Latest from County 17
Cocaine, LSD, Meth, Shrooms, Ludes, Other Drugs Seized During Bust On Quaker Avenue
Two Gillette residents were arrested Saturday morning after police allegedly seized a smorgasbord of illegal drugs at a residence on Quacker Avenue.
County 17February 01, 2022
Former Treasurer Charged With Stealing $29k From Gillette Little League
A former treasurer for Gillette Little League has been charged with felony theft for reportedly stealing nearly $29,000 from the sports organization over the course of a year
County 17February 01, 2022
Federal Suspect Apprehended By K9 Following Pursuit, Foot Chase In Gillette
A Montana man with a federal warrant was arrested Friday after he reportedly led law enforcement on a short pursuit and attempted to break into a home to hide, Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said.
County 17December 14, 2021
Kegs Of Beer Stolen After Semi Crashes On Highway 59 Near Gillette
A semi-tractor trailer carrying Bud Light overturned on Thursday. A passerby stopped to check on them and then stole two kegs of beer.
County 17December 12, 2021
Intoxicated Driver Collides Head-On With Semi North of Gillette, No Injuries
A Utah man was arrested late Wednesday night for driving while intoxicated after he collided head-on with a semi-tractor trailer north of Gillette.
County 17November 19, 2021
Gillette Man Arrested For Pointing Gun At Neighbor While Drunk, Endangering Daughter
A Gillette man was arrested this past weekend after he reportedly pointed a gun at his neighbor while intoxicated and left the firearm within reach of his 9-year-old daughter
County 17November 16, 2021
Former Campbell County CEO Receives $675,000 Severance Pay
Campbell County Health has agreed to pay Colleen Heeter, its former chief executive officer, $675,000 as part of her contract-obligated severance package, the organization announced Friday.
County 17November 07, 2021
Arch Nets $89M Amid ‘Strong Thermal Coal Markets’ In Third Quarter
Arch Resources closed out its most recent quarter with $89.1 million in net income with thermal coal segments showing a significant improvement over the previous quarter.
County 17October 27, 2021
Game & Fish Investigating Four Pronghorns Poached North of Gillette
An investigation into four pronghorn that were recently shot and left in the Weston Hills Recreation Area north of Gillette is underway.
County 17October 25, 2021
Gillette Library Prosecution Up To Weston County Attorney
A report accusing local library leadership of promoting obscene material will face review by the Weston County Attorney, who was appointed as a special prosecutor Tuesday by the Campbell County Board of Commissioners.
County 17October 07, 2021
Criminal Prosecution Over ‘Obscene Material’ Sought In Gillette Library Squabble
A report filed by citizens accusing leadership at the Campbell County Public Library of promoting obscene material has been forwarded on to the county attorneys office for review, Sheriff Scott Matheny said Thursday.
County 17October 03, 2021
Wyoming Hacker’s Brief: A Weekly Report on the Online Scams Happening in Wyoming
This week's look at the online scams occurring in Wyoming.
County 17September 30, 2021
Gillette: Man On Drugs Arrested After Causing Disturbance At Elementary School
A Gillette man was arrested on Wednesday morning for using drugs after he was reported for erratic behavior at Sunflower Elementary School
County 17September 17, 2021
Gillette Drunk Driver Smashes Into Pet Store
A 22-year-old male heard the initial crash and came outside to see a Ford Mustang coming directly at him.
County 17September 14, 2021
Drunk Gillette Man With Blood “Gushing Out of Head” To Be Cited For DUI After Hospital Release
A drunken Gillette man with blood "gushing out of his head" will be arrested for DUI once he is released from hospital.
County 17September 10, 2021
Drugs, Guns, Assault, Fleeing Police: Gillette Man Charged With Crime Grand Slam
If crime was a baseball game, a Gillette man might be headed for the Hall of Fame.
County 17September 09, 2021
Gillette Man Arrested For Kidnapping Woman, Threatening To Kill Her
The woman and Trice had been reportedly living together, but she reportedly moved out after witnessing Quain throw another resident through a wall.
County 17September 08, 2021
Former Gillette Non-Profit Director Accused Of Stealing $190k
A former executive director of a Gillette non-profit has been charged with stealing $189,000 from the organization.
County 17September 01, 2021
Montana Man Arrested For Stealing Cars, Injuring Wyoming Trooper
A Montana resident is in custody following a late-night pursuit where he allegedly stole several vehicles and injured three people including a Wyoming trooper
County 17August 20, 2021
Wyoming History: 99 Dead In Kemmerer Mine Explosion on August 14, 1923
On Aug. 14, 1923, the towns of Kemmerer and Frontier were devastated by the second-worst coal mining tragedy in Wyoming history after 99 miners were killed during a mine explosion.
County 17August 15, 2021
One Dead In Black Thunder Mine Dragline Incident
A coal miner is dead following an accident that occurred while repairs were being performed on a Black Thunder Mine dragline yesterday afternoon, officials announced Thursday morning.
County 17July 22, 2021