Navajo Transitional Energy Co. (NTEC) announced Thursday that 93 hourly workers were furloughed and eight other salaried employees laid off.
Visitors to Glendo State Park are reminded that due to a water leak the dump station and adjacent potable water is closed during the Memorial Day weekend.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture launched an online portal to begin accepting applications for Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP) grants. USDA plans to make available up to $100 million in competit…
The sun was high in the sky and shining brightly, the wind was calm and birds were flying around looking for food and items to help build their nests.
A whisper of wind cut the skin of the volunteers as chilly sheets of rain and small hail attacked the hoods of a mile-long line of vehicles. Donned in face masks and gloves, workers dodged the hail and used empty boxes to shield themselves from the rain.
LARAMIE – Overnight camping will once again be permitted beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 22 at Grayrocks Reservoir and Wheatland No. 1 Public Access Areas, and at Cottonwood Draw Wildlife Habitat Management Area.
POWELL — As traffic backed up more than one-half mile at the gate to Yellowstone National Park, there were a few surprises for those hoping to be among the first visitors to drive through the East Entrance in 2020.
Coronavirus case count in Wyoming by county as reported by the Wyoming Department of Health, 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17
Today is the official start of the Wyoming Virtual Torch Run 2020. The torch run, which benefits Special Olympics Wyoming will be hosted by state law enforcement agencies virtually this summer due to social distancing guidelines.
The U.S Census Bureau will resume its 2020 Census field operations May 18, when census employees will work under social distancing protocols and wear personal protective equipment to promote the well-being of themselves and the public.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration extends Emergency Declaration 2020-002 to continue support of emergency relief efforts:
Restaurant and Bar & Grill license holders will no longer be able to sell packaged beer and wine to go starting midnight Friday May 15, according to Kelly Hunt, a senior agent with the Wyoming Department of Revenue's Liquor Division.
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is encouraging residents with COVID-19 symptoms to get tested to help prevent further spread and outbreaks, but to also be aware of different types of testing and what they may or may not be able to reveal.
Governor Mark Gordon has welcomed a plan to reopen Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks to the public in phases beginning May 18.
Natural Bridge Park Caretaker Doug Macdonald received the go-ahead from Converse County Commissioners to move forward with plans for the Ayres Natural Bridge 100-year anniversary celebration July 18.
It was a graduation like no other in the history of the school. The sun was high in the sky and the wind was blowing which normally wouldn’t matter for any other ceremony.
Mother’s Day landed on May 10 this year and in Douglas, it started out sunny and slightly chilly as parents streamed to Douglas High School to watch the Class of 2020 graduate.
Plans to open Converse County businesses took another step forward Friday May 9, with the third continuation and modification of Statewide Order #1 allowing restaurants and similar establishments to open their doors to the public under heavy restrictions, according to a release from Converse…
GILLETTE —Campbell County’s 16th confirmed COVID-19 case has put a hiccup in the county’s variance application to reopen area bars and restaurants.
Bars, restaurants and other food establishments are now open for outside eating according to a variance by Wyoming State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist and Converse County Health Officer Dr. Mark Campbell effective immediately.
You may have noticed city workers hanging large, colorful banners up and down Yellowstone Highway, Fourth Street and East Richards Street last week. The bright, smiling young faces of Douglas High School’s Class of 2020 gaze down on you as you drive by.
The Converse County commissioners are set to talk with county department heads Wednesday to discuss any possible variances they may wish to seek from Gov. Mark Gordon’s public health orders.
Wyoming began taking steps toward normalcy this week as some counties won permission to reopen restaurants and churches.
Wyoming has seen an increase of eight coronavirus cases since yesterday afternoon: four in Laramie County, three in Fremont County and one in Lincoln County. The statewide total is now 452.
The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations in select geographic areas this week.
Douglas schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019/2020 school year, according to a Douglas School District Superintendent Paige Fenton-Hughes in a press release early Monday morning.
The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is now accepting UI applications from those individuals who do not qualify for regular Unemployment Insurance benefits, but do qualify for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program. This program, which is part of the CARES Act, provides up to 39 …
The Wyoming Business Council has released a new tool, which can be found at wideopenwyo.org, to serve as a one-stop site to see open businesses in their community and how to access their services while they navigate the impacts of COVID-19.
Infographics about the changes to the Public Health Orders that are now in effect. Please click on the arrow to the right of the graphic to enlarge each image or visit conversecounty.org/civicalerts.aspx?AID=103 for more information.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 11 to total 415 on Thursday as state residents began preparing for the easing of restrictions imposed on some businesses in March to prevent the spread of the illness.
CASPER – The sickest COVID-19 patients in Natrona County will soon be treated with the plasma of recovered patients, Casper-Natrona County Health Department spokesperson Hailey Bloom said in a Wednesday press conference.
State residents will be allowed to camp at state parks beginning in mid-May as part of the gradual reopening of businesses and services closed in March to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
This was it. Her final year competing in speech and debate at the high school level. She had been working for this since she was a freshman and she was ready for her last state competition in POI, or program oral interpretation.
Converse County Public Health Department and Converse County Emergency Management announced another COVID-19-positive case in Converse County Wednesday morning, April 29, for a total of 14 cases.
This graph shows the number of coronavirus cases confirmed each day since the first case was diagnosed in Wyoming on March 12. (Wyoming News Exchange)
Since the coronavirus pandemic began in Wyoming, workers in the state have received more than $42 million in Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits from a combination of federal emergency aid and the state UI fund.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by 17 on Friday due largely to increased testing in Fremont County and on the Wind River Indian Reservation.