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Devils Tower was named the first official national monument in 1906. Now Representative Cynthia Lummis is fighting to protect its name.

Sen. Lummis Introduces Bill Blocking Devils Tower Name Change

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis introduced legislation, co-sponsored by Sen. John Barrasso, to protect the name of one of northeast Wyoming's most recognizable landmarks: Devils Tower National Monument. Despite the monument being known as Devils Tower...
Obituaries | Gillette, Wyoming

House Candidate Dies Prior to Election

Wyoming House District 53 Representative Roy Edwards passed away earlier today, according to two high-level government officials. Edwards was born and raised in Campbell County. He served on the Gillette City Council and Campbell County...
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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 *...
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Weld County Will Never Leave Colorado For Wyoming

By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Before anyone loses any more sleep over it, the chances of Weld County seceding from Colorado and joining Wyoming are essentially zero. Actually,...
Campbell County Memorial Hospital

Feds and National Guard to Assist with COVID-19 Response, 21 More Dead

As COVID-19 related hospitalizations continue to grow in Wyoming, Governor Mark Gordon today announced a “three-pronged approach to provide additional support to Wyoming medical facilities.” Under the plan, Wyoming will receive support from the U.S....
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State Breaches ‘New Normal’ as Gov. Gordon Removes, Relaxes Orders

Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Thursday the removal of an entire health order along with a continued relaxing of COVID-19 protocols as the state's COVID-19 metrics continue to...
Woman wearing a protective face mask (Courtesy Polina Tanlilevitch).

Face Coverings Ordered, Hospitals Full, More Dead

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon’s office today announced additional steps to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus in Wyoming. Today’s orders, signed by Wyoming State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist, require face coverings in certain...
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Commissioners Approve Mask Mandate for County Employees

Update: This story was updated with new information received from the Wyoming Department of Health. There are now 12 counties with mask mandates and two additional counties have pending applications. Masks are now mandatory for county...
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...
Haul trucks sit idle at Eagle Butte Mine July 1, 2019, after employees were escorted from the property and the gates locked.

Gunnin’ for Hoops

By Jennifer Kocher and Mark Christensen, Outliers News New county attorney looks to bring charges against former Blackjewel CEO Jeff Hoops New Campbell County Attorney Mitch Damsky is making good on his promise to look into...