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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....

 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 for updates throughout the day and week. WORLAND – An increase of four new COVID-19 cases Tuesday n... 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


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


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


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


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


Teaching Small Fries

Worland High School family and consumer science student Peyton Erlenbaugh works with visiting small-fry Jaxon Bertsch, Hunter Beall and Conner McMillan, Wednesday, March 11.... Full story

 By Tom Coulter    News    March 19, 2020

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

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 19, 2020

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


COVID-19 News from Around the State

Wyoming’s coronavirus case count grows to 18 Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange Newspapers Teton County’s first confirmed case of coronavirus brought the state’s total confirmed case count for the illness to 18 as of Thursday morning. The... Full story


NWN office closing to public; employees still working, available via phone and email

Due to COVID-19 Concerns the Northern Wyoming News is closing its office to the general public effective immediately. General manager Karla Pomeroy said, “Our employees will still be working and available to answer your advertising, subscription... Full story


15 residents tested in Washakie County - No Positive Cases

According to the Washakie County Public Health there have been 15 Washakie County residents tested, four negative results and 11 still pending. The full release is as follows: As of March 20, 2020 at... Full story


COVID-19 Update: New cases in Fremont, Teton and Campbell counties

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange Newspapers The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming rose to 21 on Friday as the state Department of Health announced three new cases: one each in Fremont, Teton and Campbell counties. The news came as state... Full story


Governor announces that Wyoming businesses can start applying for federal disaster loans

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced that Wyoming small businesses are now eligible to apply for up to $2 million per company in federal economic disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The announcement appli... Full story


Third closure order impacts salons, barber shops

Governor, State Health Officer issue third closure order CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist have issued a third statewide order, closing non-essential personal services. The order goes into effect... Full story


Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks closed, effective immediately

Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are announcing modifications to operations at the request of local county health officers from Park County, WY, Park County, MT, Teton County, WY, and Gallatin County, MT. The health and safety of our... Full story


COVID News From Around Wyoming

Coronavirus case count jumps to 41, third closure order issued Compiled from Wyoming Newspapers Wyoming’s coronavirus case count grew to 41 on Wednesday following the discovery of eight new cases in six counties Tuesday and four more Wednesday. Gov... Full story


March 12, 2020

Look for Blair's, Bomgaars and Sutherlands inserts in this week's Northern Wyoming News....


County moves to Level 3 status; county facilities closed to public

UPDATE: 12:19 p.m. March 18, 2020 Per a press release from the Washakie County Public Health, the City of Worland has also closed its offices and facilities to the public to follow the county's lead. Employees are still working and available for... Full story


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