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09/16/14 11:52 AM
GILLETTE, WY – This week is Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14-20) and SafeKids Campbell County aims to keep kids safe while riding in the car.
SafeKids Campbell County, in partnership with the Wyoming Department of Transportation, will participate in National Seat Check Saturday on September 20 and encourage parents to know the Wyoming law. Parents can join SafeKids
09/15/14 10:53 AM
SHERIDAN—The Sheridan Region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (Department) is holding three public information gathering meetings to gather input and understand sportsmen desires, expectations and willingness to maintain and fund the Department’s game bird farm program and hunting of Department raised pheasants.

Additional meetings will be held in each Game and Fish Region
09/15/14 07:05 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft that occurred on the 4300 block of Longhorn Ave. between 8:30 PM on 08-31-14 and 1:00 PM on 09-03-14. During this time frame unknown suspect(s) entered a utility trailer and stole various scuba items. The items taken include an Oceanic OC1 dive computer, a Sealife DC1400 camera, 2 side mount regulators, a scuba mask and fins.

If you have
09/15/14 07:03 AM
Press Release - Keith Chrans, Director of Transportation at Campbell County School District, announced that nine school district employees were chosen as 2013-2014 Employee of the Month for the Transportation Department. The transportation department has 162 buses and travels 10,775 miles each day for a total of about 2,359,000 miles a year. The transportation department moves approximately 4600
09/12/14 12:46 PM
Sept. 12, 2014 –  The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today reported that one player won $500, during the Powerball® drawing on Wednesday, Sept. 10. 

Big D Oil, located at 405 Lakeway Rd in Gillette, sold a winning ticket valued at $500 on Sept. 9, 2014. The winner purchased Power Play. The Power Play was 5x- increasing their total winnings to $500 ($100
09/11/14 10:05 AM
Gillette Police Sergeant Joe Baird said today the investigation into the weekend fire at the Rodeway Inn has lead to an arrest. 58-year-old James E. Pearson of Natrona County was arrested Wednesday in Casper on charges of Felony Attempted Murder and Felony Aggravated Arson. Baird said more charges are possible. A warrant was issued for Pearson on September 9th. Details on a motive were not made
09/11/14 06:14 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary that occurred at Wyoming Work Warehouse located at 410 E Lakeway. The burglary occurred during the evening hours of 09-04-14 or early morning hours of 09-05-14. Unknown Suspect(s) forced entry into the business and stole approximately $1,000.00 in cash.

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please call Crime
09/11/14 06:10 AM
Attention: If you were staying at the Rodeway Inn on the night of Saturday, September 6th, the Gillette Police Department kindly asks that you stop by the Police Department and provide a written statement.  The Police Department needs as much information regarding the events of Saturday, September 6th as possible and would like to talk to everyone who was staying at the hotel that
09/11/14 06:04 AM
The Campbell County Suicide Prevention Coalition (CCSPC), a coalition within the Campbell County Prevention Council, will be hosting it’s 1st Annual Run For Life this Saturday, September 13th, in honor of National Suicide Prevention Week. The CCSPC is a community coalition made up of a variety of members representing survivors of suicide loss, suicide attempt survivors, human services
09/10/14 07:05 AM
Teachers from 31 districts around Wyoming are receiving their District Teacher of the Year Awards from the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE). Each district winner is a semifinalist for the 2015 Wyoming State Teacher of the Year, which will be selected by October 1, 2014. Campbell County School District’s is proud to announce that this year’s recipient is Mrs. Kathy Stephens. Mrs.
09/10/14 06:58 AM
Press Release - 33-year-old Matthew P. McDonald of Knoxville, Tennessee has been taken into custody after resisting arrest and running into oncoming traffic on Interstate 90. Mr. McDonald was stopped by a Wyoming State Trooper for speeding 91 mph in a posted 80 mph zone at 9:15 a.m. on September 09th approximately 16 miles west of Sundance at mile post 169 on I 90 eastbound.

09/10/14 06:52 AM
Campbell County School District is proud to announce the Educational Support Personnel Employee of the Year is Mr. Matt Hard. Matt Hard is the son of the late Chris Hard and Olga Hard, a United Methodist pastor in West Jordan, Utah. Mr. Hard has an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and is currently working on a Masters degree in Special Education. Mr. Hard will student teach
09/09/14 11:53 AM
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead said the State of Oregon’s decision to block a coal port violates the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The Wyoming Attorney General appealed Oregon’s decision, denying a permit for an export facility that would ship coal from the Powder River Basin to Asia.

“Coal is the fastest growing fuel source in the world and this
09/09/14 11:49 AM
Press Release - As the bus left Rawlins and headed east on I-80 towards Sinclair on Friday, September 5th, 2014, many of the runners became a bit apprehensive, driving through dry desert-like conditions. All that changed as they passed under the Sinclair Golf Course arch and viewed a lush area with trees flanked by the North Platte River. The day was perfect, as all Panthers ran a season best
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