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Obituaries | Gillette, Wyoming

House Candidate Dies Prior to Election

Wyoming House District 53 Representative Roy Edwards passed away earlier today, according to two high-level government officials. Edwards was born and raised in Campbell County. He served on the Gillette City Council and Campbell County...
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Unofficial Campbell County Election Results

The results are in and there are a lot of races that went exactly as was expected. There were, however, a few upsets. The complete results are below. General Election Unofficial Results Total Ballots Cast: 19,733 *...
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...
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Biden’s Oil Plan: The Good, the Bad and the Illegal

By Heather Richards, Energywire, E&E News An overhaul of the federal oil and gas program didn't make it into President-elect Joe Biden's transition priorities listed on his website Sunday after he was declared the winner of...
Shelley Horn is interviewed in her home in Gillette, WY by CNN. (Photo: County 17 / Brooke Byelich)

Speaking Her Mind

Gillette mom's petition to recall Cheney goes viral Shelly Horn wants Liz Cheney to know that there are a lot of people back home who aren’t so happy with her right now. Not only do...
House District 53 candidates for the vacancy created by the death of Roy Edwards before the Campbell County Commission meeting on Nov. 23, 2020 (GPA TV).

Edwards’ Replacement Picked

After three hours of interviews and discussion, Campbell County Commissioners unanimously selected Chris Knapp to replace former Representative Roy Edwards in the Wyoming House of Representatives. Edwards passed away on Nov. 2, one day before...
Law enforcement officers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 attempt to regain control of the building (Photo: Blink O'fanaye/Flickr, Creative Commons).

Wyoming reacts to U.S. Capitol protests

In a series of statements and interviews, Wyoming’s elected officials have condemned the actions of a group of insurrectionists that stormed and vandalized the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. From where he stood, the protests at...
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Republicans Advance Three Candidates to Fill House Seat

Members of the Campbell County Republican Party Central Committee Thursday selected three names to advance to the Campbell County Board of Commissioners to fill the vacant House District 53 seat. The vacancy was created by...
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Gillette College Board of Trustees Candidate Responses: Round 1

Good afternoon Gillette! Below are the responses to the first round of questions sent by County 17 to each individual running to serve on the prospective Gillette Community College District Board of Trustees. Each...
A Mosaic style Gillette College Sculpture by Tom Ford

And then there were, well, 23

23 local citizens to vie for seats on the board of trustees of the Gillette Community College District if approved by voters On Aug. 17 Campbell County voters will decide whether to move forward with...