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Wyoming opens 2022 election candidate filing period; May 27 marks deadline to file

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming residents interested in seeking elected office have two weeks to file their candidacy to run for local, state and federal office in the 2022 election cycle. “As part of a democratic...

‘Billion-dollar storm’ dumps more than a foot of snow on Campbell County

GILLETTE, Wyo.— Campbell County was still digging itself out Monday morning from a weekend storm that buffeted the region with near 60 mph winds and dumped 19 inches of snow on northeast Wyoming. Severe blizzard...

Campbell County, Gillette, Wright agree to equal CCFD funding split, board representation

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A joint meeting Wednesday night between the Campbell County Commission, the Gillette City Council, and the Town of Wright produced a verbal agreement to equalize funding and board representation for the...

A different sort of patrol

A conversation with a CCSO Animal Control Officer GILLETTE, Wyo.—From a Yellowstone gray wolf to run-of-the-mill stray dogs and kittens, Animal Control Officer Kathleen Spencer has seen it all during her 15 years with the...

Castano sworn in as newest District Court Judge for Sixth Judicial District

GILLETTE, Wyo.—The room buzzed with excitement as elected officials, friends, family, and onlookers alike mingled at the Campbell County Courthouse on Friday, April 8. At the doors, District Court Judge Matthew Castano, a middle-aged man...

Hamm appointed Campbell County’s newest commissioner

Following a three-hour special meeting Thursday night, the Board of County Commissioners has appointed Don Hamm to serve as Campbell County’s newest commissioner. Hamm was selected from three finalists submitted for consideration by the Campbell...

County shifts to phasing proposed Pronghorn Industrial Park

After getting denied three months ago on an $11 million grant application for a proposed industrial park, county officials have been forced to cut the request in half and take a different approach to...

County budget message: Employees are the top priority

With the budget season just around the corner, the Campbell County Commissioners made their message loud and clear what the top priority will be for the fiscal year 2022-2023 at their Jan. 18 meeting.  “The...
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Meet the commission candidates

Three weeks after DG Reardon’s resignation from the board, the Board of County Commissioners could have his seat filled as early as Thursday.  Commission Chairman Del Shelstad called for a special meeting to decide who might take Reardon’s spot on the board.  The process was put into place immediately when the Campbell County Republican Party Central...

Chairman Shelstad announces special meeting to select new county commissioner

The Campbell County Commissioners have called for a special meeting next Thursday to decide who will fill a vacancy on their board, the county announced Wednesday. In a notice posted on Jan. 19, Chairman Del...