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Lawmakers Begin Appropriating Federal Aid Money

H/t State of Wyoming 65th Legislature. By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com   Over more than 30 hours of live-streamed videoconferencing this weekend, the Wyoming Legislature passed three bills to begin spending $1.25 billion in federal funding to alleviate...

Paper Tigers: Bringing ACEs to Campbell County

Wendy Gauntner (left), Sherri England (middle), and Jennifer Davis (Right) address those attending the free screening of Paper Tigers (Gillette, Wyo.) Though the numbers of attendees far exceeded what she had originally planned for, Jennifer...

School Enrollment and Participation Numbers Up in Campbell County

With two school years in the books since the split up of Campbell County High School, average attendance and activity participation have continued to increase. Superintendent Alex Ayers broke down the numbers for the Campbell...

Junior High Janitor Accused of Stealing Over $1,000 in Tablets from School

(Gillette, Wyo.) Deanna Stotts, 52, has been charged with felony theft for reportedly stealing over $1000-worth of Dell and Asus tablets from Twin Spruce Junior High. According to an affidavit of probable cause, the investigation...

Campbell County Graduation Rates Decline, State Numbers Rise

While the Wyoming Department of Education announced today that 2018-2019 high school graduation rates increased around the state, Campbell County rates declined. Campbell County’s most recent graduation rate for the 2018-2019 school year was 80.1%...

CCSD Program Fights the Flu

(Gillette, Wyo.) The Campbell County School District vaccinated 2,360 students for influenza at 23 schools between Oct. 23 and Nov. 6.  The VIP, Vaccine for Influenza Prevention, is a county-wide partnership among the school...
County 17 Breaking News

Early Release for Campbell County Schools

The Campbell County School District has announced schools will be dismissed early today due to weather conditions.   Secondary schools will dismiss students at 1 p.m., followed by elementary schools at 1:30 p.m.   Buses will run...

Suicide Prevention is a Community Effort

Photo snapped at the 3rd Annual Kaden Simonson Project Semicolon 5K Run/Walk in April 2018 (Gillette, Wyo.) September is Suicide Prevention Month and this week is National Suicide Prevention Week.  The Campbell County Prevention Council...

WY Graduation Rates Continue Upward Trend

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) announced the average graduation rate continues to improve throughout the state. The statewide graduation rate for the 2017-18 school year is 81.7 percent, up 1.5 percent over the...
thunder basin COVID-19 warning posted at entrances.

What Back-to-School Looks Like in 2020

At the main entrance to Thunder Basin High School, signs are posted reading "VISITOR ALERT! STOP, Help Keep COVID-19 Out of Our Facility. If you are experiencing any flu-like symptoms: FEVER, COUGHING, SHORTNESS OF...