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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…

Hot Springs County hits its lowest point of the COVID-19 pandemic, becoming the first Wyoming county to return its students to online classes this school year. Hot Springs County has appeared to be an “oasis” of sorts for much of the pandemic. While many counties were dealing with their worst points, cases in Hot Springs…

While on-air personalities continue to promote vaccine skepticism, Fox News required its employees to forgo their privacy and reveal their vaccination status. Several new agencies are reporting on an internal memo sent to employees at the Fox News Network. On Tuesday, August 17, Fox News Media chief executive Suzanne Scott asked all employees to upload…

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…

Months of progress seemingly undone, Park County deals with a steady increase of COVID-19 cases while the best solution is readily available: vaccination. Amidst the surge of COVID-19 and the Delta variant nationwide, Park County has been relatively safe and unaffected. But no longer. In his most recent update, Park County Public Health Officer Dr.…

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,…

The State of Wyoming approved a mask variance for all Cody schools – but students, staff, and visitors still need to wear masks in certain spaces and places. Cody students and teachers can now choose to go to class without a mask. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin announced the variance, requested by…


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