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County Rolls Out Atlas Explorer

Over the last few years, Campbell County’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department has created more than 25 online applications aimed at making it easier for employees and the public to access valuable information such...

COVID Puts Strain on County Detention Center

Coronavirus-related restrictions in state penitentiary facilities have slowed the intake of prisoners, resulting in a higher jail population that could further strain the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), officials say. Approximately 30 prisoners in the...
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...
Eric Barlow, one of the final speakers during the public hearing, addresses the NWCCD Board of Trustees on July 1st.

Rep. Barlow Elected Speaker of the House, Committee Assignments Finalized

Representative Eric Barlow will be the new Speaker of the House as legislators nail down committee assignments and elect leadership to fill top positions as they prepare to convene for the 66th Wyoming Legislature...

County to Host Penny Power Listening Session on Sunday

(Gillette, Wyo.) Campbell County will be hosting a Penny Power Listening Session at the Campbell County Public Library at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 8, in the Wyoming Room. The sessions provide information on how...
Campbell County Wyoming

Faber Unanimously Chosen to Fill Empty Commission Seat

Colleen Faber was unanimously chosen by the Campbell County Commissioners to fill the vacant commission seat in the wake of former Commissioner Mark Christensen’s resignation in early January. Of the eight candidates who applied,...

Commissioners Approve Tax Repayment Agreement

The Campbell County Commissioners approved a payment plan agreement outlining the terms at which the Eagle Specialty Materials will pay back taxes owed by Blackjewel and Contura. Commissioner Mark Christensen was the only dissenting...
Campbell County Courthouse Photo (File Photo/County 17)

County will Weigh Options Before Moving Offices from the Courthouse

After purchasing the former Cloud Peak office building in February, Campbell County plans to utilize the space for the new courthouse annex. Exactly what that will look like is still up in the air. The...

County Commissioner Candidate Responses: Do You Have Time?

(Gillette, Wyo.) A lot of people have stepped up to run for public office in Campbell County, including 11 candidates for county commissioner. The list of commissioner candidates includes three incumbents. As part of our...
Front entrance of Gillette College Old Main (file photo).

Gillette College District Advances To Next Step

The Wyoming Community College Commission (WCCC) just unanimously approved moving forward the application for the formation of the Gillette College Community College District. The application package will now go to the Wyoming Legislature which must...