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CyberWyoming Offers New Tech Apprenticeships

Like the rest of the nation, Wyoming has a shortage of technology professionals, according to cyberseek.org. In order to address that shortage, CyberWyoming was the first in the region to develop a technology apprenticeship program...
Campbell County High School students Anthony Monteleone and Danielle Beightol share their thoughts on texting and punctuation.

Death of the Period

Teens explain why some punctuation can be hostile Anthony Monteleone learned the hard way what happens when you throw in a period at the end of a text. The Campbell County High School senior had...

Happy Birthday Campbell County: #ThisWeekInWYHistory

An oil pump, a common site surrounding the plains of Gillette, Wyoming in 2019 which would be notably absent in the early 1900's, just like Campbell County.  It’s hard to picture Wyoming without Campbell County,...

Wyoming Boasts Cheapest Car Insurance in U.S., Per Recent Survey

Given the fact that Wyoming repeatedly tops the list when it comes to the most dangerous states in which to drive, based on data from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it may be surprising...
Climb Wyoming participant with logo overlaid

Thank You Climb Partners

YOUR NEXT BEST HIRE IS TRAINED AND READY! Find an employee with the knowledge and ability to fit your business, while being part of changing a family's future! Climb Wyoming's recent training in partnership with Gillette...

Ever Wanted to Become a Ham Radio Operator?

Free "Beginning" Classes in Ham or Amateur Radio are being offered in Gillette on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings during the month of February. Sponsored by the North East Wyoming Amateur Radio Association, NEWARA these classes are designed...
Tristan (last name), 22, welds in a welding booth at the Western Welding Academy (Photo: County 17/Brooke Byelich)

Sparks Fly at Local Welding School

The rows of paystubs on the bulletin board serve as a pretty good motivator, Tyler Sasse said. Some are from his early years as a welder, but most have been sent by former students...
[opinion] [county 17 community] over photo of road with two turns

Opinion: In Defense of Liz Cheney

This is in rebuttal to Shelly Horn’s piece regarding a recall on Liz Cheney. I totally disagree with her and find it shameful and disgusting. Liz Cheney followed the law and the proper thing...
What's Happening in Campbell County this weekend.

#WhatsHappening Feb. 5 – 7

Here’s our weekly roundup of #whatshappening this weekend near you! Friday, Feb. 5 Sheridan Hawks vs. Gillette Wild When: 7:05 p.m. Where: Spirit Hall Ice Arena Cost: Starting at $5 Ribbon Cutting for CR Diamonds and Gems When: 12:30 p.m. Where: 1103...
W. Echeta Rd. in Gillette, WY (Photo: County 17/Brooke Byelich)

Stranded Travelers Rescued Tuesday

A pair of Montana residents traveling to South Dakota were rescued Tuesday afternoon west of Gillette, where they had been stranded for days following a car crash, Campbell County Sheriff Scott Matheny said Wednesday. The...