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02/10/16 06:34 AM
Press Release – Governor Matt Mead is extremely pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Wyoming joined West Virginia and numerous other states in seeking a stay from the Court. The Court ruled 5-4 today to impose a stay.

“This is a big win for Wyoming and the nation,” said Governor Mead. “It
02/09/16 06:10 AM
Press Release - Campbell County School district is pleased to announce a friendly but competitive art competition to create the logo design for Thunder Basin High School. We are asking teachers, students, and artists from the public to participate. The winner of the competition will receive a $100 dollar cash prize, second place a $50 cash award, and third place will receive $25 cash
02/09/16 06:06 AM
Press Release - Crime Stoppers needs your help locating the person who broke the passenger side window and mirror on a white pickup truck parked in the parking lot at Wilson Welding, at the intersection of Highway 14/16 and Hays Drive sometime between Friday evening, February 5, 2016 and Monday morning, February 9, 2016.

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please
02/09/16 05:55 AM
Press Release - Go back to college for a day – minus the tests, stress and homework – with three professors from Gillette College and the University of Wyoming who will enlighten and entertain with lectures during Saturday University: The Free One-Day college education on Thursday February 11, 2016

Attend one, two or all three Saturday University lectures
02/08/16 10:41 AM
Press Release - Please join the CAM-PLEX Heritage Center Theater staff for the presentation of The Lightning Thief on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Due to generous grant funding and local sponsorships, tickets are only $6 for adults, $4 for youth & seniors. For more information, contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket Office at 307-682-8802 or visit our website at www.cam-plex.com.

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02/08/16 10:38 AM
Press Release - The Campbell County Rockpile Museum in Gillette, Wyoming is pleased to welcome home its traveling exhibit The Unquiet Utes. Originally created by the Rockpile Museum in 2011, the exhibit has traveled to museums in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and South Dakota. The Unquiet Utes will be on display here in Gillette one final time this February before it is retired. If you missed this
02/05/16 11:28 AM
At Tuesday night’s Gillette City Council meeting, a swearing in ceremony was held for seven new Gillette Police Officers. GilletteCity Councilman Robin Kuntz said it is always an honor to help welcome in new officers.

“We swore in some new police officers. It’s always an honor when we get to see that. I think these folks have a tough job and I just ask the community to
02/04/16 01:07 PM
Last night representatives from the town of Wright, City of Gillette and Campbell County met at the George Amos Memorial building. Wright Mayor Ralph Kingan gave an update on the Wright Community Center. He said the project, which will include a community kitchen and more room for senior citizens to gather, is going well and on track. He said he expects some type of opening in early
02/04/16 12:53 PM
Press Release – The importance of coal in powering America simply cannot be overstated, according to U.S. Senator Enzi, R-Wyo. Unfortunately, he said, neither can this Administration’s deliberate attempts to use executive power to put the coal industry out of business.
 
“This issue hits close to home for me because approximately 40 percent of this country’s
02/03/16 10:58 AM
Yesterday at the Gillette City Council and Campbell County Commissioner meetings representatives from the Council of Community Services came forward with a services request.

“Today we approved some contingency money for the Council of Community Services. They requested $175,000 between the city and the county. The county approved $87,500 of it contingent upon the city doing the
02/02/16 10:58 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help locating the person who stole a Makita chop saw and a Smith’s Power Pro plasma cutter from a ranch on the Brown Road near Wright between January 30, 2016 and February 1, 2016.

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please call Crime Stoppers at 686-0400. You can remain anonymous and may earn up to $1,000 in reward.
02/02/16 10:54 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help locating the person who stole a mail box from Clarkelen Road between January 31 and February 1, 2016. The black metal post was cut approximately a foot below the black metal mail box.

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please call Crime Stoppers at 686-0400. You can remain anonymous and may earn up to $1,000 in reward. 
02/01/16 06:18 AM
Press Release - Registration is now open for Parade of Presidents, a free program for students and parents at the Campbell County Rockpile Museum. Sign up now to learn about several of our nation’s Presidents through interactive activities, games, and crafts. Students will have the opportunity to learn historical facts while playing a game about George Washington, craft a likeness of
01/27/16 10:02 AM
Press Release - A fatal crash on January 25th has resulted in the death of 57 year old Newcastle, Wyoming resident Tina M. Morris. The crash occurred at 11:45 p.m. on the 25th near mile post 233 on US Highway 16 near the city limits of Osage, Wyoming. 

Morris was a passenger in a 2000 Chevrolet Impala passenger car driven by 39 year old Timothy J. Dawson, also from
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