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Mask Mandate Remains As Other Public Health Orders Ease

Wyoming’s public health orders related to COVID-19 have eased as active case counts continue to decline locally and statewide. On Thursday, February 25, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced the changes, which took effect on March 1. Public Health Order #3,…

Governor Gordon: State of the State address

Governor Mark Gordon addressed the 66th session of the Wyoming Legislature and the entire state of Wyoming on March 2 in his State of the State address. Gordon offered his remarks from the historic restored Wyoming Supreme Court Chamber. Gordon…

WATCH: Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon to Give State of the State Address at 10:00 a.m.

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon will give his 2021 State of the State address at 10:00 Tuesday morning from the Capitol’s Supreme Court Chamber. The address will be broadcast live by Wyoming PBS and can be seen here.

Bryson Quinney receives Dreams in Motion award whole-heartedly

On March 5 it will be a year since Bryson Quinney, a young man from Lyman, WY, got a new heart. When Quinney was born 14 years ago, the right side of his heart didn’t develop the way it should…

Representative Heiner updates community on pending legislation

Representative Scott Heiner from House District 18 phoned in to speak with SVI media’s Duke Dance on Feb 25. He shared the latest from the legislature and spoke about some pieces of legislation upcoming. Legislators went back into committee work…

Legislature to face tough budget, education decisions

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – When state lawmakers gavel in at the state Capitol for their month-long session starting Monday, they will have a lot on their plates. At the top of the…

Lincoln County with 29 active COVID-19 cases

As of 3 p.m. Friday, the number of laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases seen since the disease was first diagnosed in the state in mid-March stood at 45, 044, an increase of 119 confirmed cases over yesterday’s 45,925. The greatest increase in…

Wyoming’s senators vote against Biden energy pick

By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER – Sen. John Barrasso cast a vote against President Joe Biden’s pick for energy secretary Thursday over concerns former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s leadership would “crush” Wyoming’s economy built on…

Body found at snowy site near South Pass; recovery took hours

RIVERTON (WNE) – The body of a woman found dead near South Pass on Tuesday was recovered from a snowy area for investigation about 24 hours later. The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office call log notes that discovery of the woman…

Wyoming lawmakers weighing shield law to protect confidential sources

CHEYENNE (WNE) – Wyoming could soon join the vast majority of U.S. states that have some sort of protections for journalists’ use of confidential sources, if a bill discussed by a legislative committee Thursday becomes law. Known as a “shield…