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Teens accused in July theft of truck in Wright
Pacen E. Nez, 17, has been charged with theft and pleaded not guilty Wednesday at his arraignment in District Court. Levi C. Tate, 18, has been charged with wrongful taking or disposing of property and hasn’t yet been bound over to District Court.
Schools should strictly enforce boundary rules, parents say
Parents and residents have again emphasized that Campbell County school officials should strictly enforce their boundary and feeder school system in the Gillette area in the wake of opening two high schools in the community.They made those comments Thursday evening in the second public hearing about
Council denies zoning change for attorney’s downtown office
After buying the house on the corner of Warren Avenue and Fourth Street intending to turn it into a law office, local attorney Alex Berger will now wait in limbo as the city of Gillette finds a way to properly zone the property.Earlier this year, the city’s Planning Commission voted unanimously to r
Rain or shine, Donkey Creek Festival warms up for weekend
The ninth annual Donkey Creek Festival is almost here.Gillette’s premier arts and music festival is back this weekend starting Friday and will continue with tradition as it welcomes an eclectic collection of music acts.
BMX races cancelled twice this week
When athletic events are cancelled by poor weather conditions in the spring, the main sport that comes to mind is baseball.But it turns out BMX racing is not exempt from mother nature either. Razor City BMX was forced to cancel both of its singles races this week because of the rainfall that has rec
Madison hangup is over agriculture
The city of Gillette turned down more than $4 million from the state for the Madison Pipeline because it wasn’t comfortable about one of the state’s conditions, said Mike Cole, the city’s utilities director.The city applied for grant funding from the state to help pay for continued work on the Gille
Two-week music camp starts Monday
The camp is open to youth in grades 4-12 to provide experience in instrumental and vocal performance through marching band, vocal music, concert band, strings and jazz.
Teddy Roosevelt to open 2018 Wright Days events Friday
Roosevelt, portrayed by Gib Young, will present “Fun in the White House” at the library. His appearance will be followed by three days of activities in the Campbell County town about 40 miles south of Gillette.
Wyoming this Weekend, June 22-24
Fort Washakie will be the site for Wyoming’s largest powwow this weekend during the annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days, Powwow and Indian Rodeo Friday through Sunday.Events scheduled for the 59th annual gathering include performances by more than 700 dancers and 15 professional drum groups. Indian
Northeast Wyoming a good place to harbor some hives
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — For some, retired life is about sitting back and relaxing, but for Judy and Dennis Walker, co-owners of High Plains Honey, they're as busy as bees.
Alpha Natural Resources settles Wyoming taxes
Overall, about $19 million was owed for 2016, but the company already had paid off $7.7 million, and the other $4 million was forgiven in the settlement.
Cub Scouts plan day camp Saturday
The day camp actually starts from 6-8 p.m. Friday with a camp fire program that includes bagpipes, songs, skits and Basque dancers.
Gillette attorney wants to run for Weston County elected office
NEWCASTLE — Statutory requirements for the residency of a county attorney are unclear, said Gillette lawyer Alex Berger, who wants to run for the office in Weston County.Berger is challenging a decision by Weston County Clerk Jill Sellers to deny his application as a candidate for county attorney.Ac
Former Gillette teacher, artist opens show
Paul Waldum, a longtime Gillette area art and photography teacher at Campbell County High School, will open a display of 50 new paintings Sunday at the Brinton Museum in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery.
Another Gillette College cowgirl adds her name to title push
Quincy Segelke, a cowgirl out of Colorado, added her name to that roster in breakaway roping Thursday night. She was the lone Pronghorn to compete in the performance and needed a solid run to place among the top 12 in the average to reach the final go-round Saturday night.
Two more Gillette College competitors may have locked into the finals
Competing in the second night performance of the rodeo at the Casper Events Center, neither Carter Elshere or Rickie Engesser had eye-opening performances. But their third go-round results in saddle bronc riding and breakaway roping, respectively, were consistent. And that may be all the South Dakot
Nonprofit helps moms climb out of poverty
Single mothers have a lot of skills, but they often don’t realize it. What Climb Wyoming does is help them develop those skills and avoid stumbling blocks, turning them into self-sufficient taxpayers.Stacie McDonald, director of Climb Wyoming in Gillette, said single moms are skilled in multi-taskin
Cam-plex receives grant to secure circus event
Cam-plex sought the $10,000 for Cirque Zuma Zuma, an African-style Cirque du Soleil that has recently wrapped up sold-out tours in Europe and Australia.
Powder Basin Brings Preliminary Back to Wyoming’s Hidden Treasure - Eventing Nation - Three-Day Eventing News, Results, Videos, and Commentary
Gillette, Wyoming, might not be your first thought for a destination when it comes to a recognized horse trials, but the Powder Basin Equestrian Association (PBEA) is hosting its 26thevent this summer, July 7-8.
RVers: “Wanted In Wyoming” – Basin Radio
Press Release – Hundreds of RV families are pointing their modern-day stagecoaches toward Gillette, Wyoming, to take part in an event that FMCA — an international association for RV owners — has dubbed “Wanted In Wyoming” in honor of the host area. CAM-PLEX Multi-Event Facilities will be the venue f