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Two Dead, Six Injured in Accident on HWY 59 Thursday

Two Gillette residents were killed and six more injured in a two-vehicle accident on South Highway 59 Thursday morning that closed the highway for more than six hours, according to an accident report from...

Man Dies Following Police Involved Shooting Friday

A man identified as 31-year-old Cody Amman has died following an officer involved shooting early Friday evening. Amman is believed to have shot at a police officer on Boxelder Road near the Chara Hills subdivision...

Travelers From Wyoming, Other States Required To Quarantine In Nine States

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily Wyoming residents visiting 15 states and Washington, D.C. are being asked to keep to themselves for two weeks. But don’t take it personally. Wyoming is in good company, sharing the...
Obituaries | Gillette, Wyoming

House Candidate Dies Prior to Election

Wyoming House District 53 Representative Roy Edwards passed away earlier today, according to two high-level government officials. Edwards was born and raised in Campbell County. He served on the Gillette City Council and Campbell County...
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Bookings for Tuesday, Oct. 20

Here are the arrests, as provided by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. Some names have been withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in...
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Bookings for Monday, Oct. 26

Here are the arrests, as provided by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. Some names have been withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in...
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Early Snow Storm Marked by Multiple Accidents, Rollovers

The accidents began just after 7:30 Thursday morning as the icy sleet and snow fell throughout the county. By nightfall, there had been eight single-vehicle rollovers, a three-car accident on Lakeway Road as well...

Man Arrested After Ramming Pickup Into House, Parked Vehicles

“This is what happens when you say you love someone and leave them,” a man told his estranged wife after smashing his pickup into her house Sunday. The 42-year-old man, who has not yet been...
Arch Coal's Black Thunder mine in southern Campbell County commenced operations in 1977. Arch Coal shed $5 billion in debt before emerging from bankruptcy in 2016, making it one of the most financially resilient mine operators in Wyoming's Powder River Basin. (Dustin Bleizeffer)

Arch Exit Signals Next Phase of Decline for Wyo Coal

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Wyoming’s second largest coal company confirmed last week what many miners and residents had feared: It will prepare to close its mines in the state even as it looks for a buyer...
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Unofficial Campbell County Election Results

The results are in and there are a lot of races that went exactly as was expected. There were, however, a few upsets. The complete results are below. General Election Unofficial Results Total Ballots Cast: 19,733 *...