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Water will be shut off June 9 for residents near Foothills Boulevard

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Gillette will shut off water from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 9 for some residents in the northwest part of the city. As part of the Foothills Boulevard Pavement Management 2022...
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...

School Board Gets a Strategic Plan Update

(Gillette, Wyo.) Pronghorn Elementary kindergartners were the first item on last night’s School Board agenda.  The kindergartners shared their learning targets with the board members. The Board of Trustees also got an update on the...
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Campaign data illustrates Gore’s growing influence in Wyo politics

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile When Susan Gore arrived in Wyoming more than two decades ago, the heir to the Gore-Tex fortune was a minor player in the state’s politics. Campaign finance documents show limited involvement in Wyoming politics...

Cheyenne Mayor Patrick Collins: “It’s Like the Zombie Apocalypse Out There”

By Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  It’s going to take awhile for the City of Cheyenne to open up again. Still reeling from the blizzard that dumped more than 30 inches...

State, Cheyenne LEADS release 5-year hydrogen economy plan

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Energy Authority and nonprofit economic development entity Cheyenne LEADS announced Thursday the released of a roadmap for Wyoming to lead the region in the low-carbon hydrogen economy. The five-year Roadmap...

Summer 2021 beat out 2020 for record-breaking tourism in Wyoming

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square Tourism in Wyoming boomed in summer 2021, blowing past 2020’s numbers and even pre-pandemic years. The state's Economic Analysis Division's data shows the state collected approximately 85% more in tax...

City Offices Are Closed for Veterans Day

City Offices Closed on Monday, Nov. 12 City offices will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day. Monday's trash and recycling will be picked on Tuesday with Tuesday's trash and recycling. The City...

CCSD Updates Suicide Prevention Policy

(Gillette, Wyo.) The Campbell County School District is in the process of updating the Suicide Prevention Policy.  Director of Student Support Services Kip Farnum says, the update outlines what the district’s actual protocols and...

Lawmakers weighing study of public lands transfer in 2021

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile On the final Friday of the 2021 Legislative Session, members of the Joint Agriculture Committee met to map out goals for the coming months. There was talk of state forest health, concerns...