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…

Local fire crews keep hopping

Cemetery Fire, Upton, taken on September 4 by Fire Warden Gari Gill. The plume of flames visible behind the fire truck was caused by a propane tank catching fire.

By Sarah Pridgeon Wildfire threatened the town of Upton last week, causing two dozen residents to be evacuated, burning one home and a number of outbuildings and shutting down part of Highway 14 during the afternoon of Tuesday, September 4.…