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COVID Puts Strain on County Detention Center

Coronavirus-related restrictions in state penitentiary facilities have slowed the intake of prisoners, resulting in a higher jail population that could further strain the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), officials say. Approximately 30 prisoners in the...
Gillette Police Chief Jim Hloucal at a City Council Meeting in January 2019 (Courtesy City of Gillette Facebook/Public Domain).

Gillette Police Chief Announces Retirement

Gillette Police Department (GPD) Chief Jim Hloucal will retire this March after 30 years of service, according to a release from the City of Gillette Wednesday. Hloucal joined the GPD in 1991, and during that...
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Statewide COVID-19 Related Deaths Rise to 257

Twenty-seven more Wyoming residents have died of complications stemming from the coronavirus, including three in Campbell County that occurred last month, according to a Thursday afternoon release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This...
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Conservatives Form Freedom Caucus to Challenge House GOP

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Conservative members of the Wyoming House of Representatives have created a caucus to negotiate with House Republican leadership, two members of the group told WyoFile this week. The group calls itself the Wyoming...
Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) during a markup of nuclear legislation this morning. (Courtesy Environment and Public Works Committee)

Panel OKs Bipartisan Nuclear Bill; Critics See Trouble Ahead

By Jeremy Dillon, Greenwire, E&E News The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved a bipartisan nuclear policy and infrastructure package 16-5 yesterday morning. The compromise bill, S. 4897, would throw a financial lifeline to struggling reactors...
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State Unveils New Grouse Rules as Feds Again Ease Protections

By Angus M. Thuermer, Jr., WyoFile Wyoming officials last week established the framework for a system to offset destroyed greater sage grouse habitat even as the federal government diluted protections for the imperiled species. Wyoming now has...
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Road Report

The City of Gillette announces the following road and lane closures as part of the 2020 Water Main Replacement Project and Pavement Management Schedule (funded by Penny Power) and other community events:   The southernmost, eastbound lane...

Gov. Gordon Allots $15 Million More to Revive Energy Industry

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced last week his plans to increase funding for the Energy Rebound Program up to $30 million, translating to more projects and jobs in the Wyoming energy industry over the...
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WDH Reports 15 More Coronavirus-related Deaths

Fifteen more Wyoming residents have died of complications stemming from COVID-19, according to a Tuesday afternoon release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This is on top of 38 additional residents – including five...
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Gillette Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

Crime Stoppers, the Gillette Police Department and Campbell County Sheriffs Office would like to ask for your help in stopping the spread of counterfeit money in Gillette and Campbell County this Christmas season. GPD and...