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Campbell County celebrates 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Board of Commissioners recognized the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Yellowstone National Park as the first national park. "Campbell County Board of Commissioners congratulates Yellowstone National Park on its...

Cheyenne historian to tell how Wyoming propelled air travel

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Cheyenne historian and author Mike Kassel will give Campbell County Rockpile Museum visitors a free tour of Wyoming airline industry history at 7 p.m. May 24. In "Wyoming's Friendly Skies," Kassel will...

Your most-clicked stories of 2021

As we bring 2021 to a close, here are your most-clicked stories on County 17. Number 1   Number 2   Number 3   Number 4   Number 5   Number 6   Number 7   Number 8   Number 9   Number 10
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2021: Pandemic politics, wildlife woes and Cheney’s challenge

By WyoFile Staff, WyoFile WyoFile’s stories of the year include a world-famous grizzly, a special legislative session and a political race that has the nation’s attention. Wyoming began the messy business of climbing out of the...
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Game and Fish take a look back on WY wild turkey history this Thanksgiving

By Floyd Whiting, Sheridan Media (this story originally appeared on Sheridan Media) This Thanksgiving season, the Wyoming Game and Fish have sent a history of one of Wyoming’s favorite game birds and some cooking tips for...

Bozeman Trail presentation reset for November at the Rockpile

A Bozeman Trail-themed presentation that was canceled last week over weather concerns has been rescheduled for early November, according to the Campbell County Rockpile Museum. The event, The Historic Bozeman Trail: A New Journey, will...
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Price of freedom on display in Gillette through Sunday

Tribute to American Veterans The price of freedom is the writing on the traveling wall which arrived Tuesday in Gillette. This sentimental tribute to our fallen hero’s killed in the line of duty from Vietnam...

99 Dead in Kemmerer Mine Explosion: #ThisWeekInWYHistory

It was a quiet morning in Kemmerer, Wyoming, as families smiled amongst one another mere hours after wishing their fathers, husbands, and sons a safe day working in the local coal mines. Children played...
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Pioneer Dinner Celebrates Old Friends, Local History

Verna Ann Gilbertz made her way through the crowd at the Cam-Plex Frontier Hall Saturday morning to a table where her long-time friend Marge Ruby and others waited. Around them, tables filled as volunteers...