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08/29/14 06:00 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft that occurred in a storage lot located at 507 Commercial Dr. between the dates of 08-01-14 and 08-24-14. During this time frame unknown suspect(s) stole a 2005 9.9 horsepower Mercury Outboard motor off of a Trophy Pro fishing boat.

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please call Crime Stoppers at 686-0400. You can
08/28/14 12:33 PM
On June 18th this year, the University of North Texas Health Science Center notified the Campbell County Sheriff’s office that an association was noted between the genetic data obtained from an unidentified female discovered in Campbell County in 1983 and DNA samples submitted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The DNA samples came from the parents, sister and daughter of
08/28/14 10:08 AM
Wednesday afternoon's residential fire in the area of Westover Road and Overdale Drive caused plenty of excitement on the first day of classes at Prairie Wind Elementary School in Gillette. Principal Rory Williams noticed smoke from the fire, and was soon sprinting towards the blaze. Williams said he noticed two adult females struggling to escape the burning residence with two children.
08/28/14 06:54 AM
Press Release - At 2:40 p.m. on August 28th, the Campbell County Fire Department to the area of Westover Road and Overdale Drive for a Structure fire in a single residential building. By the time firefighters arrived on scene the fire had progressed to the outside of the neighboring residence to the south. Firefighters quickly knocked down all of the flames on both structures and the vehicle
08/28/14 06:49 AM
At this week's Campbell County School Board Meeting, trustees heard information from activities director Cliff Hill. Hill talked about conversations taking place surrounding a possible transition of ninth grade athletics to high school. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Boyd Brown said the proposal will receive a lot more analysis and discussion before any change is made.

“I know that
08/27/14 07:08 AM
Press Release– Bird hunters are reminded that the application deadline for the Springer and Glendo Special pheasant hunts is 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. Applications must be made online through the Game and Fish website http://wgfd.wyo.gov.                    

The Springer hunt begins Oct. 16 and will run
08/27/14 07:05 AM
The City of Gillette's Utilities and Development Services Departments announce road construction and road closure updates for Gillette Avenue, Harder Drive, and 9th Street.

Gillette Avenue Update
The contractor, S&S Builders, is moving a second concrete crew to 4th Street to begin the corner fillets and nodes now that the other crew has started placing the curb and gutter from 3rd
08/26/14 09:47 AM
At 9:07 p.m.. on August 25th, the Campbell County Fire Department responded to 3575 North Garner Lake Road for a structure fire. Upon arrival CCFD found a large tank of oil on fire as well as a building housing processing equipment. The fire was brought under control in approximately 90 minutes. Two people were injured in the fire and cause and damage estimates was still being investigated
08/25/14 11:49 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft that occurred in a parking lot at 2300 Nogales between the dates of 08-19-14 at 2100 hours and 08-20-14 at 0500 hours. During this time frame unknown suspect(s) stole a red Honda Generator, Model Eu6500is that was bolted to a metal plate in the bed of a 2014 white Ford truck that was parked at this location.

If you have information that can
08/25/14 11:47 AM
On Sunday, August 24th, the Campbell County Sheriff's Office responded to a burglary call at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports. Investigator Gary Sams said the call came in about 5 am. Sams said two Mossberg pump action shotguns were taken. The shotguns were black, pistol grip, 18.5 inch barrel, without buttstocks. They were valued at approximately $400 each.

Sams said the suspects passed
08/25/14 05:55 AM
GILLETTE, WY – The Sleep Center at Campbell County Memorial Hospital has recently been granted accreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).  Accreditation of Sleep Disorders Centers is a voluntary process for the assessment of sleep programs. By achieving accreditation, a sleep center demonstrates a commitment to the provision of quality diagnostic services and the
08/25/14 05:51 AM
Press Release – Douglas resident Kim Hansel, formerly of Gillette, has been selected as a 2014 Angels in Adoption™ awardee for her outstanding advocacy of adoption and foster care issues as editor of Adoption Today and Fostering Families Today magazines. The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), which orchestrates the Angels in Adoption™ program, will honor
08/25/14 05:46 AM
Press Release - An older Platte County woman represents the first and only human case of West Nile virus (WNV) reported to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) so far this year.
 
“Year to year WNV activity can vary widely and is tough to predict,” said Dr. Tracy Murphy, state epidemiologist with WDH. “We’ve seen cases as early as May and as late as October, with
08/22/14 04:57 PM
Yesterday at Wal-Mart in Gillette, a few local heroes got together with some area school children and provided some assistance for the coming school year. Campbell County Fire Department Volunteer Division Chief Dale Izatt said the gathering is an annual occurrence. 

“The Wal-Mart Shop With Hometown Heroes is what it is called. We have participated the last few years. Basically
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