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Environmental groups protest uranium mine

By Sarah Pridgeon sarah@sundancetimes.com The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), along with the Powder River Basin Resource Council (PRBRC), has been granted permission to challenge Strata Energy’s proposed license for in-situ leach uranium mining in Crook County. The decision from…

County burning restrictions lifted

Crook County Fire Warden Gari Gill has announced that the burning restrictions have been lifted effective Monday May 14, 2012. He would like to remind residents that although we have received some moisture and everything is greening up, extreme caution…

Property swap, public concerns among May council topics

By Sarah Pridgeon   This month’s regular meeting of the Sundance City Council saw land traded and premises loaned, with Dick Proctor’s long-awaited lot exchange finalized and the Food Pantry granted permission to inhabit the old daycare building. The meeting…

Oneok addresses landowner concerns

By Sarah Pridgeon Oneok Partners have conducted an additional geological field survey of the Spearfish Formation, says Brad Borror, Supervisor of External Communication. The survey was commissioned in response to landowner concerns about the geological safety of the proposed route…

Herman Pine Beetle Project given go-ahead

By Sarah Pridgeon An amended version of the Herman Forest Pine Beetle Project has been granted, approving a combination of forest management activities that will combat the mountain pine beetle infestation in an area northwest of Sundance. The aim of…

Hulett hit with spate of burglaries

Hulett Police Chief Steve Couch

By Sarah Pridgeon Three burglaries took place in the town of Hulett last week over the course of just two days. Among the targeted locations were the Corner Market, R Deli Restaurant and the Post Office. The Corner Market and…