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Committee to Decide Fate of Gillette College Bill

A bill establishing Gillette College as its own community college district is queued for discussion in a Wyoming Senate committee next week amid high hopes of it advancing to the next step, officials said Wednesday.   The bill in question,...

Juvenile Services to Oversee All Juvenile Programs

The Juvenile Diversion Program will now be under the supervision of the newly dubbed Campbell County Juvenile Services Department following unanimous approval Tuesday morning from the Board of County Commissioners.   The decision officially goes into effect Feb....

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...

Wyoming Supreme Court Reverses Conviction in Sundance Murder Case

A Sundance woman will have another day in court after successfully winning her appeal to the Wyoming Supreme Court Friday. Marty Smith was charged and convicted as an accessory in the death of Doug Haar...

Campbell County Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Stabbing Friend

Campbell County resident Roger Gilmore, 59, has been charged with attempted murder and could face life imprisonment or death if convicted of stabbing a friend in the neck with a knife, officials said Friday.   Gilmore was arraigned before Campbell County Circuit Court...

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...
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Emergency Rent Relief on Horizon

Governor Mark Gordon issued an executive order Tuesday that allows the Wyoming Department of Family Services to begin its preparations for administering the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), which helps qualifying residents facing housing...

Lawmakers Pass Bills to Protect Tax Revenue From Coal Bankruptcies

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Lawmakers have finalized a pair of bills designed to guard against delinquent and unpaid mineral-production taxes and strengthen the ability of local governments to collect those debts in the event of mineral-industry...
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Campbell County’s Most Wanted Feb. 9

Here is an updated Gillette Crime Stoppers Most Wanted flier. There is a guaranteed minimum reward to the first tip that comes through Gillette Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest of anyone on...
Gov. Mark Gordon

Gordon Signs Energy, Agriculture Bills

By Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on Monday signed the first two bills of the eight-day virtual legislative session. The bills are pieces of legislation that Gordon...