Local News

Stutzman named new schools chief

By Sarah Pridgeon The Board of Trustees has announced the new superintendent of the Crook County School District in a decision that was unanimously agreed upon by the board, representatives from the staff, members of the public, a specially convened…

City considers co-funding a building inspector

By Sarah Pridgeon Representatives from the county and the cities of Sundance, Moorcroft, Hulett and Pine Haven are discussing a proposal to co-fund an official, certified building inspector for all four communities. Whether the idea can become reality, say Public…

New superintendent to be announced this week

By Sarah Pridgeon Following a succession of day-long interviews, the Board of Trustees for the Crook County School District is in the final stages of selecting a new superintendent and expects to announce its decision at a special meeting this…

Fire and emergency cadets join forces

Fire and erergency cadets, kneeling: Hunter Angel, Jonas Pridgeon, Amanda Stugelmeyer, Rebecca Schelling, instructor Amy Burt; front: Brian Burt. (Photo courtesy Jim Pridgeon)

By Sarah Pridgeon Crook County’s Emergency Operations Center team has joined forces with Sundance Volunteer Fire Department Cadets to expand the scope of both programs through more in-depth training opportunities. “The purpose of both is to train youth in the…

Some of the other headlines this week…

SD driver arrested for “not wanting to stop” President orders flags to be flown at half-staff A bite in the night: Officials warn bedbugs could be headed for a bed near you School board invites public to meet superintendent candidates…

Sequestration may have “significant effects”

Rep. Mark Semlek discusses Wyoming’s troubled finances   By Sarah Pridgeon The total dollar amount that will be siphoned from Wyoming’s mineral revenues through sequestration may be anything from $50 to $100 million, said Representative Mark Semlek at this month’s…

10,000 steps to the Health Fair

By Sarah Pridgeon How many steps do you walk in a single day? While that may be a difficult question to answer from the top of your head, Crook County Health Fair will be encouraging all of us to step…

Some of the other articles in this week’s paper…

Commissioners hear Fair Board dispute Bakken pipeline now in service City Council sets aside ambulance grant Republican party trows weight behind “Hill Bill” referendum Commissioners approve open burning restrictions   FOR THESE AND OTHER STORIES, PICK UP A COPY OF…