Top University of Wyoming agricultural students were honored, and the owners of the Six Iron Ranch near Shoshoni received Gamma Sigma Delta’s Outstanding Agriculturalist Award at the organization’s annual meeting in Laramie April 20. Gamma Sigma Delta is the international honor society of agriculture. Receiving outstanding student awards, their hometowns and majors in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources were:Read more: Schroeder of Gillette Named Top University of Wyoming Agricultural Student
At the April 23rd Campbell County School Board Meeting trustees unanimously approved changes on how 5th and 6th grade students will participate in instrumental music next year.
Below is that handout provided to trustees and staff on the need for the changes and the proposal that was approved Tuesday night. Read more: Instrumental Music Changes Approved
Campbell County School District Associate Superintendent For Instruction Dr. Boyd Brown has provided the make-up days for school cancellations due to inclement weather in April. Below are the days that schools were closed do to inclement weather and the make days that have been scheduled by the district.
On April 25th and April 29th the annual shareholder meetings of Arch Coal and Peabody Energy will be held in Campbell County, Wyoming. Rodger Kerson with United Mine Workers of America has said that more than a dozen retired and active mine workers also plan to be in Campbell County during that time. Kerson says the group will protest against pay and benefit cuts. Kerson also says the meetings are being held in Wyoming in an effort to hinder turnout for the protest.
Kim Link, spokeswoman for Arch Coal Inc., said in an email basinsradio.com that it is routine to hold meetings in areas that the company operates and noted the company empathizes with people affected by the market downturn. Both the press release provided by Kerson and the statement from Link are provided below. Read more: Mine Workers Plan To Protest Arch Coal Meetings
CAM-PLEX is excited to announce Sandra Bott is the newest addition to their management team. Bott begins work April 29 as the new Marketing Manager. Read more: CAM-PLEX Announces New Marketing Manager
The City of Gillette Utilities Department announced the following temporary water shut off: Read more: Temporary Water Shut-off at 805, 807 & 809 S. Douglas Hwy
Thursday, April 18th, began a two-day radio-thon on 100.7 The Fox and two other radio stations in Wyoming. All three are owned by Legend Communications, LLC, Wyoming's largest radio group with 17 stations total. Folks were busy at the phones for 12 hours both days taking calls from all over the region. Jaymie Hardtarfer, Marketing representative for St. Jude (Denver Office), said on Wednesday that to that point Legend Communications had raised $596,000. Also, more than 200 radio stations across the county have raised over $400 million since the program began in 1989.Read more: Country Cares for St. Jude Kids