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With new national recommendations encouraging the targeted use of personal face coverings due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) official is updating residents on why using them at key times could be helpful.

Wyoming’s first “shelter in place” order took effect over the weekend as Jackson’s town council approved an ordinance requiring the town’s residents to stay at home.The ordinance came on the heels of a similar order issued by Teton County health officials on Saturday which required those age…

 The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew to 82 on Saturday morning as the Department of Health reported nine new cases in seven counties, including the first cases in Converse and Sublette counties.The Health Department reported five total cases in Johnson County on Saturday morning …

Wyoming’s mineral producers are set to begin a slow transition to monthly payments for county-level production taxes, after a heavily amended version of House Bill 159 passed the 2020 legislative session. It is currently awaiting Gov. Mark Gordon’s signature.

Wyoming’s coronavirus case count climbed to 29 on Monday as Gov. Mark Gordon warned state residents that the impact of the disease may be felt in the state for some time.

The number of people with coronavirus in Wyoming grew to 26 over the weekend, and the state health officer issued an order prohibiting gatherings of 10 or more people in the latest effort to stop the spread of the virus.

By the end of the week, Johnson County residents should have received in their mailboxes an invitation to complete the 2020 U.S. Census. These official Census Bureau mailings will include detailed information and a Census ID for completing the census online. For the first time, residents can…

In a press conference Monday afternoon, Gov. Mark Gordon announced the creation of five task forces to manage and mitigate the impacts of the novel coronavirus on the health of both the state’s residents and its economy.The task forces will be headed up by Wyoming’s five top elected official…

The number of Wyoming residents diagnosed with the coronavirus COVID-19 grew to 11 on Tuesday as a man in Laramie County was diagnosed with the illness.The state Department of Health said in a news release that an older adult male in Laramie County tested positive for the disease. The news c…

Effective March 16, the Buffalo Senior Center building is closed and all activities are cancelled. The site will tentatively re-open April 6. 

Stroke patients will soon have face-to-face consultations with Wyoming Medical Center neurologists after the Jan. 29 approval of some amendments to the Johnson County Healthcare Center’s capital budget.

The cinderblock building at 189 N. Cedar St. may not look like much now, but to Ashley Bright, director of the Boys & Girls Club of Central Wyoming, the building looks like the future.

Thirty-two scientists, government representatives and stakeholders – including Johnson County Weed and Pest Supervisor Rod Litzel – met Feb. 3 to discuss strategies for combating invasive plants in Wyoming as part of the Governor’s Invasive Species Initiative.

A Wyoming Department of Health plan that would have radically reimagined the state’s air ambulance service has been rejected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The Buffalo Bulletin earned multiple awards at the annual Wyoming Press Association convention held last weekend, including a public service award for the paper’s role in reporting on the concerns surrounding the Wyoming Legislature’s choice to locate a Veterans Administration care facility …

The National Weather Service on Sunday warned that a major winter storm will affect most of Wyoming Sunday night into Monday night. Winter storm warnings have been issued for much of central Wyoming, including Johnson County. 

In Greek mythology, the sirens sang a mesmerizing song that lured sailors to sea.

In the mid-1980s, the Rev. Vernon Strickland of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church was approached by his congregation. The church needed an outreach mission, they said.

A rule change designed to stem an application-to-drill onslaught at the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and allow more competition in the permitting process is now in effect.

The Bureau of Land Management brought in $10.8 million in Wyoming’s quarterly oil and gas lease sale held in December. 78% of the parcels offered, across 123,258 acres, received bids.

Former Buffalo Chamber of Commerce CEO Angela Fox has appealed her conviction to the Wyoming Supreme Court. 

In a change from previous years, Buffalo city officials are asking residents to transport their Christmas trees to the Johnson County landfill and cease dumping trees in the Prosinski Park parking lot.