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C17 Crime Clips for Monday, Aug. 2

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). Destruction...

We’ve been here before: Wyoming nuclear project echoes of past

By Joel Funk, WyoFile When state officials unveiled in June that a nuclear demonstration project is slated for Wyoming, they touted it as an advanced technology. But critics of the Natrium project say we’ve been here before...

Coal seam fire in Campbell County contained at under 5,300 acres

By Jennifer Kocher, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  A 5,300-acre fire in western Campbell County that ignited from a coal seam was 50% contained as of Saturday morning. At its peak,...
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Here’s a look at the ‘new retirement’

Once you retire, what can you expect from your life? You might be surprised by the things that current retirees are saying about their lifestyles, priorities, relationships, and hopes for the future. And you...
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Pet of the Week: Charlie Brown

Re-Meet Charlie Brown Charlie Brown is a happy, hyper dog with lots of energy and love to give. He was previously featured as a Pet of the Week in early June but still hans't found...

Peabody PRB production, revenues up in 2Q2021

Powder River Basin (PRB) coal sales generated more than a third of Peabody Energy’s total revenue during the second quarter of 2021 (2Q2021), the company announced Thursday. Peabody Energy ended the first half of 2021...
Gillette College was just ranked among the top 10 community colleges in national survey.

Gillette College Board of Trustees Candidate Questions: Round 2

Good afternoon Gillette! Below are the responses to the second round of questions sent by County 17 to each individual running to serve on the prospective Gillette Community College District Board of Trustees. Each...

C17 Crime Clips for Friday, July 30

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). False...

Teen charged with murder in connection to Sheridan County man’s death

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  A teen who claimed to have killed his father on Wednesday has been charged with one count of second-degree murder in connection...

Judge deems Wyo’s polling-place buffer zones unconstitutional

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal ruled last week that Wyoming’s ban on electioneering within 100 yards of a polling place on election day violates the First Amendment. Why it matters: The decision...