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Wyoming opens 2022 election candidate filing period; May 27 marks deadline to file

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming residents interested in seeking elected office have two weeks to file their candidacy to run for local, state and federal office in the 2022 election cycle. “As part of a democratic...

2022 Election Candidate Questions: Tricia Simonson

GILLETTE, Wyo.—The 2022 elections are ramping up and as a part of our goal this election cycle to let our readers know who they are voting for, County 17 will be sending out sets...

Campbell County, Gillette, Wright agree to equal CCFD funding split, board representation

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A joint meeting Wednesday night between the Campbell County Commission, the Gillette City Council, and the Town of Wright produced a verbal agreement to equalize funding and board representation for the...

Council President Shay Lundvall apologizes for role in recent open meeting violation

GILLETTE, Wyo.— City Council President Shay Lundvall apologized to his fellow councilmembers Tuesday night for sending them text messages that reportedly violated Wyoming open meetings law. The violation, along with the messages themselves, was announced...
An eagle statue outside of Campbell County City Hall.

City Council to interview six applicants for vacant Ward One seat

A total of six residents have applied to fill a vacant seat on the Gillette City Council to represent Ward One, the City of Gillette announced Wednesday afternoon. Ward One residents Chelsie Clem, John Crawford,...

City Council selects Eric Hanson as new Gillette Mayor

Eric Hanson has been chosen as the next Mayor of Gillette and will assume the office later this week following a majority decision by the city council Tuesday night. Hanson replaces acting Mayor Nathan McLeland,...

Hamm appointed Campbell County’s newest commissioner

Following a three-hour special meeting Thursday night, the Board of County Commissioners has appointed Don Hamm to serve as Campbell County’s newest commissioner. Hamm was selected from three finalists submitted for consideration by the Campbell...

County budget message: Employees are the top priority

With the budget season just around the corner, the Campbell County Commissioners made their message loud and clear what the top priority will be for the fiscal year 2022-2023 at their Jan. 18 meeting.  “The...
Campbell County Courthouse

Meet the commission candidates

Three weeks after DG Reardon’s resignation from the board, the Board of County Commissioners could have his seat filled as early as Thursday.  Commission Chairman Del Shelstad called for a special meeting to decide who might take Reardon’s spot on the board.  The process was put into place immediately when the Campbell County Republican Party Central...

Council approves third-party review of Carter-King, Davidson text messages

The Gillette City Council on Tuesday authorized a third-party investigation by two Cheyenne attorneys into a former city administrator’s allegations against former and current city leadership. During their regular meeting on Jan. 18, the council...