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In response to hospital visits and COVID cases continuing to rise in the state, Gov. Mark Gordon made an announcement Monday that restrictions will grow tighter in attempt to slow the spread. The overall strategy in the new wave of regulations will be lowering the number of people in groups, closing businesses down earlier as…

The Cody Regional Health drive-thru testing at the rodeo grounds will be closed on Thursday in light of Thanksgiving. Testing is open at the fairgrounds on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays each week from 8:00-11:00 AM or until tests are gone. Time of results vary as sometimes it may take just over 24 hours but can…

Per the Park County Health Officer, the mask mandate in Park County will now be put into action and the guidelines are as follows. While inside or in line to enter any retail or commercial business While obtaining services at or visiting healthcare operations While waiting for or riding on any public transit or paratransit…

Tuesday afternoon, Park County Public Health released details of its proposed countywide face mask mandate.

More News is out on the second coronavirus vaccine. Moderna says that taking the vaccine through a shot provides great defense against the virus. This is just a week after Pfixer made their announcement of their vaccine that was heard to have had similar success in testing phases. This Covid-19 vaccine would come more in…

Yellowstone Park saw a 110% increase in visitors from October 2019 with a new record this last month of 360,034 recreational visits. In September, the park saw a 21% increase with having 837,499 visitors during that month span. August marked the second busiest time ever for Yellowstone with 881,543 visitors coming, behind only  2017, the…

To counter previous news, the Cody Lions Club Annual Turkey Shoot is back again Nov 21st 2020. In consideration of public safety during this unsettled time, there have been a number of changes to the days events.  The most noticeable changes, will be a lack of turkeys and carnival games at the event.  There will…

The Cody Broncs host the state championship this Saturday, November 14th at Spike Vannoy Stadium and have now been approved for a 50% increase in spectators for the game. This season the Broncs have been allowed 1,000 people at the games and now, with approval from Wyoming State Health Officer Alexa Harrist, and Park County…

Wyoming is trending in the wrong direction as COVID-19 cases increase by the day, and county health officials from all around the state are calling upon Governor Mark Gordon to take action and enact a mask mandate. The vast majority of the state’s county health officers, the Wyoming Hospital Association, and Wyoming Medical society recently…

Considering the immense and fast rise in cases around the state, The University of Wyoming is the latest to feel the effects from the coronavirus. On Wednesday, November 11th, school president Ed Seidel stated that school will move to fully virtual classes on Monday, November 16th. Seidel added that students should plan to leave as…


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