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Biden will sign resolution Senate passed today to block potential rail strike

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Today, Senators in an 80-15 vote agreed to a resolution to make rail companies and unions accept the settlement the majority of the unions accepted in September. The House passed the resolution...

City of Gillette kicks off winter parks photo contest

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The City of Gillette Parks and Beautification Board announced today that its winter parks photo contest has begun. Contestants must take a photo or video within a City of Gillette park sometime...

Lakeway Road retaining wall project to begin Dec. 5

GILLETTE, Wyo. – A portion of Lakeway Road will close starting Monday while a failing retaining wall is replaced, according to the City of Gillette.  The closure will include the farthest north westbound lane from...

Surface Transportation Board chair says he’s committed to filling coal vacancies

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Surface Transportation Board Chairman Martin J. Oberman said in a letter today to Wyoming’s U.S. senators that he's committed to filling coal-related vacancies on the board’s Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee as soon...

Gov. Gordon: 2023 Governor’s Prayer Breakfast keynote speaker is Auntie Anne’s founder

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Mark Gordon is inviting the public to the 2023 Governor’s Prayer Breakfast, where the keynote speaker will be Anne Beiler, founder of Auntie Anne’s pretzel franchise. This year, the Prayer Breakfast...

U.S. House votes on bill to avert rail strike

By Casey Harper, The Center Square (The Center Square) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday on an agreement between rail companies and workers to prevent a strike that could have major economic consequences. Lawmakers...

Wright Community Center to host tree lighting, Santa and Mrs. Claus visit Friday

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Town of Wright will celebrate the season with its annual tree lighting from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Wright Community Center, 201 Wright Blvd. The event features children's...
Local citizens gather to honor veterans as part of the Wreaths Across America program on Sat., Dec. 19, 2020.

Campbell County lines up Wreaths Across America events

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County is preparing for Wreaths Across America, an annual event that honors and memorializes veterans. WY069 Powder River Composite Squadron Maj. Toni C. Brown and cadets are arranging multiple Wreaths ceremonies...
Campbell County Recreation Center

Campbell parks and recreation plans to refloor basketball courts in April and May

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Parks and Recreation staff plans to redo the flooring on the basketball courts for the first time since it opened in 2012. Recreation Superintendent Adam Gibson said at tonight's Campbell...

Snow removal costs this season outpaces similar period in 2021

GILLETTE, Wyo. – Winter weather this season has cost the city an estimated $65,594, according to snow event reports compiled by the City of Gillette.  According to the city, the most recent snow event on...