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Gillette grapples with anti-LGBTQ bigotry

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile It was just supposed to be a magic show. Months ago, trustees at the Campbell County Library, seeking performers for their summer programming, booked magician Mikayla Oz, a well-regarded entertainer who has...
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...

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...

Is LGBTQ Pride political? Schools struggle with the answer

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile The final days of the 2020-21 academic year for most Wyoming schools landed in June when, in addition to graduation and other end-of-year celebrations, many Wyoming students celebrated Pride Month. But efforts...
A Mosaic style Gillette College Sculpture by Tom Ford

And then there were, well, 23

23 local citizens to vie for seats on the board of trustees of the Gillette Community College District if approved by voters On Aug. 17 Campbell County voters will decide whether to move forward with...

County Floats Plans for First, Multi-Million Dollar Industrial Area

The Campbell County Board of Commissioners is nearly ready to begin turning a 160-acre plot of land east of Gillette into the county’s first multimillion-dollar industrial park, a county official said Thursday. The Pronghorn Industrial...
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...
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...
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...
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...