Criminal Charges Related to the Incident at SVJH

Press Release – The criminal charges related to the incident at Sage Valley JH are as follows: 9 Counts of Attempted First Degree Murder 6-2-101(a) and (b), 6-1-301(a)(i), 6-1-304, and 6-10-102.  Each count is a felony, punishable by life imprisonment, a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), or both. The nine counts come […]

Enzi statement on Barrasso’s and Cheney’s elections

Press Release – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., issued the following statement after senators elected U.S. Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Republican Conference and representatives elected U.S. Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., chair of the House Republican Conference. This is the No. 3 Republican leadership position in both the Senate and the House. […]

WHP Announces Passing Of K-9 Wendy

It is with great sadness the Wyoming Highway Patrol announces retired WHP   K-9 Wendy, passed away peacefully from heart failure on November 9th, 2018. Wendy was well known for her desire and willingness to work and play, while producing some impressive seizures over the years.  She began her career as a narcotic K-9 in 2009 assigned to the […]

Barrasso Elected to Serve as Republican Conference Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) released the following statement after he was elected to serve as chairman of the Republican Conference, the No. 3 leadership position for Senate Republicans. “It’s an honor to be elected chairman of the Senate Republican Conference. People in Wyoming want to know that their thoughts, ideas […]

CWD found in a new deer hunt area near Sundance

Game and Fish continues to notify hunters of new areas where CWD is found CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department confirmed a buck mule deer has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Deer Hunt Area 5. The deer was harvested south of Sundance. CWD has previously been documented in neighboring deer […]

Arrested SVJH Student Had Targets In Mind

A Sage Valley Junior High student was arrested Tuesday after another student reported the suspect had brought two handguns to school. Gillette Police Chief Jim Hloucal said the suspect was cooperative when confronted by school staff. He allegedly had threatened to shoot at least one specific student and staff members he was angry with. There […]

The lockdown at Sage Valley Junior High School is over

One suspect is in custody.The Gillette Police Department says that there were no injuries and there were no acts of violence. The police will continue to investigate the situation. More information will be made available during regular media briefings. From Sage Valley Principal Terry Quinn: “Based upon the information from investigation, the building lockdown has […]

19 Options For Commissioner

Nineteen individuals have filed to fill the seat vacated by Clark Kissack on the Campbell County Board of Commissioners. The deadline to apply was Friday. The Campbell County Republican Censual committee has scheduled a meeting for 6:00 pm Thursday at Gillette City Hall to narrow the list to three candidates. Current Campbell County Commissioner, Rusty Bell […]

Governor-Elect Gordon Announces Transition Co-Chairs

Press Release – Wyoming Governor-elect Mark Gordon announced co-chairs for his official transition committee today, tapping two longtime Wyoming leaders with deep experience in state government and public policy. Gordon announced that Dr. Pat Arp, the current Wyoming Deputy State Treasurer, and Gale Geringer, Gordon for Governor campaign manager, will serve as co-chairs of his transition […]