Local News

Recycling program in final year

By Sarah Pridgeon As the city’s recycling program moves into its final contracted period, Joe Bunnell of Northern Hills Recycling paid an impromptu visit to the council at last week’s regular meeting to update them on its progress. The program…

Fact-finding tour winds through county

By Sarah Pridgeon Congressional representatives from Washington arrived in Crook County last week, just in time for Burnout Wednesday. Sundance and the Devils Tower were the last legs of a tour that crossed the northeast from Sheridan, taking in local…

WYDOT to address Rupe Hill landslide

By Sarah Pridgeon One of the largest landslides affecting a Wyoming state highway is located just outside Sundance on Hwy 14. A thousand feet in length and up to 70 feet in depth, it has been moving constantly since 2011,…

Fire restrictions back in effect

By Sarah Pridgeon With the grass beginning to dry and cure in the summer sunshine, burning restrictions across the county will go back into effect on Monday, July 29. Until further notice, burning is only permitted at night and in…

Climbing routes reopened

Superintendent Reed Robinson reopens 45 climbing routes on the North side of Devils Tower. Park staff have recently determined that nesting Prairie Falcons have moved on to other locations and are no longer nesting on the Tower. The climbing routes were temporarily…

Field reps to hold office hours

DeAnna Kay, Denise Ebzery, and Matt Jones, Field Representatives for U.S. Senators Michael Enzi and John Barrasso and Congressman Cynthia Lummis are scheduled to hold “Office Hours” Thurs., July 25 in Pine Haven, Hulett and Sundance at the following times…

Trouble brewing? City debates malt permits

By Sarah Pridgeon Though state law allows anyone who does not already hold a liquor license to buy a 24-hour malt beverage permit with city approval, the City of Sundance has historically banned any vendor who does not sell alcohol…

July City Council

By Sarah Pridgeon At this month’s regular meeting of the council, members of staff thanked the mayor and council for their leadership and paid tribute to the City Hall team. Responding to Mayor Paul Brooks’ apology for recent “bad leadership”…