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University of Wyoming Featured Alumnus Bertine Bahige, current principal of Rawhide Elementary school. (Photo: University of Wyoming)

Wyoming Wednesday: Bertine Bahige

University of Wyoming alumnus Bertine Bahige was 13 years old, growing up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, when a rebel group kidnapped him to become a child soldier. Two years later, he...

A ‘purr-fect’ honor: Fur Kids Foundation receives Key Service Award

On a night various citizens and organizations were recognized and honored, the Fur Kids Foundation received one of the most prestigious awards. The non-profit group on Saturday, Nov. 6, was selected as the 2021...
A 4-H member leans down to pat her swine after selling it at the Youth Livestock Sale. (Photo: County 17 / Brooke Byelich)

Annual Youth Livestock Sale ‘Big Success’

The 2021 Youth Livestock Sale shattered last year’s sale numbers, setting a new record of more than $600,000 raised for local youth and nonprofits, the Campbell County Fair (CCF) announced Monday. Animals produced by local 4-H...
Courtesy Job's Daughters Wyoming

Job’s Daughters: helping create confident young women

Opportunities await at Wyoming Job's Daughters! Are you ready? Are you ready to make lifetime friends, travel, fine tune your leadership and public speaking skills, build your confidence and so much more? Then Job’s Daughters...
Front entrance of Gillette College.

Gillette Community College District Approved by Voters

Campbell County voters today approved the formation of an independent Gillette Community College District. There were 5,924 ballots cast in the special election. Of those, 4,160 voters were for the formation of the district with...

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,...

Local group preps for 2nd annual Back the Blue softball tournament

A custom softball trophy that has resided in the Gillette Police Department (GPD) this past year is back in the hands of the 307 Patriots group as of Wednesday, where it will remain until...
Five local Civil Air Patrol cadets were promoted on Monday, October 26, 2020. (From left to right) cadets include: Bryan Hetler, Ian Schofield, Sam Capron, Col. Rick Fawcett, Sarah Dejong, Valerie Dejong and Kaedin Baker.

Six Local Civil Air Patrol Cadets Promoted

On Monday, Oct. 26, six Civil Air Patrol cadets were promoted. The Commander of the Wyoming Wing CAP, Colonel Richard E. Fawcett, was there to initiate the promotion. The six cadets that earned their promotions...
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,...

It Takes an Army

Jenny Hartung was a whirlwind. Clipboard in hand, she moved from car to car through a line of vehicles that stretched from the Salvation Army parking lot out to Highway 14-16. At each vehicle,...