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A return to Old West roots

(Jeff Moberg photo) Work is underway this week on the new storefront adjacent to Deluxe Harley Davidson on Main Street.

Old West makeover proposed for downtown area By Sarah Pridgeon   The Sundance Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city and Land Use Planning, is hoping to begin a long-term process to transform Main Street and the business district…

Council passes waste district resolution

By Sarah Pridgeon   At this month’s regular meeting of the Sundance City Council, the mayor’s signature was approved for a resolution in support of a solid waste district for the whole of Crook County. Mayor Paul Brooks explained that…

Sundance man arrested for assault and battery

Lingo faces pair of felony charges By Sarah Pridgeon Shawn Lingo of Sundance was arrested last week on charges of aggravated assault and battery and strangulation of a household member following an incident on Thursday. Officers Welchie Patterson and Adrian…

County under fire restrictions

By Sarah Pridgeon Open burning restrictions go into effect on April 11 due to the potential severe to extreme fire situation that exists throughout Crook County. The discharge of fireworks is prohibited and outdoor fires must be performed according to…

Candy quest

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(Jeff Moberg photo) Reptiles and humans searched side-by-side on Saturday, hunting for their candy bounty during the annual Sundance Easter Egg Hunt. Sponsored by the Bearlodge Snowmobile Club and Laureate Tau, the event drew a good crowd of youngsters to…

Veterans assistance available

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout April. Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans’ benefits,…

Health Fair blood drawings begin soon

The Health Fair, sponsored by the Crook County Medical Services Districted, is scheduled for April 25 this year and, during late March and April, teams will be drawing blood for the various blood-based screenings. You and your healthcare provider will…

National Nine victory for Steele and Mann

By Sarah Pridgeon Header Trace Steele and heeler Tamara Mann walked away from the National Team Roping Tour’s National Nine Finale with the winning time earlier this month, beating 34 other teams to secure the $100,000 first prize. Down to…

Deer numbers on the rise

Public meetings planned to address management goals By Sarah Pridgeon Deer numbers in the Black Hills are picking up after hitting a low in 2012, according to Joe Sandrini, Biologist with the Wyoming Game & Fish Department. Fawn production and…