Press Release – An Upton man died following a one-vehicle rollover at 6:54 p.m. on Friday, April 27 on US 116 southbound near Upton in Weston County. Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for the one-vehicle rollover. Jonathan Bayert, 61, died after he was ejected from his 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup […]

FEATURED CRIME: Aggravated Assault

Press Release – Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying a subject suspected of attempting to hit a person with a car on April 21, 2018 on the 900 block of 9th street. An unknown male subject knocked on the door of an area residence and began yelling. The residents did not know the male, […]


Press Release – Thursday April 26 – Friday, April 27, 2018  Special Olympics Wyoming athletes from Wyoming’s northeastern communities of Crook County, Upton, Gillette ,Newcastle, Sheridan, and Buffalo will compete at Area IV Summer Games held in Gillette. This competition is in preparation for the State Summer Games that will be held in Laramie, WY on […]

Campbell County, City of Gillette and Town of Wright Agree to Place the Optional One Percent on November 2018 Ballot

Press Release – Upon completion of the five (5) Listening Sessions and receipt of comment cards through April 19th, the consensus of the Elected Officials from the City of Gillette, Town of Wright and Campbell County is to proceed with placing the Optional One Percent Sales Tax on the General Election Ballot in November.  The Wright […]

The City of Sheridan Receives Redesignation to Attainment

Press Release –  On April 4, 2018, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued final approval for the State of Wyoming’s Limited Maintenance Plan and Request for Redesignation to Attainment for the City of Sheridan moderate Particulate Matter (PM10) nonattainment area. This action officially removes the nonattainment status for the City of Sheridan.  It also means a […]

Nationally Recognized Summer STEM Program Coming to Gillette

Press Release — Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Buffalo Ridge Elementary the week of July 30 – Aug 3, 2018. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Camp Invention challenges children in Grades K-6 to […]

Gillette College Phi Theta Kappa Advisor Receives Accolades

Press Release – Beth Walker, director of advising and testing services at Gillette College, recently received two special awards for her work as the Phi Theta Kappa chapter advisor. She received both the Distinguished Chapter Advisor Award and the Horizon Award at the PTK Colorado/Wyoming Regional Convention. According to the Phi Theta Kappa website, award-winning […]