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04/24/15 11:31 AM
Press Release - Dr. Boyd Brown was awarded the prestigious Myron Basom Award of Excellence for School Leadership by the Wyoming Association of School Administrators on Thursday, April 23, 2015. This award recognizes a superintendent that has exhibited true educational leadership characteristics. The leadership characteristics considered are the following: direction setter, instructional leader,
04/24/15 11:18 AM
This morning, Gillette Police Department Sergeant Jason Marcus said Thursday morning's standoff suspect is facing three misdemeanor charges.

They include DWUI and Family Violence Battery.

A misdemeanor charge of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle was added after a car that had been reported stolen earlier in the day, was located near the car used during the suspect's standoff and
04/23/15 10:41 AM
An armed suspect who had threatened to harm himself surrendered peacefully to Gillette Police Department earlier this morning. Police Lieutenant Brent Wasson said the incident began earlier this morning in the Westover subdivision before moving to the area of 8th street and Highway 59 in Gillette.

“At about 3:53 this morning we had a domestic violence incident in the 800 block of Pioneer
04/23/15 09:02 AM
9:01  Standoff is over. Suspect in custody. No injuries. More updates later.

7:10 a.m. - Gillette Police Department is requesting the public avoid the area of 8th street and Highway 59, they are dealing with an armed suspect who is a threat to himself. The suspect is surrounded, but not in custody.

It is believed the incident and suspect search began in the Westover
04/23/15 07:17 AM
Gillette Police Department is requesting the public avoid the area of 8th street and Highway 59, they are dealing with suspect who is a threat to himself. The suspect is surrounded, but not in custody. Some schools in the area may be locked down. More details later.
04/23/15 06:08 AM
Gillette Wyoming – Tammy Bourne, a local fifth grade teacher at Lakeview has been selected to attend the 2015 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J. Tammy Bourne is one of 155 highly-qualified third through fifth grade teachers from around the country selected to attend the intensive week long, all-expense-paid, professional development
04/22/15 07:13 AM
DeAnna Kay, Oaklee Anderson, and Matt Jones, Field Representatives for U.S. Senators Michael Enzi and John Barrasso and Congressman Cynthia Lummis are scheduled to hold “Office Hours” in Gillette and Wright at the following times and places: 

Wright

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Wright Town Hall

395 Lariat
04/22/15 07:11 AM
There is an opportunity on May 16th to stay fit, raise money for a good cause and have a lot of fun. John Paul II Catholic School physical education teacher Brittney Crow invites you on a color run.

“We are having a Color Dash on May 16th it will start at 12:00 p.m. Registration and grabbing your packet will open at 10:00 a.m. We are raising money for John Paul II School with this color
04/21/15 10:13 AM
The Wyoming Artists Association will be holding its 60th annual art show and convention at Energy Hall, Camplex, Gillette, May1-3. The Association will sponsor four workshops for artists and photographers during this time which will be open to the public. Registration for these workshops is from noon Friday May 1, to 8:30 am Saturday morning. The workshop fee is $40. All members may
04/20/15 06:17 AM
Gillette, WY– Local Elementary, Junior High and High School students from the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy Class of 2015-16 revealed five new start-up businesses to the public, at the YEA! Trade Show on Thursday, April 16th , at the Monthly Chamber of Commerce mixer at First National Bank on Gillette Avenue.
 
The following new businesses
04/20/15 06:02 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft from auto that is believed to have occurred between 04/08/2015 at and 04/10/15. During this time frame unknown suspects(s) entered a 2005 white Jeep Cherokee and stole a black Ruger 45 caliber hand gun. At the time of the theft the pistol was not in a holster and contained an 8 round magazine.

If you have information that can solve this or any
04/20/15 05:47 AM
A statewide tornado drill will be conducted by the National Weather Service and emergency officials around 10:30 A.M. MDT on Wednesday, April 22 as part of Wyoming Severe Weather Awareness Week, April 20-24.  The exercise is used to train emergency service organizations and educate people how to respond to a tornado warning.  Communities may sound local warning sirens and many schools
04/17/15 06:04 AM
The City of Gillette's Yard Waste Curbside Collection Program will begin Monday, April 13, 2015, and will run through Friday, November 13th, 2015. The curbside collection of yard waste is an opt-in program where homeowners receive, on a voluntary basis by subscription only, 96 gallon roll-outs. The roll-outs are tan in color and heat stamped "Yard Waste" so that homeowners will know
04/17/15 06:03 AM
Press Release -- The Campbell County Senior Center hosts a Senior Blood Pre-Draw and Health Fair on April 21 and 24. The event is open to all seniors in the community.
 
Pre-draws take place on Tuesday, April 21 from 6-9 am at the Senior Center, 701 Stocktrail Ave. Campbell County Health Wellness Services is offering 10 different profiles for seniors to choose
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