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“Office Hours” next Thursday

Robin Bailey, Denise Canfield, and Matt Jones, Field Representatives for U.S. Senators Michael Enzi and John Barrasso and Congressman Cynthia Lummis are scheduled to hold “Office Hours” in Hulett and Sundance Thursday, July 19 at the following times and places: …

Black Hills ablaze

An unidentified firefighter returns to the line on Wednesday at the Ghost fire. (Katie Allen photo)

By Sarah Pridgeon Smoke has been visible all across the county over the last two weeks, with wildfires burning throughout the Black Hills. Thanks to the recent extreme weather, a single spark or lightning strike became sufficient to ignite blazes…

Full burning restrictions in place

The Crook County Fire Warden has announced that Emergency Fire Restrictions have been put in place per the Crook County Commissioners to ensure the limitation of any additional risks to the start of fires in the County during this extremely…

Tucker receives 5-7 years

On Wednesday, Sixth District Court Judge Michael N. Deegan sentenced former Hulett resident Brice Tucker to a five to seven year prison term on a felony count of sexual assault in the third degree. The charge stems from an alleged…

Early Deadline

Due to the Independence Day Holiday, the deadline for next week’s Sundance Times will be Monday, July 2 at noon. The paper will be printed and mailed one day early, on Tuesday next week. Tweet

Burn ban expanded

Fireworks prohibited in town, throughout county BY SARAH PRIDGEON Very high temperatures and a continued lack of rain across the county have caused the fire danger level to be raised to extreme, causing burn bans to be introduced around the…

Hospital board hears abuse complaint

BY SARAH PRIDGEON The daughter of a resident of the nursing home at Sundance Hospital addressed the Board of Trustees at this month’s regular meeting, hoping to bring a halt to the issues her mother has been facing, including claims…

Yard of the Month

(Jeff Moberg photo)

The Sundance Yard of the Month award for June goes to Austin Peterson whose yard at the corner of Sewell and South 11th streets is in full bloom. The search is on for July’s yard of the month – anyone…

Accusations and resignations mark School Board Meeting

By Sarah Pridgeon This month’s Crook County School Board meeting was attended by a number of concerned teachers and parents wishing to address the board regarding several perceived issues with administration. An audience of around 100 community members was present…