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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...
Gurley Overpass in Gillette, WY.

City mulls next stage of Gurley Overpass overhaul

City staff Tuesday night urged the Gillette City Council to be cautious and patient before making any additional decisions regarding the future of the Gurley Overpass. Currently, the city is considering tearing down and replacing...

City to consider allowing alcohol delivery in Gillette

The Gillette City Council announced Tuesday that it will consider adopting regulations to comply with a new state statute that allows alcohol and malt beverage deliveries for some liquor license holders. The new statute, W.S....

Gillette City Council Ok’s urban chickens, with stipulations

Gillette residents will soon be able to house up to five chickens within city limits after two changes to the city code were approved by the Gillette City Council Tuesday. The council passed two ordinances...

Lakeway Road Construction to Begin

A multi-million-dollar project to redo Lakeway Road is expected to begin this week, effectively restricting the flow of traffic for the foreseeable future, city officials say.    “The work will take place in phases to minimize disruption and limit...
Patrick Davidson (Photo: Courtesy of City of Gillette, 2017)

Davidson Out, Cole In as Interim City Administrator

In a two sentence press release issued at 2 p.m. today, the City of Gillette announced that City Utilities Director Mike Cole will serve as interim city administrator effective Feb. 26. The Feb. 26 release...

City Financial Future on Shaky Ground

‘We Don’t Know What’s Coming’ City of Gillette Officials Say Amid Ever Decreasing Sales Tax Revenue Uncertainty looms behind inconsistent sales tax revenues as crippled energy markets and a slowed economy continue to drive the City of Gillette’s income millions...

City Considers Increasing Utility Rates

Gillette residents can expect to pay 15% more for wastewater this coming fiscal year, with other utility rate spikes possible in the coming years, city officials said Tuesday.   Rates for wastewater are expected to increase...
Lt. Deaton was selected to be the upcoming Chief of Police for the Gillette Police Department (Photo: County 17/Brooke Byelich)

GPD Lt. Selected as Next Chief

Chuck Deaton will take over as Gillette’s next chief of police starting Feb. 28, according to a Thursday announcement from the City of Gillette. Deaton was selected from five finalists who advanced through a lengthy...