At 9:08 p.m. the Campbell County Fire Department responded to 1500 Cimarron Drive for a structure fire. CCFD responded to the scene and upon arrival found a fire burning in the basement of the
residence. The fire was attacked and brought under control in approximately 20 minutes. Read more: House Fire: Cimarron Drive
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary that occurred at Don’s Super Market on March 11th 2013. Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into Don’s by breaking the glass out of one of the walk-in doors. Once inside the business the suspects stole approximately 8 21st Century electronic cigarettes, one carton of Camel Crush cigarettes and $130 in cash from the coffee shop. Read more: Burglary at Don’s Super Market
The City of Gillette's Annual Spring Cleanup is undergoing some changes for 2013. It will now be the Drive + Drop. The Drive + Drop will take place on three Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More information with Public Works Director Sawley Wilde, and the schedule can be found below. Read more: Spring Cleanup is now the Drive + Drop
The City of Gillette Engineering and Development Services Department has announced that West Boxelder Road will be closed from Granite Street to 4-J Road commencing Monday, April 1, 2013. This is a result of the Boxelder Road Extension, Phase II-B Project.
At 12:47 p.m. the Campbell County Fire Department responded to the intersection of W. Lakeway Road and Skyline Drive for a two vehicle collision. Fire department personnel were requested to mitigate a fuel leak from a semi truck. Authorities believe the leak was contained at 120-200 gallons of diesel fuel. Gillette Police Lieutenant Brent Wasson said that the were were no serious injuries. A 53-year-old man was cited for failure to stop for a red light. Read more: Over 100 Gallons of Diesel Spilled in Crash
In 2012, City of Gillette Animal Control Officers filed over 1,100 lost and found reports. The 4,024 calls for service in 2012 averaged 11.2 calls per day and 1,118 lost and found reports filed. With consistently warmer weather on the way and many animals about the spend more of their time outside, it is a good time to assure your pets are prepared for a safe summer. Animal Control Supervisor Phyllis Jassek says the first step is proper tagging. Read more: Have You Seen Me? Shelter Had Over 1,100 Reports Last Year.
The capacity study for Campbell County School District #1 was completed on March 25, 2013. During the study, MOA Architecture and the district considered several possible scenarios to address capacity issues in the district. Of the five scenarios selected for final consideration, MOA Architecture recommended Scenario #2 as the most cost effective remedy. Scenario #2 was described by MOA Architecture as: Move 9th grade into the high school system; South Campus is 9-10; North Campus is 11-12; Renovate junior high schools to meet classroom capacity requirements; Build new K-6 elementary schools.Read more: School Trustees Plan For Future Growth