Crime Stoppers: Oxygen and Nitrogen Bottles Taken

Press Release – Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft that occurred the 1200 block of Sioux Ave. Sometime between 2000 hours on December 4, and 0700 on December 5, unknown suspects stole an oxygen bottle and a Nitrogen bottle from the bed of work truck. Both bottles contained regulators valued at $800 […]

Enzi statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address

Press Release – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., released the following statement after President Trump delivered his State of the Union address.   “In the last year, President Trump and Congress have achieved a number of impressive accomplishments, including historic tax cuts and an unprecedented effort to end unnecessary and burdensome regulations. Our efforts have […]

Bee City USA® Renews City of Gillette’s Certification

Press Release – Bee City USA® has renewed Gillette’s certification for 2017 following a rigorous renewal application process. This completed the efforts of the Campbell County Master Gardeners’ Pollinator Committee to accomplish this recertification, the facilitating committee for Gillette’s efforts to engage the community in promoting pollinator-friendliness. In 2016, the United Nations reported that forty percent […]

76-Year-Old Arrested After Pursuit

A Colorado Springs, Colorado woman led Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers and other law enforcement officers on a pursuit that started at milepost 268 on Interstate 25 on January 25th.  Around 12:23 p.m., a Trooper with the Wyoming Highway Patrol was parked in the median observing traffic when he noticed a northbound Volkswagen speeding 96 mph […]

Corporate Wellness Program helps save Gillette resident’s life

Press Release – Gillette resident Teri Dearcorn has participated in Campbell County Health’s corporate wellness program for a number of years. While she’s always enjoyed participating in the program through her employer and keeping an eye on her health, she never actually expected the program to save her life. In August 2016, she went in […]

Fatal Morning Crash

At 5:08 a.m. Thursday morning emergency responders in Campbell County were dispatched to mile marker 84 on South Douglas Highway/HWY 59. Wyoming Highway Patrol officials say a head-on collision occurred. Officials say Kaycee Smelser (31) was approaching the end of a shared passing lane and lost control of her vehicle before entering the northbound lane and impacting […]

Governor Mead Announces Weatherby, Inc. Relocating to Wyoming

Press Release – Governor Matt Mead announced today that firearms manufacturer Weatherby, Inc. will be relocating to Sheridan, Wyoming. Weatherby is a family-owned company that has been based in Paso Robles, California since its founding in 1945. Weatherby will bring its management team and manufacturing operations to Sheridan and create an estimated 70 to 90 jobs […]

Montano Plea Deal Update

Monday afternoon Michael Montano, age 37, appeared before District Judge Michael Nick Deegan. Montano pleaded no contest to second degree murder charges in the deaths of Phillip Brewer and Jody Fortuna. The two men’s dismembered remains were discovered in October 2016.  Besides the no contest pleas for the two second degree murder charges, Montano also pleaded […]

Gillette College Announces 2017 Excellence Award Winners

Press Release – Northern Wyoming Community College District recently announced its 2017 Excellence Award Winners. Each year, NWCCD, which includes Sheridan College, Gillette College and Sheridan College in Johnson County, recognizes staff, volunteers, and students who have shown exemplary efforts in supporting the goals and overall mission of the district. This year’s Gillette College winners […]

CCH restricts visiting at The Legacy due to Flu

Press Release – Campbell County Health has initiated visiting restrictions at The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center due to cases of the flu, or influenza. Visiting restrictions are in place to help protect visitors, residents and employees. The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center restrictions include: All visitors are encouraged to wear masks and encouraged to use […]