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Uranium project gets extension Dr. Warren Crawford, left, shows the rack that won the recent "buck pool" for him sponsored by the Bear l~Ige Bowhunters Club. Steve Necklason won the bow raffled by the club. Greta Crawford drew the winning ticket. The club will sponsor the showing of two movies pertaining to bow hunting on Feb. 8 in the community room of the courthouse. Scheduled for viewing at 8 p.m. that evening are "The Bad Land Bucks" and "Arrow For A Grizzly." The public is invited to attend. IIII ...... ~N~mm~u~u~~~H~H~~m~H~H~HH~HH~H~H~H~mHH~H~H~H~H~H~i ~, Eighty-First Year No. 3 THU DA , rhe'S' U-NDAIVCE TIMES CON'I:INUING THE CROOK COUNTY NEWS IN THE BLACK HILLS TWENTY CENTS OF WYOMING PER COPY Official Newspaper for Crook County, City of Sundance and U. S. Land Office iJJiliMl~mu.,..._ i HiReR " ............ ']'] ...... -- llll [ I'I ,,, ange, grazing rograms are set Programs focusing on range provernents and grazing sys- ~. to improve range and live- b~. production will be ~present- ~y a range managenient task ~o~ the Agricultural Exten- ~ervice, University of Wyo- !irst baby _ at CCMH ~-~.(, ,,,mcarae the first baby of t~,~.~rn at Crook County Me- ["~ .~ital when lie entered ~i,wrld Jan. 10. ~e,~...tbe son of Dianna and ~: roseley, Moorcroft, The . ~. uaby weighed in at 7 Ibs. 9 ~A ming, in Crook, Weston and available for viewing by those Campbell Counties next week. interested. The program will be presented All ranchers in the three-county in Sundance Jan. 23 in the area inl~rested in these range community room of the court- improvement topics are urged to house basement beginning at attend. 1:30 p.m. The same presentation ,,FirstLady" is scheduled in Gillette at the Campbell County Fair Building on Jan. 22 at 1:15 p.m. and in to be cited Newcastle at the Weston County .~ local woman will be recog- Fairgrounds Youth Exhibit Hall nized for accomplishments in her on Jan. 24 at 1:30 p.m. special field and will be given the Appearing on the program will title, "First Lady of the Year" be Dr. Harold Alley of the plant during an open house reception to science divisic~ *who ~ discuss be held Jan. 28. A certificate of brush, weed and poisonous plant recognition will be presented to control; Dr. Mike Smith, repre- the honoree at that time. senting the newly created division The. First Lady of the Year of range management at the uni- program is being sponsored by By Jeanne Wyatt Nuclear Dynamics, Inc., Phoe- nix, Ariz., and NERCO, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Paci- fic Power and Light Company, Portland, Ore., have annouced that NERCO has elected to extend its option to participate in the Sundance Uranium Project cover- ing 175 square miles in north- eastern Wyoming. NERCO has the further option to acquire Bethlehem Steel Corporation's 75 percent interest in the Nubeth Joint Venture between Bethle- hem and Nuclear. Kelsey L. Boltz, president of Nuclear Dynamics, Inc., said that NERCO "may spend up to a total of $2.5 million in expenditures for uranium insitu extraction test operations that began in April, 1977." Nuclear Dynamics, as manager in Hulett A mobile home energy ~onser- vation workshop will be held in Hulett Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. The program is being sponsored by the Wyoming Energy Extension Service in cooperation with the Hulett Community Education and will be held in the school lunch- room. The workshop could benefit those living in conventional homes since information on alter- nate heating systems and meth- ods and energy conservation in the home will also be presented. Mary Murphy, Sheridan Col- lege, will conduct the workshop and will give detailed and worth- while tips on energy conservation along with various new ideas for saving energy. More information about the workshop may be had by calling" Pat Brimmer at 467-5491. Weather The readings: Max. Min. Prec. *Jan. 9 21 -4 0 Jan. 10 10 -5 .02 Jan. 11 30 8 0 Jan. 12 19 -6 .41 Jan. 13 8 -18 0 Jan. 14 17 -23 .03 Jan. 15 19 -2 ' .13 January mowfail - 10 inch.. of Project, has drilled more than 4,300 exploration and develop- ment holes which have located very substantial low grade urani- um resources at the Sundance site. Following permit approval* pilot plant operations began in October, 1978. Although urani- um is currently being extracted from the test ore body, several months of pilot plant operations will be required to obtain suffi- cient data to determine commer- cial feasibility. youth is injured A Sundance youth, Bobby Johnston, is hospitalized in Ravid City following a car-snowmobile accident on a Sundance street. The accident is still under inves- tigation by the Sundance Police Department. The accident occurred on West Alden Street. Involved in the' accident was Johnston on a snow- mobile and a Bronco driven by Ronda Watson. Both are local high school students. Johnston was first taken to Crook County Memorial Hospital by the Sundance ambulance and then transferred to Rapid City. He suffered head injuries and a broken pelvis. The police department said the two vehicles collided headon. Leathercraft workshop The Crook County 4-H Council and the Crook County Extension Service will sponsor a leathercraR workshop Febr. 3 in the commu- nity room of the courthouse in Sundance. A1 Frame from Tandy Leather Co. in Rapid City, S.D. will be in charge of the workshop which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. All 4-H members and leaders involved with the leethercraR project are encouraged to attend and are asked to contact the extension office by Jan. 31 if they are interested. The workshop is open to the public. versity, discussing grazing sys- the two Sundance chapters of .[l~n._e.Pseleys are the winners of toms; and Dr. Gordon Kearl, Beta Sigma Phi sorority, Xi Mu ~variet r"~lndance and area business versity, discussing economics of A spokesman for the chapters Y of prizes offered by agricultural economist at the uni- and Xi Theta. ~'d~qlrganizations and in- range reseeding, said the identity of the woman to L-~,~'us m the 1979 First Baby of A short film, "Rangelands, The be honored will be revealed in Year contest. Silent Resource," will also be next week's Sundance Times. }uilding" decision is expected ~ M~iaa q~d meeting here Supt. Jack McNutt said he will architect and themr proceed with ~'~o_,~[ternoon, the Crook screen architects before the preliminary plans for presenta- ,-~u~'~'s mmOol District No. One meeting and that five or six will tion. Problems of teenage pregnancy and parenthood were discussed in ~:tU~ to meet Feb. 8 and be here on the meeting date to report given during a recent meeting of the Sundance Future ~d~natC~nl~t~ and proceed with meet with the board. Regular meeting of the beard Homemakers of America chapter. ~'iet. proms for the school He said the board will select its will be held in Moorcroft Thurs- Presenting the report were Karen Stagemeyer [left] and Marsha day at 1:30 p.m. W'dley.