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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…

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.

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.

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…

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State health officer Dr. Alexia Harrist granted variances allowing restaurants, bars, religious services and funerals to reopen in Johnson County late last week.

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.

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…

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…

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 …

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.

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 …

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 Johnson County Library will re-open Friday, May 1 with new guidelines to maintain social distancing.

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. 

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…

Johnson County’s biggest tourism weekend has been pushed back to August as announced recently by the Longmire Foundation.