Text While Driving – Sarah...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Dec. 24 – Paper service. Ten traffic stops. Deputy investigated report of littering. Deputy investigated crash. Deputy investigated domestic. Deputy checked welfare of subject. Deputy arrested two subjects. Detention Deputy booked in two subjects....

 

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