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Oneok addresses landowner concerns

By Sarah Pridgeon Oneok Partners have conducted an additional geological field survey of the Spearfish Formation, says Brad Borror, Supervisor of External Communication. The survey was commissioned in response to landowner concerns about the geological safety of the proposed route…

Herman Pine Beetle Project given go-ahead

By Sarah Pridgeon An amended version of the Herman Forest Pine Beetle Project has been granted, approving a combination of forest management activities that will combat the mountain pine beetle infestation in an area northwest of Sundance. The aim of…

Hulett hit with spate of burglaries

Hulett Police Chief Steve Couch

By Sarah Pridgeon Three burglaries took place in the town of Hulett last week over the course of just two days. Among the targeted locations were the Corner Market, R Deli Restaurant and the Post Office. The Corner Market and…

Needham receives Arch Coal Achievement Award

Needham, Tammy

“An old saying states that if you want to be remembered forever, either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about,” notes Tammy Beth Needham. “However, I believe there is another way to create your legacy, and that…

Open burning restrictions take effect April 12

The Board of the Crook County Commissioners resolved at their April 4th meeting to enact Resolution 2012-8 – Open Burning Restriction and Ban on the Use of Fireworks. County Fire Warden Gari Gill recommended the open burning restrictions be imposed…

Driskill addresses concerns over easement

By Sarah Pridgeon A bill passed at the recent legislative session, authorizing conservation easements for a number of land holdings across the state, has raised questions among Crook County residents. Due to conflict of interest, Senator Ogden Driskill abstained from…

Chamber looks forward to “fresh start”

Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce President presents Todd Kahler with an award commemorating his selection as Sundance’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year at the organization’s banquet on Friday.(Curt Moberg photo)

By Sarah Pridgeon The Chamber of Commerce, having elected its board for 2012, will begin exploring a number of fresh plans and events for the coming year, says Reggie Gaylord, President. To launch the chamber in its chosen new directions,…