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04/20/15 06:17 AM
Gillette, WY– Local Elementary, Junior High and High School students from the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy Class of 2015-16 revealed five new start-up businesses to the public, at the YEA! Trade Show on Thursday, April 16th , at the Monthly Chamber of Commerce mixer at First National Bank on Gillette Avenue.
The following new businesses
04/20/15 06:02 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft from auto that is believed to have occurred between 04/08/2015 at and 04/10/15. During this time frame unknown suspects(s) entered a 2005 white Jeep Cherokee and stole a black Ruger 45 caliber hand gun. At the time of the theft the pistol was not in a holster and contained an 8 round magazine.

If you have information that can solve this or any
04/20/15 05:47 AM
A statewide tornado drill will be conducted by the National Weather Service and emergency officials around 10:30 A.M. MDT on Wednesday, April 22 as part of Wyoming Severe Weather Awareness Week, April 20-24.  The exercise is used to train emergency service organizations and educate people how to respond to a tornado warning.  Communities may sound local warning sirens and many schools
04/17/15 06:04 AM
The City of Gillette's Yard Waste Curbside Collection Program will begin Monday, April 13, 2015, and will run through Friday, November 13th, 2015. The curbside collection of yard waste is an opt-in program where homeowners receive, on a voluntary basis by subscription only, 96 gallon roll-outs. The roll-outs are tan in color and heat stamped "Yard Waste" so that homeowners will know
04/17/15 06:03 AM
Press Release -- The Campbell County Senior Center hosts a Senior Blood Pre-Draw and Health Fair on April 21 and 24. The event is open to all seniors in the community.
Pre-draws take place on Tuesday, April 21 from 6-9 am at the Senior Center, 701 Stocktrail Ave. Campbell County Health Wellness Services is offering 10 different profiles for seniors to choose
04/16/15 10:39 AM
This morning, Campbell County Coroner Laura Sundstrom released the name of the 28-year-old man who's body was found April 14th by a Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway engineer. Sundstrom said Gregory Maurice Jones had been living in Gillette and was originally from North Carolina.

Gillette Police Lieutenant Chuck Deaton said Thursday, detectives continue to investigate the
04/16/15 10:21 AM
Sheridan - Recently the Wyoming Game and Fish Department was notified by the Black Hills National Forest the Cook Lake Recreation Area north of Sundance would be closed to the public for the second summer in a row. On March 24, 2015 the Black Hills National Forest announced the popular recreation site would close on April 1 due to landslide potential in the area.  


04/16/15 10:19 AM
Press Release - Would it surprise you to know that the story of Rapunzel happened in France? Well it didn’t really, but our story takes you on a frivolous frolic through the French countryside. The Ogres garden in the Mushroom patch while the Corn and Potato spies report back to Madame Gothel. Frenchy and his intense friends, the Wood Elves, do their best to help Rapunzel escape the grasp
04/15/15 12:33 PM
At last night’s Campbell County School District board meeting, trustees received information from Deputy Superintendent Dr. Alex Ayers about the two high school surveys. Schools Superintendent Dr. Boyd Brown said 1281 stake holders took the survey and 71% of them that responded wanted two separate 9th through 12th high schools. Brown said 551 staff members took the survey with 69.5% wanting
04/15/15 12:03 PM
At 10:43 p.m. on April 14th, the Gillette Police Department responded to the area near the intersection of Richards Avenue and 1st Street. Lieutenant Chuck Deaton said a 46-year-old Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway engineer reported finding a body on the railroad tracks.

Deaton said the body of a 28-year-old male with severe injuries was located. Deaton said detectives responded and
04/14/15 06:56 AM
Last night the Campbell County Joint Powers Fire Board met at 6 p.m. for a special meeting. The board immediately went into executive session to discuss personnel issues. About 10:20 p.m. the board came out of executive session.

Board member Cory Bryngelson made a motion that in light of former Campbell County Fire Chief Don Huber's announced immediate retirement, CCFD Training Chief Ron
04/14/15 06:00 AM
Press Release – Governor Matt Mead announced the members of the Fish and Wildlife Resources Task Force today. The goal of the task force is to recommend strategies to maximize the benefits of the state’s fish and wildlife resources. Recommendations will include funding, education, vocation and outdoor recreation opportunities, as well as different ways to support the resources.
04/13/15 11:31 AM
On April 11th, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old male for Destruction of Property (x2) and Reckless Endangerment. Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said the incident was reported about 4:36 am, after the suspect allegedly shot at a road sign on the Heald Road.

“One of the bullets missed the sign and struck a house which was occupied. The bullet passed over the
04/13/15 06:12 AM
The City of Gillette Geographic Information Systems (GIS) division has released an innovative visual representation of the history of one of the biggest water projects in state history. GIS Manager Annie Mayfield describes the story map as, ". a combination of interactive maps and multimedia to tell the story of the Gillette Regional Water Supply Project." You can experience the Story
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