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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

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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…

City to pay WYDOT’s water bill

By Sarah Pridgeon The Council has agreed to waive the water bill from WYDOT’s salt brine facility in return for services and materials regularly donated to the city. Speaking at this month’s regular meeting of the Sundance City Council, Larry…

Numbers down for ambulance service

By Sarah Pridgeon 2011 was the least profitable year for Sundance Emergency Services since 2004, with the fewest number of calls in the same period, according to the annual report from Dioné Moon, Sundance EMS Director. The drop in revenue…

Tucker case dates back nearly ten years

Times Staff Ex-Hulett police officer Brice R. Tucker awaits sentencing for one felony count of sexual assault in the third degree and two misdemeanor counts of sexual battery. Tucker pled guilty to two charges, no contest on a third and…

Working together to beat the beetles

By Sarah Pridgeon Jeremiah Rieman, Natural Resources Policy Advisor to Governor Mead, expressed the governor’s desire to “think creatively at a state level” to tackle the ever-increasing mountain pine beetle epidemic now affecting the Black Hills National Forest. Speaking at…

SHS students inducted into National Honor Society

SHS’s newly appointed National Honor Society members along with last year’s inductees. Front: Jared Hardman (advisor), Jeremy Adams, Adam Croft; second row: Jerry Morris, Alexis Engstrom, Brooke Ingalls; third row: Raena Bush, Robin Moore, Katie Wagaman, Allison Kerkvliet; back row: Shannon Morris.

Submitted by Brooke Ingalls, SHS NHS Reporter The National Honor Society of Sundance High School was rewarded with four new members during the annual induction which was held on January 25. The new inductees included Jeremy Adams, son of Jerry…