On February 19, 2014, at 6:45 pm, Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputies and EMT's responded to the 200 block of Nelson Street, in Wright, Wyoming, in reference to a 911 emergency call.
On scene, law enforcement identified a 48-year-old male apparent gunshot victim lying outside of the residence. Deputies on scene administered CPR until EMT's arrived and transported the victim to Campbell County Memorial Hospital, where the victim was DOA.
The investigation revealed that the 48-year-old victim was fatally shot by a 15-year-old male who lived at the residence. Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 09:49Read more: Circumstances Surrounding Wright Shooting Death Still Being Investigated
The City of Gillette's Development Services Department has announced that the Gillette Avenue/4th Street intersection will be closed to through traffic (in all directions) on Sunday, February 23rd from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Traffic control barricades will be placed on Gillette Avenue at 3rd Street and 5th Street, and on 4th Street at Kendrick Avenue and Gillette Avenue to remind drivers the intersection is closed. Traffic Control Map [PDF] Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 06:18Read more: Gillette Avenue/4th Street Intersection Closure Sunday
Gillette – The warmer weather in the past week may have you thinking Spring is just around the corner but the reality is some of the snowiest months of the year are still to come. However, if you’re thinking ahead to Thunderstorms, Hail and Tornadoes, you may want to mark down Thursday, April 10th on your calendar.
Warning Coordination Meteorologist Susan Sanders of the National Weather Service’s Rapid City Forecast Office will be conducting her annual two-hour training session in Gillette Thursday night, April 10th beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Alan Mickelson Fire Training Center, 701 Larch Street in Gillette. Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 05:54Read more: Severe Weather Class Scheduled
Torrington - Jack Stanley Rude, a Wyoming inmate, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington, Wyoming, after a lengthy illness.
Rude was sentenced in Laramie County on March 6, 1992 by District Court Judge Nicholas G. Kalokathis. He received a life sentence for first degree murder.
Rude was born on March 20, 1942, in Los Angeles, California.Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 10:58 Read more: Inmate Rude Dies
At last night's Gillette City Council meeting, the council had consideration of two ordinances on second reading. Both passed second reading with amendments also approve at the meeting.
The first ordnance was to amend the Gillette City Code to include electronic Cigarettes in the definition of tobacco products, which may not be sold, given, or delivered to minors. The ordinance would bring local law in line with state law, making the legal process easier for municipal court. City Councilman Ted Jerred explained the need for an amendment to that ordinance. Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 12:10Read more: Ordinances Get Amendments On Second Reading
Converse County Sheriff's Office Press Release – On February 15th, 2014 at approximately 0945 hours, the Converse County Sheriff's Office was notified of an industrial incident on a rig site.
Deputies and investigators responded to Cyclone Rig 33 located at Mary's Draw. Preliminary investigation indicates that Nathan Scott, 26 of Gillette was struck by a welding truck on the rig site. CPR and lifesaving strategies were immediately employed by the company employees and 911 was call for assistance, Life Flight and an ambulance from Wright were dispatched to the scene but upon arrival they found that Mr. Scott was deceased. The investigation into this matter is ongoing by investigators from the Converse County Sheriff's Office.Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 10:22 Read more: Press Release: Gillette Man Killed At Rig Site
Applications are available NOW and are due Friday, February 21st by 5:00 p.m. for Gillette's Got Talent. The registration form, rules, and regulations are available online at www.cam-plex.com or contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket Office at 307-682-8802. Please note CAM-PLEX Heritage Center will only accept the first 25 applications and participants must be at least 16 years of age by 3/8/2014.
Read more: Gillette’s Got Talent Deadline Is Friday
All groups and individuals will compete against one another and multiple prizes will be awarded. All acts must be four minutes in length or less. Applications may be submitted electronically, by fax, or you may to drop your application and $15.00 entry fee off at the CAM-PLEX Main Office or Ticket Office. If you submit your application electronically or via fax, please contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket Office on payment method. CAM-PLEX accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and Amex (in person or
over the phone) as well as cash and checks. Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 February 2014 07:31