Campbell County Newswire

Campbell County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Campbell County, WY.

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  1. Man who leaped into empty coal car after chase will face charges in District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Gillette News-Record

    ... charges as well as a felony count of destruction of property for allegedly destroying a phone kiosk while in Campbell County jail March 8 because he got angry when his girlfriend told him something during a call. The cost to repair it was $2,125. ...

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  2. Cam-plex cancels Winter FestRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Gillette News-Record

    ... said that nothing yet has been scheduled for the time slot Winter Fest usually takes, but the staff and the Campbell County Public Land Board have discussed a few ideas.

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  3. Lightning starts spate of afternoon wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Gillette News-Record

    A wall of smoke billows from a fast-moving grass fire sparked by lightning Thursday at about 1:45 p.m. a mile from the Gillette-Campbell County Airport. The blaze, contained at 480 acres, burned onto airport property, but caused no flight delays.

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  4. Recovery may be short, thanks to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Gillette News-Record

    The article in Sunday's paper about the "recovery" of the coal industry in Campbell County was very good and I applaud all those who have struggled and stuck it out through the last tough year. I know what it is like to lose a good-paying job as I was laid off from the oil and gas industry in 2015.

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  5. Jerry ScrogginsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Gillette News-Record

    Jerry Scroggins, 76, of Gillette died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at Campbell County Memorial Hospital.

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  6. Wyoming ACT scores dip slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gillette News-Record

    ... cts, Albany County averaged a score of 21, followed by Laramie County 1 at 19.7, Natrona County at 19.3, and Campbell County and Sweetwater County School District 1 both at 18.9.

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  7. Fire department to finish off Wednesday fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gillette News-Record

    The Campbell County Fire Department is fighting a grass and timber fire on Hart Road about 40 miles north of Gillette. The fire was caused by a lightning storm Tuesday evening.

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  8. Thorny questions of school funding draws 150 to Buffalo meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gillette News-Record

    About 15 educators and Campbell County residents made the journey to Buffalo on Wednesday night to discuss education funding in Wyoming. Campbell County School District trustees Joe Lawrence and chairwoman Anne Ochs testified on the school funding model in Wyoming, and Keith Chrans, district transportation director, and Kirby Eisenhauer, associate superintendent for instructional support, also testified.

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  9. Man who impregnated teen pleads no contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gillette News-Record

    ... n would be the case if an unrelated random individual was the father," the report said. He was released from Campbell County on a $100,000 cash or surety bond, which was continued at his change of plea hearing.

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  10. School district spent nearly $9 million this summer on upkeepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gillette News-Record

    Work on a former office that will become a pair of student bathrooms is near completion Monday as part of renovations at Twin Spruce Junior High School. Contractors work Monday in a classroom under renovation at Twin Spruce Junior High School, one of a number of schools in the Campbell County School District that saw changes over the summer through about $9 million worth of work.

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  11. CourtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gillette News-Record

    ... found her in a shed on Little Powder Road, where they found a vehicle belonging to a man who was wanted on a Campbell County arrest warrant. As she was leaving in her vehicle, a deputy asked to see her purse to make sure she didn't have illegal ...

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  12. Gillette historiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gillette News-Record

    Membership applications from ranchers will be accepted until an engineer of the rural electrification administration is in the area to prepare maps for the electric line route, it was decided at an REA board of directors meeting at Sundance on Tuesday night. Campbell County ranchers will have 10 days to two weeks to apply for electricity in the tri-county REA.

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  13. Gillette City Pool will close for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gillette News-Record

    The final day for public swimming at the Gillette City Pool is Saturday and there will be no evening sessions the rest of this week. After that date, the Campbell County Parks and Recreation Department will no longer have lifeguards available to watch swimmers during the public swimming.

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  14. A celestial celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gillette News-Record

    ... stay home for the event, thanks to the Energy Capital Eclipse Festival. Terry Sjolin, sales manager for the Campbell County Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the visitors center ordered 10,700 commemorative eclipse glasses for the celestial ...

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  15. Keep calm and be safeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... and not knowing how many people are going to come," said Mary Silvernell, executive director of the Campbell County Convention and Visitors Bureau. "There is no way of knowing," said Kelly Ruiz, public affairs manager for the state Office of ...

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  16. Voters will decide quarter-cent sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Gillette News-Record

    In a 4-3 vote, the Gillette City Council passed a resolution Tuesday that will put a quarter-cent sales tax on a special ballot to benefit economic development and Gillette College. The council joined the Campbell County Commission and the town of Wright in passing a resolution to give the people of Campbell County a say in whether they want to tax themselves.

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  17. Gillette City Council passes quarter-cent sales tax resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Gillette News-Record

    In a 4-3 vote, the Gillette City Council passed a resolution that will officially put a quarter-cent sales tax on a special ballot to benefit economic development and Gillette College. The council joined the Campbell County Commission and the Town of Wright by passing a resolution to give the people of Campbell County a say in whether they want to tax themselves or not.

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  18. Fate of proposed sales tax in city's handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Gillette News-Record

    The fate of a proposed 0.25 percent sales tax for economic development that would provide a sustainable revenue stream for Gillette College is now in the hands of the Gillette City Council, which will vote Tuesday night on whether to put the tax on a special election ballot on Nov. 7. Tuesday morning, Campbell County Commissioners voted 4-1 to adopt a resolution to put the tax on the ballot, with Commissioner Clark Kissack casting the lone dissenting vote. Kissack said that although he believes economic development and education are important, "I don't think now is the time to ask the community .

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  19. BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Gillette News-Record

    PRIMROSE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY: An oven fire filled the third floor with smoke Friday afternoon. The Campbell County Fire Department reports firefighters contained the fire to the oven and spent two hours ventilating smoke from the building and helping evacuate residents affected by the smoke.

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  20. Put it on the ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Gillette News-Record

    Campbell County voters deserve a chance to decide on their own whether they want to support - or defeat - the idea of a quarter-cent sales tax for Gillette College and economic development. The County Commission, Gillette City Council and Wright Town Council will vote this week on whether to allow that to happen.

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