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Information From Powder River Energy Corporation:

PRECorp Release:

 PRECorp has learned of a scam that is hitting our business customers this afternoon. Someone posing as a power company representative is asking businesses to pay their bill or they will be disconnected just ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. This is a scam. We are warning our members not to pay anyone over
CAM-PLEX is pleased to invite you to meet artist Michael Plourde on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Michael will speak about his artwork at 6:15 p.m. This artist reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be installed in the Heritage Center Gallery from Tuesday, April 21, 2015, through Saturday, May 23, 2015. For more information contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket
Campbell County Authorities have released the name of a woman killed in an officer involved shooting Wednesday night.  Campbell County Coroner Laura Sundstrom said 39-year-old Nikki Jo Burtsfield of Gillette was killed in that shooting.  Campbell County Attorney Ron Wirthwein said this morning he would not anticipate any more details becoming available until next week.

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Please join the CAM-PLEX Heritage Center Theater staff for the presentation of Alpin Hong and Crushed Out on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket Office at 307-682-8802 or visit our website at www.cam-plex.com.

It's a classical music versus rock-n-roll showdown. Classical pianist, Alpin Hong, plays technical sonatas like 300 year old rock
Press Release — Local physicians are volunteering their time again this year to provide Sports Screenings for junior and senior high school athletes and grade 3-6 junior football participants in Campbell County. Screenings will be held in the Campbell County Health (CCH) Rehab Services department, located in the upper level of the WORI building at 508 Stocktrail Ave.  Athletes must
State News
Information From Powder River Energy Corporation:

PRECorp Release:

 PRECorp has learned of a scam that is hitting our business customers this afternoon. Someone posing as a power company representative is asking businesses to pay their bill or they will be disconnected just ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. This is a scam. We are warning our members not to pay anyone over
Press Release - With the Memorial Day holiday approaching, people are getting ready to kick off the summer outdoor recreation season. The Bighorn National Forest would like to encourage everyone to “know before you go” as a first line of defense for staying safe in the forest.

Whether you’re visiting the forest for wildlife, wildflowers, hiking, fishing, or just taking in the
Press Release – First Lady Carol Mead and Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, have donated 500 books to Wyoming elementary schools through the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge. Mrs. Mead has participated as a Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge “Reading Ambassador” for five years. This year, books were given to Kemmerer
Press Release - The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Records of Decision (ROD) for the Teckla-Osage-Rapid City 230 kV Transmission Line Project (the Project) have been signed and issued. 
 
This project, proposed by Black Hills Power (BHP), would construct and operate a 230 kV transmission line connecting the Teckla Substation in Campbell County, Wyoming to the Osage
Press Release - The grounds of the Wyoming Honor Farm were abuzz following the Bureau of Land Management–Honor Farm spring wild horse adoption, as happy adopters discussed the variety of plans they have for their new charges. Some of these versatile horses will carry their owners when they hunt, trail ride or work on the ranch. Others will be used by outfitters or to teach students how to
Regional News
Press Release – Due to wet conditions and forecasts predicting additional precipitation, some seasonally closed roads on the Black Hills National Forest will remain closed through the holiday weekend.
 
The areas listed below are seasonally closed for big game winter range, and will remain closed to motorized vehicles until roads dry out:
 

Black Hawk area north of Rolling
Press Release – Recently U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., joined Senator Roy Blunt, R- Mo., in introducing legislation which would prohibit the federal government from requiring Americans to disclose their race or ethnicity in connection with the purchase of a firearm. In 2014, it was reported that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) implemented a change to Form
Press Release - The Hell Canyon Ranger District wilderness trails and volunteer crews on the Black Hills National Forest will again be clearing fallen trees this summer off of hiking and horse trails around Harney Peak, located in the Black Elk Wilderness.
 
Last year, there were approximately 3,600 trees cleared from roughly 55 miles on these high use public trails. 
 
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Press Release - The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Records of Decision (ROD) for the Teckla-Osage-Rapid City 230 kV Transmission Line Project (the Project) have been signed and issued. 
 
This project, proposed by Black Hills Power (BHP), would construct and operate a 230 kV transmission line connecting the Teckla Substation in Campbell County, Wyoming to the Osage
Press Release – Today Governor Matt Mead announced the launch of Wyoming Grown. The program connects individuals who grew up in Wyoming with in-demand career opportunities from employers around the state.

At www.wyominggrown.org, family and friends living in Wyoming can refer someone to the program who has left the state. Those interested in relocating can upload their
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