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Saying goodbye to a mascot doesn’t mean dropping the team

◆ With Washington and Cleveland examining name changes, what does that mean for high school programs? The world is a funny place. And sometimes funny actually means terrifying, or bewildering or completely unpredictable. Take your pick at any of those…

Health Department reports 24 new coronavirus cases

By The Wyoming News Exchange The number of confirmed coronavirus cases diagnosed in Wyoming since the COVID-19 pandemic began in mid-March grew to 1,428 on Thursday with 24 new cases. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update,…

State, Campbell County pursue rare earth opportunities

—————- ◆ In the past, extracting and refining rare earth minerals in a cost effective way has been out of reach. By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via- Wyoming News Exchange As flagging coal and oil revenues continue to implode…

2020 SV Half Marathon goes virtual

◆ Register for and report your race this week.   Family. That’s what it’s all about. Whether it’s your husband, child, grandchild, niece or nephew. Whether they’re here with you cheering from the sidelines – or you’re running to remember…

Eleven counties report new coronavirus cases

Eleven of Wyoming’s 23 counties reported new confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday, pushing the total number of cases seen since the disease was first detected in the state to 1,404. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, said…

Laramie County Death Added to Coronavirus-Related State Total

A Laramie County man identified previously as a laboratory-confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The newly announced death involves an adult man with no apparent health conditions known to…

Wyoming Highway Patrol end wrong-way pursuit near Cheyenne

——————- On July 5, 2020, the Wyoming Highway Patrol attempted to stop a vehicle on Interstate 25 near Cheyenne, Wyoming.  The vehicle failed to stop, and a pursuit ensued. During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle traveled on the wrong side…

‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration July 21 in Afton

———– Students will learn more about the University of Wyoming, UW alumni will connect with their alma mater, and members of the public will find out more about UW’s presence in their community during a “The World Needs More Cowboys”…

Foresters begin 10-year thinning project in Bridger-Teton

JACKSON (WNE) — Dozens of firefighters and contracted foresters have been out on foot in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, trimming, limbing and stacking slash piles of trees along the forest front south of Bondurant. The project, now underway, is the…

Outlook improves for state’s children

By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Wyoming ranked 16th in the country for overall children’s well-being in a national report that found the Equality State above average generally, though the state continues to struggle with…