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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 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...

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...

Campbell library receives Star Worthy award Tuesday

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Public Library received an award from the Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday for its adults makerspace. Campbell County Human Resources/Risk Management Generalist and Employee Recognition Commission HR Liaison Melissia Kershner...

Commissioners Dole out Nearly $550K in Optional 1% Funding

While they may not necessarily spend every penny,  eight agencies will reap the benefits of $545,500 in funding through the Optional 1 Percent sales tax. The funds are split in accordance with several contracts for...

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...

League of Women Voters will hold county election forum tonight

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County League of Women Voters and Gillette Public Access Television will host a primary election candidate forum at 6 p.m. June 27 for county offices. A forum for local candidates...

‘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 committee to award library award for adult makerspace

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County's Employee Recognition Committee will present the Campbell County Public Library an award at the board of commissioners meeting Tuesday. The Star Worthy award recognizes a county department’s service, product, event...

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...