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Take a hike!

Grab your walking stick and strap on your hiking shoes for this weekend’s Volksmarch, a unique opportunity to see the view from the top of Sundance Mountain. The event will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, with the…

Guilty sentence for criminal trespass case

By Sarah Pridgeon   Mark Fergen of Sundance has been found guilty of one count of interfering with a peace officer and one of criminal trespass, both of which took place within a two-month period in the summer of 2014.…

Students, staff speak out for football field

By Sarah Pridgeon   As athletes, parents and coaches pled with the Crook County School Board on Monday to find a new location for the high school football field as quickly as possible, the board heard confirmation from the Sundance…

Port of Entry gets overhaul

Work begins on a new complex for Sundance By Sarah Pridgeon   Work begins this week to upgrade and expand the Sundance WYDOT Port of Entry, a three-phase project that will eventually see Highway Patrol and Driver Services housed in…

Council keeps Gov. Vally Rd closed to hauling

City upholds ban on gravel hauling in response to resident concerns   By Sarah Pridgeon   Kelly Lang visited the Sundance City Council last week to plead for lenience on city rules that prevent trucks from his gravel hauling business…

Council plans rally brainstorm

By Sarah Pridgeon   At May’s regular meeting of the Sundance City Council, council members held a brief discussion on the particulars of this year’s 75th anniversary rally event, considering factors such as whether or not to waive the $10…

Local youth earns Congressional award

Grace Anderson

On May 3, 2015, twenty-five young citizens were recognized by the congressional delegation for earning Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Awards. Senator John Barrasso, Secretary of State Edward F. Murray III, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow presented…

Getting ready

motorcycles

Officials prepare for the largest Sturgis Motorcycle Rally yet By Sarah Pridgeon   With the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally set to bring more visitors to the Black Hills than ever before, local officials and businesses are already preparing for the…