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City council to appoint new member

Council hopes to have Goodson replacement in place next month   By Sarah Pridgeon Following the announcement of Council Member Larry Goodson’s resignation at this month’s regular meeting of the City Council, Mayor Paul Brooks and the remaining council members…

County Republicans choose Romney

By Sarah Pridgeon Bruce Brown, supporting presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has been selected to attend the National Republican Party Convention in August. The vote to select an alternate delegate, which took place at the Crook County Republican Party’s 2012 Convention…

Rare Element Resources release study results

By Sarah Pridgeon Rare Element Resources has announced that the results of a pre-feasibility study for the Bear Lodge Project show it to be both technologically and economically feasible with an initial projected mine life of 19 years. Meanwhile, significant…

Admin: Hospital in no danger of closing

By Sarah Pridgeon Steps taken to improve the financial situation at Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) have begun to bear fruit, says new CEO Jannette Van Beek. Sundance’s hospital will not, contrary to recent rumor, be closing its doors.…

Veterans outreach meetings planned

A representative from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach meetings in Wyoming cities throughout March. Alisa Cochrane, a state veterans service officer, will be conducting outreach to assist veterans and their families with their state and federal benefits,…

Republican caucus favors Santorum

By Sarah Pridgeon A straw poll taken at the recent bi-annual Crook County Republican caucus came out in favor of Rick Santorum for presidential candidate, with 20 of the 46 votes. Second favorite was Ron Paul, who took 12 votes,…

Premier Mortgage finds new home in Sundance

Deb Dudley

By Sarah Pridgeon If you’re seeking to buy a new home, or to rejuvenate your current one, it may interest you to know that Premier Home Mortgage, a coast-to-coast company with branches across the country, now boasts an office in…