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School District Seeks Input on Concealed Carry at Schools

Should Campbell County School District staff be allowed to carry concealed firearms on school grounds and facilities? That’s the only question on the agenda for tonight’s public listening session. The second of three public listening...

Initial Enrollment Figures Show Only Slight Change

(Gillette, Wyo.) School enrollments on the first day showed a slight decrease over last year. There were 18 fewer students enrolled in the Campbell County School district on Tuesday than there were on the...

Public Listening Session Concealed Carry at School Tally: 16 Against, 5 for, 1 Undecided

The Campbell County School District hosted the second of three public listening sessions last night to gauge support for arming teachers and school staff in the district. Just as in the first public hearing,...

Commission, Central Committee Pointing Fingers via Petitions

Commissioners Rusty Bell and Matt Avery listen diligently during Jeff Raney's Interview  UPDATED 12/7/2018: This story has been updated to reflect that the County Commissioners and Vicki Kissack filed petitions to the District Court, each requesting...

Discussion on Guns in Schools is Far from Over

The third and final public listening session on whether or not to allow employees to carry firearms at school facilities in Campbell County drew quite a crowd last night. More than two dozen people...

Campbell County School Board Switches Chair and Vice-Chair

(Gillette, Wyo.) Tuesday night's meeting for the Campbell County School Board revealed an influential transition of leadership. Lisa Durgin, member of the School Board since 2008, has stepped down from her position. Durgin stated...

Penny Power Survey: I Got Mine!

(Gillette, Wyo.) By now, registered voters in Campbell County should have received their 2018 One Percent Sales Tax Survey in their mail. If not, check your mailbox. The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce prepared the...
Sewage Closure - Osbourne and Brooks Tractor

Alley Closes for Emergency Repairs

The alley west of 502 3rd St. between Osbourne and Brooks closed earlier today for an emergency sewer line repair, according to a release from the City of Gillette Development Services. The alley is...

Select Committee on School Finance Recalibration Meets In Cheyenne

(Gillette, Wyo.) The Select Committee on School Finance Recalibration met today in Cheyenne.  The morning session was dedicated to hearing reports reviewing findings from Augenblick, Palaich and Associates (APA).  The Denver-based company was tasked...

School Board Candidate Responses: How do we ensure that our schools remain number one...

As part of our goal here at County 17 of informing voters for this year’s elections, we sent out unique questions for candidates in state, county, and city elections, to let you better know...