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  • Campbell school vaccine incentive program criticized

    Cary Littlejohn, Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange|Sep 30, 2021

    GILLETTE — Members of the public, including some teachers, came to tell the Campbell County School District’s board of trustees that they were not happy with the decision to offer district employees a $300 incentive for getting the COVID-19 vaccination. Two weeks ago, the board voted to offer the incentive to all district employees who could show proof of being fully vaccinated (meaning two shots of either Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or one of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) by Dec. 1. If employees show proof, they will receive the inc... Full story

  • Campbell County LGBTQ complaints shift to school board

    Cary Littlejohn, Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange|Aug 26, 2021

    GILLETTE — School trustees were the latest of local public boards to hear complaints about LGBTQ issues Tuesday night. The public comments portion of the Campbell County School District meeting looked familiar to any who have followed the ongoing tension between community members and the Campbell County Public Library over materials those community members deem unacceptable due to the presence of LGBTQ issues. “I would like to know what the criteria is for setting up a club at the high school and junior high school,” Dean Vomhoff said. “I wo... Full story

  • Gillette couple gives account of D.C. rally

    Cary Littlejohn, Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange|Jan 7, 2021

    GILLETTE — Most Wyomingites took in the violence and destruction in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday through their TVs, phones and computers. Mark and Patty Junek of Gillette were in Washington, D.C. — there to show their support for President Trump and their shared view that the 2020 elections were racked with fraud. They’d gone on somewhat of whim, looking into the trip roughly 10 days ago. They were in D.C. for the Save America rally and heard President Trump’s address to the crowd of supporters at the Ellipse in front of the White House.... Full story

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