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Council approves third-party review of Carter-King, Davidson text messages

The Gillette City Council on Tuesday authorized a third-party investigation by two Cheyenne attorneys into a former city administrator’s allegations against former and current city leadership. During their regular meeting on Jan. 18, the council...

City Council delays choosing new mayor until February

The Gillette City Council on Friday voted to postpone appointing a new mayor until February. The decision came after Ward Two Councilman Tim Carsrud made a motion, seconded by Ward One Councilman Eric Hanson, to...

Gillette Mayor Louise Carter-King resigns amid text controversy

Louise Carter-King has resigned from her position as Mayor of the City of Gillette less than a week after the unprecedented release of disparaging text messages between herself and a former top city official. Carter-Kings...

Gillette Mayor apologizes for years’ worth of disparaging, disrespectful texts

Gillette Mayor Louise Carter-King back-peddled furiously Tuesday night following the release of nearly a year’s worth of disparaging and disrespectful texts between herself and another former top city official. The correspondences, contained within 464 pages...

City passes resolution adjusting Ward boundaries

With the final vote by the Gillette City Council in the books as of Tuesday, the city’s voting districts, or wards, will look a little different moving forward. After Dec. 18, when notice is scheduled...

Council deliberation underway to decide future of City Pool

The Gillette City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the submission of a grant to the state to help cover future potential costs of addressing ongoing operational issues at an aging city pool. Pending approval from...

City Council approves selection of new city attorney

Months after the sudden resignation of his predecessor, the Gillette City Council on Tuesday publicly announced the acceptance of Sean Brown as the next city attorney. Formerly a deputy county and prosecuting attorney with the...
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City mulls ward redistricting

Potential adjustment could shift city representation of hundreds The Gillette City Council on Tuesday voted to advance a resolution amending the City’s ward boundaries to ensure equal representation by each of its members. The resolution is...

Ribbon cutting brings end to Lakeway Road improvements

Dozens braved the cold, windy weather Tuesday morning in the parking lot of Knecht Home Center to celebrate the completion of the eight-month Lakeway Road improvement project from 4-J Road to Douglas Highway/Highway 59....

Sixth-grader Madison Fischer designs Gillette’s 2021 Christmas Pin

Gillette sixth grader Madison Fischer was personally recognized by the city council at last week’s board meeting for her winning design of the 2021 Christmas pin. She is a student in Ms. Burbank’s class...