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Jumping for joy

By Sarah Pridgeon There are certain experiences in this life that many of us are tempted to try, but never quite get round to mustering the courage for. In Marjorie Goodson’s case, skydiving no longer falls under that category. To…

County roads: what caused the jurisdiction issues?

By Sarah Pridgeon The County Commissioners and Forest Service addressed the public last week regarding plans to update the jurisdiction of county roads. The process, according to Steve Kozel, District Ranger, marks the first time in the West that the…

New options for vehicle registration

By Sarah Pridgeon New options will soon be available to vehicle owners when renewing their annual registration. The vehicle registration process will now include opportunity to select your month of renewal or use a staggered registration. The familiar annual registration…

Rare Element Resources announce plans for 2013

By Sarah Pridgeon Rare Element Resources begins the year with an estimated budget of $25 million, the company announced this week, the vast majority of which will be directed towards developing the rare earth mine project at Bull Hill and…

County updating Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

Crook County has begun the process of updating its Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, a document that details the range of natural hazards that affect this region and identifies ways to lessen the disasters they could cause. Public participation is needed to…