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Parks Board Announces Photography Winners

*Ashley Collins' winning submission (Gillette, Wyo.) The City of Gillette Parks and Beautification Board announced the winners of the 2018 Parks Winter Photo Contest. Ashley Collins won the First Place General Judges’ Choice and the General...

New Softball Organization Alleges Unfairness

(Gillette, Wyo.) Tempers flared during a meeting between city officials and the Wicked 307 Girls Fastpitch Softball Board on Tuesday. The meeting was called to address the use of the Energy Capital Sports Complex (ECSC)...
County 17 Breaking News

Neary to Run for Four-Year Seat on City Council

(Gillette, Wyo.) Though it's only been a few days since Councilman Dan Barks announced that he will not seek re-election, a move has been made to claim the future vacant Ward 1 seat. Councilman Shawn...

Curbside Yard Waste Pickup Begins Today

(Gillette, Wyo.) The season's Curbside Yard Waste Pickup program begins today, Monday, April 2! The program costs $9.60 per month and runs through November. To enroll, call Customer Service at (307) 686-5206. Then, have your tan rollout to the...

Spring In Wyoming, An Urgent Winter Weather Advisory

h/t Tracy Houser According to the National Weather Service, there is a classic “Wyoming Spring” storm headed for portions of Northeastern Wyoming later today. An urgent Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Northwestern South Dakota,...

Winter Parks Photo Contest

(Gillette, Wyo.) The winners of the City of Gillette Winter Parks Photo Contest will be announced at the City Council meeting Tuesday, Apr. 3. People’s choice judging on the five photos selected is open until...

City Solid Waste Service Postponed

Update: 3/26/18 1:20 p.m. The City of Gillette has announced that the Level 1 Snow Emergency has now concluded. Streets crews will remain active and continue snow removal efforts. (Gillette, Wyo.) City of Gillette solid waste...

Owners of Disrupted Wells Get Water, But Not Answers

This story by Angus M. Thuermer, Jr. first appeared on WyoFile.com on March 20, 2018. County 17 has covered this issue here, here, here, here, and here. Crook County residents whose wells were recently disrupted — possibly...

City Seeks Public Comment On Cable Franchise Renewal

The Cable Television Franchise between the City of Gillette and Charter Communications ("Spectrum") is in the renewal process. Spectrum's cable service quality is a critical component of the renewal process. Please provide any comments regarding Spectrum's cable service quality by going...

Sunrise Wellness Seeks New Home

*Photo courtesy of Kelly Stone (Gillette, Wyo.) A local drug and alcohol treatment center is looking for a new home. Unfortunately, the options are scarce. Sunrise Wellness and Recovery Center has operated for the past two...