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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....
Campbell County Courthouse

No Upsets in Local Legislative Races, Deceased Representative Wins

Going into the Tuesday election, Campbell County’s GOP was sitting in a strong position to keep Campbell County’s legislative delegation red. Only House District 32 incumbent Timothy Hallinan had a challenger. Hallinan’s challenger was Democrat...
Emotions were high as Governor Gordon urged residents to stop being 'knuckleheads' and 'get our heads in the game' during his press conference Friday morning.

“We Need to Wake Up,” Gov. Gordon Says

A state-wide mask mandate has not yet been implemented, but one could be on the way as Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon promises more restrictive changes in the coming weeks. “It’s time that Wyoming woke up...
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Adverse Solar Bill Advances After Heated Subsidies Debate

By Angus M. Thuermer, Jr., WyoFile Lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill authorizing regulators to set reimbursement rates for home-generated solar power and requiring them to “prevent subsidization” of small renewable-power installations. Supported unanimously by the Senate...
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...
Rep. Matt Gaetz (Photo: CNN News)

Hundreds Gather for Matt Gaetz’ “Anti-Cheney” Rally at Wyoming Capitol Thursday

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) U.S. Rep Liz Cheney is taking part in a “deeply corrupt game,” a colleague from Florida said during a rally at the...
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...

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...
Wyoming State Capitol Building

Wyoming Lawmakers Consider Sales Tax Hike to Address Budget Issues

By Sarah Downey, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  As the administration of President Joe Biden places new restrictions on the oil and gas industry and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to...

COVID Puts Strain on County Detention Center

Coronavirus-related restrictions in state penitentiary facilities have slowed the intake of prisoners, resulting in a higher jail population that could further strain the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), officials say. Approximately 30 prisoners in the...