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Active COVID cases fall by 169

By The Wyoming News Exchange Wyoming’s active cases of coronavirus declined Monday, falling by more than 160 with an increase of more than 300 in the number of reported recoveries. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update,…

Hansen joins Lincoln County Commission

Jerry Hansen was sworn in as a new Lincoln County Commissioner on Monday, Jan. 4. Lincoln County Clerk April Brunski administered the oath of office to Hansen who was elected in a contested August primary with former commissioner Kent Connelly….

Commissioner addresses masks, forest use and coal

◆ Recommendation preferred, COVID cases at landfill, multiple use on forest and interest in Kemmerer coal. Mask mandates, multiple use of public lands, options for coal and landfills were all on the list of topics addressed by Lincoln County Commissioner…

Election Day 2020 sees high voter particiation in Lincoln County

◆ Over 2,000 people register to vote on Election Day in Lincoln County. Tuesday, November 3 2020 saw impressive voting number in Lincoln County. According to the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office: • in 2020 there were 3,449 absentee ballots issued…

Lincoln County Commission defers tax payment to help Kemmerer Mine

◆ Commission plan will make districts whole, while protecting County jobs. The Lincoln County Commission signed a formal document Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 in Afton deferring the monthly tax payment plan for the Kemmerer Coal Mine, an action designed to…

Concerns over COVID-19 closing local businesses

The following is a news release from the Department of Homeland Security AFTON, WY​ – A steady rise in confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County has led to impacts at a handful of businesses in Star Valley. Most…

Lincoln County adds four more active Coronavirus cases

40 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming, Campbell County woman latest victim A Campbell County woman has become the 25th Wyoming resident to die from coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health reported Tuesday. The department said the older woman did…

Active Coronavirus numbers climb by 24; Now top 500

————– As of 3:00 p.m. Monday, July 20, the total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming had increased by 62 — from 1,728 to 1790. Sheridan and Uinta counties each report just one new coronavirus case; Carbon County has two…

Restaurants in Lincoln County now open

A variance order has been approved, allowing Lincoln County Restaurants to open with specific guidelines. Lincoln County Health Officer Dr. G. Chirstopher Krell, working with the Wyoming Department of Health and Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer, approved the a…

Wyoming corona virus count up to 261; Lincoln County adds one more

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased to 261 on Saturday as the state Department of Health reported eight new cases in seven counties. The Department of Health reported new cases in Albany, Campbell, Converse, Johnson, Lincoln and…