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July I I 68 36 0 u~It Valley Road was discussedMiller said this results In a re- July 12 74 49 0 ~T, the councilwastoldthatsome duction in tax money for local ~, Within the next two weeks the government because it will receive l~laty will have a five-inchtwo months ofsales and use taxesAladdin rodeo g.~ktop matlald on the portion of at the 28 percent rate rather than queen event is ~l~road inside the city limits, the 35 percent rate. State-wlde set Jn August )t~l~yor Jim Miller discussed with this results in a reduction of cl~eOUncil the reduction In states $753,000 in local government re- The Aladdin Match Rodeo Com- and use taxes. He said that celpts. ~l~etlveJulyl, the state sales and In other business, the councilmittee would llke to announce that t tax increased from three tosaid it would abide by the current they will be holding their 3rd an- cents per dollar and at the sub-dlvlslon ordinance when con- nual "Miss Rodeo Aladdin" Queen ~etlmethelocalshareforcities,sldering sub-divisions. The coun- contestthisyearonAugust27and and counties dropped from cil also considered a school district 28, at theAladdin Match andYouth ,,~l~rcent to 28 percent, request to erect a chain llnk fence Rodeo. mayor said the law did not with a security top around theThere will be three different divi- ,~ into account the time lag be- district's block across from the old slons so that all ages can partici- stone school building as a site for pate. There will be a $25.00 Beaudoin tamed state's postmaster l tlndance postmaster Bonnie , doin was recently selected as ing Postmaster'of the Year the annual NAPUS post- .ter convention held in Yellow- Park in June. has been with the Postal for 22 years including 12 as ~tl~tlaster. She was presented a plaque for her service to the ~c, tal Service by last year's re- .at Mary O'Conner. / t ~_three-table Howell movemen ~ played July 6 during the KIUlar weekly meeting of the ~dance Duplicate Bridge Club. ~aults of the play were: I. Ethel and MarJorie Goodson and ~rla Allen and Floyd Carr; and l tty Durfee and Rod Port. Center Bingo to Tuesday ~ Sundance Senior Center said :~Week that its weekly bingo ~e has been changed from |"~tlraday night to Tuesday night. 1 ~.~I~ center's doors open at 7 p.m. :h~' bingo calling starting at 7:30 y'Ul. its buses. The council did not grant the variance, indicating it didn't wish to have the buses there at that location. Mike Frolander attended the meeting and said that $2000 raised from the mid volleyball tourna- ment was donated to the Sun- dance EMS fund to go toward the second new ambulance. The council was also told that some grant money has been re- ceived from the state for the city park. The local Kiwanis Club will bring drawings for the council to consider, covering plans to update the park. Plans include new play- ground equipment, accessible for the handicapped and more park- Ing. The local Babe Ruth league re- ceived a $200 donation from the "Ilaunder Basin Coal Co. to help purchase equipmer!t. It was reported that the Insur- ance company provided the city's v~hlcle and propertylnsurance has quit municipalities. Security In- surance gave the city a new quote of $6600 per year compared to $5488 for last year. Security will consider higher deductibles on some of the city's vehicles and come up with another quote. sponsorship fee to enter this year. Divisions are: Miss Rodeo Aladdin - ages 18 to 24: Miss Princess Aladdin - ages 13 to 17; and Miss Jr. Princess Aladdin - ages 8 to 12. All interested participants must let the committee know by phone or mail before August 15, 1993. More information will be mailed at that time. For more information, contact: Kathy Steele, 307-896-2350, General Delivery, Aladdin, WY 82710 or Judy Brengle 307-896- 2226; General Delivery, Aladdin, WY 82710. Tourism group has finals booth A booth at the National Finals Rodeo in Gillette will be sponsored by the Devils Tower Tourism Assn. The association said volunteerswill be needed to operate the booth July 23 through Aug. I. The booth will be open between 9:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Volunteers can call 756-9757 or contact Steve Hllty at hlgbee's cafe, Sundance. The Sundance summer blood drive with United Blood Services Is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, the 26th of July. 'The demand for blood is con- stant, even in the summer months," said the staff at United Blood Services. "It's important that people remember to take a few minutes to donate during June, July and August. Summer donations will help maintain a safe and adequate blood supply during these difficult months. United Blood Services Is this area's nonprofit community blood provider. The organization collects blood from volunteer donors, then tests, processes and distributes It to 40 area hospitals. Those who would like to make an appointment for the Sundance drive may call Pam Floyd at 283- 2662. Smith, McKenzie i~emen"~ schedule play days in walleye event l~a~y days at Sundance and Moorcroft have been scheduled by the County Horsemen's Assn. The Sundance Play Day will be held An angling team from Carbon [ 25 and the one at Moorcrofl Aug. 15. *Z************************************************************************* County landed the weekend's big- Ji m tlldahip day set at senior center gest fish and topped two days of competition to win $5.400 in the | -Jldance Senior Citizens has set Friendship Wednesday on July 21 fourth Wyoming Governor's Cup I P.m. Bring your oldest kitchen utensil. | walleye fishing tournament on u:d na e mmm rc:! __ _...._______C_..,____. Boysen Reservoir the last weekend linty Library meeting room on July 19 at 7 p.Wm , meet at the Crook in June. I Gerald Steele of Rawlins and Wes Haas of Saratoga netted 21.44 - l roft immunization clinic is set pounds of walleye in the Friday t,"m Iramunization clinic will be held at the Moorcrofl clinic from 1 to 4 and Saturday event, beating a field ! ~ on July 20. ,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,.,,,.,,,.,,.,,,..,..,,.,,..,..,,,,,,,.,,,,.,,, of 139 teams 111 the $21.000 event. i ,, center hours reve fled Hass pulled the b/g one from Boysen s waters, landing a I 5.07- s for the teen center in Sundance will be 5 to I I p.m. on esday, Friday and Saturday. pound, as-inch long, 20-mchdeep h largest ever caught In a walleye oreeshoe tourney Satuxday walleye that may be the second- Sundance world tournament warm-up horseshoe tourney will be contest, according to Governor's at the fairgrounds courts July 17. Play will start at 9 a.m. sharp. Cup organizer Erlc Whltaker of *************************** * tlan women will meet raeetlng of the Christian Women's Club will be held July 22 In Others in the money were Mike t'. rcroR A brunch will be held in the Presbyterian Church from 10 Smith and Chuck McKenzie of t, Sundance and Gillette. 12.51 untflnoon .. ... ................................................ pounds. $400. ~_ II~'lll~lll* * * *IP ** O* * * 8118 O0 . unity band to play at gamebo In total, fishermen caught 413 Sundance Community Jazz Band will present an evening concert fish in the two-day evenL Of those. "~ 111 %_ esday. July 20 at 7 p.m. at the gazebo on the courthouse lawn. The 399 were released, a 97 percent raunity is invited, bring lawn chairs and warm clothing if needed, return rate. June 22 wa~ a warm day in the Sundance area and the doudJ Few threatening u the day proJrseud. In the t/~ernoon, the weather violent with heavy rains and high wtnde. A tor- nedo was reported in the area. Retired 8undance rancher Bob Cronn, who livee south ofSundaneeJust a short distance, st pp d out the door ofhla house and hare'e what he saw. The tornado did eome dam e but eaused no inJurio~ in the 1oc 1 area. Several twisters have been reported in Crook eounty rids summer and in the Black Hills area. Photo by Bob Crenn