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.
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…
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.
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.
2020 was going to be a banner year for Paul and Lara Schuman.
State government will soon experience “profound” budget cuts because of a global pandemic and oil market crash, Gov. Mark Gordon said on Wednesday, though to what degree, when and how they will be applied remain to be seen.
The number of confirmed coronaviruses diagnosed in Wyoming since the illness reached the state in mid-March grew by 30 over the weekend to total 638 on Sunday. Two cases were added in Johnson County on Sunday, bringing the county's total number of confirmed positive cases to 14 and number of…
For the first time in more than two months, no new coronavirus cases were reported in Wyoming on Friday.
The number of Wyoming residents to die from coronavirus-related causes increased to 12 on Thursday.
BUFFALO - The Northeast Wyoming Sage Grouse Local Working Group will hold a meeting Wednesday, May 27 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Johnson County Library in Buffalo located at 171 N. Adams St.
The clock is ticking toward a July 1 deadline as the Johnson County Recycling Center’s joint powers board looks to draft ballot language that would allow the center to join the Johnson County Solid Waste District under expanded mill levy funding next year.
JACKSON — By 11:53 a.m. Grand Teton National Park’s Moran entrance station was flowing with vehicles, a surprising sight on a grand opening day that was supposed to commence at noon.
The number of coronavirus patients to recover from the illness since it was first detected in Wyoming in March grew by 24 on Tuesday.
It’s spring in the Bighorns – storm clouds gather, fog enshrouds the mountains’ peaks and the water coursing down Clear Creek is cold. Very cold.
CASPER — The price for a barrel of oil inched just over $30 Monday morning, a welcomed reprieve for oil and gas operators stuck in the midst of an energy crisis fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic. But the tough market conditions that have forced Wyoming oil and gas producers to shut in wells an…
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. A moose strolled through the area just after sunrise, thrilling those already…
Eleven new coronavirus cases in five counties brought the state’s total number of confirmed cases to 577 on Monday.
Wyoming recorded its eighth coronavirus-related death over the weekend as a COVID-19 outbreak at a nursing home added seven new confirmed cases to the state’s total.
Restaurants and bars across Wyoming that have been closed since mid-March opened their doors on Friday as Wyoming’s legislators met in an historic special session to deal with the impacts of the coronavirus.
POWELL — Starting at noon on Monday, Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will begin reopening through a gradual, three-phase plan.
State health officer Dr. Alexia Harrist granted variances allowing restaurants, bars, religious services and funerals to reopen in Johnson County late last week.
In a sign that officials believe that the spread of the coronavirus has been sufficiently slowed, on Wednesday Gov. Mark Gordon announced that public health orders that go into effect Friday, May 15 will significantly loosen restrictions.
CASPER – The state of Wyoming has received a limited shipment of Remdesivir, the experimental drug that’s shown promise in fighting the novel coronavirus, according to a memo that’s been sent to health care providers across the state.
The two-week filing period for state, city and county elected offices begins May 14.
Look to the skies Friday morning. The Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing will be conducting an aerial salute to the health care professionals on the frontlines in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Air National Guard will present a two-ship C-130 flyover across the ski…
The high number of coronavirus cases on Fremont County reflects the amount of testing done in the county, according to a health official.
Do you want to make history? You already are! The Wyoming State Archives and State Museum, the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC) and Wyoming State Historical Society are working together to encourage you to consider how you would tell future historians about your experienc…
Wyoming’s coronavirus case count topped 500 over the weekend as the state Department of Health reported 14 new cases, most of them in Fremont County.
Restaurants and bars across Wyoming continued their gradual reopening as Department of Health officials announced the state’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases grew by seven on Friday.
Restaurants and bars across Wyoming continued their gradual reopening on Thursday as Department of Health officials announced the state’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases grew by four.
Gov. Mark Gordon Thursday signed a proclamation convening the Wyoming Legislature for a special session on May 15 to distribute federal stimulus money to Wyoming businesses, healthcare facilities and workers.
Mike Curuchet is surrounded by hundreds of ewes and their lambs, talking over the bleating of the young animals, many of which are only hours old.
Phone lines are still jammed as representatives from the state’s unemployment office work to secure benefits for laid-off Wyoming workers.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming has reached 452 with the discovery of new cases in three counties.
Wyomingites who have already responded to the 2020 Census may receive a follow-up phone call from the Census Bureau for quality control efforts. A small sample of households from across the U.S. will be contacted to ensure that no person is left out of the census or counted in more than one …
Wyoming began taking steps toward normalcy this week as some counties won permission to reopen restaurants and churches.
Over 70 square miles of prime real estate in the Hazelton Road area of the county will receive updated aerial photography for the county’s map server later this spring.
CASPER — The Wyoming Legislature still doesn’t have a date for a special session planned for later this spring to respond to COVID-19 and its economic fallout.
Wyoming’s confirmed coronavirus case count increased by 15 over the weekend to total 435 by Monday morning, largely due to increases in Fremont County’s case count.
he number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by five Friday to total 420 s state residents marked the first easing of restrictions put on businesses because of the coronavirus pandemic.New statewide health orders took effect Friday allowing gyms and businesses providing personal …
CASPER — A majority of Wyomingites who’ve lost jobs or have had family members laid off because of the coronavirus believe that employment and hours will return when the virus’ spread has deteriorated further, according to the latest University of Wyoming survey.
The Department of Workforce Services is now accepting Unemployment Insurance benefits 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 …
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.
The Johnson County Library will re-open Friday, May 1 with new guidelines to maintain social distancing.
AFTON (WNE) — To ensure clarity and answer questions regarding Gov. Gordon’s phased approach to easing restrictions and reopening businesses, the Wyoming Business Council will host webinar meetings at 8 a.m. and noon on Friday, May 1.
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) will hold a virtual town hall to provide information about Pandemic Unemployment Insurance programs, as well as answer questions from job seekers and employers.
CHEYENNE – As Wyomingites prepare to slowly start venturing out more in public again, wearing protective masks will be a big part of ensuring that COVID-19 doesn’t spread any further.
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.Gov. Mark Gordon on Wednesday announced that state park campgrounds will open on May 15, but only for s…
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by seven on Tuesday to total 396.Meanwhile, Gov. Mark Gordon announced the state would let some businesses that provide personal services, such as hair salons and cosmetologists, open on Friday if they follow certain safety guidelines…
The Paycheck Protection Program represented a lifeline to struggling small businesses when it launched April 3, promising $349 billion worth of forgivable, low-interest loans.
Johnson County’s biggest tourism weekend has been pushed back to August as announced recently by the Longmire Foundation.