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First Confirmed COVID-19 Case Reported in Lincoln County

The following is a press release from Lincoln County Public Health Lincoln County, WY – Lincoln County Public Health has received notification from the Wyoming Department of Health of the presence of the first case of COVID-19 in Lincoln County….

Rep. Cheney joins U.S. House members calling for relief for Wyoming industries, ranchers

BY JULIE DOCKSTADER HEAPS Calling for aid and support for Wyoming’s coal and ash industries and for ranchers in the wake of economic repercussions from COVID-19, Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) joined a bipartisan group of members of Congress in letters…

Wyoming coronavirus up to 120 cases, only 16 hospitalized

Compiled from Wyoming News Exchange newspapers Wyoming’s coronavirus case count grew by 25 on Tuesday to total 120 with the detection of new cases in eight counties. The Wyoming Department of Health reported new cases were detected in Campbell, Fremont,…

WHSAA Will Not Reschedule 3A/4A State Basketball, Suspend All Activities Through March 28

The Wyoming High School Activities Association announced this afternoon that they will not reschedule the 3A/4A state basketball tournament.  The tournament was scheduled to happen this weekend but was canceled due to concerns over the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In…

Lincoln County prepares for possible flooding

Lincoln County Emergency Management is making plans for spring flooding. “As Spring approaches and regional temperatures increase, there is increased potential for flooding in some areas of Lincoln County,” said Stephen Malik, Public Information Officer for Lincoln County Emergency Management….

Govorner Gordon applauds halt of planned aerial gunning of mountain goats

Governor Mark Gordon expressed his gratitude to Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt after the Secretary intervened to call off a planned mountain goat culling through aerial gunning in Grand Teton National Park. The culling was scheduled to begin last…

Public Service Commission holds meeting on future of energy in LC

◆ Rocky Mountain Power’s IRP under review. The Public Service Commission held a special meeting Tuesday, January 28, in Kemmerer to get input from the public on the new Rocky Mountain Power IRP. The IRP announced the eventual retirements of…

Oil prices spike with Iranian action, effect likely temporary

By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Crude prices spiked over the weekend after the U.S. assassinated a top Iranian military official Friday in Baghdad, bringing additional volatility to the oil-rich region. Brent crude, a global marker for…

Governor Gordon Forges Partnership to Study Wyoming’s Carbon Capture Potential

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced a joint effort between his administration, the University of Wyoming (UW) School of Energy Resources (SER), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and Rocky Mountain Power to conduct a study examining carbon capture, utilization, and…

Jackson resident dies in U.S. 89 accident in Star Valley

Updated by the Wyoming Highway Patrol On December 1, 2019, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 96 on US 89 north of Afton, Wyoming.  Around 1:10 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a motor vehicle…