On April 29th, Peabody Energy representatives were in Gillette. The company held its annual shareholders meetings at Gillette College. The event also drew some protesters. Campus Police Officer Chad Trebby described the day as busier than most but he felt it was a successful one for the college, as well as Peabody. Trebby added that three arrests of protesters did occur yesterday, and said the arrests were made for misdemeanor trespassing infractions. Read more: Protesters Arrested
Long time Campbell County Public Library System employee Terri Lesley has accepted the position of Executive Library Director according to Library Board Chairman Matt Sorenson. Her official starting date is April 28. Read more: Campbell County Public Library System Announces New Director
After 9 years of service as Campbell County Public Library System Director, Patty Myers has announced her resignation effective May 10. The public is invited to join staff in wishing Patty well in her future adventures at a reception on Wednesday, May 1 from 4-6 p.m. in CCPL's Atrium. Read more: Reception for Retiring CCPLS Director
Earlier this month the Lakeview Dare graduations had to be postponed due to a spring snowstorm. That ceremony was made up last Friday and included a special message from Governor Matt Mead. In a video message the Governor told the graduates that education is their shield against bad choices, and referred to them as the leaders of the next generation. Dare officer Rick Johnson talked about the importance of rescheduling the Dare graduation for the Lakeview students. Read more: Dare Graduates Hear From Governor
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary that occurred at the Little League Park located at 900 Edwards St. between 4/20/13 at 1 PM. and 4/20/13 at 2PM. Unknown suspect(s) forced their way into the concessions stand with a hammer and a long metal rod. Once inside, the suspects took approximately $300 worth of food and miscellaneous items. Read more: Little League Burglary
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