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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...
The Senate chamber was sparsely populated as the Senate began its special session deliberation on May 15, 2020. Lawmakers convened via a live-streamed video conference. An estimated 30 legislators were present in the Capitol, but spread out in meeting rooms and House and Senate chambers. (Andrew Graham/WyoFile)

Senate Pushes Biz Virus Immunity Bill Without Public Input

The Senate chamber was sparsely populated as the Senate began its special session deliberation on May 15, 2020. Lawmakers convened via a live-streamed video conference. An estimated 30 legislators were present in the Capitol,...
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USA Curling Suspends 2020 Arena National Championships in Gillette

USA Curling has postponed three national events amid COVID-19 concerns, including the Mixed Nationals in Chaska March 28 - April 4, Paralympic Curling Pre-Trials in Denver April 16 - 17, and the Arena National...
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Can You Be Evicted During Coronavirus? Here’s How to Find Out.

By Jeff Ernsthausen, Ellis Simani, and Al Shaw, ProPublica   As the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the nation’s health and economy, renters and landlords alike are navigating a shifting legal landscape. With unemployment swelling, federal, state...
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Governor Clarifies Role of WYO National Guard

Governor Mark Gordon released a statement Friday stating that the role of the Wyoming National Guard (WNG) in assisting the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is limited to contact tracing only. The governor announced during...
A couple enters Walgreens in Gillette on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expands Locally

Here's what you need to know to pre-register Wyoming residents with specific diagnosed illnesses or health conditions can now pre-register for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Wednesday. Those 65 years...
Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, a nursing home in Worland, Wyoming, where multiple cases of COVID-19 have been reported. (H/t Washakie Assessor's Office, 2015)

Washakie Reports Two More Deaths at Senior Care Facility, Brings State Total to 20

Two more residents at a Washakie County long-term care facility have died of COVID-19 related complications, according to a Friday afternoon release from Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Both patients had been older adult women...

Second WYO Patient Tests Positive for COVID-19

New Case Added to Wyoming’s Coronavirus Total Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Friday evening that a Fremont County male has tested positive for coronavirus, bringing Wyoming's count up to two. The patient is an older...
A Campbell County Public Health nurse draws up a syringe of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Campbell County Senior Center. (Photo: County 17/Brooke Byelich)

Senior COVID-19 Vaccination Plans Revised

Campbell County Public Health announced late today changes to how the organization intends to vaccinate those 70 and older against the novel coronavirus. The changes come after some in the community expressed frustration with...
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New COVID-19 Case, Two New Probable Cases Reported

Campbell County Public Health (CCPH) received confirmation of a new lab-confirmed COVID-19 case in Campbell County, according to an email Friday morning from Public Health Information Officer Ivy Castleberry. The woman, in her 20s,...