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.
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.
“It connects farmers and ranchers to one another to provide them with a network they can tap into as they consider changing management practices – sharing what worked, what didn’t work and what they might do differently ‘next time’,”
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission announced the formation of a new taskforce that will study top-priority wildlife issues such as licensing and public access facing the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and sportsmen and women.
This week, public health officials from around the state received the welcome news that the State Health Office would support mask mandates in several Wyoming counties, in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.
Down to its final weeks, the Trump administration is working to push through dozens of rollbacks that could weaken century-old protections for migratory birds, expand Arctic drilling and hamstring future regulation of public health threats.
Libraries across the state have received grants from the University of Wyoming to create mini-makerspaces. Four libraries (Laramie County Community College (LCCC) Ludden Library & Learning Commons, Natrona County, Evanston, Pinedale) have each received a $35,000 grant from UW as a part of the $175,000 Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation fund received by makerspace partners at the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science’s Innovation Wyrkshop.
The gBETA Cheyenne Fall 2020 program is coming to an end where the five startups (Frog Creek Partners-Casper, SSI-Sheridan, Engineering Design Group (EDG)-Laramie, Happyly-Jackson, Sisyphus Systems-Cheyenne) get to show off their products to a group of investors during their inaugural pitch night.