Campbell County Commissioners

GILLETTE — A county resident who has been involved in some large public records requests is claiming that the county’s new public records policy is illegal. Jacob Dalby made a public records request in May that the county is saying cost $4,407. Dalby questioned why he was singled out when there...
GILLETTE (WNE) — Campbell County Commissioners passed the largest budget the county has had in quite some time. The fiscal year 2022-2023 budget is $139 million, which is $30 million higher than fiscal year 2021-2022, and it's the highest since FY2016, when the budget was $170 million. More than 80...
GILLETTE — A number of Gillette librarians voiced their concerns at a public meeting in light of a recent decision by the Campbell County Commissioners to eliminate the Optional 1% Sales Tax funding that has annually been spent on children’s books and programs. In May, the commissioners decided to...
GILLETTE — A district judge has ruled that the Campbell County Commissioners exceeded their authority when they passed a resolution last year revoking previous resolutions that approved off-track betting operations. In April 2021, the commission passed a resolution that gives the live horse racing...
GILLETTE (WNE) — A COVID-19 vaccination campaign from Campbell County Public Health will have a strong emphasis on people’s freedom to choose. For the second time in four months, Campbell County Commissioners voted on whether to allow Public Health to use a federal grant for an educational campaign...
GILLETTE — After a months-long absence, public comment is back on the agenda at the Campbell County Commission meetings. Tuesday, the commissioners voted unanimously to bring it back. “It’s crucial for us to listen to public comment,” said Commission Chairman Del Shelstad. On Oct. 19, the...
Off-track betting’s gamble pays off – for now   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Since May, the historic horse racing machines at the Gillette locations of Wyoming Horse Racing and Wyoming Downs have been shut down, but they could soon be up and...
Campbell County commissioners' meeting had extra security; board accused of violating open meetings law   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Six officers were assigned to the commission chambers Tuesday for the Campbell County Commission's regular...
Judge rules in favor of commissioners, denies motion to delay enactment of horse racing resolution   By Jonathan Gallardo  Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — On Friday, a district judge denied a motion for a preliminary injunction against a recently passed county resolution...
Despite troubles, coal companies on time with taxes   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Last year was not a good one for the coal industry, with production dropping significantly again partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But there is one problem that...

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