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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...

‘An esprit de corps’: Sheriff’s Office testing promotes three deputies

Updated: Jan. 19, 2021 The room buzzed with anticipation as three uniformed Campbell County sheriff’s deputies mingled with their peers and loved ones, sharing a laugh here or expressing gratitude for congratulatory statements there on...

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...
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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...
Wyoming Innovation Center Conceptual Rendering

Wyoming Innovation Center breaks ground

The new facility will provide research space and technology to assist in the scaling-up of technologies that use coal to produce new products On a shale covered site north of Gillette, Energy Capital Economic Development...
Haul trucks sit idle at Eagle Butte Mine July 1, 2019, after employees were escorted from the property and the gates locked.

Gunnin’ for Hoops

By Jennifer Kocher and Mark Christensen, Outliers News New county attorney looks to bring charges against former Blackjewel CEO Jeff Hoops New Campbell County Attorney Mitch Damsky is making good on his promise to look into...
Mitch Damsky, Attorney at Law.

‘What You See is What You Get’: New County Attorney Talks Life, Law and...

It still feels a bit surreal to him, Mitch Damsky admitted as he weaved through the maze of halls and cubicles to get to his office in the far corner of the Campbell County...