Articles from the March 19, 2020 edition
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March 19, 2020
Bomgaars and Life Line Screening inserts in this week's issue. Please Wash Your Hands (for at least 20 seconds with soap and water), be respectful of others and keep social distancing (6 feet) when in public places....
Statewide closure order for public spaces issued
Governor Gordon and State Health Officer issue statewide closure order for public spaces CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has endorsed a decision by the Wyoming State Health Officer to close public places for a two-week period to help slow... Full story
UPDATE 8:50 p.m.. 3/24/20 -- State COVID-19 cases increase to 37
This story was updated Tuesday evening to update the total number of postive COVID-19 cases in the state to 37 with new cases in Teton, Carbon, Fremont and Natrona counties and the first reported case in Sweetwater County. Per the Washakie County... Full story
MARCH 20 -- State issues supplemental health order regarding public, private gatherings
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has supported an additional statewide order issued by the State Health Officer prohibiting gatherings of 10 people or more in a single room or confined space.... Full story
Washakie County notifies businesses about state proposed order
Washakie County is notifying businesses about the governor's recommendations to help stop spread of COVID-19 The Washakie County Emergency Management Team through a letter is notifying some... Full story
New state COVID-19 cases move county to Level 3 status
Information in this article and other COVID-19 coverage in this issue were up to date as of 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18. Please check wyodaily.com for updates throughout the day and week. WORLAND – An increase of four new COVID-19 cases Tuesday n... Full story
Wyoming Department of Health shares priority coronavirus recommendations
As the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) continues to closely monitor the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, priority protection recommendations are being shared with Wyoming residents. “We don’t yet know exactly how easily... Full story
The News Editorial: Working to give you news that is 'your right to know'
For 15 years, News Leaders Association and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has sponsored Sunshine Week, an annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and government transparency. There was a desire to discuss in... Full story
Land deal bill wins final approval from Legislature
CHEYENNE — It remains to be seen whether the state will decide to buy roughly 1 million surface acres and 4 million mineral acres in southern Wyoming, but the process is now in place for the state to begin exploring such a purchase. On the final... Full story
Chamber honors businesses and volunteers
WORLAND - The Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce presented its annual awards at a luncheon March 11 at the Worland Community Center with businesses, volunteers and non-profit organizations honored....
Health Officials Announce Teton County COVID-19 Case
COVID-19 UPDATE 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020 In light of the first COVID-19 diagnosis in Teton County, WY, public officials from the Teton County Health Department, St. John's Health, and... Full story