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Silver Star donates to regional food banks

Thayne, WY, April 24, 2020 – With local food banks experiencing a spike in requests for assistance, Silver Star has made a $1000 donation to each of the following food banks in the region: Teton Valley Food Pantry Community Food…

Starting the process of opening businesses

The Lincoln County Commission has started working with Dr. Chris Krell, county health officer on a process to open some businesses. Dr. Krell is part of the Lincoln County Public Health Office. The changes come as Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon…

Idaho man arrested for Aggravated Assault and Stalking

This information courtesy of the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office On April 22, 2020, at approximately 12:15am, a Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputy came upon a vehicle involved in a crash in the intersection of Eagle and Sunnyside in Ammon. The Deputy…

Lincoln County small businesses can apply for variance to open amid COVID-19 struggles

Many small businesses in Western Wyoming have been hit particularly hard by restrictions imposed by the closure orders due to COVID-19. Governor Mark Gordon issued the first set of closures on March 13  which then expanded and have shut down…

Coronavirus count increases by 17, largely because of increased testing

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by 17 on Friday due largely to increased testing in Fremont County and on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The Wyoming Department of Health, in…

Judge rules Evanston concealed carry rule invalid

EVANSTON (WNE) — A district court judge has issued another ruling in the lawsuit challenging Uinta County School District No. 1’s Rule CKA, which allows for approved staff to carry concealed firearms on district property. Judge Steven K. Sharpe issued…

Coal producers lay off 300 PRB workers

By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via- Wyoming News Exchange GILLETTE — The Powder River Basin’s coal workforce shrunk by about 6% Thursday with the layoff of 300 workers from three mines. Peabody Energy Corp. employees were informed Thursday that…

State to begin process to ease restrictions next week

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers State officials will begin moving next week to ease the restrictions on businesses and gatherings that were put into place in March, Gov. Mark Gordon has announced. Gordon, in a news release and during…

State to begin process to ease restrictions next week

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers State officials will begin moving next week to ease the restrictions on businesses and gatherings that were put into place in March, Gov. Mark Gordon announced Thursday. Gordon, in a news release, said the…