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Land swap grinds to a halt

Commissioners balk at $6.4 million relocation estimate By Sarah Pridgeon After seeing the estimated cost of rebuilding the county fairgrounds, the County Commission has opted not to continue with the proposed land swap. The City of Sundance, Crook County School…

Cook Lake public meeting set

A public meeting will be held in Sundance, Wyo. to discuss the Cook Lake recreation closure area. The meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, from 6-7 p.m. in the Crook County Courthouse basement, 309 E Cleveland St, Sundance.…

CCMSD upgrades continue

By Sarah Pridgeon   At this month’s regular meeting of the Crook County Medical Services District Board of Trustees, interim CEO Ken Archer spoke of the changes, repairs and upgrades that have been taking place recently at the Sundance facility…

Beerfest coming up

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End-of-summer celebration to include family-friendly events and attractions By Sarah Pridgeon The inaugural Sundance Beer Festival takes place next weekend and will now coincide with several other local events, from trail runs to brown bag auctions. The community is warmly…

Icy challenge

(Sarah Pridgeon photo) Sixth grade teachers Heather Dryden and Abbie Love gamely took on the ice bucket challenge at lunchtime on Tuesday, with a little help from Principal Brian Hartwig. A phenomenon that has been making rounds on social media…

Fair Board builds wish list for potential swap

Board anticipates public meeting to show off plans next month By Sarah Pridgeon   At the recommendation of the County Commissioners, the Crook County Fair Board held the first of two meetings with HDR Engineering last week to outline its…

Lottery launches this week

(Sarah Pridgeon photo) Dallas Johnson and Dawn Steier show off the new WyoLotto equipment at the Fresh Start convenience store in Sundance.

By Sarah Pridgeon   WyoLotto launches this weekend to great fanfare around the state. Tickets for both Powerball® and Mega Millions® will go on sale on August 24 and the first drawing will take place on August 26 at 8:59…

Primary Election Local Results

The following are early results and are not official until verified. Republican STATE SENATOR SENATE DISTRICT #1 Ogden Driskill             1055*                 1996** Judy McCullough        1114*                 1942** Tony Johnson               219*                   489** Write-in                             7*                        9** None                               104*                   319** STATE REPRESENTATIVE HOUSE DISTRICT #1…

Final (unofficial) results

17 of 17 precincts reporting County Commissioner Steve Stahla- 1076 Jeane Whalen – 780 Roger Connett – 644 Otto Schlosser – 614 John Moline, Jr. – 508 Wayne Garman – 489 Mark Viergets – 284 County Sheriff Jeff Hodge –…