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As Johnson County began tracing the steps of the city pool employee whose probable positive diagnosis was announced last week, health officials found more evidence of COVID-19 in Buffalo.

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The number of laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases seen in Wyoming since the illness was first detected in Wyoming in March increased by 39 on Thursday to total 1,644.

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GILLETTE — As some vocal Wyoming residents continue to lose patience with and push back against any and all coronavirus-related public health measures, it’s clear Gov. Mark Gordon also is frustrated.

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CASPER — The three broad public health orders that were set to expire this week have been extended, with no changes, through mid-July, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon announced Monday, as the state continues to grapple with a spike in coronavirus cases.

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The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell below 200 Wednesday as recoveries far outnumbered new cases, according to the Department of Health.The department, in its daily coronavirus update, said two new cases were reported during the day — one in Fremont County and one in Sweetw…

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Competitors from around the state and region converged on the fairgrounds last weekend for the Quarantine Showdown Jackpot Show. Some events scheduled to be held at the fairgrounds this summer have been cancelled, but the fair board is making a concerted effort to host as many events as poss…

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BUFFALO — Though Wyoming saw its third largest spike in positive coronavirus cases on Saturday, U.S. Sen. John Barrasso does not believe the nation or Wyoming will need to close down again.

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Gov. Mark Gordon has signed three pieces of legislation passed by the Wyoming Legislature that provide a framework for spending $1.25 billion in federal funding awarded to the state through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. In addition to funds for government op…

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CASPER — Collapsing energy prices and the COVID-19 pandemic are expected to cost Wyoming up to $1.5 billion in revenues through June 2022, preliminary estimates released Tuesday show, setting the stage for steep budget cuts, new taxes or a mix of both. In a preliminary report delivered Tuesd…

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Two of Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park gateway communities are budgeting for a drop in sales tax revenues of between 20% and 50% for the fiscal year beginning in July, underscoring the uncertainty facing pandemic-plagued tourism revenues.

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While plans could change due to the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation, the Buffalo city pool is still on track for a June 20 opening, pool board member Kris Thiele said.

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For nearly 15 years, we have heard about the United States Postal Service running in the red. Politicians have wrongly claimed that this is due solely to mismanagement, and that the USPS should be privatized. Certainly management could be improved. However, the real driver of these losses oc…

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LARAMIE (WNE) — The sudden increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Albany County appears to have resulted from reduced social distancing, not increased testing, Albany County Public Health Officer Jean Allais said in a press release.