Powder River Energy retires $1.9 million in capital credits

Press Release – Later this month, Powder River Energy Corporation will retire nearly $1.95 million in capital credits to its eligible cooperative member-owners. Powder River Energy’s board of directors authorized the retirement at its October Board Meeting. Capital credits are a major benefit of being a member of an electric cooperative and are a reflection […]

Crime Stoppers: Packages Stolen

Press Release – Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a series of thefts. Multiple citizens have reported packages stolen from outside their houses after the packages had been delivered. Crime stoppers and the Gillette Police Department requested all citizens of Gillette maintain vigilance and report any suspicious activity involving package theft to insure a […]

Barrasso Statement on EPA Holding Listening

Press Release –  U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) praised Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement that the agency would hold a listening session in Gillette, WY, on the repeal of the Obama administration’s controversial Clean Power Plan regulation. EPA announced that the dates […]

Powder River Energy Foundation gives $10,000 to local organizations

Press Release – Just in time for the holidays, the Powder River Energy Foundation reached out to assist organizations across northeast Wyoming who are making a difference in the lives of so many of our friends and neighbors in need. The Powder River Energy Foundation donated $10,000 to 13 non-profit organizations in five counties through […]

Terror in the Theater: Fifties Fears

Press Release – The Campbell County Rockpile Museum is pleased to announce the December 1st opening of a traveling exhibit from the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center. Terror in the Theater: Fifties Fears showcases full-color prints of posters from the classic 1950s’ science-fiction cinema. The fantasy and adventure embodied in the science fiction movies […]

Registration opens for Museum’s Dinosaur Day

Press Release – Registration is now open for the Campbell County Rockpile Museum’s January 13th Family Day. Families, don’t miss this exciting program about dinosaurs and prehistoric life in Wyoming, presented by Russell Hawley of the Tate Geological Museum! The program is open to students age 5-12 years, accompanied by a parent or grandparent. It […]

Enzi says tax reform would strengthen economy

Press Release – Congress is one step closer to passing concrete reforms to the broken U.S. tax code as the full Senate took up consideration of tax reform legislation earlier today, according to U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. Speaking on the Senate floor, Enzi said this bill would help grow the economy, create jobs and ensure […]

Devils Tower Plans Accessibility Improvements

Press Release – Devils Tower National Monument plans to design and construct a new accessible approach route to the Tower Trail, a 1.3 mile hiking trail around the base of the Tower. The National Park Service recently created an Accessibility Task Force to recommend a more effective organizational approach to improving accessibility across the service. […]

Featured Crime – November 28, 2017

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft that occurred on the 3800 block of Tepee Street. On November 25, 2017 between 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., unknown persons stole approximately $700 in welding cables from the back of a work truck in the area. If you have information that can solve this or […]