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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...
Resource Guide capital building feature image, H/t WY Sate Legislature

Eight Applications for Edwards’ House Seat

The House District 53 seat held by Roy Edwards may not be vacant for much longer. As reported by the Associated Press, eight individuals applied to fill the vacancy created by Edwards’ death earlier this...
Powder River Basin Pump Jack

BLM cancels oil & gas lease sales again; Gordon says will cost Wyoming millions

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming stands to lose millions of dollars more from this year’s second cancellation of oil and gas lease sales on federal lands,...

COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, Sept. 14

There have been 161 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified in Campbell County and three additional deaths reported, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The latest data, updated on Sept. 14, brings the...

Brian Schroeder appointed to states top education position

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon has appointed Brian Schroeder as the state’s next Superintendent of Public Instruction, his office announced Thursday afternoon. Schroeder replaces Jillian Balow as superintendent, who resigned from her role earlier this month...

Wyoming’s infrastructure wishlist

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wyoming, like the rest of the country, has an infrastructure problem. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, nearly 7% of Wyoming’s bridges are structurally deficient. The state’s drinking water needs...

COVID-19 Update for Friday, Oct. 1

There have been 303 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County since last week, including 22 new cases involving the Delta variant, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Friday. The latest data, updated...

COVID-19 Update for Friday, Sept. 24

There have been 155 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County, including four new cases involving the Delta variant, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Friday. The latest data, updated on Sept. 24,...

Gordon submits petition to delist GYE grizzlies from Endangered Species Act

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on Tuesday announced the submission of a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to remove Yellowstone grizzly bears from the Endangered Species List. The petition, filed Jan. 11,...
Jacob Dalby and others protest Governor Mark Gordon's Public Health orders in Cheyenne

Taking it to the Capitol

Gillette Man Hand Delivers Petition Protesting COVID-19 Restrictions When Jacob Dalby arrived at the state capitol last week, he had a decision to make. Would he put on a mask to talk to Governor Gordon? On...