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Public Health not asking for a mask mandate, for now

With counties and school districts across the Cowboy State discussing - and in one case of enforcement in Sheridan - mask mandates, it’s quickly a becoming a local discussion and concern in Gillette. That was...
Front entrance of Gillette College.

Gillette Community College District Approved by Voters

Campbell County voters today approved the formation of an independent Gillette Community College District. There were 5,924 ballots cast in the special election. Of those, 4,160 voters were for the formation of the district with...

Commissioners: Censorship is not our job

Community encouraged to use proper process to protest library literature Demands to remove LGBTQ-related books from the children’s and young adult sections at the local library were not met during Thursday’s special meeting between the...
Pioneer Dinner Book Photo

Fair Pioneer Dinner celebrates local citizens

Eighty years ago, a gallon of gas cost 12 cents. The cost of an average house was just over $4,000 and you could buy a new car for $850. The annual salary was $1,750...
Campbell County Courthouse Photo (File Photo/County 17)

Commission sets date for special meeting with Library Board

A special meeting has been set for Thursday morning between the Campbell County Commission and the Campbell County Public Library Board to address controversy arising within the community over LGBTQ+ literature. The meeting will be...
Campbell County Commissioners & Campbell County Hospital District Trustees

Commissioners support CCH affiliation with UCHealth

GILLETTE, WY – We have a successful vote! This morning the Campbell County Commissioners held a second vote regarding Campbell County Health's (CCH) desire to affiliate with UCHealth. A unanimous vote was reached by...
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Gillette grapples with anti-LGBTQ bigotry

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile It was just supposed to be a magic show. Months ago, trustees at the Campbell County Library, seeking performers for their summer programming, booked magician Mikayla Oz, a well-regarded entertainer who has...
Fireworks Photo

Fireworks display cancelled for 2021

This year’s Campbell County Parks & Recreation 4th of July fireworks display has been cancelled. The decision was announced in a press release issued by the Parks & Recreation Department (CCPRD) earlier this morning and...
Lucas Fralick

Centennial book to commemorate 100th Campbell County Fair

It's 1 a.m. on a Tuesday and Lucas Fralick sits alone at a conference room table sorting through piles of old photo albums and scrapbooks on loan from local families, the Campbell County Cattlewomen, and...
2018 Sheep Lead Photo

Campbell County Fair prepares for 100th anniversary

The centennial celebration of the Campbell County Fair begins July 30 and the Campbell County Fair Board and fair staff are going all out to ensure it's a spectacular event, especially since last year’s fair was limited due to...