Campbell County

College board discusses future   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — A lot of things still have to happen before Gillette College can become its own college district, but the Gillette College Advisory Board has started thinking about what’s next for the...
Bill for new college district wins final House OK   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — A bill proposing the formation of the Gillette Community College District in Campbell County passed its third reading in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday....

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The pond located on Kenwood Drive is extremely low after two years of nearly covering the road in 2018 and 2019. Drought has persisted in Weston County with fires already becoming an issue in the Black HIlls. 

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Continued dry weather in Weston County over the past year has led to an increase in fire danger, although no burn ban is in place at this time, according to Daniel Tysdal, Weston County fire warden. Last summer was extremely dry and 2021 to date has been similarly...
Alcohol sales in Wyoming increased in 2020   By Cary Littlejohn Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched on for more than a year now, greatly disrupting lives everywhere. One byproduct of the pandemic is that Americans are drinking more....
Bill creating new college district clears Senate   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The bill proposing an independent community college district in Campbell County centered around Gillette College is headed to the House after passing the Senate. Last week...
Employment, production losses continue to chase PRB coal   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange    GILLETTE — As Powder River Basin coal continues to take a pounding with production down about 22% last year over 2019, the local industry quietly passed a milestone that...
AG opinion clears up questions about new college   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — A recent opinion from the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office helped clear up some of the legislative red tape in the way of an independent community college district in...
Arch fast-tracks closure of Powder River Basin mines   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Arch Natural Resources’ plans to accelerate its exit from mining Powder River Basin coal is coming into more focus as the company already has kicked final reclamation...
Roundtable concludes lease ban will hit Wyoming hard   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — President Joe Biden’s orders to halt federal oil and natural gas leases and permitting has energy-producing states and industries scrambling to respond. Facing...
Mother charged as accessory in child abuse case   By The Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The mother of a 3-month-old boy who reportedly received 31 broken bones under his father's care has been charged with being an an accessory after the fact for allegedly coaching...

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