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Winter weather has arrived in Northeast Wyoming which can cause highway surfaces to be slick and unpredictable. 
 
WYDOT is especially cautioning motorists today as area roads are very slick and they are creating dangerous driving conditions. 
 
WYDOT reminds motorists if you are driving in areas that have ice or snow on the road, adjust your driving to fit conditions and
Echeta Road is closed west of Fox Run Road until further notice. The closure is do to a traffic accident. No injuries are being reported, but it will take an hour or two to remove a jackknifed semi-truck from the roadway.  
The tuition rates will remain the same in 2015 for Gillette College students.

The Wyoming Community College Commission voted 6-1 on Thursday, Nov. 27, to keep the current tuition rates the same for the state’s seven community colleges.

Tuition rates for full-time Gillette College students is about $1,450 per semester.

“It is very affordable to attend Gillette College and
The City of Gillette announces updated information on downtown holiday parking.

The City of Gillette will remove parking restrictions on Gillette Avenue from 1st Street to 4th Street (retail corridor) from November 25th through December 31st.  Look for signs - like the ones pictured below - to indicate where the two-hour parking restrictions have been
WRIGHT – On November 20, 2014 four Wisconsin residents were arrested south of Wright, Wyoming after the discovery of an antlered mule deer that was poached on November 18, 2014. The investigation is currently ongoing and evidence is still being analyzed.

 

            The arrests were made in this case because a member of
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Winter weather has arrived in Northeast Wyoming which can cause highway surfaces to be slick and unpredictable. 
 
WYDOT is especially cautioning motorists today as area roads are very slick and they are creating dangerous driving conditions. 
 
WYDOT reminds motorists if you are driving in areas that have ice or snow on the road, adjust your driving to fit conditions and
WRIGHT – On November 20, 2014 four Wisconsin residents were arrested south of Wright, Wyoming after the discovery of an antlered mule deer that was poached on November 18, 2014. The investigation is currently ongoing and evidence is still being analyzed.

 

            The arrests were made in this case because a member of
Press Release – President Obama announced unilateral changes to America’s immigration policies today by use of executive orders. These orders will grant amnesty to at least 4 million people without a single vote in Congress.

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., who has opposed previous attempts at providing amnesty for illegal immigrants, opposes the president’s plan and said
Press Release - A traffic stop for speeding on November 7th resulted in the seizure of approximately 59 pounds of marijuana. The traffic stop occurred at 12:26 p.m. at mile post 51 on Interstate 80 eastbound approximately 11 miles east of Lyman, Wyoming.  

A Wyoming State Trooper observed a Ford Focus travelling east at 87 mph in a posted 80 mph zone. Upon stopping the Ford,
In little more than a decade, the adult diabetes rate has almost doubled in Wyoming, leading to new Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) efforts to help limit the disease among Wyoming Medicaid clients and other state residents.
 
Wyoming’s diabetes rate among adults rose from 4.5 percent in 2001 to 8.6 percent in 2013. 
 
Christine Revere, Chronic Disease Prevention
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Press Release – President Obama announced unilateral changes to America’s immigration policies today by use of executive orders. These orders will grant amnesty to at least 4 million people without a single vote in Congress.

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., who has opposed previous attempts at providing amnesty for illegal immigrants, opposes the president’s plan and said
Custer, SD –   Seeing and smelling smoke in the days ahead is a sign that Forest Managers are working to reduce hazardous fuels.
 
Beginning this week and throughout the winter, Districts across the Black Hills National Forest are focusing efforts on burning hand and machine slash piles. Piles are created from timber sale slash and tree thinning operations. Fire managers
Sheridan, Wyo. (November 12, 2014) – Cutting your own Christmas tree can be an enjoyable experience for the entire family. If you would like to make this part of your holiday tradition, Bighorn National Forest Christmas tree permits are now available.
     The cost for a permit is $8.00 for a tree up to 10 feet tall. Cutting a larger tree requires the purchase of
Press Release - Wyoming anglers and antelope hunters benefit from access provided by Sasol to their privately owned lands. Fishing at Healy Reservoir and antelope hunting in Area 10 are allowed by Sasol through access agreements with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

Many anglers fish Healy Reservoir thinking it is a publically owned water body, but that is not the case. When Sasol
Wyoming State Highway 59 is a north/south roadway spanning approximately 110 miles between Douglas and Gillette. Due to increased traffic, recent crashes and citizen concerns on this highway, the Wyoming Highway Patrol is responding.  

Additional troopers within the respective districts will be brought into the area to focus on all traffic related issues, being visible and
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