The City of Gillette Engineering Division will host a workshop to outline the changes in the updated 2012 Standard Construction Specifications, Design Standards and 2011 Storm Drainage Design Manual (all to be released in early 2013).
The workshop will take place Wednesday, Nov. 7 beginning at 5:30 p.m. It will be held in the City Council Chambers, located on the 1st floor of City Hall, 201 E. 5th St., Gillette, WY 82716.
If you would like to view a PDF of the changes to the new regulations and standards on the City's website, please click here
For more information call the City Engineering Division with any questions at (307) 686-5265
On November 1st, Youth Emergency Services Inc. would like you to attend a community forum at the Campbell County Library from 4-6 pm. The general public is invited for input on what the agency is doing well, and what it could do better. YES House Development Director Tatyana Walker said the agency is also eager to hear from the public about what additional services they may be able to provide to Northeast Wyoming. The input provided will be used in the development of a strategic plan for the agency. Refreshments will be also be provided, for more information call 307-686-0669.
A memorial account has been established at First National Bank of Gillette to benefit the family of Nick Bazemore. Bazemore (18) passed away unexpectedly recently in Spearfish. Donations may be dropped off at any of the three First National Bank of Gillette locations. Please make checks payable to: Nick Bazemore Memorial Fund. Read more: Bazemore Memorial Fund
The City of Gillette is working with a contractor to trim trees with low hanging branches over street right of ways around Gillette. The contractor has begun work in the downtown area, as well as the Sutherland and Sage Bluffs subdivisions, and the City requests that people who park their vehicles under trees please remove those vehicles until Saturday, December 3rd, so that crews can remove the branches. This tree trimming is for safety purposes and to prevent damage to Public Works vehicles such as solid waste trucks and snow plows. The City of Gillette will update the tree trimming schedule as work progresses.
The public, downtown property owners, downtown employees and shop keepers are invited to the Kick Off for the Downtown Revitalization Planning Project.
The kick off will be held in the Ponderosa Room of the George Amos Building from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday – November 5, 2012. The George Amos Building (412 S. Gillette Avenue) is situated just north of the County Courthouse.
Oct. 29 2012 Update:Read more: Updated 10-29-12 - MISSING CHILD FOUND
Read more: Men of Worth blend their voices with harmony
In 1986, Scotsman Donnie Macdonald and Irishman James Keigher came together to perform Irish and Scottish folk music, combining traditional and contemporary styles. The name "Men of Worth" was chosen from the title of a folk song written by the Scottish singer/songwriter Archie Fisher.