Local News

Celebrate, remember, fight back against cancer

By Sarah Pridgeon   Crook County’s annual Relay For Life fundraiser will take place in September this year, making the most of the summer sunshine with grass skirts and leis in a luau-themed celebration. In the meantime, you can contribute…

Byrne wins Citizen of the Year 2012

By Sarah Pridgeon   Barbara Byrne is to be honored at this Saturday’s Citizen of the Year banquet. Originally nominated for her work with Boy Scouts and the Red Hat Society, the Chamber of Commerce selected her as this year’s…

Oneok pipeline will be in service by end of month

By Sarah Pridgeon Oneok Partners are preparing to place the Bakken pipeline in service, carrying raw natural gas liquids from the Bakken Shale in North Dakota to the Overland Pass Pipeline in Colorado. Pressurized testing is now taking place and…

Lincoln Day Dinner draws big names

Organizers for this year’s annual Crook County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner knew they were fortunate to have Liz Cheney on hand to speak at their annual event but they got even more it turned out that Liz’s father, former…

Public meetings to address Black Hills elk

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold two public meetings to address population objectives for elk in the Black Hills. The meetings will also include information and presentations on proposed 2013 big game hunting seasons, and public input will…

The war of the water tank

By Sarah Pridgeon   There is light at the end of the tunnel for the Public Works Department, which for the past two years has quietly toiled to keep the Cole Water Storage Tank in service. While most of us…

Council reconsider city’s new zoning ordinance

Cole Tank becoming increasingly unstable   By Sarah Pridgeon   The new zoning ordinance for the City of Sundance returned to the council’s attention this month and smoothly passed its first reading. A meeting had been held between council meetings…