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Gillette man dies after driving off of highway
GILLETTE (WNE) — A Gillette man died Sunday after a medical emergency forced him to drift off Highway 59 near Wright, according to a Wyoming Highway Patrol press release. Dale Patterson, 60, hit three fences near the right side of the roadway before coming to a stop. He succumbed to injuries from th
ABATE Toy Store opens this weekend
The annual ABATE Toy Store, which provides Christmas for more than 600 needy kids in the community, will open for eligible families to shop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Gillette.
GOP cancer spreads to Campbell County
The Local Voice piece by Joann Tweedy raises many questions about our local Republican Party which deserve answers. Probably won’t get any but at least the questions were asked.
Fire Dept. may lease to U.S Forest Service
The Campbell County Fire Department is considering leasing part of the Wright station to the U.S. Forest Service during next summer’s wildland fire season. The U.S. Forest Service’s Douglas Ranger District manages the Thunder Basin National Grasslands. Between May and September, one of its crews res
Whiskers, Wreaths and Wet Noses at the shelter
The Gillette Animal Control and Shelter and Friends of the Animal Shelter are hosting an evening of Whiskers, Wreaths and Wet Noses from 4-7 p.m. Friday at 950 W. Warlow Drive.
Annual Christmas Bird Count planned Dec. 22 in Gillette area
The 119th annual Christmas Bird Count will happen in Campbell County on Dec. 22. Jacelyn and Dusty Downey of Audubon Rockies in Moorcroft are organizing the event and looking for volunteers willing to help with the count.
You Will Love This Dreamy Ride Through The Largest Drive-Thru Light Show In Wyoming
It’s the most wonderful time of year, and in Wyoming, that means it’s time to head to Gillette! For over a decade, Campbell County has been working hard to present the brightest Christmas light show in Wyoming, and each year the display gets better and better!
Council chooses new member in secret
The Gillette City Council has selected Nathan McLeland to be appointed to the open Ward 3 seat. McLeland was selected after the City Council spent nearly three hours interviewing nine candidates.
Silvernell applies for open commission seat
Mary Silvernell has applied to fill the open seat on the Campbell County Commission. She joins Del Shelstad as the only two applicants so far. Silvernell is the executive director of the Campbell County Convention and Visitors Bureau and serves on the Campbell County Public Land Board. She ran an un
Wyoming coal research facility delayed for another 3 years
A facility planning to allow companies to build pilot plants to test coal conversion technology has been delayed for three more years according to a Gillette News Record report.
Video Game Has Wyoming In It and You Can Play it Free All Weekend
I love video games and Wyoming so what I've discovered is really sweet. There is a video game that has Wyoming in it. BONUS: you can play it free all weekend. The game I'm talking about is relatively new. It's The Crew 2 and features many racing events that cover the entire country including Wyoming
Semi Spill Cases and Cases of Beer on to Wyoming Highway [PHOTO]
Did Santa come to Wyoming early this year? This photo on Reddit has got some beer lovers attention. A semi truck on I-80 lost is cargo all over the highway - cases and cases of Budweiser beer. Thankful, no one was seriously hurt in the 10 vehicle pile up, but we did lose some beer along the way.
Schools offer variety of shows before break
A variety of Christmas shows will close out the week for the Campbell County School District, which starts its Christmas break. Dec. 21 with an early release at 1 p.m.
One applicant so far for open commission seat
As of Thursday morning, only one person has submitted an application to fill the open seat on the Campbell County Commission, but there are a few days left to apply. Del Shelstad, chairman of the Joint Powers Fire Board, is the sole applicant. He was one of the 19 people who had originally applied t
Best Wyoming Windy Day Memes 
Nobody knows wind like the people of Wyoming. So, of course, they make fun of it by posting memes on the internet. Here are some of the best what we could find at the end of 2018.
Whiskers, Wreaths, and Wet Noses
Introducing the first ever Whiskers, Wreaths, and Wet Noses Holiday Event. The Friends of the Gillette Animal Shelter are excited to announce a wonderful opportunity to help the needy and homeless animals of our community.
Medical emergency causes Gillette man to crash truck
A Gillette man died Sunday after a medical emergency forced him to drift off Highway 59 near Wright, according to a Wyoming Highway Patrol press release. Dale Patterson, 60, hit three fences near the right side of the roadway before coming to a stop. He succumbed to injuries from the medical emergen
Top 10 Wyoming Town Christmas Lights [VIDEOS]
It's the one time of year where the nation burns more coal just because, tis the season to burn more coal. In other words, Christmas time, lets light it up. That means more electricity, which Wyoming provides.
Wyoming man dies in crash near Wright Sunday evening
On December 9th, 2018 a fatal crash occurred at milepost 80 on Wyoming 59 near Wright, Wyoming. Around 5:05 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a motor vehicle crash.
District Court accepting applications for open commission seat
District Judge Michael N. “Nick” Deegan has begun accepting applications for the open seat on the Campbell County Commission. Those who are interested in serving on the board must fill out a 30-question application, which is available at the District Court Clerk’s office, and submit it — typed, not