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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...
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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...
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...
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...

City selects new Administrator

The City of Gillette announced Wednesday morning that Hyun Kim has been chosen as the next City Administrator. Kim was selected from among three candidates that were interviewed earlier this month and will officially assume...
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...
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...
President Trump faced former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday,October 22,2020, in a debate at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. (Stock Image Used Under License)

Wyoming Counties That Backed Trump Have Lower Vaccination Rates

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Following a national trend, Wyoming counties that saw the highest percentage of their voters support the re-election of former President Donald Trump...

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...
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...