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Stories with place: Gillette
  • Mental illness proves tough, costly to fight 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 2:06 am

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - As she pulled into the Force Road suburb, Trish Simonson felt her mother's intuition kick in.

  • Cheney formally launches bid for Wyoming US House seat 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 5:12 pm

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - Liz Cheney formally kicked off her campaign for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat Monday with a newspaper interview in a region hard-hit by a downturn in coal mining, saying her top goal is to reverse Obama administration energy policies.

  • Federal coal sales moratorium shakes industry stronghold story has photos
    Updated: Feb-01-16 9:43 am

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - Like a trusty pickup truck, Gillette has bounced through tough times before and pulled through, thanks to coal.

  • Gillette product verbally commits to Wyoming football 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 11:33 am

    LARAMIE, Wyoming - Zack Taylor of Gillette has verbally committed to play football at Wyoming.

  • Worlds apart come together 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 9:56 am

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - Minutes after entering a business management class at Gillette College, it was easy to see what the 12 Mongolian guests were. Their professions translate in any language.

  • Canadian company suspends work on Wyoming rare earth mine 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 8:12 am

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - A Canadian company that had proposed a rare earths mineral mine in northeastern Wyoming has suspended the project.

  • Coal production down in Wyoming's Powder River Basin 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 1:25 pm

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - The amount of coal mined in northeast Wyoming declined by 4.8 percent in 2015, according to the latest coal production numbers.

  • Low rail transportation demand keeps 150 locomotives idle 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 9:22 am

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad officials say they are keeping about 150 locomotives and rail engines stored near Gillette because of decreased demand.

  • Serial thief sentenced to prison 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 11:02 am

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - A Wyoming judge has sentenced a serial thief to three consecutive 7- to 10-year sentences in prison for multiple felony thefts around Gillette.

  • Coal suspension affects 30-plus mining projects story has photos
    Updated: Jan-15-16 7:18 pm

    BILLINGS, Montana - At least 30 applications from companies seeking to mine hundreds of millions of tons of coal face suspension as the government reviews its sales of the fuel from public lands, U.S. officials disclosed Friday.

  • Chef on a mission 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 10:09 am

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - Saipan is just about as far away from Wyoming as you can get. Yet that is nearly the exact route that Chef Shawn Sweeney took to land in the state.