CHEYENNE — An additional seven coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed by the Wyoming Department of Health.
GILLETTE – Wyoming has submitted its plan to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for distributing and administering a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.
CHEYENNE — Governor Mark Gordon announced in a press release that Wyoming has submitted its initial plan for distributing and administering a COVID-19 vaccine to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
POWELL — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposal to change its rules for winter use — increasing the amount of time the East Gate will be open to snowmobile travel by three weeks.
RIVERTON -- Injury Prevention Resources (IPR) is a nonprofit organization based in Riverton that brings awareness to impaired driving, distracted driving, seat belt use and car seat use. As Halloween approaches, IPR is driving home its mission: “Zero Deaths and Zero Injuries” on Wyoming roads.
DOUGLAS -- There would be no live radio broadcasts or Wyoming television stations airing videos of standout performances last Saturday from Douglas.
CASPER — An attorney for the Second Amendment group Wyoming Gun Owners is challenging a ruling by the Wyoming Secretary of State to disclose the organization’s donors, arguing the ruling is an attempt to stifle political speech.
CHEYENNE – As the Wyoming Legislature prepares to address a projected $1.5 billion revenue shortfall over the next two years, lawmakers are re-examining how state dollars are spent across all sectors of government.
ROCK SPRINGS -- The Rock Springs/Sweetwater County Airport Board will conduct a special meeting at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, for members to consider an application to the Wyoming Business Council under the Business Ready Community Grant and Loan Program for a Community Readiness Project in the…
GREEN RIVER — Christal Martin walked into the Rawlins Penitentiary to meet the man who had kidnapped, raped and strangled her mom 25 years earlier. At one point during their conversation, as she looked across the prison table, she didn’t see a murderer.
The first day of the 2020 school year was unlike any other Sheridan County School District #1 Superintendent Pete Kilbride had experienced.
The wife of the former Green River fire chief pleaded guilty to felony theft in a change of plea hearing. Gov. Mark Gordon encouraged increased personal responsibility to blunt a spike in COVID-19 cases. While the update was taped before the Rock Springs High School bonfire, see photos and v…
CHEYENNE – With the number of active COVID-19 cases continuing to rise to record highs here and across Wyoming, the Cheyenne-Laramie County Board of Health advanced a motion Tuesday asking the county health officer to issue a mandatory mask order.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by 196 on Wednesday with the reporting of 235 new confirmed cases from around the state.
DOUGLAS — The Douglas School Board rejected a motion 6-3 to apply to the Wyoming Department of Health for a “variance” to the rule requiring masks.
GILLETTE — The attorney for a Gillette man accused in the June shooting death of his friend has filed a motion to dismiss the case on the “Stand Your Ground” law, arguing that he had a right to protect himself from an intruder.
CASPER — The Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office has ordered a progun lobbying organization to reveal its donors after a summer in which the group flooded Wyoming with dozens of ads disparaging a number of sitting lawmakers in competitive races around the state.
The YWCA of Sweetwater County hosted a luminary event to promote awareness of domestic violence. The drive-thru event allowed people to take in stories and examples of people who lost their lives due to domestic violence.
The YWCA of Sweetwater County hosted a Silent Witness and luminary event Tuesday in Bunning Park. Silhouettes represented lives lost to domestic violence in Sweetwater County and missing murdered indigenous women and girls. Read more about their stories with the "Silent Witnesses still have …
CASPER — The number of people in Wyoming who were being hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment rose to 73 on Monday, a higher total than at any previous point in the pandemic.
CHEYENNE -- More coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
GILLETTE — The Select Committee on Community College Funding agreed Friday to start working toward drafting a bill that would clarify state statute regarding community colleges and potentially clear the way for the possible creation of Gillette College’s own community college district.
LARAMIE -- Ditching laptops and donning rubber boots and coveralls, University of Wyoming students prep within five minutes for class.
CHEYENNE -- Red Cross of Wyoming is assisting a second family of two who were displaced by a second house fire in Cheyenne on Oct. 20. Assistance was provided for lodging and other immediate needs. Further assistance will be provided as needed.
CODY — Last week’s claims of harassment brought forth by a same-sex couple in Wapiti triggered a sizable response from the community – individuals and businesses alike – on social media and through their actions.
POWELL — As a grizzly bear chased a wounded elk into the river in the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park, a Cody wildlife photographer trained her video camera on the surprising series of events. The result of B.E. Judson’s effort gave the world a somewhat hard to watch, yet intimate…
WYOMING – The implementation of the CARES Act Recovery program by the Wyoming Small Business Development Center Network provides an expansion of current services intended for Wyoming small business owners.
A record high for reported new laboratory-confirmed cases in one day pushed the number of active cases in the state over 2,400 on Monday.
LARAMIE — Seven cases of COVID-19 have been detected in a sorority house at the University of Wyoming, prompting the university to take action to limit the spread of the virus in that group of students, employees and the broader community.
LARAMIE — A University of Wyoming faculty chair recently received federal grants to research carbon capture and storage, and water savings at natural gas-fired power plants.
GILLETTE — The Gillette man accused of a string of thefts of catalytic converters earlier this month now faces additional charges of burglary and drug possession.
A single-engine plane crashed while trying to take off from the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport. New cases of the coronavirus were reported in Sweetwater County School District No. 1 on the same day the state set a record in most new cases.
CASPER -- The Red Cross of Wyoming is assisting six people displaced by a fire on Trojan Drive in Casper on Oct. 19. Assistance was provided for lodging and other immediate needs. Further assistance will be provided as needed.
CHEYENNE – In Wyoming and across the United States, municipalities and counties have been forced to cut their budgets due to the economic downturn brought by the coronavirus pandemic.
ROCK SPRINGS – We may lose family members, neighbors, friends and other loved ones, but they don’t have to be forgotten. When remembered, they can still teach important lessons.
JACKSON (AP) — OK, maybe there’s not much dancing involved in the annual elk rut, but there sure is plenty of the other kind of boogying. And there’s bugling, too.
CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon clarified that the role of the Wyoming National Guard in assisting with contact tracing is very limited. Due to the record number of new positive cases of COVID-19, the Department of Health and counties needed urgent assistance, but the Guard members’ role is limi…
CASPER (AP) — The University of Wyoming announced Thursday that seven students in a sorority house have tested positive for the coronavirus.
When singer-songwriter Jason Tyler Burton finally climbed back into the spotlight — on an actual stage, with live bodies in the crowd — during the first stop of the 2020 WYOmericana Caravan tour at the Wyo Theater in Sheridan in September, he was elated.