At last night's Gillette City Council meeting the council had consideration on first reading
of an ordinance to amend the Gillette city code concerning enforcement of section 17-21 by special municipal officers. City administrator Carter Napier informed council members the primary focus would be the "no watering on Mondays" aspect of the water-wasting ordinance. Read more: Close Vote On Code Enforcement
GILLETTE, WY – The 12th Annual Buffalo Stampede, Durham Ranch 5k/10K Walk/Run, will benefit Campbell County Memorial Hospital’s Hospice department and the Campbell County Healthcare Foundation. The event is scheduled for Saturday, June 1 at the Durham Buffalo Ranch, located 4 miles north of Wright on Highway 59. Event sponsors include Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Devon, Keyhole Marina, Thunder Creek, Powder River Basin Energy Cooperative and Sign Boss. Read more: Buffalo Stampede to Benefit Hospice
At about one minute after midnight on May 20th, 2013, the Gillette Police Department responded to the 200 block of Newton Road. Lt Brent Wasson said that when officers arrived for a report of a disturbance, they found a 36-old-man bleeding in front of a residence. Wasson said the investigation shows the 36-year-old went to the residence of a 31-year-old man to confront him about having a "relationship" with his wife. Read more: Railroad Spike Fight
The City of Gillette and Campbell County will host the Wyoming Conference of Building Officials (WCBO.) June 12th - 14th. The WCBO is dedicated to building safety through education, and this conference will include the 2013 WCBO business meeting, educational seminar, and coal mine tour. Read more: Gillette hosts Wyoming Conference of Building Officials In June
Starting June 6th at Hillcrest Elementary and going till August 1st there will be free breakfast and lunch Monday through Thursday for any person 18 years of age and younger. Breakfast will start at 8:15am and Lunch will start at 11:45am. Read more: Free Summer Meals At Hillcrest ad Paintbrush
Police Lieutenant Brent Wasson provided an update Thursday on the investigation into several burglaries police believe occurred at offices Tuesday on the 300 block of South Miller. Wasson said, upon further investigation, it is believed that the 40-year-old suspect, who was taken into custody Tuesday after being located by police hiding in an office ceiling, is the same man a witness reported fleeing the scene after falling through the ceiling into the office of the witness. Read more: Update On Ceiling Burglary Suspect
At about 8:13 pm on May 17th, the Campbell County Sheriff's Office responded to Fox Park Road. Undersheriff Scott Matheny said a 46-year-old Gillette man was seriously injured in a vehicle accident. Matheny said that a passer-bye found a wrecked 2012 Polaris ATV and contacted dispatchers about the crash victim.