Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft that occurred sometime between 2000 hours, on Feb 20, 2014 and 0800 hours, on Feb 21, 2014, from the J Skull Construction job site located at Campbell County Memorial Hospital. Unknown suspect(s) removed approximately 1,200 feet (approx 750 lbs) of scrap 5 gauge copper wire valued at approximately $1,100. Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014 13:47Read more: Copper Wire Theft At CCMH Job Site
The City of Gillette's Utilities Department announces that Kendrick Avenue from 1st Street to 2nd Street, and from 2nd Street to mid-block of S. Kendrick Avenue between 2nd & 3rd Street will be closed from Monday, March 3rd through Monday, March 17th. Traffic Control [PDF]
The South Kendrick Avenue/1st Street intersection will also be closed to through traffic during this time; however, the 2nd Street/Kendrick Avenue intersection will remain open. Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014 11:44Read more: Kendrick Avenue Closure
On March 1st, at 8:49 a.m. the Campbell County Fire Department responded to 31 Sierra Circle for a structure fire. CCFD responded to the scene and upon arrival found a small fire burning in the kitchen of the residence; the fire had been partially extinguished by the homeowner and a Gillette Police Department (GPD) officer. Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014 11:44Read more: Gas Ignites Kitchen Fire
At 6:40 p.m. on February 27th, emergency responders in Campbell County responded to Union Chapel Rd. for a 2 vehicle collision. Firefighters on scene reported that 2 people were injured and transported to Campbell County Memorial Hospital.
Campbell County Undersheriff Scott Matheny said a 21-year-old Gillette man was westbound in a 2002 Buick passenger car. The initial investigation indicates he left the roadway and crossed the center line after over-correcting in the gravel. Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014 11:24Read more: Man Ejected Onto Roadway In Crash
At 8:15 a.m. to the 2500 block of S. Douglas Hwy for an EMS assist.
At 5:20 p.m. to 5 P Ct. for a reported leaking propane tank, firefighters cancelled en-route due to the homeowner fixing the problem.
At 5:43 p.m. to the area of Echeta Rd. and Oriva Hills for an unknown fire and possible explosion. Firefighters arrived on scene of an oil well location where a 500 barrel had exploded and another 500 barrel tank with 100 barrels of oil was burning. The operator of the well had a pumper on site during the fire and explosion, nobody was injured and cause of the fire is under investigation. The operator estimated damages between $20,000 and $25,000. Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014 06:43Read more: Feb 27th Campbell County Fire Department Report
Campbell County Public Library System (CCPLS) is pleased to announce a new strategic plan to guide the organization in its planning, activities, and initiatives. The plan runs through 2018 and includes the library system’s mission, vision, strategic priorities, goals, and key objectives. The Library Board, Library Foundation and members of the CCPLS staff began working on this plan during the last quarter of 2013 and the plan has been recently approved by the Campbell County Board of Commissioners.
Read more: CCPL Releases 5-Year Strategic Plan
“Strategic plans help libraries set priorities, allocate resources, and make sure employees and other stakeholders are working toward common goals,” said Terri Lesley, CCPLS Director. “Our overall goal at this point was to create a road map for the future that strongly focuses on our patrons and community.” Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014 06:13
Just before 10:30 pm last night, deputies from the Campbell County Sheriff's Office responded to the Freedom Hills area. Undersheriff Scott Matheny said a 55-year-old female reported her husband had spotted a mountain lion in an abandoned structure on their property.
“Deputies responded and upon arrival they learned that the husband stated he had seen a mountain lion approximately an hour prior to deputies arriving. Her husband reported the mountain lion had growled and tried swatting him with it's paw.”---Matheny Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014 14:20Read more: Deputies Can't Confirm Freedom Hills Mountain Lion