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07/24/14 10:42 AM
Campbell County School District is proud to announce that 16 teachers, nurses, coaches, and administrators have been recognized for outstanding service to our public school children. The following list contains educators recognized by their peers, parents, or students for exemplary service in the 2013-2014 school year.  Congratulations to all the outstanding educators that were recognized by
07/24/14 10:36 AM
The City of Gillette's Solid Waste Division will begin running revised Solid Waste, Recycling, and Yard Waste routes on Monday, August 4, 2014.  These changes were first announced in May and will increase the efficiency of solid waste pick up.  Approximately 71% of the City's Solid Waste Customers' trash day will change - postcards will be mailed to
07/24/14 10:28 AM
Sheridan, Wyo. (July 24, 2014) – A small lightning-caused fire is burning near Roane Creek in the Bighorn National Forest.

     The half-acre fire is burning in timber and grass about 2 ½ miles south of U.S. Highway 14A in the Pete’s Hole area.

     Mobilized to the fire were a helicopter, a water tender,
07/23/14 05:51 AM
Traci Ann Schladweiler has been selected for a James Madison Fellowship. Ms. Schladweiler is a teacher at Wright Junior-Senior High School. The Madison Fellowship is awarded to one teacher in each state. Ms. Schladweiler is Wyoming’s recipient for the 2014 school year. The fellowship is a grant of $24,000 dollars for the recipient to earn a Master’s degree in American government
07/23/14 05:46 AM
GILLETTE, WY – — Additional dates have been added for the Campbell County Sports Screening program for junior and senior high school athletes and grade 3-6 junior football participants in Campbell County. Screenings will be held at the Kid Clinic, located at 800 Butler Spaeth in the old Hillcrest School.  Athletes must have an appointment in order to be
07/22/14 12:59 PM
Press Release - With continued growth in reported pertussis (whooping cough) cases this year, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is encouraging awareness of the disease and vaccination to help protect vulnerable residents, especially infants.  
Forty-three pertussis cases have been reported to WDH so far this year, compared to a total of 76 in 2013, 59 in 2012, 13 in 2011 and 14 in
07/22/14 11:09 AM
Yesterday the Gillette Police Department issued a reckless endangerment citation to a 42-year-old man after an apparent traffic dispute. Lieutenant Chuck Deaton said the incident began when the 49-year-old female driver of semi-tractor trailer was turning left from Boxelder Road. The woman was trying to turn onto North Highway 59, when the traffic signal light turned red while the female was in
07/22/14 06:06 AM
Press Release - For many, the Campbell County Address Map Book is a necessity in their daily work lives, and for others it is a fun tool for viewing where addresses are located in the County. While the Address Map Book of old was an excellent tool, its size and bulkiness made it somewhat less than user friendly. Thanks to modern technology, the efforts of Campbell County Public Works and GIS
07/22/14 05:58 AM
Press Release - The Campbell County Senior Center will once again hold forums with the candidates running for City, County and State seats. 

These forums will provide you with the opportunity to hear each candidate’s views. All forums will be held in the Senior Center dining room from 1:00-3:00 p.m.  and are scheduled as follows;
 
July 28th  2014    
07/21/14 10:39 AM
At 12:56 PM on July 19th, the Campbell County Fire Departent responded to the area west of the Weston Hills recreation area for the report of a grass/timber fire started by lighting. 

The fire was contained at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday at 40 acres. 

Crews from CCFD, County Road and Bridge and the BLM responded to the scene along with the state helicopter. Two single engine air tankers
07/21/14 10:35 AM
The Campbell County League of Women Voters, Gillette Public Access Television and the Basin Radio Network are proud to kick off candidates forums tonight. County offices are featured this evening.  The forums will continue Thursday this week with city wide candidates and state wide candidates next Monday.  Things begin at 6:30 p.m. You can check it out live at Gillette City Hall.
07/21/14 10:31 AM
Some residents in the Westover Subdivision wrapped up the weekend without electricity last night. It is estimated over one hundred residences were effected when a transformer needed to be replaced. The transformer blew between the two hundred block of Oregon Avenue and West Hills Loop. Power was out about two hours and forty five minutes for some residences. City crews got power
07/21/14 07:02 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary that occurred at Boot Hill Steakhouse and Night Club located at 910 N. Gurley Ave. on 07-06-14 between 0330 and 0830 hours.  Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the business by breaking a glass door and forcing open interior doors.  Once inside the business the suspects damaged additional property.   

If you have
07/21/14 07:00 AM
At 12:56 PM on July 19th, the Campbell County Fire Departent responded to the area west of the Weston Hills recreation area for the report of a grass/timber fire started by lighting.  The fire was reportedly 40 acres in steep and rugged terrain. Crews from CCFD, County Road and Bridge and the BLM responded to the scene along with the state helicopter. Two single engine air tankers (SEAT)
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