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Tori Beck and Brenton Lucas rehearse an act from the play "The Fancy Hat Hat". (Photo: County 17 / Brooke Byelich)

CCHS Junior Writes and Directs “The Fancy Hat Family”

Anthony Monteleone is a junior at Campbell County High School and is proud to be directing an upcoming student play named "The Fancy Hat Family." This 45-page script is humorous, but also follows a plot...
A group of pronghorn gather near a house by the Bell Nob Golf Course. (Photo: County 17 / Brooke Byelich)

Game and Fish Collect Record-Breaking Number of Big Game Teeth

The 2020 hunting season has provided more than 4,000 big game teeth to be processed and analyzed by The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD), according to a recent press release. This is the...
Wyoming Wind Sock

Where the Winds Blew the Hardest in Wyoming

By Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) There are places in Wyoming that lifelong residents would have never heard of except for the wind. These unknown places — which few people can...
The Black Hills Men's Center in Crook County is the the first Adult & Teen Challenge program in Wyoming.

Finding Faith in the Black Hills

New Program Gives Men with Substance Abuse Issues a Second Chance Peter knows he’s not the first person to say this, but he truly believes he wouldn’t be alive today if it weren’t for this...
Campbell County Health hospital building exterior with logo

Campbell County Health Updates Visiting Policy

Campbell County Health (CCH) is updating their visitation policies according to a press release dated February 18. The reason for these changes is due to: The knowledge that having friends and family help with...
Dr. Walter Tribley/Sen. Jeff Wasserburger

Community College District Wants $3M For Sheridan College if Gillette College Approved; Legislator Disappointed

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Officials with the Northern Wyoming Community College District are asking that Sheridan College be given $3 million per year in state funds...

Missing People of Wyoming: Part II

Dave Wolfskill is a guy who lives up to his name. A former policeman/detective turned private investigator, Wolfskill has devoted the latter part of his career to tracking down missing people. Now retired, he...
Gov. Mark Goron signs a proclamation recognizing National Travel and Tourism week in May. Tourism is Wyoming’s second-largest industry, supporting more than 32,000 Wyoming jobs and generating more than $200 million in tax revenue in 2019. (H/t @governormarkgordon)

Governors Call for Unity, End of Biden Attack on Energy

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon, along with 16 other governors of energy prominent states, called on President Joe Biden Monday in a letter seeking the immediate withdrawal of an executive order banning new oil and...
Internet Code

Twenty-Six Words Created the Internet. What Will It Take to Save It?

By Stephen Engelberg, ProPublica This story was originally published by ProPublica. Way back when AOL was a big tech company and people reached the World Wide Web via dial-up modems, Congress added a provision to federal...
Ash is available for adoption at the City of Gillette Animal Shelter. (Photo: County 17 / Brooke Byelich)

Pet of the Week: Ash

Meet Ash It's pretty obvious how Ash got his name! This smoky, grey kitty is patiently waiting at the City of Gillette Animal Shelter to be adopted into his forever home. Ash originally came to the shelter...