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City issues Level 1 Snow Emergency ahead of approaching storm

GILLETTE, Wyo.— City Administrator Hyun Kim has declared a Level 1 Snow Emergency that will take effect later tonight ahead of an approaching spring storm, the City of Gillette announced Friday. As of April 22,...

Blizzard warning issued ahead of ‘robust’ spring storm, up to 18 inches of snow...

GILLETTE, Wyo.— The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a blizzard warning ahead of a weekend storm expected to bring up to 18 inches of snow and strong winds to northeastern Wyoming. The storm is...

City passes resolution seeking federal dollars to replace, rename Gurley Overpass

GILLETTE, Wyo.— The City of Gillette is seeking $28 million in federal funds to potentially replace the Gurley Overpass and rename it after former U.S. Senator Mike Enzi. During their regular meeting on April 5,...

Wyo cannabis reform advocates see ‘astronomical’ change in public dialogue but legislators run into...

By Brendan Lachance, Oil City News CASPER, Wyo. — With spring in the air, cannabis reform advocates in Wyoming are stepping up efforts to collect petition signatures to get decriminalization and medical cannabis legalization questions...

Feds offering 80% less in oil and natural gas lease sales, increasing royalty rate

By Bethany Blankley, The Center Square (The Center Square) – The U.S. Department of Interior announced it is making only 20% of eligible acreage for oil and natural gas production available for leasing on federal...

City electrical services receives national recognition for reliability

GILLETTE, Wyo.— The City of Gillette on Monday announced the national recognition of its electrical services division by a national power association that praised them for having exceptional electric reliability in 2021. The recognition came...

A different sort of patrol

A conversation with a CCSO Animal Control Officer GILLETTE, Wyo.—From a Yellowstone gray wolf to run-of-the-mill stray dogs and kittens, Animal Control Officer Kathleen Spencer has seen it all during her 15 years with the...

Park County Attorney clears GPD officers involved in January shooting

GILLETTE, Wyo.— Two local police officers who shot and killed a man in January have been cleared of any wrongdoing, the Gillette Police Department announced Thursday. “Any sudden loss of life is a tragedy for...

PHOTOS: Wyo dignitaries attend Thyra Thomson State Building grand opening in Casper on Wednesday

By Dan Cepeda CASPER, Wyo. – Rep. Liz Cheney, Sen. John Barrasso and Gov. Mark Gordon were among numerous dignitaries on hand to celebrate the official grand opening of the new Thyra Thomson State Building...

Castano sworn in as newest District Court Judge for Sixth Judicial District

GILLETTE, Wyo.—The room buzzed with excitement as elected officials, friends, family, and onlookers alike mingled at the Campbell County Courthouse on Friday, April 8. At the doors, District Court Judge Matthew Castano, a middle-aged man...