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Updated: 10/30/2014 5:46:16 PM +00:00
The City of Gillette's Public Works division would like to remind the public that the 2014 Yard Waste Curbside Collection program will end Friday, November 14th.  After that date, no yard waste will be collected curbside until spring 2015.  Yard waste customers are encouraged to rinse out...

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CHEYENNE, Wyo . Power company officials on Tuesday marked the opening of a new gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne that replaces several old coal-fired plants elsewhere. Although Wyoming is the nation's leading coal-producing state, officials say federal ...

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Gillette News Record The Wyoming Highway Patrol says Marlin R. Miller, 25, of Burns, was helping Peter L. Bolejack, 28, also of Burns, put fuel in his vehicle when the SUV crossed the opposing lane of traffic and struck the two men. Miller died and the scene, and Bolejack ... and more »

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The City of Gillette's GIS Division has created an online map that highlights major City 1% projects from the last five years. The 1% projects online map was created to identify major projects that have been funded with proceeds from the Optional 1% Sales Tax over the last five years. ...

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Salt Lake Tribune Gillette , Wyoming • It's boom times in Wyoming for embattled U.S. coal companies, where the mining industry is hiring workers while shedding them in Appalachia. Alpha Natural Resources Inc., the second-largest U.S. producer, hasn't posted a profit in ... Wyoming Coal Mines Hiring Appalachian WorkersWyoming Public Mediaall 6 news articles »

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It's boom times in Wyoming for embattled U.S. coal companies, where the mining industry is hiring workers while shedding them in Appalachia. Alpha Natural Resources Inc., the second-largest U.S. producer, hasn't posted a profit in three years and is closing money-losing mines in West Virginia amid plans to increase production out West by as much as 30 percent.

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right under our noses Pinebluffspost No, I am not running for any political office, but lately we have been all over Wyoming and what we have seen is very impressive. In Gillette for a state tourism summit, we heard Mary Silvernell of the Campbell County Lodging Board say that lodging tax ...and more »

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GILLETTE , Wyo . (AP) - A contractor died in a weekend accident at Peabody Energy's North Antelope Rochelle Mine in northeastern Wyoming. A spokeswoman with the Mine Safety and Health Administration tells the Casper Star-Tribune that the contractor ...Contractor who died at Wyoming coal mine identifiedBillings GazetteSecond death of 2014 occurs at Peabody mineWyoming Business ReportWyoming coal miner killedWorld Socialist Web Siteall 20 news articles »

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Fathers and sons bond through duct tape competition
A hundred pairs of fathers and sons using a material essential to life — as some see duct tape — took over Frontier Hall on Saturday night.

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Peabody Energy posted $154 million loss for the third quarter, or an adjusted loss of 59 cents per share, beating analyst expectations but missing internal targets.

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When school trustees use the statewide PAWS test results to determine student success in Campbell County, it’s akin to spitting in the wind.

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Neighboring communities are being pressured to export their trash operations, which has put Campbell County under pressure to offer regional landfill services.

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The discovery of oil near Wright, has lead to increased jobs in the city. It's also lead to more traffic.

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More than 3 million cubic yards of waste rest in Campbell County's oldest landfill on Westover Road.

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Dr. Alan Mitchell

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A contractor operating equipment at Peabody Energy’s North Antelope Rochelle mine in southern Campbell County died Saturday night.

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Clifton ‘Cliff’ Ritchie

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Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience visits Rockpile Museum
Above left, Arianna Flaten, 9, from left, Ryder Flaten, 4, and Tianna Flaten look at Suli the turkey vulture during “The Return of the Raptors” program put on by the Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experie

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Disturbing the universe
Artist Brea deMontigny explores the mysterious portraits of forgotten people by Erika Fredrickson Growing up in Gillette, Wyo., where coal mining and ranching dominate the landscape, Brea deMontigny didn't have a lot of encouragement to pursue art as a career.

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We Help The Missing are happy to announce Alicia Jones and Colton Mefford of Gillette, Wyoming have been located safe. Thank you to all who helped get them home! Select one of the options below.

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Billings Gazette GILLETTE , Wyo . — Authorities are investigating after a 22-year-old man was apparently hit and killed by a train in Gillette. The body of Tyler James Pruitt was found by the tracks Monday morning, and police Lt. Chuck Deaton said evidence points to a ... and more »

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Disgruntled employee steals train
GILLETTE, Wyo. - A jaunt on a stolen train Thursday ended in a crash and possible federal felony charges for the 22-year-old driver.

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RT In a case of train robbing that was more Marty McFly than Jesse James, a disgruntled employee commandeered a locomotive from the Wyoming mine where he worked, taking it on a 13-mile joyride before crashing it into a second train. ... was charged Friday ... Disgruntled employee takes off with Wyoming trainPhilly.comWyoming Man Accused of Stealing Train in Work DisputeBoise Weeklyall 88 news articles »

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A Wyoming rail worker could face felony charges for protesting working conditions by stealing a train and taking it on a 13-mile joy ride before crashing it into another locomotive, local media and law enforcement said Sunday. Derek Skyler Brux, 22, was being held in the Campbell County Detention Center in Gillette, Wyoming, following his Thursday arrest for commandeering a train at the North Antelope Rochelle mine, according to a law enforcement official at the jail.

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Billings Gazette How exactly to describe what's happening with oil now in the Powder River Basin and across Wyoming is subjective. It's hard to go a day around Gillette without hearing someone say oil here is "booming." After nearly a quarter century of continual ... and more »

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A jaunt on a stolen train Thursday ended in a crash and possible federal felony charges for the 22-year-old driver. Derek Skyler Brux was charged Friday with reckless endangering, felony destruction of property and felony destruction, obstruction or ... and more »

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The City of Gillette's 2014 Citizen Survey is online and ready for citizens to take. The survey, which has been conducted every year since 1977, will be online until October 31, 2014.  This year's survey will only be available online due to the time requirements to manually...

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GFS Corp, maker of the EVO-MT System that allows large mine haul trucks to operate on a combination of natural gas and diesel fuel, today announced that they will open a new facility in Gillette, Wyoming to better service its growing list of customers in the PRB. WESTON, Fla., Oct. 6, 2014 -- Since June of 2012, Florida based GFS Corp, has been working with Alpha Natural Resources converting what has become the world's first fleet of mine haul trucks that use natural gas as a fuel.
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Gillette Police Department Departments, We Help the Missing, and the families of Colton Mefford and Alicia Jones are seeking the public's assistance in locating the two missing Wyoming teens, Colton and Alicia. Colton, age 15, has been missing from Gillette, Wyoming since September 20, 2014.

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, for fundraiser The Missoulian “Very few people understand mopeds in Gillette ,” Collins said. More a test of stamina than speed, the nine “easy riders” who managed to keep their hogs running, puttered along the roughly 30-mile trek. “A couple run close to 30 mph, but we run about 20 ...

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The City of Gillette's Customer Service Division announces Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) applications are now available at the front counter of Customer Service in City Hall (201 E. 5th Street).LIEAP is a state and federally-funded program that helps people pay home heating bills...

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Press Release -The Gillette Police Department has received information from over 15 Gillette citizens reporting that they have been contacted by individuals representing Publisher's Clearing House.  The individuals inform the citizens that they have won a PCH prize and need to pay the applicable taxes.  To do so, the citizens are directed to deposit money on a Green Dot or

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Press Release - Campbell County Health Department has been approved as a medication drop off site for the Wyoming Department of Health's Medication Donation Program. We will start accepting medication donations on Monday, August 4, 2014. 

We are located at 2301 South 4-J Rd in Gillette, just south of the Public Library. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00

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Press Release – Over 500 participants attended the Affordable Energy Rally in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday, July 29th to express opposition for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule.  The rally was in conjunction with the EPA hearings being held on July 29th and 30th in Denver. Citizens from Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico and Arizona came to

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At last night’s Gillette City Council Workshop, members of the Campbell County Prevention Council asked council members to consider a new taxi cab ordinance. Kellie Furman with the CCPC said one of the main reasons the topic was brought up to the council, is that taxi service is one of the best ways to prevent drinking and driving in the community. However, the prevention council members

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Former Gillette Mayor Tom Murphy was arrested recently in Crook County, Wyoming. The arrest occurred on July 18th after an incident at Keyhole Reservoir. Documents obtained by basinsradio.com from the Circuit Court of Crook County show Murphy was initially contacted by a Wyoming Game and Fish Officer for allegedly operating a watercraft at night without lights. After being contacted for the

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Press Release – Tuesday, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) welcomed the Chairman of the Campbell County Board of Commissioners, Mark Christensen, to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Senator Barrasso invited Commissioner Christensen to testify on his bipartisan BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act of 2014 (S. 2440) that he introduced with Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) in

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July 29, 2014 - With the Aug. 24 launch of Powerball® and Mega Millions® ticket sales less than a month away, the Wyoming Lottery has started releasing the names of the retailers it has approved so far. The Lottery’s goal is to have a maximum of 450 to 500 ticket-selling locations statewide.

To find the nearest WyoLotto™ location, residents can check the website,

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities in August. 

Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans' benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims, or VA healthcare. Yeager can also help

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Press Release: Two motorcycles and two passenger vehicles were involved in a crash on July 27th at 12:51 pm. The crash occurred at mile post 146.10 on US 89 six miles south of Jackson, Wyoming. 52 year old Joseph Bale of Whittier, California was traveling north on a 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Mr. Bale came up behind a 2007 Audi A4 that was stopped in traffic waiting for another vehicle

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Next week we will see the doors open for the first time at the new Buffalo Wild Wings location in Gillette. Both Buffalo Wild Wings management and the public are excited for the big. Both the public and management are making plans for it to be a real celebration.

“Monday August 4th is our grand opening the first one hundred people in line are going to receive free wings for a year and it

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7/28/2014
The Gillette Police Department is notifying local businesses of a potential scam in which an adult male with a middle eastern accent is contacting local businesses that sell pre-paid credit cards and demanding that the clerk deposit money onto pre-paid cards.  The caller is threatening that if the clerk doesn't comply, it will result in violence at the business. 

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Excessive speed is being investigated as the contributing factor in a single vehicle rollover near Newcastle on July 23rd. The crash occurred at mile post 245 on US 85 approximately 15 miles east of Newcastle at 6:00 pm. 

Witness reports indicated that 25 year old William Cruzen of Ofallon, Illinois was traveling south at a high rate of speed prior to the crash in the 2004 Lexus SUV

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At 9:14 PM on July 26th, the Campbell County Fire Deparment responded to mile marker 28 on HWY 50 for the report of a grass fire. The fire was caused by a hawk that had landed on the power line at a switch, was electrocuted and burned. When the hawk fell to the ground it started a grass fire. The fire burned approximately 2.5 acres.

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There are 3 important blood drives scheduled for this week in Campbell County. The turnout for blood drives at the beginning of the month was not as strong as needed. Organizers will be giving away T-Shirts and Lifesavers to donors (who are indeed LIFESAVERS!) 

The drive dates and locations are as follows: 

Wed. 7-30 Campbell County Fire Dept. 10am-3:30pm

Thurs. 7-31

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On August 2, Wyoming author Craig Johnson will be back in Campbell County to help wrap up One Book Wyoming: Campbell County. He’ll speak and sign books at Wright Branch Library (WBL) at 12 p.m. and at Campbell County Public Library (CCPLS) at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served thanks to Pokey's BBQ & Smokehouse and Boot Hill.

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The City of Gillette's Development Services and Utilities Departments announce updates to road construction projects, including Gillette Avenue, 2nd Street lane closure ~ Emerson Avenue, 9th Street, and an alley closure.

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Paving on Gillette Avenue from 2nd Street to 3rd Street is planned for the end of next week (8/2).  When the mainline paving is in place it will

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SHERIDAN - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, will be stocking high elevation lakes on the east side of the Bighorn Mountains on August 4, 2014.  Weather permitting; a helicopter will be used to stock lakes in and around the Cloud Peak Wilderness within the Bighorn National Forest. 

    Vehicle travel is both illegal

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Sheridan, Wyo. (July 24, 2014) – A spate of abandoned campfires has prompted the Bighorn National Forest to ask for the public’s help in stopping this growing problem. It is a major concern as fire crews are spending time responding to and putting out abandoned campfires, which could delay responses to new wildfires.

     Fifteen illegal,

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