Gillette News Record

GILLETTE (WNE)  — Amendments to the proposed hate crime ordinance have been put forth ahead of its third reading before the Gillette City Council, which is scheduled to take place Tuesday night.   The suggested changes were drafted with input from Councilman Jim West and may be considered by...
GILLETTE (WNE) — The prison sentence of a Gillette woman convicted of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a homeowners association in the early 2000s has been reduced to time served, making her eligible for release.   Julie A. Jacobsen, 70, had her sentence commuted April 5 and was...
GILLETTE — The community debate over a proposed hate crime ordinance continued Tuesday night, with more than 45 people speaking out.   Public comment was scheduled after the Gillette City Council approved the ordinance on its second reading with a 4-3 vote.   Many who opposed the ordinance were...
GILLETTE (WNE) — A proposed hate crime ordinance passed its second reading Tuesday night on a 4-3 vote by the Gillette City Council.   It will now move on to a third and final reading, which will take place at the city council’s next meeting on June 6.   The votes remained unchanged from the first...
GILLETTE (WNE) — More volunteers are needed to help run the Special Olympics Wyoming State Summer Games run smoothly this weekend. The state games, state softball and high school graduations are all in town this weekend, so volunteer numbers have been slow to come in.   The three-day event will...
GILLETTE — Fossil fuels have a future, despite the federal government’s attempts to hobble the industry.   That was the message that Gov. Mark Gordon had Wednesday afternoon for those who attended the annual governor’s luncheon, hosted by the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce.   He compared the...
GILLETTE (WNE) — A crash ended with about 1,400 gallons of liquid herbicide and fertilizer leaking into water Monday evening.   A 21-year-old man was driving a truck and trailer owned by TruGreen at about 6 p.m. when he allegedly missed the speed limit change near the intersection of Garner Lake...
GILLETTE (WNE) — Gillette police investigated and found multiple instances of cheese slices left on vehicles parked outside of homes Tuesday.   The first report came in from a 27-year-old woman who said her vehicle in the 1500 block of Ohara Drive had cheese slices on it. There was no damage from...
GILLETTE (WNE) — A 15-year-old student at the YES House was ticketed for breach of peace Tuesday morning after threatening a school shooting out of frustration.   Police said there appeared to be no means to carry out the threat. When contacted Tuesday at about 9:45 a.m., the student admitted to...
GILLETTE (WNE) — Black Hills Energy will be using Powder River Basin coal to research hydrogen generation.   Black Hills Energy was recently awarded a grant from the Wyoming Energy Authority to conduct a feasibility analysis on hydrogen generation using coal from Wyodak Mine.   The ongoing research...

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