The celebration of what was described as a banner year for the annual ERA Boardwalk Community Food Drive was held yesterday. Students from local schools gathered at Gillette's Council of Community Services for lunch and an award ceremony. This past holiday season students from about 15 area schools collected 63,739 cans of food to benefit underprivlidged people in the community. Read more: Food Drive Winners Recognized
GILLETTE, WY – Campbell County Memorial Hospital has scheduled two public forum sessions on Thursday, February 7 to gather public input on the new long term care facility. The sessions are from 3-4:30 pm at the Campbell County Senior Center and 6-7:30 pm in the Pioneer Manor main dining room.Read more: Public Forum for Input on New Long Term Care Facility
Moorcroft Schools Announced late Wednesday that they would have a two hour late start on Thursday. We will update you if that delay is extended.
Arvada-Clearmont Schools will not have classes today-Thursday January 31st.
The City of Gillette's Utilities Department and Engineering Division announce a road closure (Westover Road) and a lane closure (Shoshone Avenue.)
Westover Road closure Westover Road from Big Horn Tire to Burma Avenue will be closed from Wednesday, January 30th at 10 a.m. through Thursday, February 14th for work related to the Madison Pipeline Project. There will be no through traffic, and drivers will not be able to use Metz Drive as a "pass around" route, although access to businesses along Metz Drive will be maintained. Access to Big Horn Tire will also be maintained. Please use an alternative route. Traffic Control [PDF] Read more: Westover Road Closure (between Big Horn Tire and Burma Avenue)
Sage Valley Junior High Athletics Director Tom O'Boyle has informed basinsradio.com that do to severe weather, some Sage Valley Junior High Sports Teams will be forced to spend the night in Sheridan. Read more: Some Sage Valley Teams Stuck In Sheridan
This morning Campbell County Sheriff's Investigator Kevin McGrath released additional information on the arrest of a Campbell County man as a kidnapping suspect. Gregory Michael Hawes (46) was arrested shortly before 7:30 a.m. on January 26th. The alleged kidnapping victim is his estranged 45 year old wife. Deputies were asked to do a welfare check at the woman's residence after she did not show up for work. Read more: Alleged Kidnapping Victim Believed She Was Going To Die
At about 7:30 in the morning on January 26th, a 46 year old man was taken to the Campbell County Detention Center. Information is limited at this time, but Sheriff's Investigator Gary Sams confirmed the man is being held on kidnapping charges and violation of a family violence protection order. Read more: Kidnapping Suspect Arrested