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Campbell County library board proposes steps to help parents, children consider appropriate books

GILLETTE, Wyo. — At the last Campbell County Public Library Board meeting, Chair Sage Bear introduced measures to address the controversy over certain books in the children's and young adults' collections. Bear made a statement...
An eagle statue outside of City Hall.

Amendment increasing shoplifting penalties passes first reading

GILLETTE, Wyo. -- A proposed city ordinance amendment that would increase penalties for shoplifting in the city passed its first reading by the Gillette City Council Tuesday night. The proposed amendment would allow Municipal Court...

Gillette library opens photography contest for teenagers

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Following Campbell County youths' request, the Campbell County Public Library's Young Adult Department is hosting a Teen Fall Photography Contest this year, Youth Services Coordinator Marcy Mathis said Oct. 6. Artists in...

C17 Crime Clips for Thursday, Oct. 6

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...

Man points shotgun at woman, charged with aggravated assault

GILLETTE, Wyo. -- Campbell County sheriff's deputies arrested a man yesterday for allegedly threatening a woman with a shotgun, Sheriff Scott Matheny said Thursday. Cory Hopkins, 63, is charged with felony aggravated assault relating to...

Burma Avenue bridge to close Friday

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Only emergency traffic will be allowed on the Burma Avenue bridge from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 7 so the City of Gillette can perform a bridge deck condition survey. South...

Wyoming residents asked to share photos for Rural Health Day contest; prizes available

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health’s Office of Rural Health is inviting residents to share pictures of life in Wyoming for a National Rural Health Day photo contest. Rural Health Day is...

Volunteers help UW harvest 10K+ pounds of potatoes grown to help feed Wyoming families

CASPER, Wyo. — 10,920 pounds of potatoes were harvested from the University of Wyoming’s James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center this season to help feed families facing food insecurity. This was the...

Obituary: Olin Orton Oedekoven

Olin Orton Oedekoven: December 12, 1959 - October 4, 2022 Olin Orton Oedekoven passed away October 4, 2022 in Gillette, Wyoming surrounded by his family.  He was born in Gillette, Wyoming on December 12, 1959, to...

Cooler, mostly dry weather forecast through the weekend

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Despite a small chance for rain this afternoon, Campbell County should see decreasing clouds and cooler temps heading into the weekend. Today should be mostly sunny as the high gets to around...