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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
House District 53 candidates for the vacancy created by the death of Roy Edwards before the Campbell County Commission meeting on Nov. 23, 2020 (GPA TV).

Edwards’ Replacement Picked

After three hours of interviews and discussion, Campbell County Commissioners unanimously selected Chris Knapp to replace former Representative Roy Edwards in the Wyoming House of Representatives. Edwards passed away on Nov. 2, one day before...

County proposes new landfill rules

The Campbell County Commission approved for public comment a set of proposed rules for its landfills at its regular meeting today. The county will receive any comments for the next forty-five days. Comments are due...
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Campbell County Hosts Second Virtual Town Hall to Address Concerns in Response to COVID-19

Even when life returns to normal, it won’t be normal. That was the underlying message from the panelists in last night’s Virtual Town Hall where more than 1,000 residents tuned in on Facebook as...

One Percent Discussion Still Draws a Large Crowd

(Gillette, Wyo.) Interest in the Optional One Percent Sales Tax discussion has not waned after four sessions, but the objective appears to have taken a slight detour. Sunday’s session was hosted by the Campbell...
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Commissioners Surprised That Budget Hearing Draws No Critics

(Gillette, Wyo.) The Campbell County Commission approved a $111.3 million budget today for the fiscal year 2018-2019. The county will bring in from cash reserves and revenues a total of $62 million, leaving a tax...

County Approves Spending $3.7M for New Road and Bridge Facility

The County will spend over $3.7 million to purchase property north of Gillette that will serve as the new home for the County’s Road and Bridge Department. The new facility will occupy buildings located at...

County Reconsiders Landfill Rules Following Public Comments

(Gillette, Wyo.) Public comments in opposition to proposed changes to the county landfill led the commission to make some modifications of the rules. Free dumping will be permitted. Though, residents will get 12 fee-waived dumps...

County Commissioners Approve Floater Position for Fire Department

(Gillette, Wyo.) The Campbell County Commissioners approved adding one full-time fire fighter position for the current fiscal year. The Gillette City Council is scheduled to discuss the matter at their Sept. 18 meeting. Joint Powers...

County Officials Review June Over Lunch

The Campbell County elected officials held their monthly luncheon to update the Board of Commissioners on recent activity within their respective departments. At the meeting, Sherriff Scott Matheny provided an overview of the Campbell County...
COVID-19 Update

Governor Bringing in Additional Medical Personnel, COVID-19 Deaths Up

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced today a plan to utilize $10 million of CARES Act funds to bring additional medical personnel to Wyoming to assist the state’s healthcare professionals. Hospitals in Wyoming have seen...