Today Governor Gordon announced changes to public health orders that will ease some restrictions, particularly on restaurants. This change comes despite the fact that Wyoming's COVID-19 cases have recently risen significantly. The Mullen Fire continues to spread in the Medicine Bow National …
Wyoming marked its 200th day with the coronavirus. There are 1,091 known active cases in the state with 5,754 people diagnosed since March. Plans, expectations and attitudes have changed a lot in that time, and more changes are probable.
A special section -- Women We Admire -- comes out in Saturday's edition, where the Rocket Miner shares profiles of local heroes who have made a difference in the community. Read the profiles, such as one shared in this video, and be inspired.
Services were conducted Wednesday for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and the death of football great Gale Sayers provides a chance to recall the football friendship captured in the movie "Brian's Song."
The Mullen Fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest continues to be concerning. Wyoming's number of active COVID-19 cases has risen significantly, with many new cases coming from the University of Wyoming. Today is also the first day of fall, National Voter Registration Day, and Hobbit Day.
Sweetwater County school districts reported COVID-19 cases and limited quarantines. Western Wyoming Community College trustees approved budget and program changes. Fall begins on Sept. 22.
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Community Nursing hosted a drive-thru vaccine clinic on Thursday, giving people a chance to get a flu shot as well as provide health officials the chance to iron out the kinks in preparation to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.
Sweetwater County law enforcement announced the results of the multi-agency efforts to reduce fatal accidents and impaired driving. An exploration of old press equipment provides an intro into a story about a money stealing a phone and taking photos.