Campbell County Health

GILLETTE — Two separate investigations into deaths that have happened in Campbell County Sheriff’s Office custody have been forwarded to special prosecutors in neighboring counties to review for potential charges.   At their regular meeting this week, Campbell County Commissioners approved sending...
GILLETTE — The effects of social media on children and teens remain unclear despite mounting evidence showing potential dangers of those platforms on behavior and development.   To this point, social media and technology have far outpaced the research and literature studying their effects on users...
GILLETTE (WNE) —  Campbell County Health received a sizable grant toward supporting and expanding the health care system’s mental health services.   The $956,000 grant, awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, goes toward expanding the hospital’s behavioral health department...

Jacob Smith drinks one of a few cups of coffee last Tuesday morning in the lobby of the Council of Community Services Way Station homeless shelter in Gillette. Photo by Ed Glazar, Gillette News Record. 

 
GILLETTE — A few years ago, life was good for Jacob Smith.   He had a construction business, two homes and “all the cars I needed.” Now everything he owns fits into a storage container that sits in the hallway of the Way Station at the Council of Community Services.   Smith moved to Gillette when...
GILLETTE — College officials met with local legislators Thursday to give updates on local and statewide community college initiatives before the upcoming February legislative session.   Discussion ranged from how Gillette College will use Wyoming Innovation Program dollars in its commercial driver’...
In an effort to attract new employees, Newcastle Ambulance Services, owned and operated by Campbell County Health, will be hosting a lunch-and-learn event on July 21 at Isabella’s from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.    “Campbell County Health invites you to learn more about our EMS program in Newcastle,...
Weston County Health Services has asked the Board of Weston County Commissioners to help find a solution to a Title 25 transfer issue the facility has experienced recently, during the commissioners’ July 5 meeting.   According to patient service director Angela Phillips, the hospital is struggling...
GILLETTE (WNE) — About 30 sheep believed to have escaped in the early hours of Monday morning caused a three-vehicle crash that sent two drivers to the emergency room with minor injuries.   A semi-truck driving south on Highway 59 near Edwards Road, south of Wright, shortly before 2 a.m. struck...
  After expressing concerns over the level of service being provided by Newcastle’s current ambulance service, the city wants the county commissioners to explore the option of creating an EMS district to help fund ambulance operations in Weston County.    The Newcastle City Council held a meeting...
For the second time in less than 10 years, the Weston County Health Services board of trustees discussed the possibility of providing child care for employees in the hopes of increasing recruitment and retention.    The idea was brought to the board casually on April 20 by Melissa Thomas, the...

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