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05/22/15 04:31 PM
Information From Powder River Energy Corporation:

PRECorp Release:

 PRECorp has learned of a scam that is hitting our business customers this afternoon. Someone posing as a power company representative is asking businesses to pay their bill or they will be disconnected just ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. This is a scam. We are warning our members not to pay anyone over
05/22/15 11:43 AM
CAM-PLEX is pleased to invite you to meet artist Michael Plourde on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Michael will speak about his artwork at 6:15 p.m. This artist reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be installed in the Heritage Center Gallery from Tuesday, April 21, 2015, through Saturday, May 23, 2015. For more information contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket
05/22/15 11:27 AM
Campbell County Authorities have released the name of a woman killed in an officer involved shooting Wednesday night.  Campbell County Coroner Laura Sundstrom said 39-year-old Nikki Jo Burtsfield of Gillette was killed in that shooting.  Campbell County Attorney Ron Wirthwein said this morning he would not anticipate any more details becoming available until next week.

05/22/15 06:16 AM
Please join the CAM-PLEX Heritage Center Theater staff for the presentation of Alpin Hong and Crushed Out on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket Office at 307-682-8802 or visit our website at www.cam-plex.com.

It's a classical music versus rock-n-roll showdown. Classical pianist, Alpin Hong, plays technical sonatas like 300 year old rock
05/22/15 05:54 AM
Press Release — Local physicians are volunteering their time again this year to provide Sports Screenings for junior and senior high school athletes and grade 3-6 junior football participants in Campbell County. Screenings will be held in the Campbell County Health (CCH) Rehab Services department, located in the upper level of the WORI building at 508 Stocktrail Ave.  Athletes must
05/22/15 05:50 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving an arson that occurred at the 3000 block of West 4J Road between 05/17/2015 at 1245 hours and 05/20/15 at 1300 hours. During this time frame unknown suspects(s) entered the building and set fire to a decorative flower pot and an American Flag.

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please call Crime Stoppers at 686-0400. You can
05/21/15 11:25 AM
Update: Campbell County Attorney Ron Wirthwein said preliminary evidence shows the female suspect was armed with a knife as she advanced on law enforcement officers. She was commanded to drop the weapon but refused. He added preliminary evidence shows that a TASER was deployed as a non-lethal attempt to stop the woman's advance, but it was ineffective.

Frosty Williams with the Department
05/21/15 09:30 AM
Press Release from Campbell County Sheriff’s Office

Press Release- On May 20, 2015, the Campbell County Sheriff's Office was contacted by Dryfork Mine in reference to a suspicious vehicle. Law enforcement responded, located the vehicle and a pursuit was initiated. Deputies deployed spike strips and the vehicle ultimately was stopped near the intersection of Vaquero and Garner
05/20/15 11:30 AM
It has come to the attention of the Campbell County Sheriff's Office over the weekend, that phone calls have been placed to Gillette residents from individuals claiming to be conducting a phone survey for Blue Cross Blue Shield. During this survey they may ask for account information and personal identification information. These callers are reported to be pushy and have placed as many as
05/20/15 06:26 AM
Press Release - CAM-PLEX is pleased to introduce Mark Smith as the new Marketing Manager.  Mark joined the team Monday, May 11, 2015.  His responsibilities will include developing, maintaining and implementing a comprehensive marketing plan for CAM-PLEX to attract local, regional, and national events.  He will attend national trade shows and work with regional and national
05/19/15 10:32 AM
Press Release - The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Records of Decision (ROD) for the Teckla-Osage-Rapid City 230 kV Transmission Line Project (the Project) have been signed and issued. 
This project, proposed by Black Hills Power (BHP), would construct and operate a 230 kV transmission line connecting the Teckla Substation in Campbell County, Wyoming to the Osage
05/19/15 06:52 AM
Press Release - The City of Gillette Water Division has started the annual Water Main Flushing Program. This program is conducted to improve water quality and flow rates. You may experience decreased water pressure and discoloration of the water. If your water is discolored, please allow your water to run for about 20 minutes or until it clears. The discoloration is primarily rust, and is not
05/19/15 06:03 AM
Press Release - Once again, The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, Gillette Police Department , and the Wyoming Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18th  through the 31st , including one of the busiest travel weekends of the
05/13/15 06:18 AM
As part of National Police Week there will be a ceremony Wednesday, May 13th, at 12:00 p.m. at the Campbell County Sheriff's Office. A roll call will be read of fallen law enforcent officers, as well as other emergecy responders in the state's hisory. 

The Jon Hardy Memorial service will be held this Thursday, May 14th, at 3:00 p.m.  The memorial will be held at City Hall, on
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