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Johnson County Also Granted Health Variances; No Longer Required to Wear Masks

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Johnson County was exempted from all statewide health orders this week, with residents joining those of Washakie County in no longer being required to...

Gillette College Bill Passes Committee, Moves to Senate Floor

A bill to allow Gillette College to form its own community college district passed unanimously through the Wyoming State Senate Education Committee Wednesday, advancing the legislation onto the Senate floor. Should the bill, Senate File...

International Scamming Operation Reaches Gillette

A remote access application scam surfaced in Campbell County Monday with one resident losing nearly $1,600, Gillette Police Department officials said Tuesday. The resident, a 61-year-old female, received a phone call shortly before 9:45 p.m....
Rocking machines for oil production in a private sector.

This Law Shaped the Future of Wyoming: #ThisWeekInWYHistory

It’s a story with familiar elements that arise from time to time throughout our nation’s history; the federal government notices land with valuable qualities and then reaches out and takes it “for the good...
Cattle grazing near Elk Mountain in southern Wyoming.

Wyoming’s Gov. Gordon Pushes Plan to Build Economic Resilience

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square Gov. Mark Gordon is advocating an approach to boost Wyoming’s economic recovery by bolstering the state’s major economic pillars. Wyoming Business Council CEO Josh Dorrell said this economic development strategy...

Cheyenne Man Held in Connection With Toddler’s Death

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) A Cheyenne man is being held in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy whose body was found in a dumpster...
COVID-19, CDC

Nine More Statewide COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported

Nine more Wyoming residents have died of complications related to COVID-19, according to a Feb. 23 release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This brings the total number of statewide deaths to 671, including...
Hacker's Brief

Hacker’s Brief

    Two Amazon Phone Scams Reported: A Laramie citizen reported receiving a recorded call from Daniel (with a woman’s voice) who claimed to be Amazon customer service, saying the citizen’s account had been charged $349.99 and...
Dakota is available for adoption at the City of Gillette Animal Shelter. (Photo: County 17 / Brooke Byelich)

Local Veterinary Clinic Raises $3000 for Shelter Animals

Today is World Spay Day, an internationally recognized day that focuses on the importance of spaying and neutering companion animals.  Spaying or neutering your pets has medical and behavioral benefits and helps to control pet...

Local Legislator Speaks Out Against New College District

Wyoming Rep. Bill Fortner (R-Gillette) objected Thursday to a bill that would allow Gillette College to become its own college district, citing concerns of the move potentially having a negative impact on Campbell County...