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Press Release -  Even before opening the doors for business, Dr. David Porter, Synergy Dental Center, is giving back to the community in a big way. The new office doors are opened for the Gillette Junior Football League to provide the best quality mouth guards available to protect against injury.

Each child enrolled for Junior Football this Fall, accompanied by a parent or guardian can
Press Release - Crime Stoppers needs your help locating the person who stole two handguns from a camper at 5775 S. Douglas Hwy between June 13 and June 29, 2016. The handguns were a Smith and Wesson Model SW40VE .40 cal. semi- automatic, black and stainless, and a Charter Arms .38 special.

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please call Crime Stoppers at
Press Release – The Kara Creek Fire remains at 12,347 acres and is 80 percent contained. The objective today for the Kara Creek Fire will be to continue strengthening fire lines and break up hot areas on the edge of the fire. 

Yesterday, crews assigned to the Kara Creek Fire responded to, and contained, a spot fire several hundred yards outside of the blackened fire area. The
Press Release - Several thousand gallons of crude oil leaked from two tanker trailers after a crash occurred on Wyoming State Highway 450 on June 26th.

The crash occurred around 9:40 a.m. on the 26th after a commercial truck hauling a semi-trailer and a pup trailer containing crude oil rolled over. The truck was traveling east on Wyoming 450 near mile post 50 (approx. 15 miles east of Wright)
Press Release – The evacuation order for Kara Creek Fire has been lifted. Residents may return to their homes.  Following additional mapping information, the Kara Creek Fire is 12,340 acres and is 75 percent contained. 

The objective for today will be to continue improvement of fire lines and break apart hot areas on the edge of the fire. During Kara Creek Fire, one home
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Press Release - As you begin to plan your fall hunts, be advised that hunting with an airbow is not legal in Wyoming for taking big game, trophy game animals or wild turkey. The airbow is an air-powered device that shoots arrows for hunting.

“Several of our office managers and field staff have received questions about using this new device.  Under current Wyoming Game and Fish
Press Release – Young anglers will have a chance to try their luck at fishing and learn about the environment when the Bighorn National Forest, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, and Trout Unlimited sponsor Kids’ Fishing Day on July 9, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Porcupine Ranger Station pond.

“This is an opportunity to for kids to be involved in an outdoor
Press Release – As small businesses across the country struggle to provide health insurance for their employees, one major challenge continually stands in their way, the increasing costs. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., held a Senate roundtable today to discuss what options are available to help lower the cost for small businesses in order to help them provide health insurance for more
Press Release – A public meeting will be held in Sundance, Wyo. to provide information on the Cook Lake recreation area.  
 
The meeting will be held Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Crook County Courthouse Basement, 309 Cleveland Street, Sundance, Wyo.
 
U.S. Forest Service representatives will present the latest information on the
Press Release – The Kara Creek Fire remains at 12,347 acres and is 80 percent contained. The objective today for the Kara Creek Fire will be to continue strengthening fire lines and break up hot areas on the edge of the fire. 

Yesterday, crews assigned to the Kara Creek Fire responded to, and contained, a spot fire several hundred yards outside of the blackened fire area. The
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Press Release – As small businesses across the country struggle to provide health insurance for their employees, one major challenge continually stands in their way, the increasing costs. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., held a Senate roundtable today to discuss what options are available to help lower the cost for small businesses in order to help them provide health insurance for more
Press Release – A public meeting will be held in Sundance, Wyo. to provide information on the Cook Lake recreation area.  
 
The meeting will be held Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Crook County Courthouse Basement, 309 Cleveland Street, Sundance, Wyo.
 
U.S. Forest Service representatives will present the latest information on the
Press Release — With Independence Day fast approaching, Forest officials want to remind visitors and campers that fireworks are prohibited on the Black Hills National Forest and within the Black Hills Fire Protection District.
  Possessing, discharging or using any kind of fireworks or pyrotechnic devices is prohibited on the Black Hills National Forest year-round, regardless of
Press Release - The objective is to utilize a risk management process to develop and evaluate operational strategies that provide for firefighter and public safety, provide protection for structures, and minimize smoke impacts to local communities. 
 
Resources were on scene through the night. Crews conducted a burnout last night due to the spread of the fire which generated a 10
Press Release – The Black Hills Historic Preservation Trust is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person (s) responsible for the recent vandalism to the historic Meeker Ranch, located northeast of Custer, SD on the Black Hills National Forest.
 
Numerous windows were broken and damage was done to an exterior door from forced
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