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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...

County Commissioner Candidate Responses: What’s The Proper Role of Commissioners?

(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...
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State Senate Candidate Responses: What is your prescription for attracting businesses and job seekers?

(Gillette, Wyo.) Senate districts 1 and 23 in Campbell County have contested races this year. As part of our goal here at County 17 of informing voters for the upcoming primaries, we are sending out...

Wyoming Electors to Cast Votes for U.S. President

Wyoming’s three republican presidential electors, as well as others nationwide, will cast their votes Monday to officially select the next president of the United States. A total of 538 electors are expected to cast their...
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Eight Applications for Edwards’ House Seat

The House District 53 seat held by Roy Edwards may not be vacant for much longer. As reported by the Associated Press, eight individuals applied to fill the vacancy created by Edwards’ death earlier this...

Campbell County Native Runs For Governor

Mary Throne announced her candidacy for governor of Wyoming last August. Throne has roots in Campbell County, having grown up on a ranch near Wild Horse Creek, and is a graduate of Campbell County High...
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State Senate Candidate Responses: How would you resolve the issues with the Madison Water...

(Gillette, Wyo.) Senate districts 1 and 23 in Campbell County have contested races this year. As part of our goal here at County 17 of informing voters for the upcoming primaries, we are sending out...
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Neary to Run for Four-Year Seat on City Council

(Gillette, Wyo.) Though it's only been a few days since Councilman Dan Barks announced that he will not seek re-election, a move has been made to claim the future vacant Ward 1 seat. Councilman Shawn...
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Biden Stumbles, Endangering Climate Action

By Adam Aton and Scott Waldman, Climatewire, E&E News Democrats dreamed that the 2020 election would deliver them a broad mandate to kick-start decarbonization across every sector of the economy. They woke up this morning with smaller hopes. Though...
Consultants offered this concept drawing among the construction options as Uinta County School District No.1 considered asking voters to back a bond issue for an Evanston Field House, mostly for youth sports. (Plan One Architects/Essenza Architecture)

As Legislature Hems and Haws, 19 Counties to Vote on Taxes

By Angus M. Thuermer, Jr., WyoFile Voters in 19 of Wyoming’s 23 counties will face local tax propositions on their General Election ballots, including 12 new revenue measures. The requests for new or continued taxing authority range...