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
At 1:29 p.m. on January 7th, the Campbell County Fire Department resonded to an area 17 miles south of Highway 387 on the Brown Rd. for a fire involving two portable oil tanks and a semi tractor. One patient (worker) was transported to CCMH with injuries. The fire was extinguished and the cause is under investigation. Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014 11:07Read more: Worker Burned In Fire
At the January 7th Gillette City Council meeting, Tim Carsrud was officially appointed and sworn in as the newest council member. Carsrud will represent the residents in Ward 2. Carsrud, who had a lot of family in attendance to share the moment, said afterward he thought his first meeting went well and he looked forward to getting up to speed with all the issues.
“The first thing I want to do is get up to speed with projects and other stuff going on in the city, and work with this current council moving forward.”---Carsrud Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014 11:02Read more: Welcoming Of New Member And Praise For Finance Department Highlights Of Council Meeting
Our final look in a series on the opportunity to make volunteering in your community your New Year’s Resolution features opportunities at the Campbell County Senior Center. The Senior Center depends on the support of volunteers year around in a variety of areas. But the focus right now is the Senior Center's new gift shop.
Read more: New Senior Center Gift Shop Needs Helpers
“With the gift shop right now it’s open from 11 to 1:15 p.m. So that is kind of what our need is. It’s basically just selling stuff. If seniors bring in items for sale you log them in and maybe display them.“---Becky Huff, activities director. Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014 13:10
Today we wrap up our series on the opportunity to make volunteering in your community your New Year’s resolution. Camplex Theater Manager, Jamie Gilmore , says the Heritage Center Theater provides chances for entire families.
“At the Camplex Heritage Center, we use a group of volunteers for every event we have in the theater. Volunteers do anything from handing out programs, taking tickets, helping people find seating, and working in our concession stand.” Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014 12:59Read more: Youth Can Volunteer With Family At Heritage Center Theater