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C17 Crime Clips for Thursday, May 6

Here is a brief summary of all things crime that happened in and around Gillette yesterday, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Campbell County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) and the Gillette Police Department (GPD). Trespass,...

Man shot, killed while fleeing with Casper police officer in car

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  A Casper police officer on Thursday shot and killed a man who tried to drive away from a traffic stop with the...

New cops on the block

There are some new faces at the Gillette Police Department (GPD). Five new officers have joined the ranks of the GPD and were officially sworn in by Municipal Court Judge Jeremy Michaels before the Gillette...
Carter's Critters May 5, 2021: Lawyer Up (and adopt) Responsibly

Carter’s Critters: P. Diddy & Eddie

Meet P. Diddy & Eddie These two precious adult male Chihuahua/Terrier mixes are a package deal, seven-year shelter assistant Carolyn said Wednesday afternoon. The newly-named duo were surrendered together just over a week ago and came...
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Former employee charged with stealing $46K from Gillette water service company

A Gillette woman has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a local water company in five years’ time and attempting to cover her tracks, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed...

Balow: Federal education critical race theory proposal ‘alarming federal overreach’

By Derek Draplin, The Center Square Wyoming’s chief education officer is opposing proposed U.S. Department of Education priorities that would incorporate critical race theory in education grant programs. Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow called...

C17 Crime Clips for Wednesday, May 5

Here is a summary of all things crime that occurred in and around Gillette yesterday, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Campbell County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) and the Gillette Police Department (GPD). Theft, May...
Oil Rig behind Buffalo Ridge Elementary

Wyoming asks Court to force BLM to resume oil and gas lease sales

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming officials are asking a federal court to force the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to resume oil and gas lease sales...

Drought monitor: 95% of state abnormally dry or worse

By Angus M. Thuermer, Jr., WyoFile Ninety-five percent of Wyoming is abnormally dry or worse, according to a nationwide drought monitor map released Thursday. The pervasive dryness may have significant near-term impacts on grazing and irrigation,...
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Hacker’s Brief

Information for this week's Hacker's Brief is provided by CyberWyoming Alliance, a 501c3 nonprofit affiliate of CyberWyoming.  Fake window replacement: If you get an email from newsletter@getjitech.com offering you new windows from the comfort of...