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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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...
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...
Gov. Mark Gordon

Wyo. GOP Passes Resolution Opposing State of Emergency

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile As Wyoming’s COVID-19 crisis reaches a fever pitch, the Wyoming Republican Party’s governing body passed a resolution calling on Gov. Mark Gordon to rescind his declaration of a state of emergency. Gordon's...
Governor Mark Gordon addresses the public detailing the state's response to the ongoing pandemic during a COVID-19 press conference earlier this year.

County Health Officers Join Ranks to Ask Governor for Mask Mandate

County health officers from around the state, including Campbell County, have formally joined forces to ask Governor Mark Gordon to recommend a statewide mask ordinance in the wake of soaring COVID-19 numbers throughout Wyoming. In...
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...
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...

Millions Cut From State Budget, Gov. Gordon Calls for ‘Streamlined’ Budgeting Process

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon revealed his answer to the state’s funding crisis late Monday afternoon, which includes slashing $500 million from statewide agency funding. The supplemental budget, if approved by the state legislature, would satisfy...
Sweetwater Swab Station

Wyoming Losing Care Options as COVID Floods Region’s Hospitals

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile The impacts of Wyoming’s COVID-19 surge are being exacerbated by spikes in neighboring states and the concurrent strain on the region’s healthcare resources. Demand for Wyoming’s scarce hospital capacity is expected to build,...
"I Voted" Election Sticker

Unofficial Campbell County Election Results

The results are in and there are a lot of races that went exactly as was expected. There were, however, a few upsets. The complete results are below. General Election Unofficial Results Total Ballots Cast: 19,733 *...
Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso is deciding whether to remain top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee or take that post on the Energy and Natural Resources panel. (Francis Chung/E&E News)

Barrasso Nears Committee Decision; Lee Waits in the Wings

By Emma Dumain and Geof Koss, E&E Daily, E&E News Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) signaled yesterday he isn't ruling out sitting tight atop the Environment and Public Works Committee in the next Congress, a move that...