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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...
Game and Fish is asking successful elk hunters in the 2020 CWD monitoring elk focus areas to get their elk tested. (H/t Wyoming Game and Fish Department)

CWD Found in Elk Hunt Area in Black Hills

An elk has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Elk Hunt Area 1 in the Black Hills, according to a release from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD). Elk Hunt Area 1...
Obituaries | Gillette, Wyoming

Obituary Summary for the Week of Nov. 9

(Gillette, Wyo.) To honor the memories of our loved ones who have passed on, County 17 offers free obituary services to the community. Recent passings include: We know that it is difficult to sum the...
Campbell County Public Health building in Gillette (County 17 Photo/Taylor Helton)

Half of Public Health Staff Out with COVID-19, More Mask Orders Statewide, 1,000+ Active...

Campbell County Public Health has quite literally been overrun by COVID-19. Campbell County Public Information Officer Ivy McGowan confirmed earlier today that Public Health currently has half of its staff out of the office due...
An oil and gas rig overlooking Wyoming's Wind River Range. (H/t Larry Zuckerman/BLM Wyoming)

Gov. Gordon Pledges Millions to Put Oil and Gas Workers Back to Work

Employment numbers within the oil and gas industry could improve as  Governor Mark Gordon pledges millions of dollars to complete new and sealed off old wells. The funds, up to $15 million, will come from...
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Bookings for Thursday, Nov. 12

Here are the arrests, as provided by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. Some names have been withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in...
Campbell County Courthouse Photo (File Photo/County 17)

Commissioners Select Damsky as County Attorney

At their meeting Wednesday, Campbell County Commissioners unanimously selected Mitchell H. Damsky as Campbell County and Prosecuting Attorney. Damsky will complete the term of Ronald Worthwein, Jr., who announced his resignation on Oct. 22. The...
COVID-19 Update

Governor Bringing in Additional Medical Personnel, COVID-19 Deaths Up

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced today a plan to utilize $10 million of CARES Act funds to bring additional medical personnel to Wyoming to assist the state’s healthcare professionals. Hospitals in Wyoming have seen...
Hacker's Brief

Hacker’s Brief

This week's Hacker’s Brief from CyberWyoming is sponsored by Campco Federal Credit Union.   Pulling on Spiritual Heart Strings Email Scam: Beware of an email scam from 'donnamcinneslouise@gmail.com' claiming that God led her to contact you to help distribute...
Civil Air Patrol Cadet/SM Sgt. Ian Schofield places a flag on the grave of a fallen soldier at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery on Veterans Day.

Community Joins Together to Celebrate Veterans Day

Faces were solemn as dozens of residents, veterans and community groups reverently laid flags on the graves of the roughly 400 fallen soldiers in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery on a brisk fall Wednesday morning. This...