Due to the spread of COVID-19, the County will be providing access to its regular meeting that is to be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 9:30 a.m., via Zoom. You may access Zoom through the audio of your computer, videoconferencing or telephone. The links are listed on the County’s website …
SHERIDAN — Dana Beartusk appeared in Sheridan County Circuit Court Monday via video for an initial appearance. Beartusk faces three counts of first-degree murder for allegedly killing three family members in Big Horn.
Laramie City Council unanimously approved a resolution that would allow City Manager Janine Jordan to temporarily suspend any Laramie Municipal Code requirements that can’t reasonably be met due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
Wyoming’s confirmed coronavirus case total increased by nine to total 230 on Wednesday as the number of COVID-19 patients to recover from the illness increased by 32.
With so many people hunkered down, working from home, avoiding travel and abstaining from public places, it’s hard to gain a sense of what’s really going on in the suddenly distant world around us.
Even doorknob makers think they are critical cogs during the COVID-19 pandemic and want a gubernatorial designation as essential workers, a policy advisor to Gov. Mark Gordon says.
RAWLINS — As scores of contract workers flock to Carbon County to help build several major energy projects, questions have emerged over whether the influx is a good idea amid the spread of COVID-19.
CHEYENNE – As the nationwide death toll for COVID-19 patients continues to rise, many states have quickly responded by adjusting their primary elections – and Wyoming could soon join them.
From free ice cream and sack lunches to parades and scavenger hunts, Wyoming residents made the best of their self-isolation in the last week by helping others.
Albany County will get a complete overhaul of its election equipment this year after county commissioners signed a deal with the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office to take possession of more than $240,000 of machines.
Gas prices drop almost 10 cents statewide in a weekGILLETTE (WNE) — Wyoming gas prices have fallen 9.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.06 a gallon Monday.
CHEYENNE – The public may soon know exactly what Laramie County School District 1 found during its internal investigation into racist and homophobic flyers posted last year at Cheyenne’s McCormick Junior High School.
CASPER — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Monday upheld the dismissal of a first-degree murder case against a Casper man on the basis of a new stand-your-ground law.
CASPER — Coal production across Wyoming continued to tumble throughout the start of the new year, with output during the first quarter setting a new two-decade low, data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows.
Under a contract extension approved by Albany County Commissioners in March, a consulting firm will soon begin work on designing 20 miles of trails for the Pilot Hill Project.
SHERIDAN — The firearm used in a triple homicide in Big Horn has not yet been found, and the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office urges community members to call law enforcement without touching the weapon, should they locate it.
POWELL — Rock and Christine Hull and their five kids couldn’t take another day inside. Even during normal weekends, the best thing to wear off the boredom and anxiety for the Powell family is a long hike.
Today is the deadline for most University of Wyoming students to move out of the dormitories, and less than 100 students are still in the dorms, spokesman Chad Baldwin said.
CHEYENNE – A lot has changed since Gov. Mark Gordon announced earlier this year that the state was exploring a deal to buy roughly a million acres of land in southern Wyoming from Occidental Petroleum Corporation.
In March, as the COVID-19 outbreak began to ramp up in the United States, Dr. Andy Dunn found himself in conversation with his wife — also a physician — discussing how the disease could overwhelm the healthcare system in their home city of Casper.
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Legislature appears likely to hold its first special session since 2004, as state lawmakers look to address the long list of problems brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
CARBON COUNTY — Not everyone is suited to rural life — or social distancing — but there are some lessons from rural life that might be applicable during the novel coronavirus outbreak.
CHEYENNE – Cheyenne Frontier Days, the famous 10-day outdoor rodeo event, has been held every year since 1897. But as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, that streak could be in jeopardy.
CHEYENNE – Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has extended his closure orders until April 30 to help slow the spread of COVID-19 amid the pandemic.
For a little diversion during these difficult times, look to the sky. There’s a new celestial body that just might become visible to the naked eye in another month. It is the Comet Atlas, officially named Comet C.2019 Y4.
The University of Wyoming announced Friday that it canceled it’s traditional spring commencement ceremonies scheduled for May amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many Laramie businesses have had to close their physical doors by state order during the last few weeks, so they’re turning to the Internet to keep their virtual doors open.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has expanded the area in Wyoming where the collection of shed antlers and horn is prohibited in the spring to now include public lands in southeast Wyoming.
I never expected to be writing about anything as terrible as coronavirus, let alone the strange question that has been on so many people’s minds since the pandemic started: Where can I find some toilet paper?
Theresa Maria Schindler should be in her 57th year of life. Instead, her cremated remains are buried at Sylvan Abby Memorial Park in Clearwater, Florida. A granite headstone marks the spot.
A cluster of bars, businesses and homes sits at the base of the Snowy Range mountains. More dwellings dot the wooded drainages and windswept prairie nearby. Welcome to Centennial, population 270.
A 2,500-year-old play about rebellion, revolution and the role of government in private life has fresh relevance in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, and an online staged reading is set for today.
On Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Albany County rose to four after the Wyoming Department of Health confirmed another case.
The University of Wyoming will pay its 2,200 student workers through the end of the spring 2020 semester, an amount expected to total about $1.5 million, the school announced in a press release Wednesday. The news comes as part of the university’s $2 million initiative to provide students wi…
CHEYENNE – Over the course of two weeks, Wyoming’s initial unemployment claims skyrocketed more than 800%, going from 509 initial claims for the week of March 14 to 4,652 for the week of March 28.