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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...
Governor Mark Gordon

County Health Officers Join Ranks to Ask Governor for Mask Mandate

County health officers from around the state, including Campbell County, have formally joined forces to ask Governor Mark Gordon to recommend a statewide mask ordinance in the wake of soaring COVID-19 numbers throughout Wyoming. In...

22 More COVID-19 Deaths Announced in Wyoming, Including Campbell County

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced 22 more coronavirus-related deaths in Wyoming today. The announcement brings the total deaths related to the novel coronavirus in the Cowboy state to 373. Included in the deaths...
COVID-19

Six More Residents Die of Complications Related to Coronavirus

Six more Wyoming residents have died of complications related to the coronavirus, according to a Tuesday afternoon release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). All six were older adults who had tested positive for...

Authorities Urge a Common-Sense Approach to Mask Mandate, New Public Health Restrictions

Prosecuting Campbell County residents for violating a new round of government health orders, including Wyoming’s first state-wide mask mandate, will not be a priority, officials say. Any citations could be rare given local law enforcement...

#DrubeStrong: Community supports Kirby as he battles COVID-19

Kirby Drube has captured many headlines in his lifetime. A standout athlete as a youth, in high school and during college, the former star has won many battles in his lifetime. Today, Drube faces his...
Dr. Mike Jording

Weston County Commissioners Oust Health Officer After Denying Variance Request

By Alexis Barker, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  After the denial of their most recent public health order variance requests, the Weston County Commissioners voted 4-1 on Jan. 5 to...
Stacey Hart and friend Stacey Moeller now call home a 30-foot Airstream trailer that has allowed them to build a new life on the road.

Life on the Road 

Gillette business owner goes mobile in wake of pandemic Like a lot of business owners, the pandemic hit hard for Stacey Hart. In her case, this meant basically dismantling her business. The 50-year-old Gillette woman...
DMAT member Linda Paquette returns to the COVID-19 unit at Campbell County Memorial Hospital on October 25, 2020.

Disaster Medical Assistance Team “a Godsend”

While most of Campbell County was enjoying Thanksgiving with family, members of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Connecticut 1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) were at Campbell County Memorial Hospital...
Jacob Dalby and others protest Governor Mark Gordon's Public Health orders in Cheyenne

Gordon Okays Bars, Restaurants to Resume Late-Night Service Amid Protests

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced Saturday that public health orders currently requiring bars and restaurants to close by 10 p.m. and restricting fitness classes to fewer than 10 people will end Jan. 9. This coming...