Gillette, WY

C17 Crime Clips for Thursday, Aug. 18

GILLETTE, Wyo.- Here is a brief summary of all things crime that happened in and around Gillette yesterday, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Gillette Police Department (GPD) and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO). Blackmail, Aug. 17, Country Club Road, GPD. An 18-year-old man reported giving $1,900...
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Arrests, Arraignments for Thursday, Aug. 18

Arrests are as provided by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. Some names have been withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filing by the Campbell County Attorney’s Office.
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Campbell County Fire Dept. Report (8/18/2022)

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County Fire Department responded to the following incident on Thursday, Aug. 18:. At 2:22 p.m. to the intersection of South Kendrick Avenue and 2nd Street for a two vehicle accident. Firefighters checked the vehicles for hazards. Year to date the Campbell County Fire Department...

Campbell County divorces through August 18

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Here is a list of divorces that were granted Aug. 6 through Aug. 18. All filings are reported to County 17 by the Campbell County District Court. The log is not a comprehensive document and may not represent all of the divorces in Campbell County. Angela...

Cool winds from the north to temper today’s high; hot and dry weekend ahead

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Winds from the north will help keep a lid on today’s high temperature even though the sun will be unobstructed. Skies will remain clear today as high pressure dominates the atmosphere, but with a 5 to 13 mph win from the north, the forecast high is just 79 degrees. Gusts today could reach 22 mph, the National Weather Service in Rapid City, South Dakota, said.

Fire Wednesday damages Mountain Peak Builders truck, Best Equity building

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A vehicle fire Wednesday afternoon on Highway 14-16 in Gillette led to minor damage to a building and significant damage to the vehicle, Campbell County Fire Department reported. Firefighters responded at 4:18 p.m. to a fire in the 600 block of North Highway 14-16, the department’s...

#6. Campbell County, WY

- New cases per 100k in the past week: 261 (121 new cases, +15% change from previous week) - Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,103 (13,023 total cases) --- 5.7% less cases per 100k residents than Wyoming - Cumulative deaths per 100k: 324 (150 total deaths) --- 0.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Wyoming - Population that is fully vaccinated: 31.6% (14,632 fully vaccinated)
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Northern WY Community College District And Gillette College Update MOU

It’s been one year since voters in Campbell County decided to have Gillette College separate from the Northern Wyoming Community College District and form its own district. Since then work has been on-going to legally transfer many items from Northern Wyoming to Gillette. Earlier this week, both districts approved...

(OPINION) Letter: Congratulations to Harriet Hageman; thank you supporters

Congratulations to Congressman-elect Harriet Hageman on election by Wyoming to serve as our next representative in DC. I also want to thank my fellow candidates for our year-plus campaign efforts together across our beautiful state. Heather and I both are so grateful to all of you who supported us through...

UW Master Gardener course registration open

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Registration is open for residents to attend the University of Wyoming Extension’s Master Gardener course that starts in September. The online course if for anyone with an interest in gardening and is available to everyone from beginning to seasoned gardeners, according to Master Gardener Statewide Coordinator Chris Hilgert.

Northeast Wyoming Regional Airport to hold free vehicles show Saturday

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Northeast Wyoming Regional Airport will host its second annual Wings and Wheels event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 20. Visitors can tour the new General Aviation facility and see cars, motorcycles, airplanes and other vehicles with wheels for free. The event will also feature a ribbon cutting for the new General Aviation Terminal at 1 p.m., an airport representative said Tuesday.

Cooler temps, sunny skies dominate Gillette’s weekend forecast

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County is in for some cooler temperatures and sunny skies as the week comes to an end. The National Weather Service in Rapid City, South Dakota, is forecasting a high of 82 today with a north wind of 7 to 17 mph. Gusts may reach 24 mph. Tonight’s skies will remain mostly clear as the low falls to around 53. Winds will continue to come from the north at 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Rockpile Museum ramps up archiving of Korean War Campbell service members’ history

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County Rockpile Museum‘s latest collections hunt is for information on veterans of the Korean War. For decades, the Gillette museum has documented the stories of veterans from or connected to Campbell County, Wyoming. It has an extension collection of information on World War I and World War II, and now they’re asking the community help with Korean War history preservation.

Scott Matheny wins bid for sheriff in primary

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Scott Matheny has won his Republican Primary Election bid for another four-year term as Campbell County Sheriff and will advance to the fall General Election. Matheny defeated sheriff-hopeful and former sheriff’s office sergeant Janaia Hyland with 6,840 votes to Hyland’s 4,755, according to the unofficial 2022...

Gillette woman sentenced for her role in 2019 mail thefts

GILLETTE (WNE) — A Gillette woman was recently sentenced for her role in a rash of mail thefts in the spring of 2019. At the end of July, Donae Larae Chavez, 40, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl to 28 months in prison for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, followed by five years of supervised release. Chavez also was ordered to pay $9.971.29 in restitution.