Local News
August 19, 2014 – At approximately 8:50 a.m. this morning SourceGas reported that a third party contractor working on a non-SourceGas project struck a company’s 6-inch diameter pipeline in downtown Gillette, Wyo., resulting in a release of natural gas.  The natural gas leak has been stopped and permanent repairs are underway. Businesses in the immediate downtown area are open to
August 19, 2014 – At approximately 8:50 a.m. MST today SourceGas reported that a third party contractor working on a non-SourceGas project struck a company’s 4-inch diameter pipeline in downtown Gillette, Wyo., resulting in a release of natural gas.  No fire or injuries resulted from the incident and SourceGas field personnel are on the scene with local emergency responders
The lastest information we have from Campbell County Officials is that the Campbell County Courthouse will not reopen today. The Campbell County Court House was evacuated about 8:50 am as a precautionary measure. Fire Chief Don Huber said a 4 inch steel gas line was hit during the Gillette Avenue Reconstruction Project. Huber described the evacuation as precautionary only. 
Press Release - The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leader's Group (NEWY) is proud to host the 2014 Congressional Fact Finding Tour in NE Wyoming.  The 2014 Tour is the third tour hosted by NEWY and will feature four days of extensive discussions on mineral extraction and tours of coal mines, power plants, oil rigs, uranium sites, ranches, and small businesses.

This tour is made up
Tomorrow voters will head to the polls for the much anticipated primary election in Wyoming. The Basin Radio Network will provide live coverage on 1270 AM KIML. Live updates will be provided from the Campbell County Court House. Former Gillette Mayor Duane Evenson will be in the News Talk 1270 KIML Studio with host Don Carpenter.

“Starting at 7p.m. on Tuesday we will be providing full
State News
Press Release - Paul J. Dupont (age 70) of Brussels, Belgium was riding his bicycle southbound  on US 85 on the shoulder of the highway at mile post 47.5 at the time of the crash on August 14th, 2014. This location is approximately 30 miles northeast of Cheyenne and the time of the crash was at 2:39 p.m. 

34 year old Thomas C. Barnhart of Lincoln, Nebraska was also
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Plains District Office (HPDO) announces the availability of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Decision Record (DR) for Antelope II South Coal Lease Modification.  The Antelope Mine is located approximately 20 miles south/southeast of the city of Wright, Wyo.

Antelope Coal, LLC has applied to modify an existing lease (WYW-177903) in
CHEYENNE – Hunters who missed the application periods to get into the drawings for elk, deer and antelope licenses could still have an opportunity to hunt this fall by picking up licenses that were undersubscribed in the initial drawings.

            Leftover full-price licenses are now being sold on a first-come, first-serve basis
Press Release - Alcohol is suspected as the contributing factor that lead to a head on double fatality crash on August 10th. The crash occurred at approximately 1:25 a.m. 2.3 miles west of Douglas on Interstate 25 at mile post 142.3. 
 
39 year old Craig B. Powell of Saratoga, Wyoming was identified as the driver of a 2006 Honda Civic. Mr. Powell was traveling south in the
On August 7th, 2014 at approximately 11:55 a.m., 59 year old Ron Cumley  of Albuquerque, New Mexico  was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle eastbound on WY 34 in Sybille Canyon.  Mr. Cumley was headed with friends to the motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. For unknown reasons, Mr. Cumley failed to negotiate a left sweeping curve in the roadway as he drove off the right
Regional News
CHEYENNE – Hunters who missed the application periods to get into the drawings for elk, deer and antelope licenses could still have an opportunity to hunt this fall by picking up licenses that were undersubscribed in the initial drawings.

            Leftover full-price licenses are now being sold on a first-come, first-serve basis
The Wyoming Highway Patrol and law enforcement officials in 14 other states joined together with a goal of zero deaths on Interstates 94 and 90 between Washington state and New York August 1st - 4th. That’s more than 5,600 miles of road.  

The Wyoming Highway Patrol investigated 11 crashes on Interstate 90 during the four-day period and issued 451 warnings and citations.
August 7, 2014 – At 2:25 this morning, a Campbell County Sheriffs Deputy was westbound on Interstate 90 when he observed a 2005 GMC Envoy enter the median near Exit 132. Undersheriff Scott Matheny said the suspect vehicle had been eastbound and started westbound. 

The deputy attempted a traffic stop, but the driver allegedly accelerated to 110 mph. Law enforcement deployed spike
Sundance, WY — the area closure order will remain in effect for the Cook Lake Recreational Area and surrounding area through the month of August, possibly longer.
 
Saturated soils caused by continued rain and sporadic severe thunderstorms have caused concern about the potential for landslide movements in the Cook Lake Recreation Area. Last year was the most moisture ever recorded
On August 6, 2014 a Wyoming State Trooper initiated a traffic  stop at milepost 56 on Interstate 90 eastbound on a grey Acura with Montana plates. The stop occurred at 11:11 a.m. for a speeding violation of 100 mph in a 75 mph zone. The trooper began speaking with the driver and asked for his license, insurance and registration. After failing to produce any of those documents for the
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