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Legislator’s son describes how COVID-19 came on quickly   By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com   Rep. Roy Edwards’ battle with COVID-19 lasted a little more than two weeks before he died in Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, his son Mitch Edwards said.  Though the family did not immediately release details...

Willis (Bill) Hughes waves for a portrait from a courtyard at the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center Friday afternoon. Photo by Mike Moore, Gillette News Record.

Son of 99-year-old World War II vet speaks when father can't   By Cary Littlejohn Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Recalling stories of his father’s service during World War II, Doug Hughes begins with a peculiar memory. “He said they bombed a lot of whales,” he said. He...
Arch speeding up work to get rid of Wyoming coal mines   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Arch Resources is accelerating its efforts to divest itself of its Powder River Basin coal mines as it expects to produce about 27% less coal this year than in 2019...
Man accused in string of catalytic converter thefts   By The Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The Gillette man accused of a string of thefts of catalytic converters earlier this month now faces additional charges of burglary and drug possession. Jeremy Ryan Buxton, 40, is...

Shey Rearick explains the inner workings of a cart sanitizer he and Jayden Parsons are developing at Area 59 in Gillette. The partners have developed a system for cleaning and sanitizing shopping carts. (Photo by Mike Moore, Gillette News Record)

Gillette residents build shopping cart sanitation business   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Shey Rearick and Jayden Parsons know what they want to do with their lives. For now. But it’s a good start for two young, entrepreneur-minded 20-somethings...
EWC voices opposition to Gillette college during hearing   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The effort to create a new college district in Campbell County officially has opposition from an existing college district. The Eastern Wyoming College Board...
Gillette and Wright bring in over $80K in Cowboy Skills Games sales   By Gregory Hasman Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Cowboy Skill Games hit its $1 million mark about four months after receiving a license to operate across Wyoming.  Cowboy Skills Games is a group of...
Man accused of kidnapping wife, leaving her naked at Walmart   By The Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — A Gillette man is accused of kidnapping his wife and leaving her naked at Walmart, allegedly telling her he wanted her to be embarrassed. John Jesse Crump, 37, is...
Bankruptcy settlement could pay coal workers $17.3 million   By Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Some 1,700 employees of a bankrupt coal mining company would get up to $17.3 million in back pay under a proposed class-action settlement. The former employees of Milton, West...
Sen. Barrasso explores economic impact at cattle convention   By Caleb Michael Smith Rocket Miner  Via Wyoming News Exchange   ROCK SPRINGS — The impact of the coronavirus was apparent Monday at the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association....

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