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04/29/16 06:12 AM
Press Release — A Gillette student’s business proposal that specializes in designing and providing tools to sanitary companies to help maintain the cleanliness of portable toilets (porta-potties) won the recent John P. Ellbogen $30K Entrepreneurship Competition sponsored by the University of Wyoming College of Business.

Trevor Trouchon, a sophomore computer engineering student,
04/29/16 06:08 AM
Press Release - The Stop and Drop will be held Saturday, April 30th in the Campbell County Public Health parking lot at 2301 S. 4-J Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. As in year's past, the event will feature Consumer Electronics Recycling, Medication Disposal & Recycling and Child Safety Seat Check. Due to a scheduling conflict, there will not be Document Destruction. New this year will be Clean
04/28/16 11:24 AM
A Gillette Police Department investigation into several February robberies has netted a suspect. Today Gillette Police Lieutenant Chuck Deaton identified twenty four year old Robert Carr as that suspect. Deaton said as the investigation into the robberies wrapped up Carr was already being held at the Campbell County Detention Center on an unrelated charge.

Sergeant Jason Marcus said Carr has
04/28/16 11:11 AM
Press Release – The next generation of low-carbon energy technology took a big step forward Wednesday with the official ground breaking of the Wyoming Integrated Test Center, a cutting edge carbon research facility being built outside of Gillette.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead teamed up with representatives from Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Tri-State Generation and Transmission
04/27/16 01:53 PM
Press Release - Scammers are targeting electricity users across the region today - including Powder River Energy members and businesses - with telephone calls threatening to shut off your power unless you pay immediately over the phone, wire money, or give prepaid credit card information.
This is a very sophisticated scam to steal your funds. Be aware the scammers have created a caller ID that
04/27/16 01:49 PM
Press Release - Campbell County School District is moving forward on opening Thunder Basin High School.  The school board believes that all systems are go at this time.  On May 5th the Identity Committee meets to choose a logo for the school and will present the logo to the board at its next meeting on May 10th at 7:00 p.m.

The school board has asked the district Athletic Director,
04/27/16 10:13 AM
At last night’s Gillette City Council workshop, council and staff discussed the future of recycling in Gillette. City Administrator Carter Napier began last night’s discussion by describing it as an opening dialog and made it clear the issue would not get settled last night.

Napier described the current challenges with keeping the recycling program going as “nearly
04/27/16 06:30 AM
Press Release - Campbell County School District (CCSD) boasts a thriving visual arts program. Unlike so many other school districts in the country, the students in CCSD are fortunate to have visual art teachers in each and every school building. These teachers are all talented artists in their own right. CAM-PLEX is proud to display their work in the Heritage Center gallery from April 18 through
04/26/16 06:13 AM
Please join the CAM-PLEX Heritage Center Theater staff for the presentation of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Reserved seating tickets: $50-$60. For more information, contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket Office at 307-682-8802 or visit our website at www.cam-plex.com.

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life
04/26/16 06:10 AM
Press Release – Campbell County Health (CCH) Rehabilitation Services has received a three-year facility accreditation from the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) for Orthotics and Prosthetics practitioners.
BOC assures patients, physicians, professional organizations, the public-at-large, and government agencies and representatives, of the competence, professionalism and
04/26/16 06:03 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a Burglary Gillette Mini Storage on the 3800 block of Tepee. Sometime between April 2nd and April 7th, unknown persons broke into a storage unit and stole an estimated $5000 in items, to include coins, boots, shelves, jewelry, a Sony surround sound system, misc Dremel equipment, a Makita saw, camping equipment, and WII games.

If you have
04/25/16 06:42 AM
Why does the Water Division flush hydrants? 
•Hydrant flushing is used to improve water quality and flow rates. 
•Hydrant flushing is preventative maintenance for the water distribution system. Releasing water at high velocities from hydrants scours and scrubs water mains. This dislodges films, removes sediments and deposits, and helps control corrosion. 
04/25/16 06:40 AM
Press Release – State Representative Scott Clem has announced re-election for the Wyoming State House. 

“I have a strong record that reflects social and fiscal conservatism, and I look forward to using my skills to further represent the greatest group of people in Wyoming,” said Clem.

When asked about what he hopes to accomplish, Clem stated that he wants build upon
04/22/16 10:20 AM
The Wyoming Association of School Administrators has announced Campbell County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Boyd Brown, as the 2017 Wyoming Superintendent of the year. Brown will represent Wyoming at the 2017 American Association of School Administrators National Conference on Education in New Orleans, Louisiana. Brown has been superintendent since 2013. 
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