The last thing Shane Fortner remembers is driving by the last big hill before entering Gillette.
On Wednesday, Bill Hughes, a World War II veteran, long-time businessman, and former Moorcroft elected official, became a centenarian. He did it in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic after battling the disease himself in March, which, if anything, only makes this birthday, his 100th trip aro…
The WWAMI Medical Education Program on the University of Wyoming campus recently welcomed 20 new future physicians including two from Gillette, Brandon Izatt and Bailey Theis.
What did two Gillette teenage girls share in common with Washington, D.C., man, born in 1983, who happens to be a best-selling author of young adult books and has sold more than 6 million copies since 2014?
Teaching, as a new career, is not dissimilar from an athletic performance: A person can anticipate and prepare, but until she steps out onto the field under the bright lights on game night, she doesn’t know what to expect.
How does one measure the beauty of a piano’s notes? The tone and timbre, volume and clarity contribute significantly to a piano’s sound, but on Monday night, it was more the context surrounding the notes than any technical specification that made them sound more beautiful than they might ord…
It’s not often someone gets an opportunity to sing the “The Star-Spangled Banner” at a major event, but a Campbell County woman recently did.
Golf is often referred to as a good walk spoiled, and that’s mainly because of the difficulties associated with playing the game well. But there are other drawbacks to the game: the cost, archaic rules, dress codes and exclusivity are only a few.
The Family Motor Coach Association’s recent rally brought more than 1,300 recreational vehicles from all over the country to Gillette, and while it may be too soon to quantify its local economic impact, the members left a lasting impression.
The Campbell County Rockpile Museum and Rockpile Museum Association will host the Dakota Daughters’ presentation of the play “Wounded Knee, 1890” at 7 p.m. at the Cam-plex Heritage Center Theater on July 22.
The sign welcoming a person to Ten Sleep informs that the town is home to fewer than 300 people, but one never would have known that to see the crowds gathered downtown for a street dance July 2.
Gillette city spokesman Geno Palazzari and Jeremy Harder of Gillette were named as the recipients of the League of Women Voters of Wyoming’s 2021 Making Democracy Work Award.
The big day was originally supposed to be in May 2020. Tiffany Schatz and Luke Ely got engaged in August 2019, and nine months seemed more than enough time to plan a wedding.
Thursday was a beautiful early June day with the temperatures in the 80s, not a cloud in a clear, blue sky. A slight breeze cooled a team from EOG Resources that had shown up at the Council of Community Services to make a sizable donation of goods.
Despite the challenges faced throughout the 2019-20 school year because of COVID-19, 13 students between Campbell County, Thunder Basin and Wright Junior-Senior high schools achieved the honor of valedictorian for the Campbell County School District graduating classes of 2021.
Heidi DeStefano, now an educational author after more than a decade as a kindergarten and first grade reading recovery specialist with the Campbell County School District, took a vacation with her husband to Guatemala.
American Legion Post 42 turns 101 years old this year and is still going strong in its second century of serving local military veterans and their families.
A little more than a year ago, the world seemed to stop. Businesses were forced to close their doors. Large gatherings were restricted. Schools shuttered and transferred all instruction online. Sports seasons were abruptly halted. Proms were canceled. Graduations were pushed back and modified.
I’d left school that afternoon having no idea that my life was about to change because of a spur-of-the-moment decision I made at the stop sign. I teach students who sometimes have a hard time following my rules, and they had successfully employed every tactic possible to get under my skin.
Dynasties captivate the public’s imagination. Excellence over time is a simple storyline to grasp, and it’s an intoxicating one at that.
Campbell County residents Russell Bell and Kathy Bell recently donated a handmade quilt that is being raffled off to support the University of Wyoming’s 4-H and collegiate wool judging programs.
Stocktrail Elementary students returned from spring break Monday to find a huge, boxy-looking gift wrapped in red cloth in the hallway. It had a red bow, the big kind that often adorn cars when they’re given as gifts. The only clue as to what was underneath the wrapping was a gift tag addres…
A group of roughly 20 people gathered in the Rawhide Elementary School gym Wednesday morning, all with excited eyes above their face masks as they waited for the man of the hour.
Eight-year-old Owen Randall sat at a computer in Heather Gibson’s STEM lab at Prairie Wind Elementary on a Friday morning, clicking through various screens with instructions on how to build a small motorized windmill out of Legos.
COVID-19 has been in a disruptive force in students’ lives for nearly a year, and it’s hard to think of a clearer example of that disruption than two years of Campbell County science whiz kids missing out on National Science Bowl competitions in Washington, D.C.