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Marchant named as new council member

Former land use board member picked to fill vacant seat By Sarah Pridgeon   A new member of the Sundance City Council was sworn in at March’s regular meeting, Hugh Palmer having recently resigned. Council Member Brad Marchant previously served…

City awards bids for Cole tank, 21st Street

By Sarah Pridgeon   Two city project contracts were awarded at last week’s meeting of the council. This begins the construction phase to expand utilities on 21st Street at the industrial park end and relocate the Cole Water Storage Tank.…

Crook County weight restrictions now in effect

The Crook County Board of Commissioners have put into effect Spring Weight Restrictions on the following pavement surface roads. The following roads will be posted, six ton per axle weight limit: Moskee County Road #207 from Interstate I-90 to the…

Hunter education class free for the public

By Sarah Pridgeon The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will offer a Hunter Education and Safety class at the end of the month, free of charge to the general public. Any person who is interested in achieving hunter certification is…

Poker runners

(Jeff Moberg photo) Despite a frigid start, a good turnout was on hand Sunday for the Bear Lodge Snowmobile Club’s Jeremiah Jundt Memorial Poker Run. This year’s event drew participants from around the region and just over 80 hands were…

District calls for Common Core Standards support

Stutzman: Bill to ditch standards is ‘throwing out the baby with the bathwater’ By Sarah Pridgeon   With the Legislature considering a bill that could see the Wyoming Common Core Standards ditched completely, Superintendent Byron Stutzman and Curriculum Director Teresa…

Region mourns passing of respected judge

By Sarah Pridgeon The flags of Crook County flew at half mast on Monday to mark the passing of Judge Fred Dollison. Highly respected for his legal work in the community, filling the judge’s shoes will be a challenge for…

Council moves ahead with projects and tax plans

By Sarah Pridgeon Upcoming tax questions were high on the agenda at this month’s regular meeting of the Sundance City Council. Other projects, such as the Croell Redi-Mix headquarters and vacation of a section of 12th Street, continued to move…