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By DAVID KOENIG Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A ruling by a federal judge has ended — at least for now — the requirement that people wear masks on planes and public transportation, and there is plenty of confusion about the new, post-mask world of travel. The decision by a lone judge in Florida toppled 14 months…

For the first time this school year, University of Wyoming students can breathe more freely, as the Board of Trustees lifts most of its mask requirements. On Wednesday, Feb. 16, the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting. The board lifted nearly all the campus’s mask requirements during that meeting after a…

Park County School District #6 eases its COVID-19 protocol, changing how families can choose to quarantine for the benefit of Cody students, staff, and teachers. COVID-19 continues to be a daily struggle for many places in Cody, especially for Park County School District #6. The ongoing spread of the Delta variant has students being stuck…

Governor Mark Gordon’s first challenger in the 2022 gubernatorial race is calling out his “hypocrisy,” as Rex Rammell embarks on a statewide tour next month. Former U.S. Congress and Wyoming Gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell is the first to officially declare their candidacy for the Republican nomination for Wyoming governor. Rammell – a veterinarian, former ranch,…

Masks will stay on at the University of Wyoming after the Board of Trustees voted to extend the campus policy due to high transmission levels in Laramie. During a meeting on Friday, Sept. 17, the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted to extend the university’s mask policy. As a result, masks will be required…

Park County School District #6 has adopted new policies to protect Cody students from COVID-19 – and masks aren’t mandated but remain highly encouraged. The 2021-2022 school year is already off to a rough start. Less than a month in, several Cody students and staff are out of school, in quarantine for having COVID-19 or…

While there have yet to be any changes, Park County Public Health says parents should be “prepared to do what it takes” to keep their kids safe in school. As Cody and Park County deal with a new, more severe surge of COVID-19 cases, the county remains largely unrestricted. This includes schools, which have been…

Once again, visitors to any National Park Service site will need to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces as more people get infected with COVID-19. In the interest of public health and safety, the National Park Service is returning to an unpopular policy. For the discernible future, N.P.S. enthusiasts will need to mask…

As Summer 2021 ends for Cody students, there will be no mandatory masks in their classrooms while COVID-19 cases in Park County continue to climb. Wednesday, August 25, will be the first day of school for students in Cody. While many are eager to return to the classroom, it’s a bit risker than at the…

The University of Wyoming has announced that the school will require to wear masks indoors until September 2o. The Board of Trustees vote to have the mask indoors and will monitor the data and will revisit the mask rule during the September meeting. The news comes one week after Governor Mark Gordon announced that there…


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