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03/27/15 11:40 AM
March 27th, 2014 – A 46-year-old male was given a citation for reckless endangerment, after the beam from a laser pointer struck a police officer in his eyes twice. Lieutenant Chuck Deaton said the officer was driving his police car when both incidents occurred. The suspect was contacted on the 2500 block of Ledoux Avenue. The man initially denied having the laser pointer. He agreed to a
03/27/15 11:21 AM
March 26th - At 9:23 p.m. officers with the Gillette Police Department responded to the 600 block of E Second Street. Lieutenant Chuck Deaton said they were investigating an online post of escort services. A 52-year-old male was contacted leaving a hotel room. Deaton said the man was cited after admitting to paying for a prostitute. A 26-year-old woman was contacted at the hotel room. Deaton said
03/27/15 06:08 AM
Press Release – This morning, Governor Mead took action against the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) effort to regulate fracking. At the Governor’s direction, the Attorney General’s office filed a petition for review of final agency action in federal court.

“The BLM proposed this rule that exceeds their authority. This is troubling both legally and from a policy
03/27/15 06:05 AM
GILLETTE, WYO. – March 26, 2015 – Six students from Gillette pitched their business ideas before a panel of four real-life investors to compete for funding at the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Investor Panel Event at the Gillette College Tech Center.  The students presented to representatives from some of Gillette’s premier companies as well as an audience of their
03/26/15 11:22 AM
Press Release – The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has engaged the University of Wyoming, Ruckelshaus Institute to conduct a Situation Assessment of prairie dog management on the Thunder Basin National Grassland.

Staff from the Ruckelshaus Institute will be conducting in-depth, one-on-one interviews over the next few weeks with approximately 40 individuals from a wide range of
03/26/15 05:48 AM
 April events in Wyoming will honor sacrifices of military parents and their children during the Month of the Military Child.

Military and elected officials and free pizza, soft drinks and cake will be at the month’s kick-off celebration at the Cheyenne Historic Train Depot 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, said Brittany Johnson, University of Wyoming Extension 4-H Military educator.
03/26/15 05:46 AM
Press Release - The phenomenal touring Owenhouse show breaks new ground across the nation with a brand new, elaborate stage show. A mind boggling, spell-binding experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat! Jay’s new show is a theatrical event where audiences not only witness the magic, they experience it! You’ll see audience members float in mid-air, get sawed in half, and
03/25/15 06:01 AM
Gillette, WY – On Wednesday, March 25th, 6:00 pm, 6 student entrepreneurs will take the stage to present their business plans before a panel of local leaders of industry and a public audience. The students are dressed as young professionals, and are ready to wow the crowd!
Six students in grades 6 through 12 representing 5 businesses and social movements from the Campbell County
03/24/15 10:24 AM
The Boys and Girls Club of Campbell County will host the first annual Champagne Brunch fundraiser this Saturday. The fundraiser will begin at 11:00 a.m.

“We are having it at the Boys and Girls Club new facility which is the old Lakeview School. We are giving tours of the building. We have some silent auction items.” --- CEO and Director Karla Brandenburg

Brandenburg says the
03/24/15 06:25 AM
Press Release - Congratulations are in order! Eight outstanding students represented CCHS at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on March 19-21, 2015. Approximately 650 FBLA members from around the state attended and competed.

Members attending included: Miles Geis, Alex Gogola, Devin Green, Rosemary Hopson, Hunter Jones, Victoria
03/24/15 06:20 AM
On Friday this week is a chance to have some good food while helping out a good cause.

“Saint Matthew’s annual fish fry is March 27th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Saint Matthews Parish Hall. It is $10.00 for adults $8.00 for kids 4 to 11 years old and seniors 65+ and anybody 3 years and younger are free.“ --- Youth Director for Saint Matthews Catholic Church, Allison
03/23/15 10:19 AM
Press Release -Campbell County School District is proud to announce that two employees were recently awarded the Peabody Energy Leaders in Education award.

Ms. Katie Brunson (pictured), 8th grade science teacher at Twin Spruce Junior High, was surprised in her classroom by representatives of Peabody Energy from both St. Louis and Gillette, district administration and other guests. Ms. Brunson
03/23/15 07:24 AM
Press Release - At 8:26 p.m. on March 22nd, the Campbell County Fire Departent responded to 5850 Magnuson Blvd. Pat’s Off Road Frac Fluid Heating for an explosion and fire.  Upon arrival crews quickly extinguished the fire inside the tank truck carrying oil.  Of the 2 operators on scene filling the truck, one was injured and taken by ambulance to CCH for treatment.  The cause
03/23/15 07:22 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving an arson that occurred on 03/14/2015 at 0840 hours, in the alley of the 800 block between East 3rd and East 4th Streets. At this time Unknown suspect(s) started a fire in the cab of a white 1988 Ford Pickup. Several items were located outside of the vehicle that leads investigators to believe the fire was intentionally set.

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