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Juvenile services reaches end of funding

By Sarah Pridgeon Federal funding opportunities have dried up for the Crook County Community Juvenile Services Board, the enterprise that helps kids in trouble reintegrate into society. To keep the program going, said Board Member Ernie Reinhold, the department will…

Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan gets countywide approval

By Sarah Pridgeon The Crook County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan was officially adopted at this month’s meeting of the commissioners. Presented by Fire Warden Gari Gill, it has been a work in progress for the emergency management department for several years…

Pipeline policy stripped down further

By Sarah Pridgeon The county’s proposed policy for the installation and maintenance of commercial pipelines on or across county roads was stripped down further at December’s regular meeting. This followed a decision from the County Commissioners to reduce the scope…

Town ready to spread holiday cheer

By Sarah Pridgeon   Christmas will soon be upon us and the celebrations are underway in Sundance. From gift sales and carols to candy contests and parades, the month of December will be full of festive joy. The Festival of…

Hoax 911 calls tie up local lines

By Sarah Pridgeon Hoax 911 calls may seem like a harmless prank, but a rash of fake emergencies has tied up Sundance’s phone lines all too often in recent weeks. Local law enforcement has received multiple hoax calls, says Police…