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3 nominees for commissioner to be decided Tuesday

The Campbell County Republican Party Central Committee has work to do as it will sift through nine applicants for the Board of Commission. The applicants are vying for the unexpired term vacated by DG...
Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Trump Wins Big in County 17, Likewise Cheney & Lummis

Though the result of the presidential election hasn't been settled at the national level, President Trump scored big in Campbell County and Wyoming. Trump picked up 16,973 votes (86.76%) in Campbell County, with former...
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...
The site of the proposed Millennium Bulk export facility is pictured here in Longview, Wash. (H/t Millennium Bulk Terminals)

Washington coal port case dead

The Biden administration argued against the Court hearing the case after the Trump administration failed to respond last year The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it would not hear a case brought by the...
An eagle statue outside of City Hall.

City to Invest Further in Energy Capital Sports Complex

The Gillette City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to spend $65,000 to pay experts to reevaluate an outdated master plan for the Energy Capital Sports Complex (ECSC). City Spokesperson Geno Palazzari advised in a follow-up...
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...

Governor has short list to replace District Judge Thomas W. Rumpke

The names have been submitted and now await Governor Mark Gordon’s decision on the newest Sixth District Court Judge. The shortlist has been narrowed down to a former county attorney and two current Circuit Court...
Eric Barlow, one of the final speakers during the public hearing, addresses the NWCCD Board of Trustees on July 1st.

Rep. Barlow Elected Speaker of the House, Committee Assignments Finalized

Representative Eric Barlow will be the new Speaker of the House as legislators nail down committee assignments and elect leadership to fill top positions as they prepare to convene for the 66th Wyoming Legislature...
Gillette College was just ranked among the top 10 community colleges in national survey.

Gillette College Board of Trustees Candidate Questions: Round 2

Good afternoon Gillette! Below are the responses to the second round of questions sent by County 17 to each individual running to serve on the prospective Gillette Community College District Board of Trustees. Each...

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...