Campbell County

GILLETTE (WNE) —  A Campbell County man accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from Gillette Little League while he was the club’s treasurer was sentenced earlier this month to 30 days in jail. Rory Geis, 41, was given a suspended four- to six-year sentence with a 30-day split-sentence to be served in...
GILLETTE (WNE) — The Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, cases at Campbell County Health rose in the last two months, keeping with recent trends seen throughout the United States. Typically, the virus starts to make an appearance in January or spring, but this year, cases have shown up earlier,...

Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, during a Republican Party Meet and Greet prior to the 2022 primary election. 

Legislators who represent Weston County occupy leadership spots in both the Wyoming House of Representatives and Wyoming Senate after Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, was elected Senate president and Rep. Chip Neiman, R-Hulett, was elected majority floor leader for the 67th Wyoming Legislature...
CASPER — After roughly a year of dispute, Natrona County school board trustees voted Monday to keep two controversial LGBTQ books in one of the district’s high school libraries, with the condition that parents be given an opt-in option for their kids to access the titles.  They also voted to...

School staff and volunteers help students with their chosen hairdos Wednesday morning in school counselor Nicole Schatz’s office at Meadowlark Elementary School in Gillette. Schatz, second from left, initiated a “Morning Routine” program recently to empower students as they start their school days. Photo by Ed Glazar, Gillette News Record.

GILLETTE — Every few minutes Wednesday morning, a new student stood in front of a full-body mirror hanging in Nicole Schatz’s counseling room. Some of the students at Meadowlark Elementary School raised their eyes slowly, shyly looking at their reflection, as a smile made its way up their cheeks....
DOUGLAS — Converse County’s energy industry continues to roll along at a steady pace this winter while leading the Cowboy State in standing oil wells.  Energy industry data, software and insight company ENVERUS reported there are eight standing oil rigs in Converse County and a total of 19 in...
A total of 2,845 ballots were cast in the 2022 general election in Weston County, and the results were certified on Nov. 10, two days after the election, according to Weston County Clerk Becky Hadlock. She noted that a total of 745 absentee ballots were requested in the county before the election...

A statue salutes over some of the more than 1,000 veterans buried at Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette on Friday. Photo by Ed Glazar, Gillette News Record. 

GILLETTE — On the western side of Mount Pisgah Cemetery, there’s a flat slab. It’s easy to miss. It doesn’t stick out among the nearly 7,000 grave sites in the cemetery. Situated between a tree and a bush, it was covered by an inch of snow Friday afternoon. Darin Edmonds, the sexton of the cemetery...
GILLETTE (WNE) — A 33-year-old Texas man was arrested after robbing a Gillette bank Wednesday morning. At 9:07 a.m., a robbery was reported at the south branch of First National Bank, in the 2400 block of South Douglas Highway. As officers were responding to the bank, someone else called to report...
GILLETTE (WNE) —The First National Bank of Gillette on Highway 59 was robbed Wednesday morning, and a suspect is in custody. “It’s under investigation, the detectives are working on it right now, and we’ll have more information tomorrow,” Police Deputy Chief Brent Wasson told the News Record....

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