From the Oct. 10, 1936 News Record:
Oct. 15 is the date set now for the departure of CCC companies 2853 and 2869 from Gillette to winter quarters. The company from camp GLO-1W will entrain for Long Pine, Calif., while the other company will go to a camp in Death Valley, Calif. There are approximately 148 enrollees in each camp at the present time. Enrollment in the CCC will remain open today through the national re-employment office in the WPA offices.
From the Oct. 11, 1951 News Record:
The Williston Construction Co., has completed its job of constructing the rural electrification lines in Campbell County and the lines were turned over to the Tri-County Electric Association Inc. on Monday morning, reports John P. Meadows, secretary of the Williston company. The company has just completed 320 miles of line construction in Campbell County, he said, and are at present working at Powell.
From the Oct. 17, 1974 News Record:
Vast sections of the Rocky Mountain West — this country’s last relatively unspoiled natural region — are on their way to becoming cluttered and polluted industrial wastelands filled with raw boom towns and social misfits as a result of the drive to exploit the regions’ energy and mineral wealth, James P. Sterba wrote in the New York Times. Because of this — and the continued population influx and the carving up of agricultural and mountain land for housing subdivisions and businesses — the region faces a transformation as basic as when the white man first set foot in the Mountain West. Using a hypothetical boom town called Resource City, officials of the Rocky Mountain States federation painted a picture of unsightly landscapes, intolerable living conditions, increasing crime and growing mental illness. “It is not exaggerated,” the officials wrote in their report. “The conditions described in this paper do exist and will exist in many sections of our region.”