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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
04/28/16 11:09 AM
Press Release - A two state pursuit ended safely west of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming on April 27th resulting in Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers arresting a wanted homicide suspect out of South Dakota.

Jared J. Stone, a 21 year old resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, initially led Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol on a pursuit westbound on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska in a 1988
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
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04/28/16 11:53 AM
News Release- Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) successfully included items in the 2016 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to help increase water storage and prevent ice-jam flooding in Wyoming. Many federal water-storage...Read More
04/28/16 11:49 AM
Today U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY-At large) voted with a sweeping bipartisan majority of her colleagues, with no one opposing, to pass H.R. 699: the Email Privacy Act.  This legislation updates the 30 year old law on electronic...Read More
04/28/16 11:45 AM
News Release- To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, National Geographic has launched a yearlong exploration of the power of parks, including a special single-topic issue on Yellowstone. The magazine’s May 2016...Read More
04/26/16 08:52 AM
Washakie County School District #1 was in regular session on Monday night, April 25 in the Central Office in Worland. Students from Worland High School and Worland Middle School were recognized for what they achieved in athletics and activities this past winter. In new business, the Board accepted the resignations of Worland Middle School teachers Bryan Bailey, Amelia Roberts and Jeana Croft
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