Governor asks residents to remain calm as COVID-19 arrives in Wyoming
At a news conference Thursday evening, Governor Mark Gordon urged calm after the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Wyoming this week.
Gordon, along with other state officials, addressed the coordinated effort being developed to deal with the rapidly changing situation. Jim O’Reilly reports.
Replay of Thursday’s news conference:
COVID-19 Press Conference with Local and State Agencies on Friday morning:
County emergency officials planning ahead for spring floods
While much of the state and the world is preparing for a viral pandemic, county officials were doing this week what they usually do this time of year – planning for possible springtime flooding.
On Wednesday, officials from around Carbon County gathered to the Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga for a tabletop exercise. Emma Diercks was there and filed this report.
Wyoming officials ask Trump to appeal refinery legislation
A recent U.S. Appeals Court decision is a red flag for small refineries like the one here in Carbon County. The decision does away with economic relief previously provided. It could hurt smaller operations like Sinclair.
Wyoming Senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi, along with Governor Mark Gordon, are calling upon President Donald Trump to intervene. Cali O’Hare reports.
Sports: Natrona County officials call off basketball tournaments
In Sports, or the lack their of, the 3A/4A State Basketball Tournament has been canceled due to the recent developments surrounding the coronavirus.
Joey Saverine has the story on how it was a local decision, and not one made by the State.
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