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Holistic healing now available in Sundance

By Sarah Pridgeon Complementary healing techniques have existed for thousands of years, form the backbone of health care in many Eastern cultures and are now available to the community of Crook County. The Black Hills Holistic Health & Healing Center in Sundance offers a…

2013 in review

A Look Back at the Year | By Sarah Pridgeon | January Things were looking up in January – quite literally, in fact, as the courthouse announced that its elevator was officially ready to take passengers and a teepee structure…

Juvenile services reaches end of funding

By Sarah Pridgeon Federal funding opportunities have dried up for the Crook County Community Juvenile Services Board, the enterprise that helps kids in trouble reintegrate into society. To keep the program going, said Board Member Ernie Reinhold, the department will…

Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan gets countywide approval

By Sarah Pridgeon The Crook County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan was officially adopted at this month’s meeting of the commissioners. Presented by Fire Warden Gari Gill, it has been a work in progress for the emergency management department for several years…

Pipeline policy stripped down further

By Sarah Pridgeon The county’s proposed policy for the installation and maintenance of commercial pipelines on or across county roads was stripped down further at December’s regular meeting. This followed a decision from the County Commissioners to reduce the scope…