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Park County School District #6 has confirmed that two staff members tested positive, but there is “no intention of going back” to mandatory masks in Cody. Park County School District #6 Superintendent Peg Monteith confirmed that two staff at Cody Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Their positions in the school have not been disclosed.…

Both Powell and Cody have the official approval from the Wyoming Department of Health for students and staff to go maskless in the classroom. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin announced the variance, requested by the Park County School District #1 Board of Trustees, was approved by the Wyoming Department of Health. Now,…

Three-quarters of the community want Cody schools to request that face-mask restrictions be lifted, according to a survey. Park County School District No. 6 Superintendent Peg Monteith discussed the survey during the weekly “School Talk” segment Thursday morning on KODI’s “Daybreak with Darian Dudrick.” Park 6 sent out a survey this week to stakeholders, asking…

Wearing a face mask is a matter of homeland security – and now you can secure your face for free. The Park County Office of Homeland Security received a big delivery: over 13,000 face masks, courtesy of the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security. The masks themselves are cloth and can be washed and reused. Jack…

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Two county sheriff’s offices in Wyoming have said they will not enforce a statewide mask mandate aimed at preventing transmission of the coronavirus. The Fremont County sheriff joined the Sweetwater County sheriff on Thursday in declaring that enforcement of the new measure is up to individuals and not law enforcement. That…

Park County could have a face mask mandate in place as soon as Wednesday, county health officials said Tuesday morning on “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick.” Dr. Aaron Billin, health officer, and Bill Crampton, nursing manager, said the order is awaiting approval from the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office and is likely to happen because…

Do you think Wyomingites should be required to wear a face mask? Health officials across the state are urging Gov. Mark Gordon to issue a statewide mandate due to an increase in COVID-19 cases across Wyoming. One of those health officials is Park County’s public health officer, Dr. Aaron Billin. He and Bill Crampton, Park…

The Cody Senior Center is stopping all indoor activities and meals for at least two weeks due to the deleterious effects of COVID-19 across Cody and Park County. It announced Thursday, Oct 29, by the Center’s Executive Director, Jenni Johnstone-Smith, although the “difficult decision” was made by the entire Board of Directors. The closure is…

The general election is less than a week away – but do you know where and when to go vote? Park County Clerk Colleen Renner clarified some of the big questions about voting in Park County, to make sure everyone does so safely and responsibly. When can I vote? The polls for the general election…

The continuing uptick of confirmed cases suggests community transmission of the virus in Park County. Park County Public Health Officier Dr Aaron Billin confirmed the increase in one of his weekly Facebook updates. Park County’s confirmed cases rose from 36 last Thursday, October 8, to 88 on Tuesday morning. This increases the total number of…


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