On September 14, 2012 at 9:30 AM, there will be a special ground breaking ceremony at Lasting Legacy Park in Gillette. Everett Boss with the local Bricks For Vets Committee says a space will be prepared for sculptures by Lander artist Ben Foster. Foster's "United We Stand" sculpture and "Fallen Soldiers" sculpture will face the Wall of Heroes at Lasting Legacy Park. For more on Bricks For Vets, please visit http://www.bricksforvets.com/. Boss added that he is thankful for the work that has been done and the work still planned. Last Updated on Thursday, 13 September 2012 06:53Read more: Bricks For Vets Groundbreaking Friday
Noted Wyoming author Craig Johnson will appear at the Campbell County Public Library in Gillette this week. The Walt Longmire Mystery Series author will tell stories about the making of the TV series based on his books. The new series "Longmire" airs Sundays at 8 PM on A&E. The September 14th, Meet The Author Night event will take place at 6 PM.
The event is part of the One Book, One Community series presented by the local Gillette and Wright Libraries. The local public is encouraged to read The Dark Horse which is part of the Walt Longmire Mystery Series, watch "Longmire" on Sundays and attend both the Meet The Author Event and an After-Hours Book Discussion at CCPL October 5th. For more information visit http://www.ccpls.org/Last Updated on Friday, 14 September 2012 12:02
Gillette--Yesterday evening at Cam-Plex, local and state officials gathered with emergency responders and the public to honor the fallen of the September 11th, 2001 attacks. The event also heaped praise on the emergency responders of that day, as well as the day to day service of emergency responders around the country. Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:26Read more: Ceremony Honors and Remembers
At the Monday night Gillette City Council Workshop the council members took in information on the subject of itinerant merchants. On Monday, city administrator Carter Napier said some council members have heard complaints about the ability of out of town sale-persons to sell their wares door to door, while at the same time local business owners are not afforded the same access to potential costumers. Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:28Read more: City Talks Itinerant Merchants
There will be a 2012 National Suicide Awareness Week Event on September 13th from 7 to 9pm near Walgreen’s (grassy area in front of store) – along Douglas Highway in Gillette. Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:28Read more: 2012 National Suicide Awareness Week Event
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary that occurred at 1000 Stanley between the dates of 08-15-12 and 08-25-12. Unknown suspect(s) made entry into a storage shed taking several items. Items taken during the burglary include 3 fishing poles, a 2 burner burger stove, 3 gray boxes with kitchen equipment, an 18" X 12"X 3" red first aid kit and a gray box with various items to build/repair a 26 foot sailing boat. Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:28 Read more: Crime Stoppers Featured Crime
2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the original Homestead Act of 1862, which granted 160 acres of land to citizens who would live on the land for five years and improve it by building a home and growing crops. Homesteaders played a vital role in the history of northeast Wyoming. The Campbell County Rockpile Museum invites all community members to a free Homestead Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 15th. Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:29 Read more: Rockpile Museum Will Host Homestead Heritage Festival