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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...

County Staff on Chopping Block with Proposed 25% Budget Cut

Staff reductions could follow a request for all county departments to slash their budgets by up to one-quarter this coming fiscal year, officials said Tuesday afternoon at the Campbell County Manager’s Meeting. In total, all...
Gillette resident Shelley Horn has launched a petition to recall Liz Cheney, signaling the discontent of many voters throughout Wyoming.

Gillette Woman Launches Petition to Recall Cheney as House Votes to Impeach

Shelley Horn isn’t typically a woman to make waves nor is she interested in heading up any political movements. In fact, up until this year’s election, the 57-year-old Gillette native had never even cast...
Law enforcement officers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 attempt to regain control of the building (Photo: Blink O'fanaye/Flickr, Creative Commons).

Wyoming reacts to U.S. Capitol protests

In a series of statements and interviews, Wyoming’s elected officials have condemned the actions of a group of insurrectionists that stormed and vandalized the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. From where he stood, the protests at...
Gillette City Council President Nathan McLelan

City Council Appoints President, Advisory Board

Municipal Court Judge Jeremy Michaels swore in Gillette City Councilmen elects Shay Lundvall and Eric Hanson during Tuesday night's tele-remote council meeting along with Councilmen Nathan McLeland and Billy Montgomery, who were reelected to the...
County Commissioners Meeting - Bob Maul

Bob Maul Named Commission Chairman

Commissioner Bob Maul was named acting chairman of the Campbell County Board of Commissioners Tuesday morning. He is currently in his first term as commissioner after joining the board in 2018. Maul owned and operated a local...
COVID-19

Statewide COVID-19 Related Deaths Rise to 257

Twenty-seven more Wyoming residents have died of complications stemming from the coronavirus, including three in Campbell County that occurred last month, according to a Thursday afternoon release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This...
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Conservatives Form Freedom Caucus to Challenge House GOP

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Conservative members of the Wyoming House of Representatives have created a caucus to negotiate with House Republican leadership, two members of the group told WyoFile this week. The group calls itself the Wyoming...
The Wyoming State Capitol at night. (Mike Vanata/WyoFile)

Proposed Budget Cuts Pound Public Services

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Gov. Mark Gordon last week sent proposed budget cuts to the Wyoming Legislature that slash public services and weaken the already thin safety net supporting Wyoming’s most vulnerable. In a press release accompanying...
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...