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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…

Cody students will now have the option of whether they wear a mask or not while attending any school activity. After over 75% of parents voted in favor of an end to the schools mask mandate earlier this week, the request was approved by State Health Officer Alexia Harrist. This approval includes the school prom…

Cody schools may soon ask the state to make faces something that isn’t covered in the K-12 curriculum after receiving considerable input from the community. As the number of COVID-19 cases declines throughout Wyoming, Park County School District #6 decided to ask the question: is it time for Cody kids and teachers to go maskless?…

How long will Wyoming residents be mandated to wear a mask? According to the governor, an end may be in sight. While the state’s public health orders are slowly being eased back, there is still a statewide mask mandate in place. Governor Mark Gordon enacted the mandate in early December when COVID-19 cases were reaching…

A Teton County man tested positive for the variant COVID-19 virus strain, state and local health officials said.

The Cody school district has confirmed one positive case of COVID-19 and several students and staff are currently quarantined, but the schools’ protection policies have been largely successful thus far. Park County School District #6 said on its website Thursday that 13 students have been ordered to quarantine due to close contact with confirmed COVID…


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