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City Council considers raises for most employees

The Gillette City Council approved its first reading for raises to nearly all city employees at Tuesday’s special meeting. The only exception to the pay increases would be the City Council itself. City Administrator Hyun...

13.8 inches of snow shuts down Gillette for a day

It came as no surprise. The first winter storm was on everyone’s radar since the end of last week. Various estimates leading up to the storm suggested snow fall in Gillette would vary from a...

Parks department’s busy summer included 4,062 bags of trash

There wasn’t a lot of rainfall this summer, but that didn’t mean the city’s Parks Department wasn’t busy. There were projects throughout Gillette, ball fields to manicure, and plenty of trash to be collected...

Gillette public work’s employee saves a life at Keyhole Reservoir

Council meetings are typically filled city business such as rezoning, budgets and requests that most people don’t find interesting. The most recent meeting in Gillette was far from routine. A city employee was recognized with...
An eagle statue outside of City Hall.

Reyes out as City Attorney, interim replacement announced

Anthony Reyes has resigned as city attorney as of Sept. 7, according to a Wednesday morning announcement from the City of Gillette. “I am leaving my position as city attorney to spend more time with...

Growing pains: Splash pad ready for immediate expansion

City council also talks future possibilities such as more softball fields, parking and playground. It’s no secret how popular the Energy Capital Sports Complex has become for residents and visitors. That’s why several future possible...

Power outage affects Gillette, causes vehicle accident

The Monday afternoon commute was greatly impacted when a power outage created a problem in downtown Gillette and outlying areas. Traffic signals were out for several miles which resulted in at least one vehicle accident. In...

City selects new Administrator

The City of Gillette announced Wednesday morning that Hyun Kim has been chosen as the next City Administrator. Kim was selected from among three candidates that were interviewed earlier this month and will officially assume...
Wyoming Innovation Center Conceptual Rendering

Wyoming Innovation Center breaks ground

The new facility will provide research space and technology to assist in the scaling-up of technologies that use coal to produce new products On a shale covered site north of Gillette, Energy Capital Economic Development...

City approves first reading of alcohol delivery ordinance

The Gillette City Council on Tuesday passed its first reading of an ordinance that would allow for the delivery of alcohol, liquor, and malt beverages within city limits. In a split vote, the council passed...