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Projects reach fruition at council meeting

By Sarah Pridgeon Several ongoing projects were confirmed to either be complete or nearing completion at this month’s regular meeting of the Sundance City Council, called to order by Council Member April Gill. Discussions began with the Sundance Kids Daycare…

Opening day hunting accident claims Michigan man

According to a release from the Crook County Sheriffs Office, an accidental discharge from a hunting rifle was likely to blame in the death of 36-year-old Robert L. Wood of Battle Creek, MI. The accident occurred early Tuesday morning in…

Educated hunters

Wyoming Game & Fish Department Hunter Education Class graduates, fall 2011, back row left to right: Twila Rauth, Matt Stefanich, Ramona Lewis, Nelda Mills, Angela Donaway, Tess Policky, Sherry Sullivan, Derek Paller; third row: Nathan Diede, T-Colton Watt, Nate Baker, Logan White, David Finn, Amanda Stugelmeyer, Luke Sullivan; second row: Brendan Diede, Preston Castor, Gregory Nelson, Micheal Donaway, Lane Mills, Laramie Lewis, Logan Stefanich, Braylan Materi; front: Chauncey Jenerou, Eland Rivers, Myles Stefanich, Austin Humphery, Aaron Kanode, Chance Watt. Also attending the class but not available for the photo: Dominque Nelson, Zachary Nelson.

This class of 30 students completed the Wyoming Game & Fish Department Hunter Education Class recently held in Sundance. This class involves about 17 hours of class instruction, marksmanship, gun handling and the passing of a written test. The class…

Nursing home wins accreditation

By Sarah Pridgeon Crook County Long Term Care nursing home, at Sundance Hospital, has received accreditation from the Department of Health and Medicare after initiating a range of improvements to the facility and its programs, according to John Osse, Interim…

Excellence award for Director of Nurses

CCMSD Interim Administrator John Osse with DON Connie Clous.

By Sarah Pridgeon Connie Clous, Director of Nurses at Sundance’s Long Term Care (LTC) facility, is this year’s recipient of the Norman S. Holt Award for Nursing Excellence, a prestigious honor granted by the Wyoming Hospital Association (WHA). The award…

Service award

Sherri Davis and Barb Coy

Sherri Davis was recognized for 10 years of service at Crook County Public Health October 19, 2011. The majority of Sherri’s time is in the Nurse Family Partnership Program that is designed to assist first time moms to improve pregnancy…

Congressional office hours Nov. 9

Robin Bailey, Denise Canfield and Matt Jones, Field Representatives for U.S. Senators Michael Enzi and John Barrasso and Congressman Cynthia Lummis are scheduled to hold “Office Hours” in Sundance, Hulett and Moorcroft on Wednesday November 9. The representatives will be…