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Dennis Edwards and Craig take 2nd at 2011 Meeker Classic

Dennis Edwards and Craig on Saturday of the 2011 Meeker Classic Semi-finals. 

Article and photos reprinted with permission of Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials Dennis Edwards, Sundance, WY, and his five-year-old male, Craig captured second place honors at the 2011 Meeker Classic. Dennis and Craig also received this year’s award for the…

Going green

The recent solar install at the home of Randi Faeth and Lisa Dutton went as planned and Mr. Hickman’s Residential Construction class from Sundance High School visited for a demo/training of the system last Wednesday. The installation was made possible by…

Fundraiser for Alaska trip next week

Aladdin native, Katie Whalen, has been given a once in a lifetime opportunity to embark on a study abroad trip to Alaska. This experience is offered through Chadron State College and will include AG Art, and FCs department students. With…

Veterans Commission rep to visit Sundance

Alisa Cochrane, State Veterans Service Officer for the Wyoming Veterans Commission, will be conducting outreach to assist veterans and their families with their state and federal benefits, claims, and healthcare. Cochrane will be at the Crook County Courthouse in Sundance…

Thanksgiving cocaine bust on I-90

By Sarah Pridgeon A California man who was pulled over for speeding on November 24 was subsequently arrested for possession of a controlled substance after 29 kilos of cocaine were discovered in his vehicle. A second count of possession with…

County Board openings to be filled

On January 3, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. the Board of County Commissioners will make the following Board appointments: • One Crook County Fair Board member – five year term • One Northeast Wyoming Economic Development Coalition Director, representing municipalities –…

Police chief honored at City Council meeting

Mayor Brooks presents Sundance Police Chief Todd Fritz a plaque in recognition for his 20 years of service to the City of Sundance at the December council meeting. (Sarah Pridgeon photo)

By Sarah Pridgeon The focus was on completing unfinished business at this month’s regular meeting of the Sundance City Council, which took place on the evening of December 6, but, before the meeting began, Police Chief Todd Fritz was honored…

Homemakers tree voted “Best of the Forest”

Inyan Kara Homemakers Jesse Tschetter, JoAnne Moore and Sheri Moorman receive the Best of the Christmas Tree Forest award for the “Homemaker’s Delight” tree, decorated by the Club.

The Sundance Ministerial Association’s Christmas Tree Forest brightened the Courthouse Community Room on December 9 after the Parade of lights. Visitors voted on the nine trees and selected the Inya Kara “Homemaker’s Delight” tree as the “Best of the Forest.”…

Support group welcomes memorial ornaments

The Sundance Grief Support Group has decorated a tree on the southwest side of the Crook County Courthouse. Community members are invited to hang their own ornaments in memory of loved ones on the tree. In the past, the group…

USFS Moskee land swap completed

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Black Hills National Forest Supervisor, Craig Bobzien approved an exchange of approximately 940 acres of Federal land for approximately 730 acres of lands owned by Moskee Land Company and Watson Land Company. The exchanged lands are south of Sundance in…