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Hometown Heroes: One Cop’s Conversation with Troubled Teen Starts Domino Effect

Braydon Meyer had just told his teacher off for the umpteenth time the day he met Zach Parker. He was tired of being disrespected, the 15-year-old explained when he went over to talk to...
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...
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...
Brittany Squires met her husband in college and they were married in September 2020.

Couples of Campbell County

We asked Campbell County couples to share their photos on a Facebook post celebrating National Spouses Day Jan. 26. They were so fabulous, we decided to share the photos and a bit of their history...

Hometown Heroes

Heroes come in many forms, but we see them as people who go above and beyond to be a positive force in the community through their actions, words or deeds whether grandiose or subtle....
Calli Schill, 11, was all smiles while doing yard work. (Photo: County 17/Brooke Byelich)

Making Her Own Way

At age 11, Calli Schill is already discovering an important lesson: if she makes her own money, she gets to spend it any way she’d like. Already, the sixth grader has bought her own...
Jason Harris dials in on a boring bar at a silver mine in Utah.

Thinking Outside the Basin

Two Gillette Guys Find Opportunity Out of Disruption The machine looks a lot like a miniature R2D2, according to Jason Harris and David “Moon” Mullins, and apparently sounds a lot like him, too. When it...
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#whatshappening Jan. 14 – 17

Here's our weekly roundup of #whatshappening this weekend near you! Thursday, Jan. 14 Prince of Peace Pub Theology When: 6 - 7:30 p.m. Where: The Prime Rib Restaurant & Wine Cellar Cost: Free Winter Clearance Sale (Begins) When: 10 a.m. -...
Autumn Fuernisen's Butterfly House is a gift from Make a Wish Wyoming.

A Home of Her Own

Teen embraces life in wake of fatal diagnosis The family Christmas is moving to Autumn’s Butterfly House this year, Londen Tabor said, opening the door of the tiny home in the family’s backyard in southern...