2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run

Press Release – The 2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run will be Monday, May 14th (weather permitting). The Torch Run is used to raise funds and awareness for the Special Olympics and represents the largest grassroots fundraising effort for that group. Each year members of the Gillette Police Department and Campbell County Sheriff’s Office participate with […]

Wyoming Retirement Center Administrator Change Announced

Press Release – An interim administrator has been named to lead the Wyoming Retirement Center (WRC) in Basin, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) healthcare facility. Bruce Allison will assume the WRC administrator role. Allison is currently superintendent of the three WDH Aging Division facilities: the Pioneer Home in Thermopolis, the Veterans’ Home of Wyoming […]

Gillette College Students Excel at Wyoming SkillsUSA Competition

Press Release – Gillette College students took home the High Chapter Award at the Wyoming SkillsUSA competition in Casper, which concluded last week. After the results were tallied, they won 11 medals in nine categories. SkillsUSA prepares America’s high-performance workers and provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. Gillette […]

Historic Building Bender

Press Release – May is National Historic Preservation Month and for cities and towns throughout Wyoming. It’s an opportunity to reflect on significant places, artifacts and buildings that help tell the stories of our past, as well as to recognize contributions from individuals and organizations to preserve those stories and places. Celebrate National Historic Preservation […]

FATAL CRASH NEAR UPTON, WYOMING

Press Release – An Upton man died following a one-vehicle rollover at 6:54 p.m. on Friday, April 27 on US 116 southbound near Upton in Weston County. Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for the one-vehicle rollover. Jonathan Bayert, 61, died after he was ejected from his 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup […]

The City of Sheridan Receives Redesignation to Attainment

Press Release –  On April 4, 2018, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued final approval for the State of Wyoming’s Limited Maintenance Plan and Request for Redesignation to Attainment for the City of Sheridan moderate Particulate Matter (PM10) nonattainment area. This action officially removes the nonattainment status for the City of Sheridan.  It also means a […]

Nationally Recognized Summer STEM Program Coming to Gillette

Press Release — Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Buffalo Ridge Elementary the week of July 30 – Aug 3, 2018. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Camp Invention challenges children in Grades K-6 to […]

Gillette College Phi Theta Kappa Advisor Receives Accolades

Press Release – Beth Walker, director of advising and testing services at Gillette College, recently received two special awards for her work as the Phi Theta Kappa chapter advisor. She received both the Distinguished Chapter Advisor Award and the Horizon Award at the PTK Colorado/Wyoming Regional Convention. According to the Phi Theta Kappa website, award-winning […]