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Rockpile to celebrate bringing back the booze with history presentation Dec. 8

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Rockpile Museum will celebrate the end of Prohibition with an event at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8. To commemorate National Repeal Day, when the U.S. ratified the 21st Amendment and repealed the 18th...
Local citizens gather to honor veterans as part of the Wreaths Across America program on Sat., Dec. 19, 2020.

Campbell County lines up Wreaths Across America events

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County is preparing for Wreaths Across America, an annual event that honors and memorializes veterans. WY069 Powder River Composite Squadron Maj. Toni C. Brown and cadets are arranging multiple Wreaths ceremonies...

Workshop series on Jewish culture and the Holocaust begins Saturday

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A three-part workshop series on the Holocaust begins Saturday at Campbell County Public Library, 2101 S. 4-J Road, Gillette. University of Toronto Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies Doris...

Rockpile Museum will host Prairie Pens writing event Saturday

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Writers of all kinds and experience levels can learn Saturday what for many might be something new: ekphrastic writing. The local writers' group Prairie Pens will guide writers through this form of...

Bob Richard to present 150 years of Yellowstone Country lore

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Wyoming resident, photographer, author and tour guide Bob Richard will share the legends and lore of Yellowstone National Park in a presentation at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Campbell County...

Former Rockpile Museum educator explains why he quit

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Stephan Zacharias, whose last day as a museum educator at the Rockpile Museum was Sept. 17, explained his decision in a Sept. 20 email to County 17. "Over the course of my time...

Rockpile Museum ramps up archiving of Korean War Campbell service members’ history

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County Rockpile Museum's latest collections hunt is for information on veterans of the Korean War. For decades, the Gillette museum has documented the stories of veterans from or connected to...

Rockpile Museum staff, board ask community to get involved in Camporee preparations

GILLETTE, Wyo. — At their meeting Tuesday, Campbell County Rockpile Museum board members and staff renewed their call for community members to make an investment of participation in the museum. Tomorrow, the museum will host...

Campbell County Rockpile Museum to showcase historical farm equipment

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County Rockpile Museum will have its first historical farm equipment event Saturday, July 16. The Old Ironsides Steam & Shine Tractor Show, a free event, will take place from 10...

Frontier Auto Museum books 1970s-themed campers tour for June 18

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Come June 18, vintage campers will line Ross Avenue for Frontier Auto Museum's latest tour through time. Visitors can get there groove on at the free, 1970s-themed event, which will include music, food...