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Thunder Basin High School

TBHS Student Allegedly Tests Positive for COVID-19

Three days into the 2020-21 school year and a Thunder Basin High School (TBHS) student has allegedly tested positive for COVID-19, according to a source close to the school who asked to remain anonymous...

School Staff Favors Arming District Staff

According to a recent survey, just over 58 percent of Campbell County School District staff is in favor or arming certain personnel at school facilities. The survey offered three options on the issue: for, against,...

Department of Education Releases the First Year WY-TOPP Results

Results from the first year of the Wyoming Test of Proficiency and Progress (WY-TOPP) are now available online. The data is broken down not only by school district and school, but also into a...
"I Voted" Election Sticker

State Senate Candidate Responses: How can the legislature address school funding?

(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...
Sen. Affie Ellis at her desk in the Wyoming Senate. (Mike Vanata/WyoFile)

Senate Proposes Business-Heavy School-Review Committee

Sen. Affie Ellis at her desk in the Wyoming Senate. (Mike Vanata/WyoFile) By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com The Senate is advancing legislation to create an advisory committee loaded with business and industry representatives to study the state’s...

Sage Valley Junior High Student Charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder

The sign that greeted parents who lined up outside Sage Valley Jr. High Tuesday to pick up their kids and take them home The 14-year-old male who reportedly brought two handguns and 36 rounds of...
The Wyoming Department of Health announces their radon video contest winners.

What is Radon? And Why Should We Care?

Recently, Campbell County design and videography students set out to answer just that. Students from Campbell County and Thunder Basin High Schools dominated the list for their winning video entries in the Wyoming Department of...

CCSD Keeps Schools Closed, Cancels Prom, Postpones Graduation Ceremonies

Westwood High School Graduation ceremony, 2017.   The Campbell County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees held a special meeting Thursday evening where they voted unanimously to keep Campbell County’s schools closed for the remainder of...

Law Enforcement Training Planned at the old Westwood High School

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting training the next two days at the old Westwood High School that will definitely draw a lot of attention. Active shooter training will start at 6:30...

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

The Campbell County Public Library is celebrating Banned Books Week, so make sure to take your banned book selfie in the atrium at the library. According to the American Library Association (ALA), the event not...