Wearing masks will remain a strong recommendation, not a requirement, in Teton County for the time being.
People started lining up at 8 a.m. Thursday at the Teton County Fairgrounds, where the Teton County Health Department is holding a daylong community testing event for anyone who lives or works in Teton County, even if you aren’t showing symptoms of infection.
LARAMIE (WNE) — A sudden increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Albany County appears to have resulted from reduced social distancing, not increased testing, Albany County Public Health Officer Jean Allais said in a press release this week.
Wyoming will allow outdoor gatherings of up to 250 people starting June 1, a 10-fold increase from what was allowed in previous orders.
You’ve probably seen the graphic floating around social media by now, the one that claims to show by what percentage masks limit the transmission of COVID-19.
Another resident from Washakie County has died after being hospitalized with COVID-19, the second death tied to a nursing home outbreak.
There was a loose plan for Wyoming Legislature’s special session: Lawmakers would consider, amend and pass four bills, ideally getting Gov. Mark Gordon’s signature soon after.
Wyoming is receiving a windfall for the public health effort to contain the coronavirus. Whether that trickles down to Teton County remains to be seen.
UPDATE, 10:30 a.m. Thursday: Governor Mark Gordon's roll back of statewide health orders will stand in Teton County.
Yellowstone National Park’s east and south gates, both located in Wyoming, will swing open at noon Monday, but for now the park is keeping its three Montana gates closed.
One22 Executive Director Sharel Lund reported Friday that the nonprofit has assisted 20 times the number of people in economic distress compared to a typical year.
Teton County’s two state representatives running to keep their seats will both be legislating much closer to the November election than usual.
Pressure is building for Northwest Wyoming’s national parks to open their gates after six totally closed weeks, with local elected officials formally requesting the public gain access as early as next week and Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon saying it will happen soon.
Jackson Hole Airport released data Thursday that shows how world-stopping the COVID-19 pandemic has been for commerce and especially travel.
Governor Mark Gordon is allowing a legally toothless statewide directive to expire Friday that asked people traveling to Wyoming from out of state to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Alta resident Gill Kushman had good company Friday morning as he combed over the Bridger-Teton National Forest on horseback, trying to stay lawful by letting valuable elk antlers lie where they may.
Teton County Director of Health Jodie Pond had no heartburn about county commissioners including a request for more health department funding in a letter to Gov. Mark Gordon about another topic.
People across Jackson have jumped into action since the coronavirus outbreak started. Some have made face shields, others have delivered food to health care workers.
Two more developed areas that house and feed many of Grand Teton National Park’s millions of visitors will reduce lodging and restaurant offerings this summer because of a slashed seasonal workforce.