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Medicaid expansion bill approved in House committee   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — A bill to authorize Medicaid expansion to low-income residents in Wyoming gained approval from a House committee Thursday evening, as some lawmakers push for the state...
Storm delays vaccine shipments   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Vaccines headed for Wyoming will be delayed as residents emerge from a record-setting winter storm that dumped more than two feet of snow on parts of the state this weekend.  Federal officials...
Budget proposals finalized in House, Senate   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — After two days without meeting due to the historic winter storm that hit southeast Wyoming last weekend, state lawmakers will return to the Capitol Wednesday with a divide...
Bill limiting health orders moves to House floor   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Wyoming lawmakers advanced a bill Monday that would require additional approval for certain public health orders to last longer than 10 days, as the search for appropriate...
Health order affecting personal care services to be removed, group restrictions eased By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – Beginning Monday, a COVID-19 health order restricting operations of Wyoming businesses like hair and nail salons, barber shops and...
Legislators propose oversight of health orders   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — At least four bills that would specifically regulate public health orders have been introduced in the Wyoming Legislature this session. The tenor of the proposals ranges from...
Bill raising fees gets initial House approval   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House of Representatives gave initial approval Tuesday to legislation that would raise a wide range of agency fees, some of which haven’t been altered in decades,...

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Alaina Steveson, a senior at Newcastle High School, recently won an award for the Wyoming Radon Program’s 2020-21 Radon Video Contest for the most-viewed video, receiving a $100 monetary prize. 

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   Newcastle High School has been known for producing successful students, and one such student, senior Alaina Steveson, recently won an award for the Wyoming Radon Program’s 2020-21 Radon Video Contest for the most- viewed video, receiving a $100 monetary prize...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The efforts of the Weston County commissioners to obtain variances for COVID-19 public health orders have finally paid off. After Niobrara County, Weston County is the second county in the state to have all county wide variances approved, according to the Wyoming...
New COVID variant detected in Teton County   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — The new, fast-spreading coronavirus variant first discovered in the United Kingdom has been detected in Teton County, and health officials are repeating their plea for people to...

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