COVID-19

Courtesy of Weston County School District #1 CHEYENNE - Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow issued the following statement in light of the recent order by Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health to extend school closures until the end of April. "As the State...
Courtesy of Weston County School District #1 Cheyenne –As of Thursday, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) approved the Adapted Learning Plans for all 48 school districts. Each district was required to submit a unique plan that lays out the strategies each district is implementing to continue...
Via the Wyoming News Exchange In March, as the COVID-19 outbreak began to ramp up in the United States, Dr. Andy Dunn found himself in conversation with his wife — also a physician — discussing how the disease could overwhelm the healthcare system in their home city of Casper.  She expressed...
New York Life has stood tall for 175 years During the past few weeks, the coronavirus has spread into our consciousness and our communities, raising concerns for all of us, our families, and our clients. I want you to know that I am here for you, to help in any way I can. Your health, well-...
Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Thousands of Wyoming workers filed for unemployment insurance benefits last week as the economic fallout fueled by the spread of the coronavirus worldwide continues to shut down businesses, according to new data released by the Department of Workforce Services...
Via Wyoming News Exchange   PINEDALE – Many across the country are questioning local, state and federal health officials about wearing face masks – of any kind – while in public places or around people where COVID-19 might be carried or transmitted.  More recently, concerns and confusion about...
Courtesy of Weston County School District #1 CHEYENNE - In light of the extension of the three existing orders by Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health to keep schools closed through April 17, Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow has issued guidance for school...
Courtesy of Weston County School District #1 CHEYENNE - The U.S. Department of Education (USED) granted Wyoming a waiver Friday from certain federal assessment and accountability requirements in light of the widespread school closures due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As a result, Wyoming...

Jody McKenzie hands a sack lunch to a truck driver on Saturday on the scale at the Wyoming Highway Patrol Port of Entry west of Torrington. Jody and her husband Jim, owners of Cowboy Up Coffee and Cowboy Up Cafe in Torrington, decided to make 80 lunches to give to passing truckers to thank them for keeping the country’s supply lines moving during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photo by Andrew D. Brosig, Torrington Telegram. 

Compiled by the Wyoming News Exchange From musical performances and bear hunts to auctions designed to help struggling restaurants, Wyoming residents continue to step up to provide assistance to each other during the coronavirus epidemic. Here are just a few stories from around the state:  ...
Cheyenne – Governor Mark Gordon has signed an Executive Order (EO) that provides a grace period for expired driver licenses and identification cards, suspends non-commercial driving tests and continues commercial driving tests by appointment. The goal of the EO is to help protect the public and...

News Letter Journal

News Letter Journal
14 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 40
Newcastle, WY 82701
Ph: (307) 746-2777
Fax: (307) 746-2660

Email Us

Facebook

Please Login for Premium Content