Local News

Burn ban lifted

Thanks to improved weather conditions, the county-wide burn ban has been lifted. Crook County Fire Warden Gari Gill noted that he appreciated everyone’s efforts in complying with the ban and suggested anyone with questions about other burn permits can contact…

Symonds retirement open house next week

Peggy Symonds will be retiring as Crook County 4-H Program Associate October 31. Peggy came to this position in June of 2001 with 35 years experience as a 4-H leader and as an alumni in Crook County 4-H. Tom and…

SHS Royals

SHS seniors Thomas O’Connor and Allison Kerkvliet were crowned as this year’s Homecoming King and Queen during coronation festivities on Thursday evening. Joining the royal couple (from left to right) are royal court members Derek Yeadon, Derek Malo, Robin Moore…

New subdivisons discussed at City Council meeting

By Sarah Pridgeon This month’s regular meeting of the Sundance City Council, which took place on September 6, brought news of a large potential increase in local residential lots. As well as approving Council Member Sheryl Klocker’s proposed South Meadows…

City improvements continue on schedule

By Sarah Pridgeon Ongoing city improvement projects, including the Sundance Kids’ Daycare center, West Street stream crossing and Cole Water Storage Tank, were discussed at Tuesday’s regular meeting of the City Council. The new daycare center, according to City Clerk-Treasurer…

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…