Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) officials have detected a significant increase in Campbell County cryptosporidium infections and recommend residents take safety measures when swimming to prevent further spread of the disease.
“As of August 25 we have 30 reported cases of cryptosporidium infection in Campbell County,” said Kelly Weidenbach, surveillance epidemiologist with the WDH Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program. “This is higher rate than usual, especially since July 1.” Many of the reported cases were in families where multiple people in one family were ill. Last Updated on Thursday, 29 August 2013 20:02Read more: Cryptosporidium Increase Reported in Campbell County
If you are traveling between Newcastle and Gillette today, keep an eye out for four cyclists who are riding for wounded Marines and other veterans. The four men, ages 16 to 57, are traveling from Sea to Shining Sea to raise funds for our country's wounded heroes. Last Updated on Thursday, 29 August 2013 05:27Read more: Cyclists For Vets Head To Newcastle
At the September 9th Gillette City Council workshop, a discussion on salary and City Council compensation is expected to take place. Not all the council members are welcoming the discussion, but Gillette Mayor Tom Murphy said it’s time the conversation played out. Murphy points out that there has not been an increase in council members’ compensation in sixteen years. Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 10:40Read more: Councilwoman Predicts Lack Of Support For Pay Increase Talk
The Office of State Lands and Investments is accepting public comment on the Little Rawhide Proposed Sales. A complete detailed analysis is available on the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments website https://lands.state.wy.us/ and also in hard copy at the Office of State Lands and Investments in Cheyenne, Campbell County Clerk and the Campbell County Library in Gillette. A Public Hearing will be held in the Wyoming Room at the Campbell County Library, 2101 4-J Road, Gillette, Wyoming, 82718. This meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 at 6:00 pm. Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 06:15Read more: Public Hearing For Little Rawhide Lake Parcels
The City of Gillette's Utilities Department announces the closure of the north, westbound lane of Westover Road from Highway 50 to Westhills Loop beginning Wednesday, August 28th through September 30th. Traffic Control [PDF] Approximately 1000' of the lane will be closed at one time as the work progresses. Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 05:59Read more: Section Of North Westbound Lane Of Westover Road To Close
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary that occurred at 409 W. 2nd St. (Old Casa Del Ray) during the early morning hours on 08-23-13. Unknown suspect(s) entered the construction area and stole (2) nail guns, a saw zall, a Dewalt drill, a Dewalt air compressor, (2) heavy duty extension cords, (2) boxes of nails, (2) boxes of staples and a 100 ft air hose. Last Updated on Monday, 26 August 2013 11:59Read more: Suspects Enter Old Casa Del Ray Construction Area
The City of Gillette announces the 2013 Fall Stop & Drop/Cleanup event will be held Saturday, September 7th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on College Drive between the Rec Center and Gillette College. Map [PDF] Residents bringing materials to the Stop & Drop are asked to enter College Drive from the Slate Street side (south side) near the Rec Center and drive north. Volunteers will direct and assist residents with unloading their materials. After unloading, please exit College Drive onto Sinclair Street. Last Updated on Monday, 26 August 2013 05:50Read more: Fall Stop & Drop/Cleanup will be held September 7th