Deaths among Wyoming residents are added to the state’s total based on official death certificate information. If death certificates do not describe COVID-19 as either causing or contributing to a person’s death, those deaths are not included in Wyoming’s count.
To address the shortage of substitute teachers in Wyoming’s K-12 schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Wyoming is encouraging its students to fill that role during the break between UW’s fall and spring semesters.
Women are underrepresented in cybersecurity and hold a minority of leadership roles within the field. Girl Scouts is doing its part to assist in creating a strong future workforce by educating girls about why cybersecurity matters and giving them the skills they’ll need to pursue careers in the field.
Government biologists say a bird that roosts in the snow high in the U.S. Rocky Mountains is expected to survive warming temperatures over the next several decades and therefore won’t be getting special protections.
Governor Gordon has expressed concern about a proposed “threatened” status listing for whitebark pine and thanked the U.S. Forest Service for the timely release of the Thunder Basin National Grassland Plan Amendment for prairie dog management.
elebrating its fourth year, the Wyoming Cybersecurity Competition for Small Businesses is beginning on Feb 1 and encourages a human-centric approach to cyber leadership in small businesses that don’t have full time technology help.
Wyoming officials have denied most of a damage claim submitted by ranchers who say black bears killed an estimated 145 lambs and ewes last spring. Ladder Livestock Co. in south-central Wyoming sought almost $29,000 in restitution.
News struck the NFL when it was announced that the Denver Broncos would enter their matchup against the New Orleans Saints without a quarterback, due to quarterback, Jeff Driskel testing positive for COVID-19. Undrafted wide receiver, Kendall Hinton, took over the Broncos quarterback position during Sunday’s game, who had little to no practice at the quarterback position all week. Denver went onto lose to New Orleans, 31-3.
On Thanksgiving day, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) shared dinner with Wyoming National Guard troops serving in Qatar. Senator Barrasso sat down with members of the 153rd Airlift Wing and 187th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, who are supporting airlift operations and medical evacuations in the Middle East.
College Sports Madness named its Mountain West Players of the Week on Sunday, and Wyoming junior linebacker Chad Muma was selected as the MW Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Wyoming’s 45-14 win over UNLV last Friday.
The Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) received $350,000 in grant funding from the Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants Program through the National Park Service. The objective of this grant program is to support the rehabilitation of historic buildings on rural historic main streets and/or commercial districts in Wyoming.
Cheyenne South high school host the annual Turkey stampede 5k has been an annual tradition at South high school, since the school opened in 2009. This run is to raise funds for the Toys for Tots drive and the Traci Friess scholarship foundation for an English major, which will support students and families in need.
Blue Federal Credit Union and the Blue Foundation are partnering with the American Red Cross of Colorado and Wyoming to provide disaster relief for victims of the devastating 2020 Colorado and Wyoming wildfire season.
It’s been a tough year, for a lot of people. And now that the holidays are here, organizations that have already been contributing to the needy families in Park County are stepping up their game even more.