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11/21/14 11:04 AM
Press Release - Cal Rerucha, Carbon County Attorney, will be the special prosecutor to review the Pownall investigation for potential criminal charges. The reports have been forwarded to Rerucha for review.  The formal appointment as special prosecutor will be completed at the next regular meeting of the County Commissioners. 

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11/21/14 05:57 AM
GILLETTE, WY – Dr. John Mansell has received recertification in the subspecialty of Pain Medicine from the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA), valid through 2024.

The American Board of Anesthesiology is an independent, nonprofit organization first founded in 1937 as affiliate of the American Board of Surgery to provide board certification to individuals who have met a defined
11/21/14 05:53 AM
Press Release - Two Wyoming communities have been highlighted in a report from the Milken Institute for promoting and enabling successful aging.
Cheyenne ranked 9th overall and Casper ranked 20th out of 252 small metros that were graded in the Milken Institute first-of-its-kind, data-driven index, Best Cities for Successful Aging. The index measures and ranks the performance metropolitan
11/20/14 05:58 AM
Jessica Seders has been hired as the first Executive Director of Gillette Main Street. Jessica comes to GMS with several years of community development experience.  Most recently, as Director of Development for Gillette College Foundation, she worked to foster community partnerships and currently serves on several committees within the community. Jessica also served on the Board of Directors
11/20/14 05:54 AM
Matthew Hutton of Rozet Elementary, and his art teacher, Brenna Chafee, were recognized at the November 18th City Council meeting for Matthew's winning entry in the 2014 Christmas Pin contest.

This contest, which began in 2004, gives 6th grade elementary students an opportunity to show their artistic abilities in designing the annual Christmas pin. Each year in August, art teachers at each
11/19/14 04:45 PM
To all the members of the Campbell County Sheriffs' Office:

After careful consideration I have submitted my resignation to the Campbell County Commissioners, effective at 1700 hours on Monday, December 1, 2014.  Undersheriff  Matheny has retuned to duty and will take over as acting Sheriff at that time.

It's been a great honor and a privilege to be your Sheriff for the
11/19/14 11:57 AM
At last night's Gillette City Council Meeting the last two remaining bar and grill liquor licenses were issued. H&H Cuisine, Inc., doing business as Ruby Tuesday, received one by a unanimous council vote. For the owners of Burro Loco, LLD, doing business as Fiesta Tequila Mexican Restaurant, the vote was filled with anxiety. They sat quietly in the council chambers with their hands folded as
11/19/14 06:58 AM
GILLETTE, WY – Leah Thalken, registered nurse in Campbell County Memorial Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation department, recently received certification as a Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) from, The American Academy of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
The exam assesses proficiency via exam questions that evaluate knowledge of facts, concepts and processes
11/19/14 06:50 AM
Press Release - Scots in the American West, an exhibit produced by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, is now on loan to the Campbell County Rockpile Museum for a three month display in Gillette. The exhibit opens to the public on Monday, November 10th. 

This exhibition documents the individual accomplishments of a few Scots in the American West. Their stories
11/18/14 10:19 AM
This week the Campbell County Prevention Council will host Officer Jermaine Galloway. Galloway is from Boise, Idaho and a nationally recognized expert on the current drug culture. He will be appearing at the Campbell County Senior Center on November 20th, to explain current drug trends.

“This will be especially helpful for parents to know some different trends and some different terms
11/18/14 05:59 AM
Press Release - An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, but are not. These con artists can sound convincing when they call. They use fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. They may know a lot about their targets, and they usually alter
11/17/14 12:11 PM
With a to-die-for vocal blend and an unforgettable visual presence Scandinavian 6-piece vocal group Basix takes the a-cappella/vocal genre to new heights. Basix is bound to thrill, amaze, and entertain the audience with their sublime musicality. These six Danish guys have sung their way into the hearts of audiences in most of Northern Europe. Both Danish and
11/17/14 07:11 AM
For over 20 years the Festival of Trees event in Campbell County has raised more than one million dollars to help improve health care for people in need. This year’s auction for the Festival of Trees takes place on Saturday, November 22nd.

“When people come to festival, you will see quite a few trees, wreaths, large trees, small trees, decorated by community members. Those trees
11/14/14 09:58 AM
Dr. Alex Ayers, Deputy Superintendent of Campbell County School District, recommended to the Board of Trustees on Thursday, November 11, 2014 to adopt a seven-period day starting the fall of 2017. The Campbell County School District Board of Trustees voted to approve the recommendation by Dr. Ayers. The motion to adopt the seven-period day will increase instruction time from 225 minutes per week
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