COVID-19

Power station workers protest vaccine mandate   By Mark DeLap Platte County Record Times Via Wyoming News Exchange   WHEATLAND – Somewhere around 85 protesters peacefully gathered at Basin Electric Laramie River Station near gate No. 1 last Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., where they called out to...
Campbell County hospital staff takes brunt of relentless inpatient wave   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The most obvious and norm-altering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may already have passed for many people in Campbell County. Looking around the...
Patient surge hits Cheyenne hospital   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — An increase in people seeking care for a variety of illnesses strained Cheyenne Regional Medical Center staff last week.  More than 20 patients Thursday were stuck in Cheyenne’s...
Gaming reg fix weighed during special session, but vote failed   By Clair McFarland The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — An attempt to tighten Wyoming’s loosened gambling regulations during the special legislative session failed last week when the House opted not to introduce a...
Special session bill supports mandate legal challenge   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The only bill to come out of the Wyoming Legislature’s weeklong special session will not be as far-reaching as some expected, but it will define the state’s legal...
Student arrested for mask violation sues state, schools   By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A Laramie High School student who was arrested for trespassing after refusing to comply with the school’s mask mandate is suing the governor, public health officials and...
One bill emerges from special session   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — One bill dedicated to fighting the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate emerged Wednesday evening as the Wyoming Legislature ended a seven-day special session.  House Bill 1002 was...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   While COVID-19 active case numbers for Weston County have dropped over the weekend, the Wyoming News Exchange reported that the county’s confirmed cases reached 96 on Thursday, Oct. 28. According to Kim Deti, public information officer for the Wyoming Department of...
Anti-vaccine mandate bills get first Senate OK   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — As the Wyoming Legislature’s special session resumed Monday, lawmakers focused on revising the two remaining bills designed to push back on vaccine mandates. But regardless...
Vaccine mandate bills continue their advance in Wyo. Legislature's special session   By Victoria Eavis and Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Three major bills fighting back against the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate advanced to third reading Thursday, a...

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