COVID-19

JACKSON (WNE) — Grand Teton National Park has lifted its requirement for wearing masks inside park buildings as Teton County’s risk for COVID-19 has declined. After just one week at high risk for COVID, the county is back down to medium, based on a decrease in new COVID-positive hospital admissions...
CASPER — The Casper-Natrona County Health Department plans to offer COVID-19 vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old starting next week, pending final approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the department’s spokesperson said.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved...
JACKSON (WNE) — Even with an airport closure and lower numbers of tourists, Teton County is at high risk for COVID-19 sooner than it has been the past two summers. With that shift comes questions about why the coronavirus — now a more transmissible version of the omicron variant — is circulating...
JACKSON — COVID-19 forever changed the court system. Pandemic-prompted health guidelines forced all levels of U.S. courts to move online, a historic evolution for a system dependent on paper filings and in-person hearings. The novel coronavirus raised the question: Is there another truly essential...
LARAMIE — While people around the the globe are itchy to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind them, a group of University of Wyoming scientists is working to develop a test for the virus that is more accurate and efficient. The testing system has the potential to streamline on-site testing in places...
JACKSON — Bill Hayes returned last week to Jackson with a light case of COVID-19 and a suitcase full of stories of resilience from his volunteer mission to Poland and Ukraine. Like many other Americans, his first introduction to Russia’s invasion was on the news. The war had been raging for about a...
CASPER — Wyoming students fared better on standardized tests than peers in other states during the pandemic, possibly because they received more in-person schooling, a new study of 11 states found.  The study — conducted by researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Brown University and...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Darci Phillips held a scheduling conference Tuesday in Calentine et al. v. Sheridan County School District No. 2 et al., a local lawsuit regarding mask requirements at Sheridan County School District 2 schools.  Although SCSD2’s mask requirement...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — The Sheridan County School District 3 Board of Trustees is looking to thank its staff for the extra work they took on while following COVID-19 measures. Trustees discussed Wednesday an application they had put in for a COVID stipend through the state. The one-time stipend would...
GILLETTE — The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a lot of crazy things over the last two years. In the latest in that long list of craziness, people are pushing for COVID-19 to be listed on their loved ones’ death certificates as a cause of death, sometimes even when there were no symptoms of COVID when...

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