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11/26/14 12:21 PM
Campbell County School District is proud to announce the Veterans of Foreign Wars have selected two teachers from Wright as their 2014 Teacher of the Year. At Wright Junior-Senior High School, the VFW announced that Ms. Erica Killham was selected as the middle school teacher of the year. At Cottonwood Elementary, Mrs. Natalie Prosenick was selected as the elementary teacher of the year.

Mrs.
11/26/14 12:16 PM
11/26/14 07:04 AM
Press Release - At 10:45 p.m. on November 25th, the Campbell County Fire Department responded to the area of the Olmstead Road and North HWY 59 for a single vehicle rollover crash. Upon arrival to the scene CCFD found a passenger van approximately 75 feet in a field off the east side of the roadway resting on its roof. A total of three occupants were found at the scene with one having been
11/26/14 06:03 AM
GREEN RIVER — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding people that it is both illegal and unsafe to pick up any road-killed wildlife, or wildlife parts, on any Wyoming roadway.

            Office managers at the Green River Game and Fish Office have received multiple reports of motorists stopping alongside roadways to remove
11/26/14 05:55 AM
Campbell County Public Library System (CCPL) is embarking on a mission to improve your library in Gillette.
Toward that end, CCPL cordially invites the public to our meeting to re-imagine your library on Tuesday, December 9 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the CCPL Wyoming Room.

The goal of this event, hosted by Humphries Poli Architects, is to gather public input regarding current use of library space
11/25/14 02:19 PM
Winter weather has arrived in Northeast Wyoming which can cause highway surfaces to be slick and unpredictable. 
 
WYDOT is especially cautioning motorists today as area roads are very slick and they are creating dangerous driving conditions. 
 
WYDOT reminds motorists if you are driving in areas that have ice or snow on the road, adjust your driving to fit conditions and
11/25/14 01:12 PM
Echeta Road is closed west of Fox Run Road until further notice. The closure is do to a traffic accident. No injuries are being reported, but it will take an hour or two to remove a jackknifed semi-truck from the roadway.  
11/25/14 11:24 AM
The tuition rates will remain the same in 2015 for Gillette College students.

The Wyoming Community College Commission voted 6-1 on Thursday, Nov. 27, to keep the current tuition rates the same for the state’s seven community colleges.

Tuition rates for full-time Gillette College students is about $1,450 per semester.

“It is very affordable to attend Gillette College and
11/25/14 05:46 AM
The City of Gillette announces updated information on downtown holiday parking.

The City of Gillette will remove parking restrictions on Gillette Avenue from 1st Street to 4th Street (retail corridor) from November 25th through December 31st.  Look for signs - like the ones pictured below - to indicate where the two-hour parking restrictions have been
11/25/14 05:41 AM
WRIGHT – On November 20, 2014 four Wisconsin residents were arrested south of Wright, Wyoming after the discovery of an antlered mule deer that was poached on November 18, 2014. The investigation is currently ongoing and evidence is still being analyzed.

 

            The arrests were made in this case because a member of
11/24/14 10:13 AM
A single vehicle rollover crash on November 23rd led to the death of 22 year old Derrick L. Simmons of Wright, Wyoming. The crash occurred at approximately 6:00 a.m. at mile post 80.50 on WY 59 five miles north of Wright. 

Mr. Simmons was travelling south in a 2007 Dodge Ram pickup when the truck crossed the centerline and left the highway to the east. After leaving the
11/24/14 06:38 AM
Gillette College’s class of 2014 nursing graduates passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses at 95.9 percent, said Louise Posten, Director of Nursing.

The average pass rate for the state of Wyoming is 82.7 percent, and the national average is 82.86 percent, said Posten, who oversees the hands-on nursing program for the Northern Wyoming Community College
11/24/14 06:34 AM
Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 27th)
City offices closed.
No trash or recycling pick up.  If your scheduled trash day is on Thursdays, do not put your trash out until Friday, November 28th.  Crews will pick it up then.

Black Friday (Friday, November 28th)
City offices closed.
The City's Solid Waste Division will pick up Thursday and Friday's trash and recycling on
11/24/14 06:00 AM
Sheridan - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the illegal taking of a mule deer buck in eastern Johnson County.

The mule deer was killed along the Schoonover Road about one mile west of the Powder River on Wednesday November 19, 2014. Buffalo Game Warden Jim Seeman investigated the site of the poaching incident and found the entrails.   Seeman said
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