The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office is requesting comments on a proposed non-competitive (direct) sale of public lands in Campbell County, Wyo. under the authority of Section 203 FLPMA, (90 Stat. 2750, 43 U.S.C. 1713). The BLM published a notice of realty action in the Federal Register on Dec. 19, 2013, which opens a 45-day public comment period.
The BLM is considering a direct sale of one parcel of public land totaling 4.15 acres in Campbell County, Wyo., at no less than the appraised fair market value to Means Revocable Trust. Last Updated on Saturday, 11 January 2014 19:52Read more: Public Comments Requested for Proposed Sale of Public Lands in Campbell County
Washington, D.C. - COUNCILMAN KEVIN MCGRATH has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2014 Transportation Infrastructure & Services Steering Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety and security of public transit, streets and highways, aviation, railroads and ports. The appointment was announced by NLC President Chris Coleman, mayor, St. Paul, Minn.
"It's an honor to be appointed, and I am looking forward to serving with the other members of this committee. The City of Gillette has had excellent representation on this and other NLC committees in the past. It is important to participate on the national level with the NLC, so that Wyoming's issues are represented," said Councilman McGrath. Last Updated on Saturday, 11 January 2014 19:40Read more: Councilman McGrath Appointed To National League of Cities Committee
Students who will be five years of age on or before September 15, 2014, are eligible to attend kindergarten in the 2014-2015 school year. Districtwide registration will be held February 3-7, 2014.
Read more: Kindergarten Registration February 3-7
Parents/guardians will need to register their son or daughter at their neighborhood attendance area school. Questions regarding attendance area boundaries can be answered by calling the Campbell County School District Educational Services Center at 682-5171 or the Transportation Department at
682-4179. An elementary attendance area map is available at http://www.campbellcountyschools.net. Last Updated on Friday, 10 January 2014 10:26
January is Stalking Awareness Month across the country. According to a fact sheet from the Stalking Resource Center, 6.6 million people are stalked in one year in the United States and 11% of stalking victims have been stalked for 5 years or more. Director of Victim Services for the Gillette Police Department, Brandy Matteson, says stalking is a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. Matteson says that local law enforcement works with stalking victims regularly. Last Updated on Friday, 10 January 2014 05:49Read more: Jan. is Stalking Awareness Month
At this week’s Campbell County Commissioners meeting engineering services director Philip Giffin talked to the commissioners about a Wyoming access program grant and went over the details of an application being submitted to the Central Federal Land Program.
Campbell County Commissioner Dan Coolidge said the Cold Belt Transportation Study is something the county has been working on for a long time. That study, which began in 2010 has led to this point with the grant application. Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014 14:53Read more: Commissioners Plan For Relocated Road Costs
January 9th Update: A 39-year-old Gillette man has been arrested in the investigation of a December 29th incident, were a 26-year-old man was found incoherent in the middle of 8th Street by Gillette Police Officers. Police found the man after being contacted by a 36-year-old woman who said her husband was on the way to the cemetery to fight the victim. Police say evidence at the scene indicted the victim had been run over by a vehicle. The 39-year-old suspect turned himself in at the Campbell County Detention Center yesterday. Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014 10:48Read more: Suspect Arrested For Assault With Vehicle
At 7:47 pm on January 7th, the Gillette Police Department responded to a report of a burglary on the 1900 block of Shalom Ave. Sergeant Joe Baird said a 43-year-old woman reported that a 23-year-old man had fled the residence after being discovered by her 17-year-old son. The suspect allegedly entered the residence after following the woman home from the area of Albertson's grocery store. He was later contacted by police who asked him why he was in the family's residence. He allegedly responded his planned to “lay them low” and “set a fire”, among other things. Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014 12:17Read more: Suspect Follows Woman Into Her Home And Tells Police He Planned To Sin