Campbell County

Penny Schroder works on Maggie, a demonstration milking cow that she fought to get for five years so that kids visiting the museum could understand what it takes to milk a cow, albeit a fiberglass one.  Photo by Celia Talbot Tobin, Gillette News Record. 

 

Moosic and milking will promote Maggie, Rockpile's new heifer   By Cassia Catterall Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Milk splashed into the pail in a steady one-two stream. Maggie, the...
Increased PRB coal production and employment point to ‘strong 2022’ amid overall downturn   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Coal production in the Powder River Basin saw growth in 2021 after a significant pandemic-related setback marred the extraction...
Gillette Community College fears ‘bumpy’ talks with Sheridan By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange GILLETTE — Five months into the existence of the Gillette Community College District, trustees are beginning to feel a sense of urgency in addressing the ongoing negotiations...
Campbell County Jail Officer Ashley Baumfalk, who has worked in the jail for nine years, looks over Christmas decorations in Block C at the Campbell County Jail. For more than 25 years, inmates at the jail during the Christmas season have been allowed to take part in a Christmas decorating contest. (Photo by Mike Moore, Gillette News Record)

 

Campbell Co. inmates get creative on jail walls for Christmas   By Jake Goodrock Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The promise of imprisonment is four walls and a bed. The length of stay varies. So do the other privileges afforded, such as...
Wind gusts up to 118 mph causes multiple closures   By Joshua Wolfson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange    CASPER — High winds and icy conditions kept several Wyoming highways closed Sunday, including large portions of Interstate 25 and Interstate 80. The closures followed a cold front...
Proposed legislative maps highlight Wyoming's rural-urban tension   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Wyoming Senate President Dan Dockstader isn’t too thrilled with how redistricting is shaking out. The way he sees it, losing a seat in the Carbon...
Keeping tabs on GCCD: What's left on the road to independence?   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE —Nearly one semester has passed since Campbell County residents voted to create an independent community college district centered around Gillette College. The...
Gillette College district starts receiving money   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Trustees for the newly formed Gillette Community College District had and still have a long list of things to do before it achieves true independence. And many of those...
Short-term Wyoming coal outlook good, says mine official   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The question of what the future of coal in Campbell County will entail long-term, remains unanswered. But in the near future, Powder River Basin coal is projecting...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Gov. Mark Gordon has chosen James Michael Causey to replace Judge John R. Perry as the district court judge for the Sixth Judicial District serving Weston, Crook and Campbell counties, according to a Nov. 5 press release.  His appointment becomes official on Jan. 3,...

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