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Unofficial Campbell County Election Results

The results are in and there are a lot of races that went exactly as was expected. There were, however, a few upsets. The complete results are below. General Election Unofficial Results Total Ballots Cast: 19,733 *...

Gillette Police Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting

Jeffery Sanders, the Gillette police officer involved in a fatal shooting last November, will not face criminal charges and is expected to return to full duty, Gillette Police Department (GPD) officials announced Tuesday.   The fatal shooting...
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Gillette Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

Crime Stoppers, the Gillette Police Department and Campbell County Sheriffs Office needs your help in solving a destruction of property that occurred at Sunflower Park at the 2400 block of Dogwood Avenue in November 2020....
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Gillette Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

Crime Stoppers, the Gillette Police Department and Campbell County Sheriffs Office would like to ask for your help in stopping the spread of counterfeit money in Gillette and Campbell County this Christmas season. GPD and...

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...
A sample ballot provided by the Campbell County Elections Office.

A Rundown of 2020 Candidates, Issues in General Elections

A sample ballot provided by the Campbell County Elections Office.   This year, voters in Campbell County will help elect a president and vice president of the United States, a Wyoming Representative for U.S. House, a...

Applicants Announced for County Attorney Vacancy

The Campbell County Republican Party Central Committee announced today the applicants it received for the Campbell County and Prosecuting Attorney vacancy created by the resignation of Ronald Wirthwein, Jr. last month. Wirthwein’s resignation was...

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...
Gillette Police Chief Jim Hloucal at a City Council Meeting in January 2019 (Courtesy City of Gillette Facebook/Public Domain).

Gillette Police Chief Announces Retirement

Gillette Police Department (GPD) Chief Jim Hloucal will retire this March after 30 years of service, according to a release from the City of Gillette Wednesday. Hloucal joined the GPD in 1991, and during that...

City Looking to Predict COVID-19 Trends Through Wastewater

Detecting COVID-19 through wastewater may sound ludicrous, but it might provide an early detection system crucial to the City of Gillette’s response to the growing coronavirus pandemic. For months now, the city wastewater crews have...