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Council looks at transfer station options

By Sarah Pridgeon Having discovered that construction of Sundance’s transfer station will cost almost double the amount currently available for the project, the city council met in special session on Tuesday to discuss its options for moving forward. Of the…

Pink Challenge

Employees at Sundance State Bank announced last week they are challenging all local businesses to wear pink each Friday during the month of October in recognition of breast cancer awareness and in honor of friends and family in our own…

CCSD#1 Superintendent resigns

By Sarah Pridgeon Lon Streib tendered his resignation as Superintendent of the Crook County School District at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees on Monday. His wife, Mary, also submitted her resignation as Moorcroft’s speech and language pathologist.…

By Sarah Pridgeon   Five years of planning and construction reached fruition this month with the completion of the remodeled Sundance State Bank. The finished premises, says Jim Durfee, Bank President, were designed to be “traditional, basic and functional” and…

Disease takes toll on deer population

(Jeff Moberg photo) Mule deer doe and fawn.

By Sarah Pridgeon White-tailed deer across the Black Hills are succumbing to epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD), an illness spread by biting gnats that generally affects bucks and fawns but is now hitting all age classes and both genders. Due to…

(Jeff Moberg photo)

Trent Bush and Kara Mouat were selected as this year’s SHS Homecoming King and Queen during Monday evening’s annual coronation ceremony. Joining the pair in the royal court were Mandee Stutzman, Mallory Cross, Kory Butts and Logan Fossen. Homecoming events…

Construction set to begin on transfer station

By Sarah Pridgeon Sundance’s new transfer station will be operational by July 2013, weather permitting, and is to be phased in over the remainder of the year. The bidding process for construction of the station is underway, with work set…

Pine beetle plan moves ahead

By Sarah Pridgeon Following completion of its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Mountain Pine Beetle Response Project, the Black Hills National Forest Service has proposed action that integrates comments received from the public during the review process. The…