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MSHA issues report on June mine fatal

MSHA issues report on June mine fatal

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say a haul truck driver who died at Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek mine last June was not wearing a seat belt when he drove through a berm into a spoil pit.

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Additional officers patrol state Route 59 as crashes, violations increase

Additional officers patrol state Route 59 as crashes, violations increase

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol is adding more troopers to state Route 59 between Douglas and Gillette to address unsafe highway conditions.

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S.D. man charged with driving drunk, damaging up to $1M in freshly poured Gillette concrete

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A South Dakota man is charged with driving drunk through freshly poured concrete in downtown Gillette, causing up to $1 million in damages.

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Early storms brought big cleanup bill to Gillette

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The city of Gillette racked up a big bill in the season's first big snowstorms.

November 26, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Wyoming makes the pitch for exports in tours to Powder River Basin mine

Wyoming makes the pitch for exports in tours to Powder River Basin mine

GILLETTE — In between the appetizers at Old Chicago, dinner at the Prime Rib Restaurant and Wine Cellar and tourism videos showing deer, elk and antelope grazing on the grasslands of the Powder River Basin, there was coal. Some 100 million tons of it.

November 10, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Powering down: Wyoming video game collector selling hoard for $164K

Powering down: Wyoming video game collector selling hoard for $164K

CASPER, Wyo. — There are 27 Home Depot boxes in a Gillette storage space. The boxes are labeled, each weighing in at more than 60 pounds, filled to the top with a collection that took five years to accumulate. The treasures are carefully bubble wrapped: about 6,000 video games and 50 differe…

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Duct tape joins dads, sons, at Gillette event

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Dads and sons will get a chance to show off what they can do with duct tape and other materials in Gillette next week.

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Winter storm warnings posted for northern Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Winter is making an early foray into Wyoming.

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Highway patrol believes tire failure caused Gillette woman’s death

CASPER, Wyo. — A 23-year-old Gillette woman died in a crash near Midwest on Monday, and Wyoming Highway Patrol believes tire failure played a factor.

August 26, 2014 6:02 pmLoading…

Defense: New evidence found in Gillette slaying

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Attorneys for a Gillette man charged with murder in the Thanksgiving Day shooting of another man say they have new evidence in the case, but no details have been released.

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Sturgis crowd keeps Gillette motorcycle shop busy

Sturgis crowd keeps Gillette motorcycle shop busy

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The sky east of Gillette on Tuesday wasn’t an inviting omen to eastbound motorcyclists, and the parking lot at Deluxe Harley-Davidson overlooking Interstate 90 reflected that.

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Wyoming man convicted of sex assault on minor

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A 36-year-old Gillette man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

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Construction on Gillette airport road to begin

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County is spending $870,000 to realign a road at the Gillette-Campbell County Airport, but general passenger traffic should not be affected.

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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

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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.

July 08, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…

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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