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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...
Campbell County Public Health building in Gillette (County 17 Photo/Taylor Helton)

COVID-19 Cases Up 894% in County, Resources Strained

A spike in new coronavirus cases both in Campbell County and throughout the state has put a major squeeze on public health's ability to carry out contact tracing. In a Tuesday release from Campbell County...
Campbell County Attorney Ronald Wirthwein, Jr. with Other Elected Officials at a Swearing in Ceremony on January 7, 2019 (H/t Campbell County, Wyoming Government/Faceboook, Public Domain)

Meeting to Select County Attorney Names Tonight, Commissioners Schedule Meeting

Local Republicans will meet tonight to select three names to forward to the Campbell County Board of Commissioners for the selection of a new Campbell County and Prosecuting Attorney. The position became available after...

Applicants Announced for County Attorney Vacancy

The Campbell County Republican Party Central Committee announced today the applicants it received for the Campbell County and Prosecuting Attorney vacancy created by the resignation of Ronald Wirthwein, Jr. last month. Wirthwein’s resignation was...
"I Voted" Election Sticker

Unofficial Campbell County Election Results

The results are in and there are a lot of races that went exactly as was expected. There were, however, a few upsets. The complete results are below. General Election Unofficial Results Total Ballots Cast: 19,733 *...
Ryan W. McGrath (Image courtesy of Horning, Horning & McGrath, LLC Website/Used with Permission)

Commissioners Approve Magistrate for Felony Treatment Court

The Campbell County Commissioners approved a request Tuesday from Sixth Judicial District Circuit Court Judges Wendy M. Bartlett and Paul S. Phillips to have Ryan W. McGrath serve as a part-time circuit court magistrate. McGrath...

County Green Lights Horse Race Wagering at Wyoming Downs

Pari-mutuel wagers on live and historical horse races were approved for two Wyoming Downs locations in Campbell County, per a majority decision by the Board of Commissioners during their regular meeting Tuesday. Wyoming Downs LLC...
Powder River Basin Pump Jack

County Supports Fossil Fuel Progressions

Pump jack extracts oil from the ground in the Powder River Basin.    The Campbell County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to sign a resolution that formally supports the Department of Energy’s (DOE) decision to...
Commissioners Bell, Maul, Reardon and Shelstad applaud after receiving a public comment

County Takes First Step Toward Creating New College District for Gillette College

Commissioners Rusty Bell, Bob Maul, DG Reardon and Del Shelstad applaud Pronghorn Basketball player's public comment during June meeting addressing sports program cuts.   The Campbell County Board of Commissioners assembled a task force responsible for...
County Commissioners Meeting - Carol J. Seeger

Commission Collects COVID-19 Cash

As the community navigates life after the novel coronavirus, the Campbell County Board of Commissioners has looked to the Bureau of Justice Administration (BJA) as well as the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to lend...