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NPS Historian, Jonathan Fairchild from Homestead National Monument of America

Explore County’s Homesteading History Virtually

Want to explore the history and daily life of Campbell County homesteaders? The Campbell County Rockpile Museum is gearing up to launch its irtual edition of Black & Yellow Theatre: Voices of the Powder River...
Fireworks Photo

Fireworks display cancelled for 2021

This year’s Campbell County Parks & Recreation 4th of July fireworks display has been cancelled. The decision was announced in a press release issued by the Parks & Recreation Department (CCPRD) earlier this morning and...
Lucas Fralick

Centennial book to commemorate 100th Campbell County Fair

It's 1 a.m. on a Tuesday and Lucas Fralick sits alone at a conference room table sorting through piles of old photo albums and scrapbooks on loan from local families, the Campbell County Cattlewomen, and...

A Gem on Lakeway

Heather Voigt and Mandi Hoffman know the struggle. With nearly a decade of experience between them working with people with cognitive and physical disabilities, both of them have seen time and again how difficult it...
2018 Sheep Lead Photo

Campbell County Fair prepares for 100th anniversary

The centennial celebration of the Campbell County Fair begins July 30 and the Campbell County Fair Board and fair staff are going all out to ensure it's a spectacular event, especially since last year’s fair was limited due to...
Front entrance of Gillette College Old Main (file photo).

Get to know Gillette Community College Trustee candidates

With 23 applicants putting their names forward for consideration to serve as a trustee on Campbell County's potential Gillette Community College District board, County 17 will be posing questions to candidates in order to...

Is LGBTQ Pride political? Schools struggle with the answer

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile The final days of the 2020-21 academic year for most Wyoming schools landed in June when, in addition to graduation and other end-of-year celebrations, many Wyoming students celebrated Pride Month. But efforts...

Another ‘shot’ at life

“Don’t wait until next week or next month, make your appointment or walk in to get your vaccine today. Trust me when I say that you don’t want to go through what I’ve gone...
Sweetwater Swab Station

Wyoming Losing Care Options as COVID Floods Region’s Hospitals

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile The impacts of Wyoming’s COVID-19 surge are being exacerbated by spikes in neighboring states and the concurrent strain on the region’s healthcare resources. Demand for Wyoming’s scarce hospital capacity is expected to build,...
A Campbell County Public Health nurse draws up a syringe of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Campbell County Senior Center. (Photo: County 17/Brooke Byelich)

Senior COVID-19 Vaccination Plans Revised

Campbell County Public Health announced late today changes to how the organization intends to vaccinate those 70 and older against the novel coronavirus. The changes come after some in the community expressed frustration with...