Local News
Press Release - At 10:45 p.m. on November 25th, the Campbell County Fire Department responded to the area of the Olmstead Road and North HWY 59 for a single vehicle rollover crash. Upon arrival to the scene CCFD found a passenger van approximately 75 feet in a field off the east side of the roadway resting on its roof. A total of three occupants were found at the scene with one having been
GREEN RIVER — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding people that it is both illegal and unsafe to pick up any road-killed wildlife, or wildlife parts, on any Wyoming roadway.

            Office managers at the Green River Game and Fish Office have received multiple reports of motorists stopping alongside roadways to remove
Campbell County Public Library System (CCPL) is embarking on a mission to improve your library in Gillette.
Toward that end, CCPL cordially invites the public to our meeting to re-imagine your library on Tuesday, December 9 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the CCPL Wyoming Room.

The goal of this event, hosted by Humphries Poli Architects, is to gather public input regarding current use of library space
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.  
State News
The number of highway fatalities in Wyoming for 2014 has reached 136 unnecessary deaths so far this year. Many have asked why the fatalities are so much higher than the total number of fatalities for the entire year of 2013 totaling 87. The low number of fatalities in 2013 was a positive accomplishment, but was not expected to become the normal trend. The good news is that a 20 year comparison
GREEN RIVER — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding people that it is both illegal and unsafe to pick up any road-killed wildlife, or wildlife parts, on any Wyoming roadway.

            Office managers at the Green River Game and Fish Office have received multiple reports of motorists stopping alongside roadways to remove
Wyoming residents caring for family members or friends on an ongoing basis who find they could use a little help in meeting their challenges are asked to consider a program offered through the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
 
“Family members are often the major providers of long-term care,” said Jeanne Scheneman, National Family Caregiver Support Program manager with WDH.
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
Regional News
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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