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Wyoming Lottery Corp. hosts retailer workshops

The Wyoming Lottery Corp. will hold a series of workshops as part of its retailer recruitment efforts to gain feedback on the draft application and contract. Any interested Wyoming retailer wanting to sell WyoLotto™ tickets should attend one of these…

McCullough announces State Senate candidacy

By Sarah Pridgeon   Judy McCullough has announced that she will run for the Senate District 1 seat on the Republican ticket. Having lived in all three counties of the district and passionate about ensuring government at all levels follows…

Lindholm announces run for House District 1

By Sarah Pridgeon   Tyler Lindholm has announced that he will run for the House District #1 seat from which Representative Mark Semlek will retire at the end of the year. Should he be elected, Lindholm hopes to hear concerns…

Moline hopes to regain Commissioner seat

  By Sarah Pridgeon No stranger to the County Commission, John Moline has announced that he will strive to win back his seat in the upcoming elections. Having served as chairman of the commission until his term expired four years…

Hall sentenced for Travel Center theft

Former manager convicted of stealing over $150,000 from two businesses By Sarah Pridgeon   A Spearfish man has been sentenced in U.S. District Court for stealing more than $150,000 from his employers while working at the Sundance Travel Center. Brent…

Grand opening for fully-fledged sporting store

By Sarah Pridgeon   Sundance Dillon’s Hardware launched Black Iron Guns and Off the Grid Sports just over a year ago but, during the months since, the selection has quite literally doubled in size. To celebrate the culmination of a…

City switches track on recycling

In-house plans scrapped, new company hired By Sarah Pridgeon Though the City of Sundance had planned to create its own recycling program once its contract with Northern Hills Recycling expired, efforts to create a workable system have thrown up too…

Hearing planned for fairgrounds swap

By Sarah Pridgeon With a land appraisal now in hand, the three entities involved in a proposed land swap that would see the fairgrounds relocated elsewhere in Sundance and a new football field built in their place are preparing to…

Semlek won’t seek seventh term

After 12 years of service in the Wyoming House of Representatives, Mark Semlek has announced that he will not be seeking a seventh term. “I have decided not to seek re-election to the House District 01 Seat to the Wyoming…

Jump ahead or fall back?

School district considers its options for elementary construction schedule By Sarah Pridgeon   The Crook County School District is still considering whether to put a hold on the new Sundance Elementary building or to continue with the project as planned.…