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07/02/15 06:05 AM
Three Gillette College students placed in the top 15 at the recent SkillsUSA national championships in Louisville, Kentucky.
The SkillsUSA Championships took place June 24-25, as part of the SkillsUSA 51st annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, a showcase of career and technical education students.

Skylar Stitt of Gillette finished in seventh place in the Related Technical Math
07/01/15 10:38 AM
June 30th, 2015 - Emergency responders in Gillette were dispatched to 4th Avenue, after a 29-year-old male sustained serious injuries in a 4-wheeler accident. Corporal Becky Elger said the vehicle struck a curb about 9:10 pm and rolled. The male was unresponsive and sustained substantial head, leg, and arm injuries. He was later life-flighted to Casper.

First responders detected an odor of
06/30/15 03:31 PM
At the request of the Campbell County Sheriff's Office, the Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal incident that occurred on June 29th around 9:30 p.m. on Fairview Road approximately five miles southeast of Gillette, Wyoming.  

Grant C. Gleason, a 26 year old resident of Recluse, Wyoming, was eluding deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff's Office in a 2008
06/30/15 11:06 AM
 A plea deal has been reached in the case of a woman charged with killing three people after she drove a bus through a construction zone. The plea agreement was entered yesterday.
Campbell County Attorney Ron Wirthwein said Rhoda Steel's charges will be lowered to misdemeanor vehicular homicide in return for guilty pleas to all three counts. A sentencing hearing date hasn't
06/30/15 06:44 AM
Press Release - A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout July.

Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans' benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims, or VA healthcare. Yeager can also help
06/29/15 05:57 AM
Westover Road from Burma Avenue to Big Horn Tire Entrance
Westover Road will be closed from Burma Avenue to the entrance to Big Horn Tire from Tuesday, June 30th through Thursday, October 1st. Traffic Control [PDF] Access to Metz Drive will be from Burma Avenue only. Access to Big Horn Tire and the Vineyard will be maintained from Westover Road. The reason for the closure is for road and storm
06/26/15 06:15 AM
Press Release - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has again honored Black Hills Corp.’s Wyodak Mine employees with a Governor’s Workplace Safety Award in the small mines employer division.  
Wyodak Mine Manager Marc Ostrem accepted the award on behalf of the company and the 67 employees who work at the mine near Gillette, Wyoming, during Wednesday night’s presentation at the
06/26/15 06:06 AM
Press Release - It’s time to Play Ball! The Grand Opening of the Energy Capital Sports Complex is Saturday, June 27th at 5:30 P.M. Join the festivities as we celebrate the long awaited opening of Gillette’s newest softball fields. To celebrate the grand Opening, there will be a free hot dog dinner. And not just any hot dogs. Enjoy Nathan ¼ pound beef kielbasas. And what would a
06/25/15 09:45 AM
Bud Stewart with the Sheridan Region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently had some praise for a Campbell County group.

“The Wyoming Sportsman Group here in Gillette had their Family Fun Day on June 14th and during that Family Fun Day they donated a bear trap to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and we are extremely thankful that they did that.” ---
06/25/15 05:52 AM
Gillette College officials will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Education and Activity Center on Monday, June 29, at 4 p.m.
The 52,000 square-foot facility will be located on the Gillette College campus, south of Main Hall and southeast of the Herb A. and Dorothy P. Carter Health Sciences Education Center.

“This is an exciting time for Gillette College and higher education in
06/24/15 10:19 AM
The kickoff for Wright Days 2015 will be a movie in the park on Thursday, June 25th, at 8:45 at Gibson Park. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are also packed with events.

Friday’s activities include 3 on 3 Basketball, a Pageant, a 3-D Archery. Friday evening events will include Demolition Derby and a Street Dance for the whole family as well as other events.

Just a few of Saturdays
06/24/15 06:19 AM
Press Release - It is with great pleasure and excitement the Rockpile Museum Board announces their selection for the new Rockpile Museum Director, Robert Henning. Robert will be replacing Terry Girouard, who is retiring July 1st after serving as Museum Director for nearly eight years.

Robert has been with Campbell County since early 2007. His background includes work with the State Historical
06/23/15 06:06 AM
Press Release - Since it first hatched in 1993 Stiles & Drewe’s musical Honk! has winged its way around the world in over 8000 productions and in many different languages. Winner of multiple awards, including the 2000 Olivier Award for Best Musical, this heart-warming celebration of being different is sure to delight audiences of all ages with its sparkling wit and memorable score.

06/22/15 10:26 AM
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a destruction of property that occurred at Buffalo Ridge Elementary between 1700 hours on 06-12-15 and 0800 hours on 06-15-15. During this timeframe unknown suspect(s) entered the fenced courtyard and damaged 40 bicycles that were parked on the East side of the school for the Children’s Day Camp. Damage to the bikes consisted of bent handlebars,
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