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07/30/14 12:25 PM
At last night’s Gillette City Council Workshop, members of the Campbell County Prevention Council asked council members to consider a new taxi cab ordinance. Kellie Furman with the CCPC said one of the main reasons the topic was brought up to the council, is that taxi service is one of the best ways to prevent drinking and driving in the community. However, the prevention council members
07/30/14 11:24 AM
Former Gillette Mayor Tom Murphy was arrested recently in Crook County, Wyoming. The arrest occurred on July 18th after an incident at Keyhole Reservoir. Documents obtained by basinsradio.com from the Circuit Court of Crook County show Murphy was initially contacted by a Wyoming Game and Fish Officer for allegedly operating a watercraft at night without lights. After being contacted for the
07/30/14 07:10 AM
Press Release – Tuesday, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) welcomed the Chairman of the Campbell County Board of Commissioners, Mark Christensen, to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Senator Barrasso invited Commissioner Christensen to testify on his bipartisan BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act of 2014 (S. 2440) that he introduced with Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) in
07/30/14 07:01 AM
July 29, 2014 - With the Aug. 24 launch of Powerball® and Mega Millions® ticket sales less than a month away, the Wyoming Lottery has started releasing the names of the retailers it has approved so far. The Lottery’s goal is to have a maximum of 450 to 500 ticket-selling locations statewide.

To find the nearest WyoLotto™ location, residents can check the website,
07/29/14 11:15 AM
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities in August. 

Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans' benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims, or VA healthcare. Yeager can also help
07/29/14 11:10 AM
Press Release: Two motorcycles and two passenger vehicles were involved in a crash on July 27th at 12:51 pm. The crash occurred at mile post 146.10 on US 89 six miles south of Jackson, Wyoming. 52 year old Joseph Bale of Whittier, California was traveling north on a 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Mr. Bale came up behind a 2007 Audi A4 that was stopped in traffic waiting for another vehicle
07/29/14 11:00 AM
Next week we will see the doors open for the first time at the new Buffalo Wild Wings location in Gillette. Both Buffalo Wild Wings management and the public are excited for the big. Both the public and management are making plans for it to be a real celebration.

“Monday August 4th is our grand opening the first one hundred people in line are going to receive free wings for a year and it
07/28/14 04:01 PM
A Veterans Breakfast is held on the last Tuesday of every month at the Campbell County Senior Center.
The breakfast is FREE to all Veterans. The next breakfast will be held on Tuesday 29 July  2014
The breakfast starts at 8 am and usually lasts for about an hour. During the breakfast we discuss what is happening in the Veteran Community. 
The breakfast for Veterans
07/28/14 03:55 PM
 The Gillette Police Department is notifying local businesses of a potential scam in which an adult male with a middle eastern accent is contacting local businesses that sell pre-paid credit cards and demanding that the clerk deposit money onto pre-paid cards.  The caller is threatening that if the clerk doesn't comply, it will result in violence at the business. 

07/28/14 06:05 AM
At 9:14 PM on July 26th, the Campbell County Fire Deparment responded to mile marker 28 on HWY 50 for the report of a grass fire. The fire was caused by a hawk that had landed on the power line at a switch, was electrocuted and burned. When the hawk fell to the ground it started a grass fire. The fire burned approximately 2.5 acres.
07/28/14 05:54 AM
There are 3 important blood drives scheduled for this week in Campbell County. The turnout for blood drives at the beginning of the month was not as strong as needed. Organizers will be giving away T-Shirts and Lifesavers to donors (who are indeed LIFESAVERS!) 

The drive dates and locations are as follows: 

Wed. 7-30 Campbell County Fire Dept. 10am-3:30pm

Thurs. 7-31
07/25/14 10:42 AM
On August 2, Wyoming author Craig Johnson will be back in Campbell County to help wrap up One Book Wyoming: Campbell County. He’ll speak and sign books at Wright Branch Library (WBL) at 12 p.m. and at Campbell County Public Library (CCPLS) at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served thanks to Pokey's BBQ & Smokehouse and Boot Hill.

The Wyoming
07/25/14 06:02 AM
The City of Gillette's Development Services and Utilities Departments announce updates to road construction projects, including Gillette Avenue, 2nd Street lane closure ~ Emerson Avenue, 9th Street, and an alley closure.

Gillette Avenue
Paving on Gillette Avenue from 2nd Street to 3rd Street is planned for the end of next week (8/2).  When the mainline paving is in place it will
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
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