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Wyoming News Briefs: April 3, 2020

Cheyenne officials eye liquor store deliveries CHEYENNE (WNE) – A few weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic’s local impact, city officials are eyeing a way to allow Cheyenne’s liquor stores to make deliveries – something already permitted in most other parts…

Bear Lake County residents reassured declaration of emergency is simply ‘proactive approach’

The Bear Lake (Idaho) County Commission has issued a Declaration of Emergency during the COVID-19 crisis. However, Commission Chair Vaughn Rasmussen reassured the citizens of the area that the declaration is simply a proactive approach for state or federal funding…

Retiring Game Warden was mentor, role model

FROM THE WYOMING GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT Green River – Cokeville Game Warden Neil Hymas is trading in his saddle and his “green truck” for his next adventure in life; retirement. Hymas, known by his radio call number of GF-34,…

Star Valley Health Issues Statement Following First Confirmed COVID-19 Case in Star Valley

The following is a press release from Star Valley Health.  The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Lincoln County Thursday evening, April 2.   Star Valley Health has confirmed its first positive test result for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on…

Filing process changes for Wyoming Unemployment Insurance

CHEYENNE — Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment claims in Wyoming have quadrupled. To meet that demand and better serve citizens seeking benefits, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) announced changes to its unemployment insurance claims filing…

UPDATE: Crews find body of missing snowboarder

Rescuers located the body of a 28-year-old Jackson Hole man buried in an avalanche Wednesday afternoon. Wyoming Teton County Search and Rescue, Wyoming Department of Transportation and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort spent Thursday morning searching for the man after a…

Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies Mobile Food Pantry Visits Star Valley

The Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies visited Star Valley on Wednesday, April 2 with their mobile food pantry.  The event was part of the Wyoming Hunger Initiative’s efforts to fight hunger during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The food was donated…

Star Valley Health details efforts, current preparedness and capacity for potential COVID-19 spread

The following is a news release from Star Valley Health Star Valley Health has been meeting in response to COVID-19 since January. It currently meets on a daily basis in continued planning as it prepares to care for the community…

Sublette County Deputy rescues stranded dog in Fremont Lake

(Pinedale, Wyo –April 2nd, 2020) SCSO Deputy rescues stranded dog in Fremont Lake. Tuesday, March 31, at approximately 1:15pm, Sublette County Dispatch received a call of a dog who had fallen through the ice into Fremont Lake just outside of…

(Video) – SVI Classics: Star Valley Basketball vs. Blackfoot (January 2020)

After a very tough non-conference schedule all on the road, the Braves Basketball team finally made their home debut in January of 2020 where they faced off against the Blackfoot Broncos in a grudge match at Star Valley High School….