GILLETTE, WY – Campbell County Memorial Hospital is sponsoring its Quarterly Community Education Luncheon, titled “Listen to Your Body, Talk to Your Friends,” on Tuesday, September 24 from 11:30 am-1 pm at the Campbell County Public Library Wyoming Room, 2101 4-J Rd. Guest speaker Diana Enzi, wife of U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., will speak on how to be your own best healthcare advocate. Last Updated on Monday, 23 September 2013 10:58Read more: CCMH Quarterly Luncheon
The Animal Shelter would like to remind the public about their rabies clinic that will be held tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Animal Shelter on Warlow Drive. For the safety of yourself, your pet, and others, please do not park on Warlow Drive. Park on the east side of the Animal Shelter.
The cost of the vaccinations is $6 per shot. Last Updated on Friday, 20 September 2013 11:06Read more: Rabies Clinic Saturday
Bed races are returning to Gillette. A Music Festival and Bed Race will take place Saturday, September 28th at the Cam-plex Central Pavilion.
“It’s going to run from 4-10 p.m. The bed race will actually be at 6:00 p.m., but we need people to show up at 4:00 p.m. to sign up for that. We are going to have live music”---Event Organizers, Phil Stahla."It is pretty much un what you brung. We are going to have twin bed size as the smallest. They usually have four people pushing and one person riding. They used to do it on Gillette Ave during Crazy Days. They raced down the hill. Now we are going to do it a little differently. We are going to do this inside at Central Pavilion but we are going to a stop and go thing to try to keep the speed down.” Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2013 12:45Read more: Bed Races Will Benifit One Year Old In Need Of Liver Transplant
Campbell County Public Library System is gearing up to celebrate Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of our right to access books without censorship. This year's observance is September 22-28 and commemorates the most basic freedom in a democratic societythe freedom to read freelyand encourages us not to take this freedom for granted. Since its inception in 1982, Banned Books Week has reminded us that while not every book is intended for every reader, each of us has the right to decide for ourselves what to read, listen to or view. Stop by the libraries in Gillette and Wright and see the displays of books that have been banned or challenged over the years – you may be surprised. Patrons are also invited to view the video produced with the assistance of Gillette Public Access TV that feature library employees reading selections from challenged books. Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2013 11:40Read more: Libraries Celebrate Banned Books Week
The Campbell County Public Library is pleased to once again welcome acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow to the Library for a special concert. The event will be held on Sunday, September 22 at 2 p.m. at the Library, 2101 South 4J Road in Gillette. The performance will be free to the public. Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2013 12:08Read more: Celtic Guitarist Jerry Barlow Returns to Campbell County Public Library
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office announced today that the bid submitted by Kiewit Mining Properties, Inc., on behalf of its subsidiary, Buckskin Mining Company, Gillette, Wyo., for the Hay Creek II coal lease tract did not meet fair market value and was rejected.
The unsuccessful bid was $35,070,331.00 ($0.21 per mineable ton) for the Hay Creek II coal tract. The 1,254-acre Hay Creek II coal tract contains an estimated 167 million tons of mineable coal. The coal resource consists of all reserves recoverable by surface mining methods. Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2013 06:09Read more: Hay Creek II Coal Lease Sale Bid Rejected
After an informational session two weeks ago, the Campbell County Commissioners voted on September 17th to permit horse race wagering. Commissioners Chairman Dan Coolidge said the resolution formally approves para-mutual betting in Campbell County. Coolidge said off track betting, historic racing, and potential live racing at the Cam-Plex Events Center are approved under the resolution. Coolidge did note that any live racing at Cam-Plex would be “a few years down the road”, and based on the success of off track betting. Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 10:21Read more: Horse Race Wagering Gets OK