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Bow Hunting Giraffe in Africa

All photos courtesy of Rusty Bell (Gillette, Wyo.) Like many people in Wyoming, local taxidermist Rusty Bell likes a good hunting trip. His most recent hunting excursion was a bit more exotic than your average...

Bedsheet rappelling suspect one of two arrested in high-speed pursuit

GILLETTE, Wyo.— A man who escaped from local law enforcement by using bedsheets to rappel from a third-story hotel window recently is one of two suspects arrested Tuesday following a multi-agency pursuit near Guernsey. Joshua...

Wyoming Historian Shares Stories of Homesteaders at Rawhide Butte

More than a century ago, a 70-year-old disabled Civil War veteran headed West with a dream. Leaving his home and wife in Iowa, Axim Lamm didn’t let his frozen ankle or arthritis hold him...
Wyoming Highway Patrol

New Year’s Traffic Enforcement Yields 458 Vehicle Stops

Around 458 vehicles were stopped by Campbell County law enforcement during the county-wide, multi-agency impaired driving enforcement operation over the long New Year's holiday, according to a press release from Wyoming Department of Transportation....

Our Wyoming Life: A New Era of Ranching

Gilbert Oedekoven smiles down from the seat of a John Deere tractor in the faded, sepia photo hanging on the barn wall. Even in death, he watches over his ranch property 10 miles south...

Fox will not Pursue Permanent Fire Chief Position

Interim Fire Chief J.R. Fox has announced that he will not apply for the permanent fire chief position at the Campbell County Fire Department. The timing simply isn’t right; Fox said that the time required...

Focused Overnight Snow Storm Leaves Gillette Drivers Scrambling

No injuries were reported in a crash Thursday morning on North Highway 14-16 near Rawhide Elementary. Mother Nature had her eye set on Gillette and the surrounding area yesterday, resulting in an extremely focused snowstorm,...

Sheriff’s Office: Man wanted for sexual assault, strangulation in custody

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A man wanted for reportedly sexually assaulting a woman multiple times over a period of months was located and apprehended at a local hotel this week, Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds...

Nebraska man charged with attempted murder in shooting of off-duty Wyoming corrections officer

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A Nebraska man is charged with attempted murder in the shooting of an off-duty Wyoming state prison staff member, according to the Scottsbluff, Nebraska, Police Department. The injured man, Officer Martin Maldonado...

Ask The Expert: Do Grandparents Have Rights?

Do grandparents have rights in WY? Grandparents can play a significant and meaningful role in the lives and upbringing of their grandchildren. Steven Titus & Associates, P.C., Family Law Attorney DaNece Day is passionate about...