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Wyoming residents continue to help neighbors through outbreak

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers Cheyenne realtor spreads smiles with free ice cream CHEYENNE – With the circumstances surrounding coronavirus in Wyoming, local Realtor Asha Bean wanted to do something to help spark joy in the community. Even in…

Local emergency responders had to self quarantine following possible COVID-19 exposure

A group of first responders in Star Valley had to self quarantine after possibly being exposed to COVID-19 during a call.  Lincoln County Emergency Management reports that a call for service at a residence in Star Valley was received this…

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…

Land deal still on state’s radar despite pandemic

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – A lot has changed since Gov. Mark Gordon announced earlier this year that the state was exploring a deal to buy roughly a million acres of land in…

Downturn hits livestock markets

By Brady Oltmans  Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Livestock markets were worrisome at the beginning of the week. On Wednesday they plunged even lower, causing unrest to producers and experts alike. Live cattle contracts for April, June…

Drive For Five: Braves complete fifth title run with 244.0 team points.

With a stellar Saturday morning combined with Friday night’s efforts, the Star Valley Braves Wrestling team mathematically wrapped up the 2020 3A team title by the time those in attendance went to the lunch break on the final day of…

Bill would limit sex offender access to school property

CASPER (WNE) — Education officials across Wyoming would have more power to limit sex offenders’ access to school property under a bill moving through the House. The measure, House Bill 68, is sponsored by Afton Republican Rep. Evan Simpson. It…

Former wildlife official says start over on Elk Refuge plans

By Mike Koshmri Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange A former federal wildlife health chief says the National Elk Refuge’s plans to reduce feeding are “likely to fail” and it’s doubtful they’d slow the spread of disease. It would…

UW announces finalists for presidency

By Daniel Bendtsen Laramie Boomerang Via- Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming board of trustees have selected three finalists to be the university’s next president: Gregory W. Bowman, dean of the West Virginia University College of Law;…

Lori Daybell arrested in Kauai

UPDATE: The Kauai Police Department says Lori Daybell was arrested at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. They will be holding a news conference Friday on Lori Daybell’s arrest and upcoming arraignment. Prosecutors are working to schedule a court hearing for her, which…