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10/24/14 05:53 AM
The 29th Annual Chili Cook Off charitable event is on October 25th at the CAM-PLEX Central Pavilion. The event benefits the Council of Community Services and the Y.E.S. House.

Much fun is planned for you! Come and try a numerous variety of red and green chili, guacamole and special salsas! The “Live To Dance” and “Just Gotta Dance” dancers will take you on a journey at
10/23/14 01:36 PM
Press Release - Campbell County takes considerable pride in keeping its citizens informed of what is happening in their government. Commissioner meetings are run on local cable channels and are streamed live on both the County and the City’s website. Information is regularly sent to the local newspapers, including annual budgets. The website and social media sights are kept up to date with
10/23/14 06:11 AM
AVA Community Art Center presents Pearls of the Prairie Wine Festival and Miniature Auction Friday, October 24th from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel. Experience an evening of fine wines and hors d’oeuvres from Gillette’s finest restaurants. Embrace the ambiance of good friends, wine, and new flavors all while supporting local artists, art advocacy grants, and college scholarships.
10/23/14 06:06 AM
The Bureau of Land Management Buffalo Field Office (BFO), Wyoming Conservation Corps(WCC) and Devon Energy’s Gillette field office recently came together for a nine-day preservation, restoration and education project in Burnt Hollow in the Powder River Basin.
 
The WCC and Devon Energy’s Gillette Field Office and corporate team worked with BLM BFO
10/23/14 06:02 AM
Red Ribbon week is in honor of DEA Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena’s life and work. Camarena yearned to make a difference from a very early age. After earning a degree in criminal justice and serving as both a U.S. Marine and police officer, Camarena joined the DEA so he could fight illegal drugs. In 1985, while working undercover in Mexico, Camarena was kidnapped and killed by
10/22/14 06:27 AM
Press Release. – Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit upheld Wyoming’s plan for controlling emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) under the Clean Air Act’s regional haze program. Environmental groups, including the Sierra Club and WildEarth Guardians, challenged the EPA’s approval of Wyoming’s plan on the ground that the plan failed to
10/21/14 12:06 PM
Local law enforcement would like to remind the public to be wary of phone and internet scams. Gillette Police Lieutenant Brent Wasson said a 57-year-old Gillette woman reported yesterday she had lost over $14,000 to a phone scam.

Wasson said the woman was contacted by two men with Middle Eastern accents who claimed to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The men told the woman she would
10/21/14 06:14 AM
Aquila Theatre brings to life Emily Bronte’s classic story of allconsuming passion with its new production of Wuthering Heights. The novel, one of the most famous works of world literature, was first published in 1847 under a pseudonym and is Emily Bronte’s only work. Wuthering Heights recounts the tale of ill-fated lovers on the lonely moors of northern
10/20/14 11:38 AM
This morning the Campbell County Sheriff's Office released information on a fatal mine accident. Corporal Quentin Reynolds said an emergency call was placed from the North Antelope Rochelle on October 18th, 2014 about 10:36 p.m. Reynolds said a 51-year-old man died in a vehicle accident.

“It was reported that a belly-dump tractor trailer combination had driven over the high
10/20/14 06:16 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary that occurred on the 1100 block of Stanley Avenue on 10-08-14 between 0700 hours and 1630 hours. During this time frame unknown suspect(s) entered a garage and stole a 28 speed Specialized Bicycle. The Bicycle is described as black with blue and orange pinstripes.

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime
10/20/14 06:01 AM
The Keep Gillette Beautiful Pathways Committee invites the public to meet Tim Young, Executive Director for Wyoming Pathways, on Tuesday, October 21st at Noon in the City Hall 2nd Floor Community Room.

Who: Keep Gillette Beautiful
What: Pathways Committee Meeting
Where: City Hall, 2nd floor Community Room (201 E. 5th Street)
When: Tuesday, October 21st at noon 

The Pathways
10/17/14 10:42 AM
Gillette, WY—Campbell County Health has established a team of physicians, infection prevention specialists, clinical staff and administration to prepare for the care of a potential Ebola patient. The physician leaders include Dr. Roberta Moro, Board Certified in Infectious Disease and Medical Director of Infection Prevention; Dr. Robert Neuwirth, Director of the Hospitalist Program and
10/17/14 10:39 AM
On October 16, 2014, following a two day jury trial, Steven Vaught (age 53) was found guilty of two counts of Sexual Assault in the First Degree and one count of Kidnapping. A press release from the Campbell County Attorney’s Office says a jury, consisting of two men and ten women, deliberated for approximately 3 hours.

According to court documents, Vaught had told the victim during the
10/17/14 06:41 AM
Press Release - Charlie Daniels is partly Western and partly Southern. His signature “bullrider” hat and belt buckle, his lifestyle on the Twin Pines Ranch (a boyhood dream come true), his love of horses, cowboy lore and the heroes of championship rodeo, Western movies, and Louis L'Amour novels, identify him as a Westerner. The son of a lumberjack and a Southerner by
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