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City gives final OK to $153M budget

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The city is poised to move into the next fiscal year with the Gillette City Council giving final approval to its $153.4 million budget for 2022 and 2023. The budget was approved...

Residents ‘Angry,’ Increased Utility Rates to Blame 

A local rants and raves Facebook page exploded last week as over 50 residents responded to one man’s post in which he reported that his utility bill for August had spiked, increasing by almost 40% from the month before, and asked...
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Wyoming trooper waives preliminary hearing, moving on to district court

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Highway Patrol Sgt. Gabriel Testerman waived his right to a preliminary hearing, which was set for today, Sept. 7. Testerman appeared before Magistrate West in Laramie County Circuit Court on Aug....

School Board Gives Blue Point the Green Light

Parents line up to pick up their children at Sage Valley Junior High, Nov. 13, 2018, after a student brings multiple guns into the school. (Photo courtesy of Adam Ritterbush) Collins Communications has been awarded...

Campbell county committee to award library award for adult makerspace

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County's Employee Recognition Committee will present the Campbell County Public Library an award at the board of commissioners meeting Tuesday. The Star Worthy award recognizes a county department’s service, product, event...

Applications due June 1 for Campbell County board vacancies

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Several Campbell County boards have vacant seats, and Campbell County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants. Applications are due June 1. Application questions cover candidates' goals and community involvement. "Persons interested in the...

WYDOT thermoplastic marking begins Aug. 30 on Wyoming 59

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation and contractor Traffic Safety Services will begin placing thermoplastic markings Aug. 30 on Wyoming 59 in Gillette. The contractor will perform the operations at night. Closures will likely...

Yard Waste Drop-off Facility Closed

The City of Gillette Yard Waste Drop-Off Facility located at 3101 S. Garner Lake Rd. is temporarily closed. The access road is impassable due to the recent storm. Vehicles have been getting stuck and...

Stephan Zacharias resigns from Rockpile Museum educator position

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Museum Educator Stephan Zacharias resigned his position at the Rockpile Museum. His last day was Sept. 17, Rockpile Museum Director Robert Henning told County 17 today. Zacharias had worked for the Rockpile Museum...

Lawmakers want to reimburse fossil fuel producers to offset fed royalty hike

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Some Wyoming lawmakers want to provide a tax refund to fossil fuel producers to help offset a potential federal mineral royalty rate hike. The Select Federal Natural Resource Management Committee on Thursday...