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Press Release– Bird hunters are reminded that the application deadline for the Springer and Glendo Special pheasant hunts is 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. Applications must be made online through the Game and Fish website http://wgfd.wyo.gov.                    

The Springer hunt begins Oct. 16 and will run
The City of Gillette's Utilities and Development Services Departments announce road construction and road closure updates for Gillette Avenue, Harder Drive, and 9th Street.

Gillette Avenue Update
The contractor, S&S Builders, is moving a second concrete crew to 4th Street to begin the corner fillets and nodes now that the other crew has started placing the curb and gutter from 3rd
At 9:07 p.m.. on August 25th, the Campbell County Fire Department responded to 3575 North Garner Lake Road for a structure fire. Upon arrival CCFD found a large tank of oil on fire as well as a building housing processing equipment. The fire was brought under control in approximately 90 minutes. Two people were injured in the fire and cause and damage estimates was still being investigated
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft that occurred in a parking lot at 2300 Nogales between the dates of 08-19-14 at 2100 hours and 08-20-14 at 0500 hours. During this time frame unknown suspect(s) stole a red Honda Generator, Model Eu6500is that was bolted to a metal plate in the bed of a 2014 white Ford truck that was parked at this location.

If you have information that can
On Sunday, August 24th, the Campbell County Sheriff's Office responded to a burglary call at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports. Investigator Gary Sams said the call came in about 5 am. Sams said two Mossberg pump action shotguns were taken. The shotguns were black, pistol grip, 18.5 inch barrel, without buttstocks. They were valued at approximately $400 each.

Sams said the suspects passed
State News
 CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead reminded the U.S. Department of Interior and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that under the Wild Free Roaming Horse and Burro Act the federal government must remove excess horses from its Herd Management Areas. Currently horses overpopulate seven of those areas in Wyoming. The requirement to remove excess horses is not discretionary in federal
Press Release – Douglas resident Kim Hansel, formerly of Gillette, has been selected as a 2014 Angels in Adoption™ awardee for her outstanding advocacy of adoption and foster care issues as editor of Adoption Today and Fostering Families Today magazines. The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), which orchestrates the Angels in Adoption™ program, will honor
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct brucellosis surveillance in the Bighorn Mountains by collecting blood samples from hunter harvested elk this fall. 

Game and Fish is asking successful elk hunters to assist in this effort by collecting blood samples from elk immediately after harvest. 

“After two elk harvested in the Bighorns tested seropositive for
A pursuit that was originally initiated by Deputies with the Fremont County Sheriff's Office and Officers with the Riverton Police Department ended 163 miles later near Elk Mountain, Wyoming. Fremont County Deputies and Riverton Police Officers attempted to stop a 2013 Dodge Charger in Riverton, Wyoming as they believed the vehicle was possibly stolen. A pursuit began out of Riverton and
Press Release - Paul J. Dupont (age 70) of Brussels, Belgium was riding his bicycle southbound  on US 85 on the shoulder of the highway at mile post 47.5 at the time of the crash on August 14th, 2014. This location is approximately 30 miles northeast of Cheyenne and the time of the crash was at 2:39 p.m. 

34 year old Thomas C. Barnhart of Lincoln, Nebraska was also
Regional News
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct brucellosis surveillance in the Bighorn Mountains by collecting blood samples from hunter harvested elk this fall. 

Game and Fish is asking successful elk hunters to assist in this effort by collecting blood samples from elk immediately after harvest. 

“After two elk harvested in the Bighorns tested seropositive for
CHEYENNE – Hunters who missed the application periods to get into the drawings for elk, deer and antelope licenses could still have an opportunity to hunt this fall by picking up licenses that were undersubscribed in the initial drawings.

            Leftover full-price licenses are now being sold on a first-come, first-serve basis
The Wyoming Highway Patrol and law enforcement officials in 14 other states joined together with a goal of zero deaths on Interstates 94 and 90 between Washington state and New York August 1st - 4th. That’s more than 5,600 miles of road.  

The Wyoming Highway Patrol investigated 11 crashes on Interstate 90 during the four-day period and issued 451 warnings and citations.
August 7, 2014 – At 2:25 this morning, a Campbell County Sheriffs Deputy was westbound on Interstate 90 when he observed a 2005 GMC Envoy enter the median near Exit 132. Undersheriff Scott Matheny said the suspect vehicle had been eastbound and started westbound. 

The deputy attempted a traffic stop, but the driver allegedly accelerated to 110 mph. Law enforcement deployed spike
Sundance, WY — the area closure order will remain in effect for the Cook Lake Recreational Area and surrounding area through the month of August, possibly longer.
 
Saturated soils caused by continued rain and sporadic severe thunderstorms have caused concern about the potential for landslide movements in the Cook Lake Recreation Area. Last year was the most moisture ever recorded
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