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 By Joshua Wood    News    March 25, 2020 

COVID-19 confirmed in Carbon County

In less than a week, Wyoming has seen a rapid increase in the amount of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as testing continues throughout the state. In that time, Carbon County has added...

 By Mike Armstrong    News    March 25, 2020 

What to do if you feel sick

Nobody likes getting a cold or flu at this time of year but, when the weather changes from cold to warm, it happens. Unfortunately, with COVID-19 lurking throughout the country and certain parts of...

 By Joshua Wood    News    March 25, 2020 

Governor Gordon issues third executive order for COVID-19

Less than a week since issuing his first executive order in conjunction with State Health Officer Alexia Harrist, Governor Mark Gordon has issued his third one this evening, March 24. The order takes...

 By Joshua Wood    News    March 25, 2020 

Third confirmed case of COVID-19 in Carbon County

Late Tuesday night (March 24), the Carbon County COVID-19 Incident Management Team issued a press release stating that local health officials had been notified by the Wyoming Department of Health of...

 By Joshua Wood    News    March 25, 2020 

Governor Gordon extends statewide closures to April 17

On Friday afternoon (March 27), Governor Mark Gordon issued a statement that he was extending the date of three statewide health orders through April 17. All three orders, the most recent of which...

 By Joshua Wood    Education    March 25, 2020 

Balow gives guidance to school districts

On the afternoon of March 27, Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Alexia Harrist extended three orders aimed at limiting the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The first order,...

 By Joshua Wood    News    March 18, 2020

CCSD2, Town of Saratoga close for COVID-19

Following the announcement of Wyoming's first confirmed case of COVID-19 on the evening of March 11, events moved rather quickly as the Cowboy State began to make preparations to deal with the novel...

 By Joshua Wood    Business    March 18, 2020

Facing the unknown

At the moment, the possible health impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wyoming appear to be relatively minimal. Following the weekend, the Wyoming Department of Health confirmed 10 cases...

 By Joshua Wood    Business    March 18, 2020

Making things stretch

With how remote many towns in Wyoming are, one might have expected that the panic-buying induced by uncertainty over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) would not reach parts of the Cowboy State. This...

 By Staff Report    News    March 18, 2020

Governor Gordon and State Health Officer issue statewide closure order for public spaces

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has endorsed a decision by the Wyoming State Health Officer to close public places for a two-week period to help slow the community spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The closure order extends through April 3...

 By Staff Report    News    March 18, 2020

Health Officials Announce Carbon County, Wyoming COVID-19 Case

In light of the first COVID-19 diagnosis in Carbon County, WY, public officials from the Carbon County Health Department, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County, and other agencies are emphasizing the importance of continued community mitigation...

 By Staff Report    News    March 11, 2020

Wyoming's First Coronavirus Disease 2019 Case Reported

Lab testing at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory has identified the first known case of a state resident with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and st...

 By Joshua Wood    News    March 11, 2020

No Visitors to Saratoga Care Center

The Saratoga Sun was informed late Thursday morning by Mark Pesognelli, Saratoga Care Center Administrator, that the skilled nursing facility would not be allowing volunteers or visitors for the next...

 By Joshua Wood    Sports    March 11, 2020

State Basketball, Speech and Debate Cancelled

*UPDATE 03/13/2020 2 p.m.* The WHSAA has announced that the 3A/4A Basketball Tournament will not take place this year. "We understand the tremendous disappointment this decision is for our student...


Governor, State Superintendent recommend school closures

UPDATED 03/15/2020 6:43 p.m. - Carbon County School District No. 2 schools will be closed from March 16 through April 3, according to Superintendent Jim Copeland. "We may adjust these dates as we...


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