No Firearm Harm

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports there was no harm done regarding an accidental firearm discharge in Rawlins during a hunter education safety class Monday evening. The instructors were preparing firearms for the hands-on segment which was being held at the Department of Corrections Training Facility. A proper review is being conducting and if […]

Commissioners Administrative Director to Retire

Campbell County Board of Commissioners Administrative Director Robert P. Palmer has announced his retirement at the end of the current fiscal year in June. Palmer began employment with Campbell County in 1991. Commission Chairman Rusty Bell commented “current and former Boards of Commissioners appreciate that for nearly three decades Palmer has dedicated his time and […]

WY Inmate Death

John Manuel Garcia, a Wyoming inmate, died Wednesday, January 16, 2019 following an apparent suicide attempt at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington.  Garcia was taken by paramedics to the Banner Health Community Hospital in Torrington where he was pronounced dead shortly after 1 am.  Garcia was sentenced on September 24, 2018 by Carbon […]

Wild Horse Ruling

A Wyoming Federal Court ruled against the Bureau of Land Management in the most recent court activity. (1-10-19) A victory was recently handed to the American Wild Horse Campaign in favor of a lawsuit to stop the BLM from illegally rounding up hundreds of wild horses in a helicopter capture in the southwestern part of the […]

Fig Facts for Fun

There seems to be a designated day for everything and today is National Fig Newton Day! Growing up this was my favorite “cookie”. I am pretty sure my grandparents convinced me they were cookies for some random “health” reason. -WF, News Director/Basin RadioDid you know these fun facts? Until the late 19th century, many doctors […]

Meet Your Chairman

The Campbell County Board of Commissioners nominated and approved Rusty Bell to serve as Chairman for 2019 today; Jan. 15, 2019 Born and raised in Gillette, Rusty Bell graduated from Campbell County High School in 1992 and received his BA in Biology in 1997 from Jamestown College in North Dakota. After graduation, he worked as […]