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An oil and gas rig overlooking Wyoming's Wind River Range. (H/t Larry Zuckerman/BLM Wyoming)

Gov. Gordon Pledges Millions to Put Oil and Gas Workers Back to Work

Employment numbers within the oil and gas industry could improve as  Governor Mark Gordon pledges millions of dollars to complete new and sealed off old wells. The funds, up to $15 million, will come from...
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...

Edwards’ Son Describes How COVID-19 Came on Quickly

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Rep. Roy Edwards’ battle with COVID-19 lasted a little more than two weeks before he died in Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, his son Mitch Edwards said. Though the family did not immediately...
County Commissioners Meeting - Bob Maul

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...
House District 53 candidates for the vacancy created by the death of Roy Edwards before the Campbell County Commission meeting on Nov. 23, 2020 (GPA TV).

Edwards’ Replacement Picked

After three hours of interviews and discussion, Campbell County Commissioners unanimously selected Chris Knapp to replace former Representative Roy Edwards in the Wyoming House of Representatives. Edwards passed away on Nov. 2, one day before...
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 Courthouse

Gov. Gordon Appoints Heally as District Court Judge

Governor Mark Gordon announced Friday the appointment of Stuart S. Healy III to fill the upcoming District Court Judge vacancy for the Sixth Judicial District, following the retirement of Judge Michael “Nick” Deegan, who's last...
Gov. Mark Gordon

Wyo. GOP Passes Resolution Opposing State of Emergency

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile As Wyoming’s COVID-19 crisis reaches a fever pitch, the Wyoming Republican Party’s governing body passed a resolution calling on Gov. Mark Gordon to rescind his declaration of a state of emergency. Gordon's...
Campbell County Public Health building in Gillette (County 17 Photo/Taylor Helton)

Half of Public Health Staff Out with COVID-19, More Mask Orders Statewide, 1,000+ Active...

Campbell County Public Health has quite literally been overrun by COVID-19. Campbell County Public Information Officer Ivy McGowan confirmed earlier today that Public Health currently has half of its staff out of the office due...
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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 *...