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Drug dealers sentenced in federal district court

By Ron Richter, Sheridan Media (this story originally appeared on Sheridan Media) United States District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced 27-year-old Ian Arbee Batara Molina of Livermore, California to five years in prison for the...

Campbell County gifts Lusk a patrol car

Fleet Manager Tony Langone asked commissioners on Tuesday if Campbell County could spread a little holiday joy with a much-needed gift to the Town of Lusk in the form of a retired patrol car. The...

Commissioners reject public health COVID-19 education campaign

Following a lengthy discussion on Tuesday, the Campbell County Commissioners denied Campbell County Public Health’s (CCPH) request to move forward with a no-cost COVID-19 vaccine education plan. The plan, if it had been approved, would have sought to further...

Festival of Lights begins Friday, Nov. 19

One of the biggest holiday events in Northeast Wyoming is just hours away from ringing in the 2021 Christmas season. The 16th annual Festival of Lights at Camp-Plex Park in Gillette, hosted by the...

Commissioners will allow sale, use of fireworks for New Year’s

The Campbell County Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to lift a ban on fireworks for one week at the end of December so residents may celebrate the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022. Fireworks...

Crosswalk at Rockpile Museum gets approval

Visitors will soon have better access to the Rockpile Museum after Campbell County Commissioners on Tuesday approved an agreement for a pedestrian activated crosswalk system that’s been in the works for more than two...

Pronghorn Industrial Park grant denied

The third time is not a charm. The grant money anticipated to build a massive industrial park east of town has been denied once again. The news is the most surprising of the three rejections...

Commissioners vote 3-2 to remove public comment at meetings

The Campbell County Board of Commissioners upheld last week’s decision to not allow public comment during their regular meetings in a split vote Tuesday. The decision was made on a 3-2 vote, with Commissioners Del...
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Commissioners rescind open burn ban

At its regular Tuesday meeting, the Campbell County Board of Commissioners rescinded – effective immediately – the open burn restriction that has applied to all non-federal lands in the county since Aug. 3 (what...

Commissioners put a muzzle on library complaints

The Campbell County Board of Commissioners is taking a stance on repetitive complaints received during public comments at its regular meetings since July. After listening to concerns about the placement of a few books at...