In Sweetwater County, 30 COVID deaths have been reported, but case numbers are improving. Vaccine distribution continues, and the county has the ability to distribute even more vaccines than are currently being received. Wyoming has reported just under 600 COVID-related deaths throughout the…
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Wyoming's public health orders will begin easing, including increased attendance limits for indoor and outdoor gatherings. January is Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month, and Christal Martin of Sweetwater Against Trafficking is promoting prevention efforts. Snow is in the foreca…
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took the oaths of office. County vaccination appointments are booked through the end of the month. The Rock Springs City Council and Western Wyoming Community College are looking for cost savings.
Wyoming's active COVID-19 cases have decreased again, although more deaths have been confirmed. Local nonprofits are set to receive CARES Act funds to make up for revenue losses due to the pandemic. Join the "Pledge to Attend" to support art in our community this year.
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The U.S. Olympic swimming trials will be split into two meets, a striking change designed to provide safer conditions on the pool deck in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — As COVID-19 surged, retired attorney Susan Crowley did some simple math and discovered a chilling fact: people over 60 made up 91% of coronavirus deaths in Oregon. So the 75-year-old was shocked when the state started vaccinating teachers this week before senior citiz…
TOKYO (AP) — With calls for a cancellation mounting, pressure is building on Japanese organizers and the IOC to explain exactly how they plan to hold the Tokyo Olympics in the midst of a pandemic.
The number of active coronavirus cases in the state fell by more than 270 on Monday as the state saw its first county with no active cases of COVID-19 since mid-October.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's crowded in the back of the ambulance.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — “It’s very frustrating for us,” Dr. Jean Stachon admitted, referring to limitations on COVID-19 vaccine distribution because of limited supply. Moments later, however, she reiterated: “I’m very proud with how things have gone in our community.”
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn't advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl. Instead, it's donating the money it would have spent on the ad to coronavirus va…
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature will reconvene for an eight-day virtual session beginning Wednesday, Jan. 27, through Friday, Feb. 5, to continue its work for the 2021 General Session.