Keeping kids safe online
The city of Gillette is considering partnering with the county and moving the City Pool from its home of 87 years to a new location near the Campbell County Recreation Center.
After more than 18 months of public discourse, a few dicey weeks recently and just under two years to go, the International Pathfinders Camporee is officially coming to Gillette.
For a while there, it looked like the kids of Gillette wouldn’t have a free pool to swim in for the next couple of years while the City Pool is torn down and a brand new one is built.
As soon as sports programs were taken from Gillette College a couple years ago, the push for an independent community college district ignited. Then no longer than the fire caught, detractors of the movement quickly labeled the effort “just about sports.”
A once-in-a-generation political crisis that’s systematically tightened its grip on the foundations of America’s democracy is coming to a crescendo with this month’s hearings on the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Once again, the Campbell County commissioners provided another textbook example in leadership by way of micromanagement and overreach.
When technological advances are made, rarely do we see people going back to the way things were before. For example, you don’t find people who are sick of wi-fi and decide they’re going back to dial-up internet.
Both the city and county were faced with the same dilemma when it came down to whether or not to fund the only publicly subsidized substance abuse treatment center in town.
It’s no secret the Gillette community immediately bought into what the Wyoming Mustangs professional indoor football team had to offer when it set up shop here a year and a half ago.
The report by two Cheyenne attorneys detailing abuses by the Gillette City Council confirmed what many observers have said for years: The city preferred to illegally conduct business in private, and it routinely violated the state’s Open Meetings Law.