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10/01/14 06:14 AM
Campbell County Public Library is pleased to host the Wyoming Humanities Council presentation of 4-4-43, a documentary from author and filmmaker John Lukacs. The film is based on Lukacs’ book Escape from Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific War, which examines the World War II story of American soldiers and civilian prisoners of war who broke out of the Davao
10/01/14 05:58 AM
Press Release - Mr. Bryan Young, Supervisor of Nutrition Services for Campbell County School District, announced today his department will be sponsoring the third annual Jump Start program for all elementary schools. Each elementary school competes to have the most students participate in the International Walk/Bike to School Day every Wednesday in October. Students who walk or ride their
09/30/14 11:39 AM
PRESS RELEASE: The deadline to apply for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy is fast approaching!  Students grades 6-12 interested in this exciting new class need to submit their applications to the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce no later than Friday, October 3rd.
“Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise are the future of America. We are so excited to have the Young
09/30/14 11:32 AM
On Saturday, September 27, 2014 Peabody Energy honored educators at the third annual Leaders in Education banquet at the Gillette Tech Center at 6:00 p.m. Each educator received a $1000 award from Peabody Energy as the weekly recipient and the Educator of the Year award winner received a $5000 award. Hosting the banquet were Maureen Moore, Peabody Director of the Leaders in Education
09/29/14 01:04 PM
Press Release - The Wright Panthers travelled to Saratoga on Friday the 26th of September, 2014. The race was held at the Saratoga Inn Golf Course along the Platt River. The athletes faced hot, yet breezy conditions- which was opposite of last year’s deep freeze!

The Junior High Girls began at 1pm with sixty girls stepping up to the line. Leading the Panthers was sixth grader Shalynn
09/29/14 12:40 PM
An investigation into the theft of prescription medications has led to the arrest of a 38-year-old Gillette man. Personnel with the Campbell County Sheriff's Office said the man was the owner/operator of a local home and building inspection business. Undersheriff Scott Matheny said deputies set up cameras in a home and left a bottle of bait medication in the home. The suspect finished the
09/29/14 12:21 PM
Press Release - It all began in 1986…..Paramount’s Laser Spectacular was presented for the first time at the Woodlawn Theater in San Antonio, Texas. At the time, producer Steve Monistere was staging Jazz and Blues concerts there. A local laser company approached Steve with the idea of producing a laser show. Steve had never seen a laser show, and reluctantly
09/26/14 10:11 AM
If you value education and family time there is an opportunity coming up at the Lake Way Learning Center. Science Adventurarium director Jodi Crago-Wyllie has more information.

“The Science Center Adventurarium is hosting our family science nights for the year. Our first Family Science Night will be October 9th. We are going to have a dinosaur expert, a paleontologist from the Big Horn
09/26/14 07:13 AM
Sundance, Wyoming, - Black Hills National Forest North Zone Fire is planning to ignite, the Sleez prescribed, September 26, 1.5 miles northwest of Warren Peak Lookout.
The 124 acre Sleez project unit is located in the Whitelaw and Beaver Creek drainages in the Bearlodge Mountains.
Resources include one dozer, multiple fire engines and crews.
More prescribed fire is also
09/26/14 05:49 AM
Testing recently completed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta confirms that the enterovirus D68 virus is present in Wyoming, as expected by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Dr. Tracy Murphy, state epidemiologist with WDH, said, “We are not surprised CDC testing has confirmed two Wyoming residents were ill due to this specific virus, which has
09/25/14 06:09 AM
The Board of Trustees of Campbell County School District honored Mr. David Petersen at the board meeting on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Mr. Petersen was chosen as the Wyoming DARE Teacher of the Year by police officers around the state. Mr. Petersen is a 6th grade teacher at Hillcrest Elementary and has been teaching for five years. Mr. Brad Winters, principal at Hillcrest Elementary, said,
09/25/14 06:01 AM
Press Release - Congratulations to Marci Finnell and Donna Mann, as they expanded Wright’s speech team opportunities by attending the 2014 Wyoming Fall Conference of speech and debate coaches recently hosted in Saratoga, WY.  Mrs. Wright and Mrs. Mann gathered armloads of competitor material to highlight with team members eagerly anticipating the upcoming season which will begin in
09/24/14 09:41 AM
Tuesday night emergency responders in Gillette were dispatched to the intersection of Gillette Avenue and Second Street for a two vehicle crash. Sergeant Adam Edmondson said the crash occurred about 6:10 pm. Investigators believe a 24-year-old male was driving west on second street at approximately 40-50 miles per hour in a 2004 Dodge Dakota when he ran a red light. 

A 41-year-old
09/24/14 07:02 AM
Campbell County School District (CCSD) boasts a thriving visual arts program. Unlike so many other school districts in the country, the students in CCSD are fortunate to have visual art teachers in each and every school building. These teachers are all talented artists in their own right. CAM-PLEX is proud to display their work in the Heritage Center gallery from
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