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Wyoming health official fired after mask mandate ordered

Officials in northern Wyoming have voted to remove Dr. Ed Zimmerman from his position as Washakie County health officer. Zimmerman says he believes it happened in response to the mask mandate he implemented. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Washakie County Commission...

Congresswoman Liz Cheney receives the Champion of Health Care Innovation Award

Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney delivered remarks this week after receiving the American Life Sciences Innovation Council’s 2020 Champion of Health Care Innovation Award from the Wyoming Hospital Association, the Casper Chamber of Commerce, the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce,...

Bars and restaurants face 10 p.m. curfew

Wyoming bars and restaurants will be required to close between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. and limit groups to six people starting Wednesday, according to public health orders announced by Gov. Mark Gordon’s office Monday. The guidelines, in effect through...

Congresswoman Liz Cheney receives the Champion of Health Care Innovation Award

Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney delivered remarks this week after receiving the American Life Sciences Innovation Council’s 2020 Champion of Health Care Innovation Award from the Wyoming Hospital Association, the Casper Chamber of Commerce, the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce,...

Governor addresses COVID mental health impact with CARES funding

Governor Gordon has made $5 million in CARES Act funds available to behavioral health providers in Wyoming which will help them provide services to residents with needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. “We know this pandemic and its impacts has...

Biden inaugural committee limits donors to $500K

The committee raising money for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will take contributions from individual donors of as much as $500,000 and from corporations of as much as $1 million. That’s according to an inaugural official who spoke on condition of anonymity...

Natrona County Mask Mandate Will Run Through Dec. 4

Natrona County Health Officer Dr. Mark Dowell on Thursday announced that health officials have no choice but to implement a mask mandate. "We have to do this," Dowell said, later adding. "This is a medical emergency." Hospitals in Wyoming are having...

Congresswoman Liz Cheney receives the Champion of Health Care Innovation Award

Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney delivered remarks this week after receiving the American Life Sciences Innovation Council’s 2020 Champion of Health Care Innovation Award from the Wyoming Hospital Association, the Casper Chamber of Commerce, the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce,...

Misinformation ‘biggest threat’ to 2020 election

The Wyoming secretary of state’s office says the state’s biggest threat to election security this year is not foreign interference or the risk of voters contracting COVID-19 at the polling place but rather misinformation spread by Wyoming residents themselves. Though...

Trump demands Biden prove he won election, continues to lob fraud accusations

President Trump is now demanding that President-elect Joe Biden prove he actually won the election. While Mr. Trump and his campaign repeatedly insist the race was rigged, court ruling after court ruling has upheld the outcome. Ben Tracy reports...

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