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Crime Stoppers needs your help solving a residential burglary which occurred Tuesday, July 7, 2015, approximately 8 miles south of Gillette on Highway 50 between 7:00 PM and 8:30 PM. The suspect forced entry into the home and stole firearms and jewelry.

Crime Stoppers requests anyone with information about this burglary, or anyone who has had a suspicious person come to their residence
Press Release - Beginning Monday, July 27, the construction of several new turn lanes will begin on Wyoming 59 between Douglas and milepost 35.1.

Additionally, portable temporary rumble strips will be installed prior to the work zones to make motorists aware of the upcoming work zones. Speeds will be reduced to 45 mph within the zones. Flaggers will be stationed at either end of the
Press Release - Enjoy Wheels & Squeals at the 2015 Campbell County Fair, July 27 through August 3, 2015. Located at CAM-PLEX in Gillette, the largest event's center west of the Mississippi, the Fair offers a wide variety of activities, entertainment and fun for you and your entire family. See the full schedule at www.campbellcountyfair.com.

Paid events include:  The Ranch Rodeo, July
On July 18th, emergency responders were dispatched to the area of East 12th Street and Butler Spaeth in Gillette. Police Lieutenant Chuck Deaton said a two vehicle accident occurred at 6:48 pm.

Deaton said a 66-year-old man who was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle, died at the hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Deaton said the man was able to tell officers he was
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft that occurred on the 500 block of Industrial Park Road after 1800 hours on the night of 06-05-15. During this time, unknown suspects broke into the Midnight Oil shop and stole various tool. Items stolen include a Fluke test kit, De Walt drill set, and electrical tools and equipment.

If you have information that can solve this or any other crime
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Press Release - The Bowhunters of Wyoming (BOW) recently donated $1,185 to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Access Yes program. This donation helps to secure access for hunters and anglers across Wyoming, through the Private Lands Public Wildlife (PLPW) access program. That program funds monetary payments to landowners who grant hunters and anglers access to private

Press Release - The Cheyenne Police Department is continuing to investigate a double homicide that occurred at The Coin Shop, 510 W. Lincolnway, at 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Officers responded to the shop after receiving a report of an armed robbery in progress from one of the store’s customers.

After officers arrived on scene they formed a perimeter and then entered the shop where they
Press Release - Recent reports of tularemia activity among animals and humans in northern Wyoming are raising concerns this summer about the disease, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

“Recently, we are hearing about rabbit die-offs and have seen tularemia cases confirmed in two Weston County residents, in dead voles near Devils Tower in Crook County and in a Washakie
Press Release: Thursday, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) issued the following statement regarding the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) proposed stream rule.
 
“It’s outrageous that less than a month after being rebuked by the U.S. Supreme Court for ignoring the costs of its regulations, the administration is doing it again with this job-crushing, anti-coal rule.
Press Release - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will offer six halter-started yearlings and burros for adoption by silent bid at Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) July 17-25.
 
All six yearlings and burros have been halter-started at the Mantle Wild Horse Adoption and Training Facility. They will arrive in pairs of two and be available for three days each. The yearlings’ photos will
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Press Release: Thursday, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) issued the following statement regarding the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) proposed stream rule.
 
“It’s outrageous that less than a month after being rebuked by the U.S. Supreme Court for ignoring the costs of its regulations, the administration is doing it again with this job-crushing, anti-coal rule.
Press Release – The Wyoming Capitol will open to the public on July 18th and 25th this year. This allows visitors access to the Capitol for tours and sightseeing on the Saturdays of Cheyenne Frontier Days. 

“Wyoming’s Capitol - one of only 20 in America recognized as a National Historic Landmark – is scheduled to close later this year for renovations. I
Press Release - Powder River Energy Corporation (PRECorp) is warning the public of a new phone scam targeting its members and member businesses. Crooks posing as bogus utility employees or collection agents launched a campaign this week trying to obtain personal information.

The thieves are using sophisticated deceptive tactics that make it appear to Caller ID systems that the scam call is
Press Release - West Nile virus has returned to Wyoming with the season’s first case, involving a Sheridan County resident, being reported to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
 
“We want to remind residents to take steps to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites,” said Katie Bryan, epidemiologist with WDH. Mosquitos spread West Nile virus (WNV)
Press Release – With Greece sinking from the financial weight of its excessive government debt, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., wants to know what lessons can be learned so that America doesn’t find itself in a similar financial disaster.
 
Questioning Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall during a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Enzi said he
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