After 9 years of service as Campbell County Public Library System Director, Patty Myers has announced her resignation effective May 10. The public is invited to join staff in wishing Patty well in her future adventures at a reception on Wednesday, May 1 from 4-6 p.m. in CCPL's Atrium. Read more: Reception for Retiring CCPLS Director
Earlier this month the Lakeview Dare graduations had to be postponed due to a spring snowstorm. That ceremony was made up last Friday and included a special message from Governor Matt Mead. In a video message the Governor told the graduates that education is their shield against bad choices, and referred to them as the leaders of the next generation. Dare officer Rick Johnson talked about the importance of rescheduling the Dare graduation for the Lakeview students. Read more: Dare Graduates Hear From Governor
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary that occurred at the Little League Park located at 900 Edwards St. between 4/20/13 at 1 PM. and 4/20/13 at 2PM. Unknown suspect(s) forced their way into the concessions stand with a hammer and a long metal rod. Once inside, the suspects took approximately $300 worth of food and miscellaneous items. Read more: Little League Burglary
Top University of Wyoming agricultural students were honored, and the owners of the Six Iron Ranch near Shoshoni received Gamma Sigma Delta’s Outstanding Agriculturalist Award at the organization’s annual meeting in Laramie April 20. Gamma Sigma Delta is the international honor society of agriculture. Receiving outstanding student awards, their hometowns and majors in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources were:Read more: Schroeder of Gillette Named Top University of Wyoming Agricultural Student
At the April 23rd Campbell County School Board Meeting trustees unanimously approved changes on how 5th and 6th grade students will participate in instrumental music next year.
Below is that handout provided to trustees and staff on the need for the changes and the proposal that was approved Tuesday night. Read more: Instrumental Music Changes Approved
Campbell County School District Associate Superintendent For Instruction Dr. Boyd Brown has provided the make-up days for school cancellations due to inclement weather in April. Below are the days that schools were closed do to inclement weather and the make days that have been scheduled by the district.
On April 25th and April 29th the annual shareholder meetings of Arch Coal and Peabody Energy will be held in Campbell County, Wyoming. Rodger Kerson with United Mine Workers of America has said that more than a dozen retired and active mine workers also plan to be in Campbell County during that time. Kerson says the group will protest against pay and benefit cuts. Kerson also says the meetings are being held in Wyoming in an effort to hinder turnout for the protest.
Kim Link, spokeswoman for Arch Coal Inc., said in an email basinsradio.com that it is routine to hold meetings in areas that the company operates and noted the company empathizes with people affected by the market downturn. Both the press release provided by Kerson and the statement from Link are provided below. Read more: Mine Workers Plan To Protest Arch Coal Meetings