A study ranks Wyoming fifth in the nation as one of the best places to do business. The ranking was done by Pollina Corporate Real Estate. Mark Willis of the Wyoming business council says Wyoming’s ranking is a testament to its pro-business commitment.
Locally, Gillette is receiving its praise as a great place to do business. Gillette Mayor Tom Murphy talks about the process of bringing in the Skyline Westover McDonalds: Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2013 11:13Read more: A Great Place For Business
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a hit and run that occurred at the intersection of North Hwy 14/16 and Fourth Avenue on 07/16/2013 at 1:24 PM. At this time a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was traveling northbound on Hwy 14/16 when a dark Green Chevrolet pickup, possibly 1995-1997 with two male occupants traveling southbound made a left turn immediately in front of the motorcycle causing a collision. After the collision the truck left the area eastbound on Fourth Avenue. Damage to the pickup can be observed on the passenger side of the truck bed, near the rear wheel. Last Updated on Thursday, 18 July 2013 19:55Read more: Pickup Driver Leaves Scene Of Motorcycle Crash
The Rousta Bout It Betties Roller Derby Team will be collecting items for the Gillette Abuse Refuge Foundation this Saturday, July 20th. The team will have a table set up outside and be handing out shopping lists of items that families coming out of the shelter and into their new homes would need to help start their new life. The items will range from toothbrushes to pots and pans to bedding and cleaning items. Last Updated on Thursday, 18 July 2013 06:16Read more: Roller Derby Team To Help GARF
GILLETTE, WY—Campbell County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Wyoming Department of Health and Preventive Medicine will offer an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic course beginning August 27, 2013. The purpose of the course is to provide the appropriate coursework and skills for the successful completion of the Wyoming EMT Basic Certification. Last Updated on Thursday, 18 July 2013 06:02Read more: EMT Basic Course Begins August 27
On July 17th, at about 1:30 am, the Gillette Police Department responded to Express Drive for a report of car alarms going off. Detective Sergeant Joe Baird said that when officers arrived they made contact with two individuals who matched descriptions provided of the suspects. Baird said the suspects, ages 18 and 17, admitted to entering vehicles and looking for money. Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 11:59Read more: Burglary Suspect Arrested
At yesterday's Campbell County Commissioners meeting, the commissioners adopted the fiscal year 2013/14 budget. Commissioners chairman, Dan Coolidge was pleased with the process.
“Budget was about 8 to 9 % lower than last year, last year we were around one hundred seventy million and this year we were just over one hundred fifty five million.”---Coolidge Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 11:45Read more: Commissioners Trim Budget
City of Gillette Mayor Tom Murphy is excited to announce the arrival of some special visitors to Northeast Wyoming August 4th through the 8th.
“Two years ago the Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leadership, which is cities and towns in Northeast Wyoming, set aside monies to bring people from Washington DC that make Federal Policy to our community. We showed them we could have responsible energy development and preserve our wildlife and ecosystem at the same time.” Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 July 2013 12:50Read more: Mayor Wants To Tell The World About Energy Development Done Right