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Changes coming to city recycling program

By Sarah Pridgeon The City of Sundance has announced that small changes to its recycling program will come into effect on July 1. According to Public Works Director Mac Erickson, the changes are a response to Campbell County’s decision to…

City daycare closes temporarily

By Sarah Pridgeon The Sundance Kids Daycare Center temporarily closed its doors last Wednesday due to staffing issues. According to Kathy Lenz, Clerk-Treasurer, city hall and the council are already working to re-open the facility in time for the next…

Reaching (way) out

(Jeff Moberg photo) Competitors focus on the their targets Thursday morning as the annual shoot gets underway south of Sundance.

By Sarah Pridgeon The annual MOA Cold Turkey Long Range Handgun Match celebrated its tenth anniversary at the weekend, a three-day competition for handgun enthusiasts that culminates in a challenge to shoot a thousand-yard target. Founded as a way to…

Sundance man to face trial for sexual assault

By Sarah Pridgeon A Sundance man stands accused of two counts of sexual assault in the first degree after allegedly performing sexual acts on a victim who had earlier passed out from drinking too much alcohol and was asking him…

Full fire ban now in place

By Sarah Pridgeon In the light of current weather conditions, Interim Fire Warden Jeff Garman requested last week that the County Commissioners impose a full fire ban effective this week, including open burning restrictions and a ban on the use…

Davis announces bid for House District seat

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By Sarah Pridgeon Concerned that Crook County’s current representation does not jive with the community’s views, Ted Davis has announced his intention to run for the House District #1 seat in the Wyoming Legislature this year. If elected, the one-time…

Promotion board stand-off continues

City stalls agreement until ten percent secured, new appointment made By Sarah Pridgeon The Sundance City Council has once again opted not to approve an updated joint powers agreement for the Crook County Promotion Board. Mayor Paul Brooks assured members…

Council considers annexation, rv rules

By Sarah Pridgeon At this month’s regular meeting, the Sundance City Council heard of a potential problem with its plans to annex the Sierra Vista Estates subdivision. Though City Attorney Mark Hughes stated that he has prepared a petition with…

Oh give me a home…

(Jeff Moberg photo) A small herd of well-traveled bison graze along Highway 116 Sunday morning while one of the herd owners, authorities and locals come up with a plan to deal with the animals.

A small herd of roaming buffalo narrowly escaped a trip to the meat cutters on Sunday morning after they were captured and returned to their home pasture as a months-long journey came to an end south of Sundance. The marauding…

Sharing a gift

(Sarah Pridgeon photo) After teaching in Sundance since 1975, Rich Pridgeon turns to a new chapter in his life as he heads into retirement.

 Richard Pridgeon retires after four decades in the classroom At an age when climbing trees and scuffing knees takes up most of a kid’s attention, reading isn’t always at the top of the priority list. For Mr. Richard Pridgeon, Sundance…