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Discussion Continues on Proposed New Tax

(Gillette, Wyo.) Taxes. Just to mentioning that word could spark a heated debate, particularly within the Gillette community. Residents appear to be divided on their decision to either support or vote down the idea...

Trash-A-Thon Is A Great Way to Give Back to Community

(Gillette, Wyo.) The Trash-a-Thon Community Cleanup starts tomorrow morning, and the city could use some help cleaning up around town. Sawley Wilde, Gillette public works director, said they’ve gotten some calls about volunteering, as has...

City Photo Contest Winners

Photo courtesy of Skylar Wanke, the 2018 City of Gillette Summer Parks Photo contest winner in the general category.  The winners of the City of Gillette’s 2018 Summer Photo Contest were announced the first week in...

The Wyoming Department of Education Wants Your Input

(Gillette, Wyo.) The Wyoming Department of Education is inviting community members to participate in a survey to assist in determining professional development needs for educators in Wyoming. The survey addresses a requirement in the...

STEM Labs For Everyone

Superintendent Alex Ayers watches a Buffalo Ridge sixth-grader conduct an experiment using vinegar and baking soda.  The Campbell County School District Board of Trustees took unanimous action at last night’s meeting, ensuring that every elementary...

Preliminary Results Suggest Well Problems Not Caused By City

(Gillette, Wyo.) Preliminary test results of private wells in Carlile suggest the city’s acid stimulation processes at the Madison Well Field did not cause the problems with private wells in the area of the...

Summer Parks Photo Contest Underway

H/t Spring 2nd Place Nature & Wildlife, R.T. Cox. (Gillette, Wyo.) Yesterday, we shared the 2017 Parks Spring Photo Contest Results with you. Today, the City of Gillette Parks and Beautification Board has officially announced...

State House Candidate Responses: How should the legislature address school funding?

As part of our goal here at County 17 of informing voters for this year’s elections, in the lead-up to the primaries, we sent out unique questions for candidates in state, county, and city...

Gillette Police Department Will Train School Staff This Summer

(Gillette, Wyo.) The Campbell County School Board is continuing the discussion on whether or not to adopt a policy and regulations that would allow certain staff to possess firearms on school property. After a few...
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Business Council Recommends not to fund Campbell County Project

The Cam-Plex’s renovation and remodel project for the Heritage Center and Energy Hall were not on the list of 10 projects recommended to receive grant funding from the Wyoming Business Council at their meeting...