Local News

Run or cycle the Sundance Trail this September

By Sarah Pridgeon Two annual racing events are coming up in September, both to take place on the Sundance Trail System in the Bearlodge Mountains. While the 8th Annual Bearlodge Mountain Classic invites mountain bike racers to travel the trail,…

Commissioners approve Oneok permits

The Crook County Commissioners approved Oneok’s road permits for construction of the Bakken Pipeline this week with a vote 2-1 in favor. Commissioner Kelly Dennis voted against the motion. A decision regarding permits on the disputed area at Moskee and…

An act of generosity

By Sarah Pridgeon Crook and Weston County Volunteer Firefighters each received a check for $10,000 this week from the owner of a ranch near Oil Creek, in thanks for their work battling the Oil Creek Fire that consumed over 62,000…

Races for general election take shape

  By Sarah Pridgeon With filing dates now closed, the names that will be found on the ballots for county board positions at the upcoming General Election have now been confirmed. Meanwhile, running against Kelly Dennis, winner of the Republican…

School board to change complaint policy

By Sarah Pridgeon Speaking at this month’s meeting of the Crook County School Board, Chairman Todd McInerney read a statement confirming that changes will be made to the process by which complaints can be brought before the board. “For the…

Primary Election

Polling area workers were ready for action as voters made their way to the polls around the state on Tuesday to cast their ballots in this year’s primary election. (Jeff Moberg photo)

In Crook County three Republican candidates were vying for the single seat nomination up for grabs on the board of the Crook County Commission. After the results were tallied, incumbent Commissioner Kelly Dennis appears to have held on for the…

Groundwork laid at council meeting

By Sarah Pridgeon The Sundance City Council laid the groundwork for upcoming projects at this month’s regular meeting, including the final steps to completing the swimming pool and the first steps in constructing the transfer station. Mayor Brooks opened the…