Veterans Day (November 11th) Activities 10 a.m. - The public is invited to attend the Bricks for Vets ceremony at Lasting Legacy Park. This ceremony is to dedicate the sculpture "United We Stand" and the Bricks for Vets memorial in Lasting Legacy Park. There will be several featured speakers, including County Commissioner Micky Shober, City Council President Kevin McGrath, City Councilman Everett Boss, Bryan Pownall (Bricks for Vets Chairman), and Pete Quinnell (VFW State Commander)
1 p.m. - Veterans Day Parade will be held on Sunday, November 11th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Second Street from 4-J Road to Osborne Avenue. Please drive accordingly.
City Offices will be closed on Monday, November 12th in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Solid Waste will not pick up trash on Monday, and will pick up Monday's trash on Wednesday, November 14th.
Tuesday's trash routes will be picked up as normal, but on Wednesday, November 14th, Solid Waste will run a double route and pick up Monday and Wednesday's trash.
For more information contact Public Information Officer Joe Lunne at (307) 686-5393.
A little before 8pm on Saturday night the Campbell County Sheriff's Office responded to Nepstad Drive for a gunshot wound. A 40 year old Gillette man had apparently wounded himself in the leg after a mishap cleaning his gun. Under-sheriff Scott Matheny said the man told deputies he had his leg up on a TV tray while he was cleaning his .45-caliber handgun. The bullet went threw the man's left leg above his knee and exited below his knee. Deputies also noted a bullet hole at the bottom of the man's TV. The man was treated and released from Campbell County Memorial Hospital.
A 34 year old Gillette man was arrested yesterday as a suspect in a felony aggravated assault. Investigators say the man is accused of holding a butcher knife to a child's hand. Allegedly the suspect threatened to cut off the fingers of a 12 year old girl as punishment for stealing a Nintendo DS. Gillette Police sergeant Dirk Blackmer said the child was not cut in the incident.
The Campbell County Rockpile Museum and the Pumpkin Buttes Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society invite the public to attend their 17th Annual Native American Artifact Show on November 10th, 2012. The show will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and admission is free. Read more: 17th Annual Native American Artifact Show
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving several thefts from autos that have occurred within Gillette. During the last month several unlocked vehicles have been entered by unknown suspect (s). Items taken during the thefts include two leather jackets, electronic equipment, a 2 inch nickel plated 357 Smith and Wesson model #60, Taylor made golf clubs, cash, checks and debit/credit cards.
If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please call Crime Stoppers at 686-0400 or the High School Crime Stoppers at 682-4185. You can remain anonymous and may earn up to $1,000 in reward.
Yesterday during the 3 O'Clock hour the Gillette Police Department responded to the intersection of Butler Spaeth and Monte Vista for a motorist assist. A sixteen year old driver was unable to exit her vehicle or free the car from some fresh concrete that she had driven into. Police Lieutenant Brent Wasson said that the concrete had just been finished and the area was not yet coned off. The vehicle had to be towed out of the concrete. Wasson said that because off the stage of setup, no damage was reported.
Sheridan- As big game seasons wind down in northeast Wyoming, it will be time for hunters to take advantage of some bird hunting opportunities. Many upland bird, duck, and goose seasons provide an opportunity for bird hunters in northeast Wyoming. Read more: NORTHEAST WYOMING BIRD HUNTING SEASONS