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09/02/15 11:45 AM
Press Release - The Interstate 90 bridge that traverses over Wyoming Highway 59 in Gillette, Wyoming has sustained major damage after being struck by an oversize load this morning. The bridge near mile post 126 on I-90 was struck from underneath as the oversize load was going under the bridge on WY-59 northbound at 10:10 a.m. this morning (Sept. 2nd). 

 

Tony Hayworth, 43 years
09/02/15 11:43 AM
Highway 59 traffic will be reduced to one lane, north and south. There is no estimated end time for these restrictions.

The right, eastbound lane of Interstate 90 will be closed indefinitely, speed limit for all eastbound traffic will be reduced to 45 mph and all over-sized loads will be diverted to the off/on ramps. This restriction will remain in effect until the bridge is
09/02/15 10:52 AM
Heads up to everyone travelling on Highway 59 and Interstate 90.

An over-sized load has collided with the Interstate 90 overpass at Highway 59. They have at least a portion of the interstate and highway closed at this time. It may be prudent to take an alternative route.

Communications Manager Geno Palazzari
09/02/15 09:53 AM
September 7th through September 13th has been designated as suicide prevention week. The Gillette City Council made the proclamation last night.

“Wyoming has spent the last twenty five years ranked in the top six for highest suicide rates in the nation. Campbell County has felt more than our fair share of the devastation brought by suicide. The Campbell County Suicide Prevention
09/01/15 11:35 AM
From Naional Weaher Service - FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEASTERN WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259...
 
DRY AND WARMER WEATHER WILL RETURN TO THE AREA FOR TODAY. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WILL BE HOT ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. BECAUSE OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND POSSIBLE
08/31/15 06:00 PM
Press Release - Mrs. Rhonda McPherson a junior high teacher at Wright Junior High School in Wright, Wyoming recently completed a six-day immersion in American history at the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute. Mrs. McPherson said, “The Teacher Institute was the most challenging learning experience both physically and mentally that I have ever done. I had the opportunity to literally
08/31/15 11:21 AM
Press Release - At approximately 8:15 AM this morning, August 31, 2015, a teacher at Twin Spruce Junior High School spotted a suspect with a possible firearm in the southeast parking lot by the football field on Twin Spruce property. Twin Spruce went into a shelter-in-place and called local authorities. No one was allowed in or out of the building during the shelter-in-place. By 8:31 AM, the
08/31/15 11:16 AM
At 2:27 am on August 29th, the Campbell County Sheriff's Office responded to Echeta Road for a motorcycle crash. Sheriff Scott Matheny said a 52-year-old man was killed in that accident. Matheny said it looks like the man failed to negotiate a curve.

“Highway Patrol and the coroner's office were contacted to make the notification.” --- Matheny

At the time of the report
08/31/15 11:06 AM
Starting today, Northeast Wyoming listeners that tune in to 1270AM KIML will now be able to enjoy all of the KIML programming on the FM dial as well. KIML will simulcast it's signal on 106.7 FM.

Local talk show host Don Carpenter and nationally syndicated hosts Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity will be featured. Also world renowned financial advisory Dave Ramsey and Wyoming Cowboys action
08/28/15 08:27 PM
Press Release – Dr. Landi Halloran, Campbell County Medical Group (CCMG), has received recertification in Internal Medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine, valid through December 31, 2025.

Dr. Halloran sees patients at CCMG Internal Medicine, located in the Main Clinic on the south side of Campbell County Memorial Hospital. She will begin practicing at the Main Clinic on
08/28/15 08:25 PM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a Destruction of Property that occurred at Overlook Park at 2901 Goldenrod ave. Sometime between 08212015 and 08252015, unknown persons vandalized a Gazebo, bench swing, and picnic table at the park. Over $1000 in damage was caused to the park, including spray paint graffiti, ripping a picnic table from the fasteners that secure it to a concrete slab,
08/28/15 08:22 PM
Press Release - Next Wednesday, September 2nd, the Campbell County Cemetery District is holding an open house and ribbon cutting for its new water storage tank.

The Mt. Pisgah water storage tank is the capstone of the district's 5-year efforts in regards to their conservation and water use master plan. This project in combination with the development of three private wells showcases
08/28/15 05:58 AM
Press Release - The Campbell County School District Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Transportation Department Employees of the Month for the 2014-2015 school year, plus Transportation Department Employee of the Year for 2014-2015.

Ms. Gale Taffner has been named Transportation Employee of the Year. Taffner has been with the district for 32.5 years as a bus driver in Wright, driver
08/27/15 10:58 AM
At 10:15 p.m. the Campbell County Fire Department responded to 201 E. Boxelder Rd. for a reported structure fire, the small fire was contained to two mattresses by the occupant of the apartment. Firefighters checked the apartment to make sure the fire had not spread and ventilated the building. The fire was started by a 3-year-old playing with a lighter from her mom's purse. 

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