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Press Release — A Gillette student’s business proposal that specializes in designing and providing tools to sanitary companies to help maintain the cleanliness of portable toilets (porta-potties) won the recent John P. Ellbogen $30K Entrepreneurship Competition sponsored by the University of Wyoming College of Business.

Trevor Trouchon, a sophomore computer engineering student,
Press Release - The Stop and Drop will be held Saturday, April 30th in the Campbell County Public Health parking lot at 2301 S. 4-J Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. As in year's past, the event will feature Consumer Electronics Recycling, Medication Disposal & Recycling and Child Safety Seat Check. Due to a scheduling conflict, there will not be Document Destruction. New this year will be Clean
A Gillette Police Department investigation into several February robberies has netted a suspect. Today Gillette Police Lieutenant Chuck Deaton identified twenty four year old Robert Carr as that suspect. Deaton said as the investigation into the robberies wrapped up Carr was already being held at the Campbell County Detention Center on an unrelated charge.

Sergeant Jason Marcus said Carr has
Press Release – The next generation of low-carbon energy technology took a big step forward Wednesday with the official ground breaking of the Wyoming Integrated Test Center, a cutting edge carbon research facility being built outside of Gillette.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead teamed up with representatives from Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Tri-State Generation and Transmission
Press Release - Scammers are targeting electricity users across the region today - including Powder River Energy members and businesses - with telephone calls threatening to shut off your power unless you pay immediately over the phone, wire money, or give prepaid credit card information.
This is a very sophisticated scam to steal your funds. Be aware the scammers have created a caller ID that
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Press Release - On April 11, 2016, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and True Ranches entered into an agreement to provide fishing access to LAK Reservoir and a portion of Stockade Beaver Creek above the reservoir.

LAK Reservoir is located about four miles east of Newcastle. The reservoir has walleye, smallmouth bass, green sunfish, brown trout and tiger musky. The accessible reach of
Press Release - The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has detected an alarming, localized increase in reported syphilis cases from southeast Wyoming this year. 
 
“We have had six reported cases of what we describe as ‘early’ syphilis reported in Laramie County since January 1,” said Courtney Smith, Communicable Disease Surveillance Program manager with WDH.
Press Release — A Gillette student’s business proposal that specializes in designing and providing tools to sanitary companies to help maintain the cleanliness of portable toilets (porta-potties) won the recent John P. Ellbogen $30K Entrepreneurship Competition sponsored by the University of Wyoming College of Business.

Trevor Trouchon, a sophomore computer engineering student,
Press Release – The next generation of low-carbon energy technology took a big step forward Wednesday with the official ground breaking of the Wyoming Integrated Test Center, a cutting edge carbon research facility being built outside of Gillette.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead teamed up with representatives from Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Tri-State Generation and Transmission
Press Release - A two state pursuit ended safely west of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming on April 27th resulting in Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers arresting a wanted homicide suspect out of South Dakota.

Jared J. Stone, a 21 year old resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, initially led Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol on a pursuit westbound on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska in a 1988
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Press Release - A two state pursuit ended safely west of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming on April 27th resulting in Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers arresting a wanted homicide suspect out of South Dakota.

Jared J. Stone, a 21 year old resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, initially led Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol on a pursuit westbound on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska in a 1988
Press Release –  There is good news for those who travel with a bow to go hunting or for recreational purposes. Today the Senate passed a bill that included language to allow bows and archery equipment to be transported lawfully through national parks.
 
Attached to the Energy Policy Modernization Act, which the Senate passed 85-12, the bill would provide the same protection to
Press Release – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is requesting help this year from anglers who fish at LAK Reservoir east of Newcastle.  Anglers are being asked to report what types of fish they catch and how long they fished.  The information will be used to ensure that future stocking is efficient, cost effective, and maintains the high quality fishing LAK Reservoir is known
Press Release –  Today (4-20-16)  the Senate passed an energy bill that U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., said would modernize the U.S. energy policies relating to efficiency, infrastructure, supply and accountability.  Enzi applauded the bipartisan legislation as common ground that both sides agree are needed.
 
“This bill is the first significant update to our
Press Release – The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation today that would provide needed support to airports around Wyoming while addressing security concerns and reauthorizing funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
 
U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, R-Wyo., praised provisions in the legislation that would restore Transportation Security Administration
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