Hearing planned for fairgrounds swap

By Sarah Pridgeon With a land appraisal now in hand, the three entities involved in a proposed land swap that would see the fairgrounds relocated elsewhere in Sundance and a new football field built in their place are preparing to…

Semlek won’t seek seventh term

After 12 years of service in the Wyoming House of Representatives, Mark Semlek has announced that he will not be seeking a seventh term. “I have decided not to seek re-election to the House District 01 Seat to the Wyoming…

Jump ahead or fall back?

School district considers its options for elementary construction schedule By Sarah Pridgeon   The Crook County School District is still considering whether to put a hold on the new Sundance Elementary building or to continue with the project as planned.…

Embattled State Superintendent visits Crook County

By Sarah Pridgeon   State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill made a fleeting visit to Crook County last week, stopping in Moorcroft and Sundance for a whistle-stop tour. Greeting people on the street and visiting local hangout spots, her…

Making better grades

School district looks for feedback on new report cards By Sarah Pridgeon   Parents across the school district experienced a brand new style of report card at last week’s parent-teacher conferences. In the wake of the trial run, the district…