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COVID-19 Interruption Fund closes as demand exceeds expectations

◆ While the Interruption Fund has closed, the Business Council expects to open Ongoing Relief Fund to eligible businesses in mid-July. By Ron Gullberg Strategic Partnerships Director Wyoming Business Council Wyoming small business owners’ demand for COVID-19 Business Relief Interruption…

U.S. Attorney asked to watch out for government overreach

By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via- Wyoming News Exchange RIVERTON — The United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming has been asked by United States Attorney General William Barr to be vigilant against state or county public health orders…

Memorial Day honors scheduled

◆ American Legion and VFW to give military tributes. American Legion Post 46 and VFW Post 4797 will visit cemeteries and provide military honors in Star Valley on Monday, May 25. The groups will practice social distancing and ask all attendees…

Wyoming sees eleven new coronavirus cases

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers Eleven new coronavirus cases in five counties brought the state’s total number of confirmed cases to 577 on Monday. Six of the cases were diagnosed in Natrona County, where officials said 11 new cases…

Majority of Wyoming counties now have variances

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers Wyoming’s coronavirus case count topped 500 over the weekend as the state Department of Health reported 14 new cases, most of them in Fremont County. At the same time, restaurants and bars in most…

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…

LCSD No. 2 announces students and teachers will not return to school in May; graduation ceremonies still planned

The following is a news release from Lincoln County School District No. 2. To ensure students’ and staff health and safety, Lincoln County School District #2 approved Adapted Learning Plan will continue through May 29. Students in LCSD #2 will…

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…

Governor Gordon unveils plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has unveiled a plan to transition Wyoming to a new phase of COVID-19 response. The plan creates a pathway to ease restrictions, recover businesses, and resume some activities. The phased approach will be driven by…