Local News
The Campbell County Fire Department responded to the following incidents on August 03, 2015.
 
At 9:07 p.m. to Fortification Road for the report of a grass fire. The fire was 59 acres and caused by lightning. Fire department personnel will continue to work the fire throughout the day.
 
At 10:34 p.m. to Rocky Point Road for the report of a grass fire. The fire was 55.2 acres
Comedian Lewis Black at Cam-plex Heritage Center Theater Oct 11th, 7:30 PM, Tickets On Sale Now
 
Press Release - Lewis is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over 200 nights a year to sold out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and The
Press Release - As part of the Mayors Art Council - 2015 Avenue of Arts program, CCFD was fortunate to have one of the pieces of art placed at Fire Station 1. The piece is titled “Forced Entry”. The Mayors Art Council first saw Austin Weishel at an art show in Loveland. He was displaying one of his smaller works. The Mayors Art Council had contacted him and asked if he could make a
Press Release—On September 12, Fur Kids Foundation hosts Pet-A-Palooza at CAM-PLEX Park, Shelter No. 5 starting at 10:30 am. The event is free to the public; some activities have entrance fees.
 
Each pet owner who attends the event is required to complete a registration form and liability waiver before entering Pet-A-Palooza. Participants may register ahead of time a
Press Release - It's important to both the Drs. Rigsby to treat their patients like they would a family member.

Dr. Paul Rigsby never thought he'd be back in his hometown. Gillette's newest radiologist was raised in Gillette and attended the University of Wyoming before medical school at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in Radiology and a
State News
Press Release - A three vehicle crash on September 1st has resulted in the death of 65 year old Worland, Wyoming resident Richard D. Burt. The crash occurred at 7:05 p.m. on US Highway 20/26 near mile post 25 approximately 25 miles west of Casper, Wyoming.  

Mr. Burt was driving a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta westbound on US 20/26 when the Jetta crossed the centerline into the
Press Release - The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) recently published a report on Wyoming’s iron (Fe) resources, an important mineral used in the production of steel. Previous iron mining efforts have contributed to Wyoming’s economy, with the potential for the state to once again become an iron-producing state, given the right conditions (iron prices, global demand, etc.).
Press Release - In some states they are called cruisers, others refer to them as squads. In the Cowboy State they are referred to as a patrol car.  

A state's Highway Patrol, State Police or Department of Public Safety not only protects and serves everyone in their state, but also serve as representatives and ambassadors for their state on a daily basis. These agencies are
Press Release - Tularemia caused the recent death of a Big Horn County man and has sickened at least 10 other Wyoming residents so far this summer as the state continues to experience unusually high reported levels of the bacterial disease, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
 
“To see this many cases reported in Wyoming in a single year is striking,” said Dr.
Press Release - With the dry conditions and local county fire restrictions, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is banning open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands within the Sheridan Region.

            These lands include Kerns, Amsden, Bud Love and Ed O. Taylor Wildlife Habitat Management Areas
Regional News
Press Release – Yesterday a U.S. District Court judge invalidated the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to list the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species, citing the agency’s failure to consider voluntary conservation efforts.
 
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large) issued the following statement in
Press Release – The Black Hills Historical Preservation Trust is offering a $500 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 on the Black Hills National Forest.
 
Siding on the Meeker Ranch barn (photos attached) was vandalized, destroying a significant
Press Release - Devils Tower National Monument will host a Bat Festival August 29th, 1:00 – 10:30 p.m. in the Picnic Area.   

The festival will feature demonstrations on how to build bat boxes, information booths, crafts, and activities for kids.  There will also be door prizes, an inflatable cave, and guest presentations.  Bat listening walks will be offered during
Press Release — The stairs leading into the Mount Roosevelt Friendship Tower, located north of Deadwood, SD, will undergo restoration beginning Monday, August 24. Construction activities are expected to occur through Friday, August 28.
 
During the restoration, the trail will remain open, but the Tower will be closed for public visitation. There will be limited parking at the Mount
 Press Release - Troopers working Sturgis overflow traffic into Wyoming are crediting pre-planned efforts by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) in keeping traffic safe during the 2015 rally.  

    Lt. Jason Green, WHP Special Services Squad Co-Commander, stated "We had more traffic going into Hulett (WY) on Wednesday (Aug. 5th) then I have
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