With influenza season approaching, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) official says flu shots are more important than ever this year to help protect Wyoming residents from influenza as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Tuesday night (September 23, 2020) was a historical moment in Wyoming history. The first female in the cowboy state Taylor Merriman-Fish, was awarded the eagle scout rank. Taylor was honored by the award and says it still feels unreal.
Law enforcement and truck drivers joined forces for the Truck Convoy to raise awareness and funds to benefit Special Olympics Wyoming athletes on September 19, 2020 at the WYDOT yard in Cheyenne Wyoming.
Seventy University of Wyoming students are enrolled in a new course -- with a volunteer service focus -- to help the UW campus and the Laramie community move forward during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.The course, titled “UWYO 1150 - Build the Future” and commissioned by UW President Ed Seidel, commenced at the beginning of the fall semester.
The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) intends to apply for a Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers waiver for the 2020-21 school year, and will take public comment starting on September 23, 2020 and ending on October 7, 2020.
Gener8tor, Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and Microsoft today announced an effort to launch gener8tor Upskilling, a free training program to help Wyoming residents get critical digital skills for in-demand jobs.
– The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the extension of more than a dozen flexibilities ensuring participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) continue receiving the food and health support they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
University of Wyoming Libraries is partnering with the Albany County Public Library (ACPL) to offer a series of events to celebrate African American poetry in October.Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters is a national program dedicated to enhancing appreciation of the extraordinary range and richness of the 250-year-long African American poetic tradition.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant decrease in enrollment of out-of-state freshmen at the University of Wyoming this fall, but an increase in graduate/professional students and relatively strong numbers of in-state students have kept UW’s overall enrollment decline to a small percentage.According to census data collected on the 18th day of classes, 11,829 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled at the university, compared to 12,249 last fall.
Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to a directive from the White House reflecting the U.S. Flag Code, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be flown at half-staff statewide immediately on Friday, September 18, 2020, for the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Absentee voting is now occurring across Wyoming. As absentee voting gets underway, the Secretary of State’s Office and health officials are providing helpful information to any voter in quarantine on November 3, 2020.
Six cases of COVID-19 have been detected among students in the University of Wyoming’s College of Law in the last week, prompting the university to take action to limit the spread of the virus in that group of students, faculty and staff and the broader community.
A former Democratic North Dakota House minority leader who lost his legislative seat to a Republican newcomer four years ago is asking the state Supreme Court to remove the lawmaker from the November ballot.
The University of Wyoming administration will develop a $42.3 million biennial budget reduction plan for the Board of Trustees to consider at its November meeting, following action by the board Thursday.
The Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing has once again been activated by extension to support fire suppression efforts in California.One C-130 Modular Airborne Firefighting System-equipped aircraft with 8 crew members departs today to Sacramento McClellan Airport where they will operate in the area until Oct. 3.
The Wyoming Republican Party has voted to censure a member of the Natrona County delegation for her role in founding a nonpartisan political action committee that gave money to some Democratic candidates.
- Governor Mark Gordon has ordered the Wyoming State Flag be flown at half staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne, in Teton County and in Fremont County from sunrise to sunset on September 17, 2020 in honor of Grant Larson.