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 […]

Gillette College Nursing students to host Educational Health Fair

Gillette College Nursing students will host an Educational Health Fair on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Carter Health Science Education Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with Gillette College Nursing students about health-related topics as well as receive a wellness screening and participate in a blood drive. […]

November 2018 Economic Development Update

Energy Capital Economic Development continues to work for the economic betterment of Campbell County. Here are some activities that we’d like to share with you. Gillette Economy on Upward Trend The Gillette economy is improving, and Energy Capital Economic Development CEO Phil Christopherson looks for that trend to continue. “The oil industry is coming back. Companies […]

Seeking Comments on Accessibility Improvement Project Environmental Assessment

Devils Tower National Monument, Crook County Wyoming, is proposing an Accessibility Improvement Project to address accessibility, safety, and operational issues within the main visitor use areas at Devils Tower National Monument (the Monument). The Monument received nearly 500,000 visitors in 2017, with the highest concentration of visitor use occurring at the Monument visitor center and […]

2018 Parks Summer Photo Contest Winners Announced

The City of Gillette Parks and Beautification Board is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Parks Summer Photo Contest. 1st Place General Judges’ Choice – Skylar Wanke   2nd Place General Judges’ Choice – Shauna Carpenter 1st Place Nature & Wildlife Judges’ Choice – Skylar Wanke 2nd Place Nature & Wildlife Judges’ Choice […]

Enzi statement on midterm election

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., issued the following statement regarding Tuesday’s election. “America once again saw millions of citizens go to the polls to exercise their right to vote on Election Day. No matter their party affiliation, running for office takes a leap of faith and I applaud those who took a chance and put […]

Pronghorn Preview to give prospective students an inside look at college

High school juniors and seniors are invited to explore Gillette College during Pronghorn Preview on Friday, Nov. 16. College staff, faculty and current students will guide participants through interactive sessions to prepare them for college. Registration is required by Wednesday, Nov. 14 online at or by calling 307-681-6000. Students planning to attend must work […]