CHEYENNE - Gov. Mark Gordon signed a letter Wednesday requesting a disaster declaration from the federal government to help Wyoming as the state's total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases grew to 230, with 74 of those patients having recovered.
Wyoming’s 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.
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The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming reached 216 on Tuesday with the diagnosis of four new cases in three counties.
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 coronavirus case count grew to 162 on Friday morning, an increase of nine from the previous day.
The number of Wyoming counties untouched by the coronavirus shrunk to seven on Thursday as the Wyoming Department of Health reported 13 new cases in seven counties, including the first case seen in Uinta County.
Local physicians are concerned that many people in Johnson County with mild cold-like symptoms may be unknowingly spreading the coronavirus throughout the community.
Wyoming’s coronavirus case count topped 100 Tuesday morning as 14 cases in seven counties brought the state’s total to 109.
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 coronavirus case count skyrocketed to 70 on Friday as Health Department officials diagnosed 14 new cases in seven counties.
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.
On Wednesday, Gov. Mark Gordon urged Wyoming residents to stay home if at all possible as the state’s coronavirus case count increased to 44.
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.
The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming rose to 22 on Friday evening as the state Department of Health announced new cases — one each in Fremont, Teton, Natrona and Campbell counties.
With the exception of Buffalo City Hall closing the lobby, it’s business as usual for the city of Buffalo as residents social distance to prevent the spread of COVID–19.
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The impact, Spenser Sanders said, was almost instantaneous.
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…
As of March 17, Johnson County is making every effort to keep the doors of the Johnson County Library open despite the spread of COVID-19.
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…
At the recommendation of Gov. Mark Gordon and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow, the Johnson County School District is closing its doors through April 3.
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is saying today that a previously identified Fremont County case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) signals potential local community spread and warrants special attention and prevention measures related to long-term care.
Effective March 16, the Buffalo Senior Center building is closed and all activities are cancelled. The site will tentatively re-open April 6.
Lab testing at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory has identified the first known case of a state resident with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Johnson County is home to many individuals who risk life and limb to help friends and neighbors in their time of need, according to Buffalo EMS Director Dave Harness.
COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus, has dominated the international conversation since an outbreak in China earlier this year, and it’s hard to watch the news of its spread without fear and trepidation.
Jim Dawson had already lived several lives by the time he agreed to be Johnson County’s 4-H educator in 2015.
The Wyoming Frontier Information, or WYFI, participation agreement signed by the Johnson County Commissioners on Jan. 7 may not involve wireless internet, but it is all about connecting people.
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.
A revised Johnson County Healthcare Center financial aid policy approved by the hospital board last month will expand eligibility for financial assistance while also increasing patient accountability.
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.
The Johnson County Board of Commissioners signed a contract with Jackson Hole’s Y2 Consultants, the contractor that will complete the county’s Natural Resource Management Plan, on Jan. 21.
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 …
A nearly $21,000 Johnson County Healthcare Center profit might not seem like much – especially since CEO Sean McCallister had budgeted for over $45,000 in profit by this point.
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.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s office is asking residents keep a look out for a newer model Volkswagen Beetle, burgundy in color, with Montana license plates after the driver attempted to lure children into her car at Lake DeSmet on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Bighorn National Forest Service employee Brian Boden of Buffalo was struck by a car and injured while "in travel status," according to the forest service.
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.
Last week, Johnson County had its first confirmed case of influenza, according to Dr. Mark Schueler, Johnson County health officer.