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Hodge enters sheriff race

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Jeff Hodge has announced that he will run for the office of Crook County Sheriff at the upcoming elections. He touts almost two decades of experience and dedication to law enforcement as the foundation of his candidacy. “Our current sheriff…

End of an era

Steve Stahla displays some of the memories collected over the course of his career.   (Sarah Pridgeon photo)

One of Crook County’s longest-serving sheriffs, Stahla ready for next chapter By Sarah Pridgeon   After two decades of service, Sheriff Steve Stahla has announced that he will retire when his term comes to an end. It has been a…

Brown announces candidacy for House seat

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No stranger to politics, local CPA touts public service background By Sarah Pridgeon Bruce Brown has announced that he will run for the House Representative seat in House District #1. The position is currently filled by Representative Mark Semlek, who…

Egg Rush

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(Karrie Bankenbush photo) A large crowd of Easter Egg hunters turned out on Saturday for the annual Sundance Easter Egg Hunt at the elementary school. The annual event is sponsored by the Bear Lodge Snowmobile club and Laureate Tau with…

Tina Wood announces re-election bid

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By Sarah Pridgeon Republican Tina Wood has announced that she will campaign to retain her position for a further four years at this year’s elections. She has served as Clerk of District Court for 19 years, and for eight years…

Interstate crash leads to marijuana convictions

By Sarah Pridgeon An accident on I-90 that caused a vehicle to swerve into a ditch has resulted in three marijuana convictions for Wyoming Highway Patrol. Robert Zachary Riggs, 19, of Spearfish was sentenced for possession with intent to deliver…

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…