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New hospital admin to arrive in January

By Sarah Pridgeon   With Interim Administrator Ken Archer poised to leave Crook County Medical Services District at the end of the year, the district is preparing to welcome his replacement. Jeff Mengenhausen will take on the role at the…

Not up for discussion

Commissioner vetoes Fair Board football field talk By Sarah Pridgeon   The Crook County Fair Board met last week to consider the idea of building the high school football field on the same plot of land as the rodeo arena.…

Air base expansion project reaches decision stage

By Sarah Pridgeon   A Final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed airspace expansion for the Powder River Training Complex at Ellsworth Air Force Base will be available to the public from November 28. The project will see modifications and…

Council opts to join Main Street Program

By Sarah Pridgeon   At this month’s regular meeting, the Sundance City Council took a step towards transforming the city into a Main Street community by approving an application for the state’s program. Mayor Paul Brooks was granted permission to…

Local write-in winners announced

Three seats remained unfilled after last week’s general election, each of them requiring a tally of write-in votes. The county canvassing board met on Thursday to determine which candidates received the most nominations. For the Crook County School District, no…

Gridiron quest continues

School district considers re-opening discussions with county By Sarah Pridgeon   Since the potential land swap came to a halt and took with it the possibility of rebuilding the Sundance High School football field where the county fairgrounds sit, the…

Classifieds – Nov. 13

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2014 Elections – the results are in

(Sarah Pridgeon photo) Voters mark their ballots on Tuesday afternoon in Sundance.

  By Sarah Pridgeon   The unofficial, preliminary results are in for the 2014 General Election and, although most races were uncontested, a few were competitive. Brian Marchant won the Hulett Trustee Area seat on the Crook County School District…

Voters to decide on SPOT tax

By Sarah Pridgeon   The Specific Purpose Sales and Use Tax (SPOT), better known as the “sixth penny” or “one percent tax,” is an optional tax with a strictly defined purpose. This November, the public will be asked to once…