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Star Valley virus cases not ‘community spread,’ says health official

BY JULIE DOCKSTADER HEAPS The four currently confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County were not the result of “community transmission,” Star Valley Health CEO Bren Lowe told SVI Media this week. “All of those cases [which are within Star…

Fatal Crash North Of Glendo, Wyoming

On April 4, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 221 on Wyoming 319 north of Glendo, Wyoming.  At 11:00 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover. A 2004 Dodge Ram was headed…

Case numbers at 212, leaders signal special session

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming reached 212 on Monday with the diagnosis of 12 new cases in eight counties. As case numbers continued to grow, the state’s legislative leaders signaled that a…

WWCC Outreach services continue, registration deadlines adjusted

Western Wyoming Community College Afton Outreach Office has closed its doors until further notice. Due to state issued guidelines on social distancing and in efforts to curb the spread COVID-19, all WWCC buildings, including the Afton Outreach Office, have been…

Name of victim in fatal accident released

The name of the victim of a fatal crash near Mountain View on April 3 has been released. At 6:50 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol was dispatched to milepost 113 on Wyoming 414 where a one-vehicle rollover took the life of…

LDS Church announces eight new temples including the United Arab Emirates and Shanghai China

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the future construction of eight new temples across the world including locations in Congo, Dubai and Shanghai, China. Read more below about each location. Bahía Blanca, Argentina The Bahía Blanca temple…

Coronavirus cases up to 197

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers Wyoming’s coronavirus case count increased to 197 on Sunday as the state Department of Health reported 10 new cases in seven counties. The Health Department reported new cases in Fremont, Laramie, Lincoln, Sheridan, Sweetwater,…

LDS Church announces new symbol; calls for Good Friday worldwide fast for relief from COVID-19

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a new symbol to identify the faith. Church Prophet and President Russell M. Nelson announced it and explained its significance during the Saturday evening session of the April 2020 general conference….

Some nonresident licenses, permits, and tags sales temporarily suspended by Idaho F&G Commission

At their April 4 meeting, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission adopted a rule that temporarily suspends the sale of several types of nonresident fishing and hunting licenses, tags, and permits.  The action is effective immediately and lasts until the…

Craig Bohl and his wife Leia donate $100,000 to fund UW Spring scholorships

University of Wyoming head football Coach Craig Bohl and his wife Leia are making a $100,000 gift to the University of Wyoming Athletics Department to fund the scholarship costs of UW spring sport senior student-athletes who have indicated they wish…