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COVID Puts Strain on County Detention Center

Coronavirus-related restrictions in state penitentiary facilities have slowed the intake of prisoners, resulting in a higher jail population that could further strain the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), officials say. Approximately 30 prisoners in the...
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Statewide COVID-19 Related Deaths Rise to 257

Twenty-seven more Wyoming residents have died of complications stemming from the coronavirus, including three in Campbell County that occurred last month, according to a Thursday afternoon release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This...
COVID-19

WDH Reports 15 More Coronavirus-related Deaths

Fifteen more Wyoming residents have died of complications stemming from COVID-19, according to a Tuesday afternoon release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This is on top of 38 additional residents – including five...
DMAT member Linda Paquette returns to the COVID-19 unit at Campbell County Memorial Hospital on October 25, 2020.

Disaster Medical Assistance Team “a Godsend”

While most of Campbell County was enjoying Thanksgiving with family, members of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Connecticut 1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) were at Campbell County Memorial Hospital...

Wyoming’s Unemployment Improving, Study Says

Wyoming has one of the fastest recovery rates for weekly unemployment insurance claims in the U.S., according to a recent study from the personal finance website WalletHub. Despite the number of unemployment insurance claims increasing...
The Wyoming State Capitol at night. (Mike Vanata/WyoFile)

Proposed Budget Cuts Pound Public Services

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Gov. Mark Gordon last week sent proposed budget cuts to the Wyoming Legislature that slash public services and weaken the already thin safety net supporting Wyoming’s most vulnerable. In a press release accompanying...

Campbell County Schools Committed to Staying Open, Officials Say

Schools in Campbell County are committed to staying open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but growing shortages in trained faculty because of quarantine restrictions could change that, according to local school officials. On Monday, COVID-19 numbers...
Coronavirus 2019-ncov Flu Outbreak 3d Medical Illustration. Micr

Three More COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported in County

Three more Campbell County residents have died of complications related to the coronavirus, according to a late Monday evening release from Campbell County Public Health (CCPH). The deaths include an older man who was hospitalized...
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Week 36: The Pandemic in Wyoming From Nov. 14-20

By Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile A spate of Wyoming counties sought and received mask mandates this week as COVID-19 continued its record-breaking spread in the state. Gov. Mark Gordon deployed resources to overwhelmed hospitals and tightened some...
States with domestic travel restrictions (graphic courtesy kayak.com)

Traveling for Thanksgiving?

Survey ranks the most and least safest states to spend the Thanksgiving holiday   Many states including Wyoming have travel restrictions in place. Some states are stricter than others, but if you are planning to venture...