Campbell County

KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Reporter   The Sixth Judicial District of Wyoming, encompassing Campbell, Weston and Crook counties, has seen an uptick in court cases in the past few years, and Weston County clerk of district court Tina Cote said the increase in cases has had some effect on budget and...
GILLETTE — Halfway through 2022, Powder River Basin mines have produced about half of the total amount of coal as last year, keeping up the pace of production despite struggling to get enough trains to maximize on the continued demand for thermal coal. The 12 Campbell County PRB mines combined to...
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) – The 33-year-old Campbell County man accused of setting up a recording device in a bathroom and taking pictures of a female getting in and out of the shower and bathtub has pleaded guilty to voyeurism. Brandon R. Hartwell gave his plea and was found guilty June 29. Eight other...

Weston County's COVID-19 numbers for 2022 via the Wyoming Department of Health. 

CHEYENNE — Laramie County — and Wyoming as a whole — have recently seen an increase in COVID-19 cases, which may be attributable to the highly transmissible BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of the omicron variant.  These sub-variants have been described by health organizations as the most contagious...
GILLETTE (WNE) — The man accused of threatening a group of adults and children with a loaded shotgun because they continued to light off fireworks has been bound over to District Court. Randy A. Stephens, 41, was charged July 1 in Circuit Court with felony aggravated assault and battery and six...
GILLETTE (WNE) – The Campbell County School District continues to feed a large number of its students through its summer meal program, with top numbers in June totaling about 2,700 pickup meals a day, said Bryan Young, director of nutrition services. To put that number into perspective, Young said...
SHERIDAN — Wyoming’s election district boundaries may have been approved months ago by the Wyoming Legislature, but that doesn’t mean redistricting is no longer a topic of conversation. During a meeting of the Legislature’s Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions committee last week, the...
3-year-old expected to recover after accidentally shooting himself in stomach   GILLETTE (WNE) — A 3-year-old Campbell County boy is expected to recover after accidentally shooting himself in the abdomen Wednesday morning. Sheriff’s Sgt. Martin Spencer said that at 9:35 a.m., the Converse County...
Former Little League treasurer accused of stealing nearly $30K pleads guilty to felony theft   GILLETTE (WNE) — A Campbell County man accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from Gillette Little League while he was the club’s treasurer has pleaded guilty to felony theft. Rory Geis, 40, reached a plea...

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