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08/21/14 03:07 PM
“Sugar” Shane Mosley to visit the Y.E.S. House —Gillette, Wyo.—  Youth Emergency Services Foundation is pleased to announce that retired boxing champion, “Sugar” Shane Mosley will visit the Y.E.S. House on Saturday, August 30, 2014.   

Boxer, "Sugar" Shane Mosley won championships in three separate weight classes to forge a
08/21/14 02:56 PM
Northeast Wyoming’s Bricks for Vets is hoping to bring in another statue at Lasting Legacy Park in Gillette. Chairman Everett Boss says they are very proud of the work they have done the last seven years with the Bricks for Vets project, and they hope to continue the improvements. 

“Right now we are looking at basically a third statue that we will be putting in, its called
08/21/14 11:07 AM
Press Release – August 21, 2014 – United Way of Campbell County has recruited over 100 volunteers for its 1st Annual United Way Helping Hands Day tomorrow, August 22, 2014! 

On Friday, August 22nd, over 100 volunteers from the community will gather together to work on various projects at five (5) local non-profit agencies! The volunteers will work projects that
08/21/14 06:09 AM
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct brucellosis surveillance in the Bighorn Mountains by collecting blood samples from hunter harvested elk this fall.

Game and Fish is asking successful elk hunters to assist in this effort by collecting blood samples from elk immediately after harvest. 

“After two elk harvested in the Bighorns tested seropositive for
08/21/14 06:01 AM
GILLETTE, WY – Campbell County Health (CCH) has received notification as an approved facility for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Coal Worker’s Surveillance Program (CWHSP), under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. CCH is the first healthcare facility in the state of Wyoming to be approved by NIOSH for radiographic examination under the
08/20/14 12:00 PM
Out of the 173 Write-ins for Wright Town Mayor, Ralph Kingan received 158 correct spellings.  Mr. Kingan, the former Wright Mayor, will be placed on the General Ballot upon completion of paperwork requirements. Current Mayor Tim Albin received 116 votes and will appear on General Ballot.
08/19/14 11:12 PM
Campbell County Commissioner (vote for 3)


Matt Avery 3,905

Rusty Bell 4,270

John D. Robertson 1,830

Lyle Schmitt 1,532

Mickey Shober 3,411

Mary Silvernell 2,478


Campbell County Coroner


Sterling Albers 658

Elliot Basner 1,046

Laura Sundstrom 2,871

Steve Urman 2,012


County Attorney


Carmen L. Patterson
08/19/14 04:10 PM
August 19, 2014 – At approximately 8:50 a.m. this morning SourceGas reported that a third party contractor working on a non-SourceGas project struck a company’s 6-inch diameter pipeline in downtown Gillette, Wyo., resulting in a release of natural gas.  The natural gas leak has been stopped and permanent repairs are underway. Businesses in the immediate downtown area are open to
08/19/14 01:04 PM
August 19, 2014 – At approximately 8:50 a.m. MST today SourceGas reported that a third party contractor working on a non-SourceGas project struck a company’s 4-inch diameter pipeline in downtown Gillette, Wyo., resulting in a release of natural gas.  No fire or injuries resulted from the incident and SourceGas field personnel are on the scene with local emergency responders
08/19/14 12:32 PM
The lastest information we have from Campbell County Officials is that the Campbell County Courthouse will not reopen today. The Campbell County Court House was evacuated about 8:50 am as a precautionary measure. Fire Chief Don Huber said a 4 inch steel gas line was hit during the Gillette Avenue Reconstruction Project. Huber described the evacuation as precautionary only. 
08/19/14 05:45 AM
Press Release - The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leader's Group (NEWY) is proud to host the 2014 Congressional Fact Finding Tour in NE Wyoming.  The 2014 Tour is the third tour hosted by NEWY and will feature four days of extensive discussions on mineral extraction and tours of coal mines, power plants, oil rigs, uranium sites, ranches, and small businesses.

This tour is made up
08/18/14 11:59 AM
Tomorrow voters will head to the polls for the much anticipated primary election in Wyoming. The Basin Radio Network will provide live coverage on 1270 AM KIML. Live updates will be provided from the Campbell County Court House. Former Gillette Mayor Duane Evenson will be in the News Talk 1270 KIML Studio with host Don Carpenter.

“Starting at 7p.m. on Tuesday we will be providing full
08/18/14 11:01 AM
Press Release - Gillette Brewing Company is calling all the single ladies and men of Gillette on August 27th for their first ever Speed Dating. GBCO knows it can be difficult to meet Mr. Wonderful or Mrs. Right and we want to help.

Social hour begins at 6 p.m. followed by the chance to meet the future Mister or Misses at 7 p.m. $15 preregistration through August 20th or $20 at the door
08/18/14 10:56 AM
Press Release - Campbell County Public Library is hosting a cartooning workshop on Thursday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. Professional cartoonist Bill Barnes will present Cartooning in the Digital Age.

Making comic strips might just be the funnest job in the world, and thanks to the Internet it's easier than ever to put your work in front of potential readers. In this two-hour program, veteran
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