Newcastle City Council

The city of Newcastle is closing one of its accounts at First State Bank after a series of fraudulent checks were written on the account. According to City Clerk-Treasurer Stacy Haggerty, the checks totaled $12,046.01, but the alleged perpetrator was caught and the money will be returned. “I was...
The Newcastle Police Department is down to four officers after the resignation of Sgt. Levi Tacy last week. The department employs 8 officers when it is at full strength, according to previous reports given to the News Letter Journal. Tacy’s resignation — on the heels of resignations from Chief Sam...
After discussing the issue of backyard chickens at a public meeting on May 25, Newcastle City Councilman Ty Owens made a motion on June 6 at the council meeting to research and then adopt a backyard chicken ordinance.  “Most of the council people felt like, after the public meeting, this was...
Chickens once roamed the backyards of Newcastle until the City Council outlawed the ownership of livestock and fowls, which includes domesticated chickens, within city limits several years ago, according to City Ordinance Chapter 4, Article I.  A growing group of community members have been...
It all comes down to this, months of work on the part of Jeani Stone, the deputy county attorney; Weston County Sheriff Bryan Colvard; and Newcastle Chief of Police Sam Keller to sort through and hammer out dispatch issues and contracts have finally been completed.  Stone will present the...
All hands were on deck during a Feb. 28 sentencing at the Weston County Courthouse. According to Weston County Attorney Michael Stulken, the Weston County Sheriff’s Office, Newcastle Police Department, Upton Police Department and Wyoming Highway Patrol all aided in guaranteeing the safety of all...
The Newcastle City Council will meet with Wyoming Game and Fish Department wildlife biologist Joe Sandrini on April 4 at 6 p.m. to discuss the city’s options for reducing the number of deer living in city limits. The city would work to reduce the population under Chapter 56, a Wyoming Game and Fish...
After almost 28 years of serving the city of Newcastle in some capacity, City Clerk-Treasurer Greg James will officially retire effective March 11. The Newcastle City Council accepted his retirement announcement on Feb. 7 during its regular meeting.  The council also voted to appoint Stacy Haggerty...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The tension between the Newcastle City Council and the Board of Weston County Commissioners regarding dispatch services provided by the city are ongoing. Newcastle Mayor Pam Gualtieri and Councilman Don Steveson attended the Jan. 18 commissioners meeting to address...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Newcastle City Council decided on Dec. 20 to leave the open council seat vacant for the 2022 calendar year. The seat was held by Michael Alexander, who resigned on Nov.  1.  According to Mayor Pam Gualtieri, after only two people submitted their names to fill the...

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