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Dog Pound now accepting strays

By Sarah Pridgeon New eatery The Dog Pound opens this week, offering homemade food and ice cream with all the fixings until late in the evening. From salads to cheeseburgers, the fare on offer will hopefully fill a gap in…

Hunter education class coming up

The Sundance Rod and Gun Club will once again be sponsoring a hunter education class. Classes will start on October 17 and will run for seven nights at the Crook County Fair Exhibit Hall from 6:30 to 9 p.m. each…

Come for a good meal and fun

The Sundance Volunteer Fire Department and Casper College Fire Science students will be hosting a steak dinner and auction on October 16 at 4:30 p.m. at the Aro Restaurant to help offset expenses to send Casper College Fire Science teams…

Crook County celebrates Homecoming

By Sarah Pridgeon Homecoming is underway for students at Sundance and Hulett high schools, with festivities planned throughout the week. Moorcroft will celebrate Homecoming the following week. The Sundance community pep rally will take place in the gym on October…

Herman Project to help maintain forest health

Bearlodge Ranger District is proposing timber harvest, fuel reduction, prescribed burning, and watershed improvements in the Herman Forest Management Project area. An environmental assessment for this project is now available for public review and comment. The Herman Project area is…

Motorcyclist charged after high speed chase

By Sarah Pridgeon Highway Patrol pursued a speeding motorcycle from Sundance to Moorcroft on Friday, after it was spotted traveling at 99 mph across the 187 interchange in Sundance. The chase continued for 30 miles, accelerating to a speed of…

Casper College team wins Downtown Throwdown

The Casper College Fire Science team were the winners in the Downtown Throwdown Firefighters Combat Challenge, recently held in Casper. The team was sponsored in this challenge by Sundance State Bank. Team members Wade Stagemeyer and Glenn “Bud” Engelhaupt Jr.…