At 2:26 p.m. on Deceber 7th, the Campbell County Fire Department responded to 3251 South Four J Road for a fire sprinkler activation. Upon arrival to the scene no fire was found and it was determined the sprinkler activated after being hit by an object. Several juveniles were seen playing in the area shortly before the activation and are believed to be responsible. Gillette College officials are investigating the matter further. Damage was estimated at $4000.Last Updated on Monday, 09 December 2013 06:49 Read more: Object Hits And Activates Sprinkler, $4000 Damage
Santa plans ahead to make sure everyone is taken care of. He needs some help with Christmas fast approaching. You can help by being a Secret Santa. Stop by the Campbell County Recreation Center to be a family sponsor, close to 100 will be available, or make your Secret donation that will help families for the holidays! Everyone’s help is very appreciated.Last Updated on Monday, 09 December 2013 06:43 Read more: Secret Santa Help Needed
Less than a week into the application process to fill a vacant seat for Ward 2 on the City Council, the list of candidates has already grown to three. Everett Boss, of W. 12th Street and Derek Izzi, of 3417 Bantam Avenue added their names for consideration.
Boss and Izzi join Billy Montgomery, of 4105 Teepee St. for Mayor John Opseth’s former seat. Applications must be received in City Administration by Friday, December 20th at 4 p.m. Potential Ward 2 candidates will be interviewed on Monday, December 30th. Candidates must interview in person to be considered for the appointment.Last Updated on Friday, 06 December 2013 11:44 Read more: New Candidates For Ward 2
At 12:33 am on December 5th, deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the 1500 block of East Second Street. A 23-year-old female reported that she had been strangled by her 36-year-old boyfriend. Investigator Gary Sams said that according to the report, the couple had been out drinking and eventually started to argue about the man's teenage daughter. The situation allegedly escalated to the point where the man was on top of the women while strangling her.Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 11:13 Read more: Daughter Convinces Father To Stop Strangling Household Member
Law enforcement officers have many duties to the public. Many of those duties do not garner the attention of others when not accompanied by flashing lights.
Recently, Gillette Police Officer Zach Parker was on one of those routine calls when he saw an opportunity to go above and beyond for the community. Parker was actually in the process of issuing a citation for a pet running at-large when he noticed the homeowner receiving the citation was in need of some assistance and kindness.Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 06:26 Read more: Gillette Police Officer Helps Out Local Family
Campbell County Public Land Board voted unanimously to contract with Dan Barks to serve as interim General Manager of CAM-PLEX at a special board meeting on December 3, 2013. Barks served as General Manager of CAM-PLEX for 22 years prior to his February 2013 retirement. The board charged Mr. Barks with leading the search for a new General Manager while keeping CAM-PLEX operations running smoothly. Campbell County Public Land Board intends to reinstate the contract with Prothman Company, executive search company, to assist in the hiring of the next General Manager. The contract with Prothman Company allowed for an additional executive search at no additional charge if the original candidate selected did not complete the minimum time of two years with CAM-PLEX.Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 06:16 Read more: Barks to serve as interim General Manager of CAM-PLEX
The American Legion Unit 42 Tree Committee would like to thank those that have already come and taken some of the tags from the tree for Gillette area Veterans and Veteran widows at American Legion Post 42.Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 06:12 Read more: Gift Tree For Gillette Area Veterans and Veteran Widows at American Legion