A few months ago, the arrival in Wyoming of the first vaccines meant to prevent infection with COVID-19 was exciting. We’d been through some tough times with high case counts, hospitalizations and deaths due to the pandemic. But we now could see a positive path forward.
As the COVID 19 pandemic continues, the two remaining related statewide public health orders are being extended for two more weeks, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Amelia joined Olivia at the pinnacle of Wyoming’s most common names for newborn girls in 2020, while Liam remained at the top for boys, according to Vital Statistics Services (VSS), part of the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Governor Gordon and the Wyoming Veterans Commission will celebrate “Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day” with a virtual ceremony at 10 am on Tuesday, March 30.
The two remaining statewide public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic are being updated with minor changes as the COVID 19 pandemic continues, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
The Wyoming Governor’s Big Game License Coalition has finalized 2020 fundraising numbers and reports raising nearly $1.1 million for Wyoming wildlife conservation efforts. The funds were generated through the sale of the Wyoming Governor's complimentary big game licenses. It’s a notable benc…
Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Joe Biden's Proclamation honoring the victims of the tragedy in the Atlanta metropolitan area, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be flown at half-staff statewide until sunset March 22.
People in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska were digging out Monday from a powerful late winter snowstorm that led to airport and road closures, power outages and avalanche warnings.
A powerful late winter snowstorm intensified over the central Rocky Mountains on Sunday with heavy snow and wind leading to airport and road closures, power outages and avalanche warnings in parts of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska.
Significantly updated statewide public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic go into effect Tuesday and are now available online, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Governor Mark Gordon proclaimed March 20 as Hearty Meat Day during a recent Legislative Reception in Cheyenne, supporting Wyoming ranchers and farmers in their contributions to the meat industry.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — President Joe Biden's bid to tackle climate change is running straight through the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry -- a much bigger, more influential foe than Democrats faced when they took on the coal industry during the Obama years.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers will continue to discuss proposed election changes endorsed by Donald Trump Jr. for their potential to undermine U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney but not for next year as originally planned.
Governor Mark Gordon announced Wyoming will remove its statewide mask requirement and allow bars, restaurants, theaters and gyms to resume normal operations on March 16. The decision reflects the state’s continually improving health metrics and is consistent with the Governor’s approach of b…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - While the Wyoming National Guard was sending more than 100 troops to Washington, D.C., to help with security around President Joe Biden's inauguration in January, Gov. Mark Gordon quietly mobilized dozens of Guard troops and others in case of violence at the state Capit…
Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health have announced the removal of a health order addressing operations of personal care services, along with a continued relaxing of COVID-19 protocols as Wyoming's metrics continue to improve.
Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health have announced the removal of a health order addressing operations of personal care services, along with a continued relaxing of COVID-19 protocols as Wyoming’s metrics continue to improve.
As the campaign to help prevent COVID-19 illnesses and deaths by providing free, safe and effective vaccines keeps progressing, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is expanding who may pre-register to receive the shots.
Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Joe Biden's Proclamation remembering the 500,000 Americans lost to COVID-19, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be flown at half-staff statewide until sunset February 26.
National weather issues are temporarily preventing some shipments to Wyoming and other states of vaccines intended to help prevent future COVID-19 illnesses, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Wyoming Department of Health recently got a grant to prepare the state for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s coming national 988 dialing code.
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is warning residents to be on alert for suspicious, potentially fraudulent activity as efforts to help prevent COVID-19 deaths and illnesses by providing free, safe and effective vaccinations continue.
AARP's COVID-19 Nursing Home Dashboard is showing some promising trends in numbers of Wyoming nursing home residents and staff cases of COVID-19 as well as nursing home resident deaths due to COVID-19. However, these numbers are still far higher than the infection levels seen during the summ…
Available doses and locations where eligible individuals can get COVID-19 vaccines both continue to grow slowly but steadily across the state while the number of vaccinated Wyoming residents has significantly increased, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Governor Mark Gordon announced a continued relaxation of health orders as data from most Wyoming counties shows declines in both case counts and hospitalizations.
The Wyoming Department of Corrections announces that Correctional Officer Cullen Calderon from the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington, Wyoming has been awarded the Medal of Valor from the American Correctional Association.
The fourth meeting of Governor Gordon's Platte Valley Mule Deer Local Area Working Group will convene virtually at 8:30 am on Feb 5, 2021, to continue the group's review of the Platte Valley Mule Deer Migration Corridor and develop recommendations for the Governor.
As efforts across the state to help prevent COVID-19 deaths and illnesses by providing free, safe and effective vaccinations continue, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has a request as well as a few key reminders for residents interested in receiving the vaccine.
State land commissioners voted 4-1 Thursday to lease 4,804 acres south of Laramie for a wind farm, rebuffing neighbors’ protest that up to 151 windmills as high as 675 feet would mar a natural and heritage-rich landscape.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — When Liz Cheney, the third-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, decided to vote to impeach a president from her own party, she knew she'd cause some waves. She might not have expected the seismic impact at home.
Governor Mark Gordon announced, Jan. 21, that health orders are continuing to ease, reflecting improvement in Wyoming’s COVID-19 situation since the beginning of Dec.
Governor Mark Gordon is slamming plans by the Biden administration to halt the issuing of new oil and gas leases on federal land, calling the decision a misguided approach that will have severe economic consequences to Wyoming and other western states.
Demand for COVID-19 vaccinations is outstripping supply and providers are struggling to keep up, public health officials say, as most Wyoming counties continue to expand inoculations beyond top-tier priority populations.
The latest Oil and Natural Gas Resources of Wyoming report, published annually by the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS), outlines the significant events that occurred in Wyoming’s oil and natural gas industry during 2020.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just before a mob unleashed a deadly rampage on the U.S. Capitol last week, President Donald Trump told tens of thousands of supporters that "we got to get rid" of Rep. Liz Cheney.
The Wyoming Supreme Court today issued an order of immediate suspension of Casper attorney, Donald L. Tolin. The Court’s order was issued pursuant to a court rule that provides for immediate suspension of attorneys who fail to cooperate with an investigation conducted by the Wyoming State Ba…
Every health care provider in the state of Wyoming is required to report all vaccinations to the Wyoming Immunization Registry. The Registry holds the records of every vaccination given to every Wyoming resident for any illness.
As of Tuesday, Wyoming had received, 25,775 doses of vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna (8,775 Pfizer/17,000 Moderna), but only 8,928 Wyoming residents had been vaccinated.
The fast-attack submarine named after the City of Cheyenne has returned to its home base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii after a six-month deployment, the US Navy said this week.