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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...
Campbell County Attorney Ronald Wirthwein, Jr. with Other Elected Officials at a Swearing in Ceremony on January 7, 2019 (H/t Campbell County, Wyoming Government/Faceboook, Public Domain)

Meeting to Select County Attorney Names Tonight, Commissioners Schedule Meeting

Local Republicans will meet tonight to select three names to forward to the Campbell County Board of Commissioners for the selection of a new Campbell County and Prosecuting Attorney. The position became available after...
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...
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...
County Commissioners Meeting - Bob Maul

Commissioners Approve Mask Mandate for County Employees

Update: This story was updated with new information received from the Wyoming Department of Health. There are now 12 counties with mask mandates and two additional counties have pending applications. Masks are now mandatory for county...

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...
Front entrance of Gillette College Old Main (file photo).

Gillette College District Advances To Next Step

The Wyoming Community College Commission (WCCC) just unanimously approved moving forward the application for the formation of the Gillette College Community College District. The application package will now go to the Wyoming Legislature which must...
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...
Republican illustration on American flag.

Republicans Advance Three Candidates to Fill House Seat

Members of the Campbell County Republican Party Central Committee Thursday selected three names to advance to the Campbell County Board of Commissioners to fill the vacant House District 53 seat. The vacancy was created by...

Applicants Announced for County Attorney Vacancy

The Campbell County Republican Party Central Committee announced today the applicants it received for the Campbell County and Prosecuting Attorney vacancy created by the resignation of Ronald Wirthwein, Jr. last month. Wirthwein’s resignation was...