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A flinging good time: Rockpile Museum hosts World Atlatl Day celebration

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Practiced movements held an oversized arrow, or dart, against a two-and-a-half-foot wooden arm as Stephan Zacharias stared down a pronghorn standing 15 yards away on a grassy hillside. With a confident step...

Giving hope

A closer look at a Gillette organization giving a voice to the voiceless GILLETTE, Wyo.— When Pam Hyde first stepped into her role as executive director of the local Visitation and Advocacy Center (VAC), she...

The voice on the phone

A look at the special telecommunicators who pick up when you dial 911 GILLETTE, Wyo.— Many things have changed since Campbell County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers April Hunt and Dottie White-Marcus’ first day on the job. Technology...

Make-A-Wish grants Gillette teen’s wish for literary shopping spree

GILLETTE, Wyo. – A state chapter of a national non-profit came through for a Gillette teen last month who received an all-expenses-paid literary shopping spree in South Dakota. Tayler, a local 16-year-old battling cystic fibrosis,...

Shop with a Cop makes Christmas brighter for 65 kids

The annual Shop with a Cop was another huge success as evident with the overflow of happiness and joy among children and law enforcement alike. The shopping carts were loaded with toys and the bikes...

Gillette Community Theater presents “Drinking Habits” this weekend

Who: Gillette Community Theater What: “Drinking Habits” by Tom Smith When: Dec. 3 & 4 at 6:30 p.m. and Dec. 5 at 4:30 p.m. Where: Prairie Sky Venue, 1120 State Highway 50 (the former Old Bethlehem Church) Tickets:...

No age limit in caring for your community

Halloween eve was filled with the usual holiday events - parties, kids showing off their costumes and the grand finale of a good ol’ fashion candy haul throughout Gillette. Nine-year-old Kross Rhodes and his friend...

Airport seeks financial assistance for pandemic costs, car rental struggles

The Northeast Wyoming Regional Airport (NWRA) is no different than other entities and businesses when it comes to the financial blow caused by COVID-19. The loss of car rental revenue and the increased cost...

Photo gallery: Thousands turn out for 2021 BREWS & Cruise

The weather could not had been any better Saturday for one of the biggest downtown events of the year. Sunshine and good times for four packed hours led to a successful run of the...