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Gillette kids learn art of rock 'n' roll at camp

Gillette kids learn art of rock 'n' roll at camp

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Jesse Strauch, band director at Sage Valley Junior High, is a jazz and classical music enthusiast, but he knows sometimes his students just want to play some rock ‘n’ roll.

July 18, 2014 10:45 am Photos



Campbell County proposes SkyWest jet service

GILLETTE, Wyo.  — Campbell County has proposed a deal that would pay SkyWest Airlines up to $3.5 million a year to provide jet service to Gillette from Salt Lake City and Denver.

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Wyoming county hires 10 firefighters for summer

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County Fire Department has hired 10 seasonal firefighters to help fight wildfires this summer.

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Foxes taken to Campbell animal shelter

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Five wild foxes have been taken to the Campbell County Animal Shelter since May after people tried to keep them as pets.

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Vintage travel trailers converging on Gillette

GILLETTE, Wyo. — About 350 vintage Airstream travel trailers will be on display at the Cam-plex in Gillette this weekend.

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Gillette opens new park for skateboarders

GILETTE, Wyo. — Gillette's new skate park has opened to an appreciative crowd of about 100.

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Snowstorm tree damage becomes evident in Gillette

GILLETTE, Wyo. — City officials in Gillette say they're just now finding out that a severe snowstorm last October severely damaged several more trees than they'd originally thought.

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Gillette bans electronic cigarettes for youth

GILLETTE, Wyo. — People younger than 18 may no longer use or possess electronic cigarettes in Gillette.

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Hillcrest Elementary School Science Teaching

Hillcrest Elementary School Science Teaching

David Petersen helps his sixth-grade students understand the differences between various types of sound and light waves by manipulating the movement of a slinky on May 21 at Hillcrest Elementary School in Gillette, Wyo.

May 26, 2014 5:51 pm
3 die after bus transporting coal mine workers plows into stopped traffic near Gillette

3 die after bus transporting coal mine workers plows into stopped traffic near Gillette

CASPER, Wyo. — Authorities spent Wednesday notifying families of the deaths of three people killed in an eight-vehicle crash on Highway 59, 10 miles south of Gillette.

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Wyoming schools asked to study spending cuts

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County school principals and department heads have been asked to examine the impact of a potential 10 percent budget cut.

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Gillette may ban parking in alleys

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Gillette is considering a ban on parking in alleys downtown while a main road is being rebuilt.

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Death penalty ruled out in Gillette murder case

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty in a first-degree murder case against a 21-year-old man charged in a fatal shooting in Gillette on Thanksgiving.

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Wyoming inmate accused of giving heroin to others in jail

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A Gillette man faces four felony drug charges after he allegedly smuggled heroin into the Campbell County jail.

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Man gets 14-18 years in drunken-driving death

GILLETTTE — A judge in Gillette has sentenced a man to 14 to 18 years in prison for the hit-and-run killing of a tow-truck driver after a night of drinking in November 2012.

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Wyoming communities want 1 percent sales tax survey

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Communities in northeast Wyoming want a survey to find out how citizens want Gillette, Wright and Campbell County to spend Optional 1 Percent Sales Tax money.

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'The Death Sentence of AIDS:' Newly minted Wyoming lawmaker stands by controversial book

'The Death Sentence of AIDS:' Newly minted Wyoming lawmaker stands by controversial book

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s newest legislator stands by a book he wrote nearly 30 years ago that claims many gay people demand the right to have sex with children and people with AIDS should be quarantined if they continue having sex.

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Jury convicts Gillette man of child sexual abuse

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A Campbell County jury has found a Gillette man guilty of five counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor.

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Oil tanks catch fire, explode outside Gillette

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Nobody was hurt when two oil tanks caught fire and exploded northwest of Gillette.

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Frontier singles out Peden

Shawn Peden of Rocky Mountain College has been selected as the men's indoor track athlete of the week in the Frontier Conference.

February 11, 2014 3:44 pmLoading…

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