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State House Candidate Responses: How should the legislature address school funding?

As part of our goal here at County 17 of informing voters for this year’s elections, in the lead-up to the primaries, we sent out unique questions for candidates in state, county, and city...

State House Candidate Responses: What are your thoughts on economic development and diversification activities?

As part of our goal here at County 17 of informing voters for this year’s elections, in the lead-up to the primaries, we sent out unique questions for candidates in state, county, and city...
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No Upsets in Local Legislative Races, Deceased Representative Wins

Going into the Tuesday election, Campbell County’s GOP was sitting in a strong position to keep Campbell County’s legislative delegation red. Only House District 32 incumbent Timothy Hallinan had a challenger. Hallinan’s challenger was Democrat...

Coroner Hopeful Says She’s Ready For the Job

(Gillette, Wyo.) Sam Lang has a passion for coroner work, and she’s running against the incumbent in the November election. “I have always wanted to do it,” she said. While most people think of the coroner...

Carsrud to Seek Re-Election

(Gillette, Wyo.) City Councilman Tim Carsrud has announced that he will seek re-election for his seat on the council this November. Carsrud currently sits on the council as a representative for Ward 2, and says...
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Louise Carter-King Will Run Again

(Gillette, Wyo.) Gillette Mayor Louise Carter-King announced today she will seek another term in office. “I’ve been proud to represent our community and would be proud to do it another four years,” she said. Carter said...

Maintaining Fairness in Community Journalism

(Gillette, Wyo.) People who live in smaller communities, like we have here in Campbell County and most of Wyoming, often wear multiple hats. In addition to our full-time jobs, we serve on boards, volunteer...

Another Round of Candidate Forums Starts Today

(Gillette, Wyo.) A new round of Primary Election forums, hosted by the Campbell County League of Women Voters and the Gillette Public Access-TV, kicks off tonight in the Gillette City Council Chambers at 6...
Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Trump Wins Big in County 17, Likewise Cheney & Lummis

Though the result of the presidential election hasn't been settled at the national level, President Trump scored big in Campbell County and Wyoming. Trump picked up 16,973 votes (86.76%) in Campbell County, with former...

County Commissioner Candidate Responses: Do You Have Time?

(Gillette, Wyo.) A lot of people have stepped up to run for public office in Campbell County, including 11 candidates for county commissioner. The list of commissioner candidates includes three incumbents. As part of our...