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Do Masks Work? 

Both sides weigh in As the U.S. continues to debate the effectiveness of masks, COVID-19 infections in the nation exceeded 11.6 million with over 250,000 deaths. In Wyoming, cumulative COVID-19 cases hover just under 22,000...

New aid package buys Wyoming time, but not state budget aid

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile A new federal stimulus package will aid Wyoming residents and businesses and fund COVID-19 vaccine distributions but does not appear likely to include direct financial aid to the fiscally challenged state. U.S. House...
Emergency workers walk in protective suits at St. John's Health in Jackson as they rehearse a response to a potential COVID-19 report. (Angus M. Thuermer, Jr./WyoFile)

Two Who Couldn’t Get COVID-19 Test: A Study in Rationing

Emergency workers walk in protective suits at St. John's Health in Jackson as they rehearse a response to a potential COVID-19 report. (Angus M. Thuermer, Jr./WyoFile) By Angus M. Thuermer, Jr., WyoFile.com   Two Wyoming residents who...
Downtown Gillette restaurants and bars get ready to open following approval of variance request by State Health.

State Health Signs Off on Variance to Open Bars & Restaurants in Campbell County

With the return of 71 negative COVID-19 tests in what county officials feared might have been an outbreak among a vulnerable population after they had come into contact with a teen girl who had...
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Health Officials Struggle to Meet Vaccine Demand

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile 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. And while many share...
In the kitchen of CCHS Peggy Welsh discusses food carts with fellow nutrition staff.

CCSD Custodial, Nutrition, Nursing Staff Adopt New Roles with Reopening

In the kitchen of CCHS, Peggy Welsh discusses possibly transferring food carts to an elementary school, with fellow nutrition staff.     Editor’s Note: This is the third piece in the three-part series reporting on Campbell County...
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Gov. Gordon Issues Third Statewide Order: Closing Non-essential Personal Services

H/t @governormarkgordon. Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist issued a third statewide order, Tuesday evening, closing non-essential personal services. The order, which goes into effect tomorrow, Wednesday, March 25, and extends through...
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Black Hills Energy Temporarily Suspends Non-payment Disconnects

H/t Black Hills Energy. Those impacted by the state's response to COVID-19 have one less thing to worry about right now, thanks to regional provider Black Hills Energy, who announced Friday the company would be...
First Lady Jennie Gordon surrounded by smiles as she pauses for a pic during National School Breakfast Week, March 2-6. (H/t @firstladywyoming)

First Lady’s Hunger Initiative Commits $40K to Help Feed Wyoming Families in April

First Lady Jennie Gordon surrounded by smiles as she pauses for a photo during National School Breakfast Week, March 2-6. (H/t @firstladywyoming)   Wyoming First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative announced Tuesday in statement from...

City’s Yard Waste Program Makes Minor Service Changes Due to COVID-19

Amid public health concerns, the City of Gillette's residential yard waste program announced changes to its services resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. While the City's curbside yard waste pickup will begin for the season as...