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 News    March 26, 2020 

March 26, 2020

Look for Bomgaars insert in this week's issue. Check this website for regular updates and news on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 26, 2020 

Basin resident Weeks announces State Senate candidacy

WORLAND - Linda Weeks, a familiar face to Washakie County residents as the marketing and sales supervisor for RT Communications, announced this week that she would be seeking the Republican...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

First COVID-19 Case in Washakie County

New numbers released by the Wyoming Department of Health this morning shows the number of COVID-19 cases in the state going from 56 last night to 70 this morning (Friday) including a case in Washakie...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Governor, State Health Officer extend Statewide Public Health Orders through April 17

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist have extended the three existing statewide health orders through April 17 to slow community transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect lives. Current orders...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 26, 2020 

Ten Sleep Election: Two file for mayor, four for council

TEN SLEEP — Two people have filed for the office of mayor of Ten Sleep to replace outgoing Mayor Jack Haggerty. The filing period for Ten Sleep’s May 5 election ended on Friday. Current council member Ernie Beckley, who is in the midst of a...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    March 26, 2020 

Familiar face to return to school board

WORLAND – Through unconventional means the Worland school board met on Monday night and held a public meeting through phone and Zoom to discuss future plans for the school as well as approve a new board member. The new board member voted in by the...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

UPDATE: Hot Springs County case is actually Washakie County case

Hot Springs County Unified Command announced at 5:45 p.m. Thursday that the county has identified its first positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-10). Unified Command was formed on March 18 with...

 
 By George Horvath    News    March 26, 2020 

COVID-19 preparations in place at Worland, Thermopolis hospitals

Information in this article and other COVID-19 coverage in this issue were up to date as of 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 25. Please check wyodaily.com for updates throughout the day and week. WORLAND – With 37 COVID-19 cases reported as of Tuesday...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

COVID-19 UPDATE 5 pm. Sunday, 3-29: 87 positive cases reported, 20 recoveries

Three new cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming were reported Sunday, with two reported Sunday morning and the third, Sunday evening by the Wyoming Department of Health bringing the total to 87. COVID-19 has been detected in 15 of the state's 23 counties....

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

School Lunch To Go

Washakie County School District No. 1 Food Services Director Heather Trauntvein delivers meals to students in a vehicle last Thursday, March 19, at East Side Elementary. The meals are being...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 26, 2020 

State orders close public spaces and some businesses; gatherings limited to under 10 persons

CHEYENNE – Governor Mark Gordon last Thursday, March 19, endorsed a decision by the Wyoming State Health Officer to close public places for a two-week period to help slow the community spread of...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Spring Burn Jumps Out Of Control

Worland firefighters make short work of a out-of-control controlled burn near Winchester that briefly burned near some structures Monday, March 23. Burn regulations for Washakie County may be found...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Coronavirus case count jumps to 49, Gordon urges people to stay home

Gov. Mark Gordon urged Wyoming residents to stay home if at all possible on Wednesday as the state's coronavirus case count increased to 49, for a total of 12 new cases on Wednesday. See below for...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Four Reservation Residents Indicted on Kidnapping and Assault Charges

United States Attorney Mark A. Klaassen announced today that Ashley Rose Yellowbear, age 27, Samuel Harold Friday, age 37, Kristen Jade Antelope, age 26, and Rusty Tso Tabaho, Sr. age 27, all residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation, were...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Mobile Food Pantry Coming to Worland Tuesday

For the food insecure across the state, Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies has scheduled the Mobile Pantries across the state to help alleviate the food insecurity brought on my the COVID-19 event....

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

COVID-19 Information around the State March 27

Coronavirus case count jumps to 70, no hospitalization for most Wyoming’s coronavirus case count jumped to 70 on Friday as Health Department officials diagnosed 14 new cases in seven counties. Among the new cases was Goshen County’s first. The...

 

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....

 
 By George Horvath    News    March 19, 2020

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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