Local News
Press Release - A Wyoming Department of Transportation Contractor Simons Contractors of Gillette will begin bridge damage repair work on Tuesday, May 31st on the Interstate 90 bridge that traverses over Wyoming Highway 59 in Gillette.  The repair work is scheduled to last through the month of July. 


While the contractor is repairing the bridge traffic will be narrowed to single
Press Release - Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft from a vehicle on Dubois Lane. Unknown persons entered two vehicles and stole numerous: a GPS unit, a backup camera, a GoPro Camera, a .357 revolver, and a Keltec P11 9 mm Pistol.   

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please call or text Crime Stoppers at (307) 228-4276
Press Release - Memorial Day Ceremonies will be held at Mt Pisgah Cemetery on 30 May 2016. We usually have a great turnout and everyone meets to think about their dear departed.

The day will start early by placing flags on the graves of veterans by Volunteers from our community. We usually have volunteers standing in
line by 7am waiting for flags. Thanks to our caring community
Press Release - Congratulations to the Campbell County Health Emergency Medical Services on achieving the 2016 American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Bronze Level Recognition Award for implementing improved measures for treating patients who experience severe heart attacks. This award is based upon the achievements as identified through the department's care
Press Release — Fifteen students in the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing received accolades during the Convocation Nursing Awards May 13. Students in the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs who graduated were honored.

“Donors have provided these awards for many different reasons, but all have wanted to encourage and recognize
State News
Press Release - The May 31 deadline for Wyoming resident and nonresident big game hunters to submit applications for limited quota deer and antelope licenses is approaching. May 31 is also the deadline for resident elk.

Planning a Wyoming application is now easier than ever with the Wyoming Big Game Hunt Planner by Wyoming Game and Fish. The tool, on the Game and Fish website, helps hunters
Press Release -  The Professional Indian Horse Racing Association (PIHRA) along with the Buffalo, Wyoming Chamber of Commerce and the Johnson Country Fair Board are proud to announce that the opening PIHRA-sanctioned Indian relay event will take place in historic Buffalo, Wyoming on June 11 and June 12, 2016.  The event is sponsored by Shipton’s Big “R” and the Crow
Press Release - A fatal crash south of Laramie, Wyoming on May 17th has resulted in the death of 20 year old North Manchester, Indiana resident Matthew Fahs-Brown. The crash occurred at 2:30 a.m. on the 17th near mile post 413 on US Highway 287 approximately 13 miles south of Laramie. 

Fahs-Brown was a backseat passenger in a 2004 Suzuki XL7 SUV that was being driven by 20 year old
Press Release - Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) successfully included a provision in the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (S. 2795) to address excessive licensing requirements for Wyoming’s uranium producers.
 
The bill was passed by the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee.
 
Wyoming produces more than 60 percent of America’s
Press Release – U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, John Barrasso and U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, all R-Wyo., helped introduce bicameral legislation to protect coal jobs from the Obama administration’s recent moratorium on new federal coal leases. The legislation would help ensure that states and tribes have a significant voice in any changes to federal coal, oil and gas royalties
Regional News
Press Release – The Department of Labor released its final overtime regulation today that U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., said could force businesses to shift employees from salaried to hourly positions, reduce full-time hours and pay for employees, and automate jobs rather than create employment opportunities.
 
The rule, which is set to take effect in December, would double the
Press Release – U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, John Barrasso and U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, all R-Wyo., helped introduce bicameral legislation to protect coal jobs from the Obama administration’s recent moratorium on new federal coal leases. The legislation would help ensure that states and tribes have a significant voice in any changes to federal coal, oil and gas royalties
Press Release – Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized their federal methane rule to restrict emissions of the gas across the country. The rule is expected to overlap and interfere with successful state and voluntary efforts to reduce methane emissions without discouraging energy production.
 
Western Caucus Chairman Cynthia Lummis (WY-At large), Vice Chairmen
Press Release – The University of Wyoming Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources will convene the third collaborative learning workshop regarding the greater Thunder Basin National Grassland (TBNG) landscape on Thurs., May 19.

All workshops are being held on behalf of the U.S Forest Service (USFS) and the upcoming event will take place from 1-4 p.m. at the George
Press Release - A Rapid City, South Dakota man is in custody after leading Wyoming law enforcement on a 70 mile long pursuit in a stolen vehicle on Interstate 90.

A Wyoming State Trooper initially stopped a 2005 Jeep Cherokee around 5:30 p.m. on May 2nd for speeding at mile post 142 on I-90 westbound approximately 13 miles east of Gillette, Wyoming. The Jeep had no license plates which
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