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In the wake of the sudden and unexpected resignation of Police Chief Sam Keller early last week, the Newcastle City Council has reportedly approved Mayor Pam Gualtieri and Council Member Don Steveson to jointly serve as chief of police until a new chief can be appointed.  Keller submitted his...
National Guard deployed to help hospitals with surge   By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Amid a surge in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state, Gov. Mark Gordon announced Tuesday that he had activated members of the Wyoming National Guard to...
State establishes mussel ‘strike team’   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — After years of diligently manning aquatic invasive species checkpoints with trained inspectors, testing water systems and preparing for the worst, invasive zebra mussels were delivered to...
Wyo GOP passes resolution opposing state of emergency   By Andrew Graham,WyoFile.com   As Wyoming’s COVID-19 crisis reaches a fever pitch, the Wyoming Republican Party’s governing body passed a resolution calling on Gov. Mark Gordon to rescind his declaration of a state of emergency. Gordon’s ...
Health officers face continuing COVID challenges   By Ryan Hanrahan The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN — Amid the recent sharp rise in COVID-19 cases across Wyoming, state and local health officials are looking ahead to the challenges they expect to continue facing while...
As of 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases seen in Wyoming since the illness was first diagnosed in the state increased by 64  -- from 2,072 to 2,136.
 
Today, Teton County reports 18 new cases of coronavirus; Uinta County has an additional nine cases; Laramie County has seven more; Natrona, Park and Sweetwater counties have six new cases; Fremont and Campbell County each have three new cases; Lincoln County has two new cases; Albany, Carbon, Goshen, and Sheridan counties each report one more coronavirus case.  
 
There was a death reported today in Uinta County, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths statewide to 26. 
 
The total number of active coronavirus cases statewide is now 595, up from 582.
Public health orders extended as Wyoming cases jump by 64   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — As Wyoming reported its single-day record for increase in lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Gov. Mark Gordon announced the state's current public health orders...

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