University of Wyoming: UW Libraries, Wyoming State Library Launch New Digital Historic Newspaper Collection

University of Wyoming: UW Libraries, Wyoming State Library Launch New Digital Historic Newspaper Collection. “University of Wyoming Libraries and the Wyoming State Library have partnered to launch the Wyoming Digital Newspaper Collection online. This collection of historic newspapers combines the digital holdings of both institutions with a new interface that is more robust, providing easier, customizable searches and better results. More than 800,000 pages are now available, with new content added monthly.”

KGAB: Learn About Famous Wyoming Aviators At New Website

KGAB: Learn About Famous Wyoming Aviators At New Website. “The museum was founded by the late Jim Good, in the historic ‘Hangar 1’ at the Casper Wyoming’s International Airport. This is the site of the former Casper Army Air Base. The museum houses a collection from Good Racing and displays of military aviation memorabilia. For over a month now, artist and photographer Tim Mandese has been working with Natrona County’s Good Aviation Veterans Museum to upgrade their website, introduce a YouTube page with video tours, and upgrade their social media status.”

WyoFile: Wyo GOP passes resolution opposing state of emergency

WyoFile: Wyo GOP passes resolution opposing state of emergency. “As Wyoming’s COVID-19 crisis reaches a fever pitch, the Wyoming Republican Party’s governing body passed a resolution calling on Gov. Mark Gordon to rescind his declaration of a state of emergency. Gordon’s declaration, passed March 13 by executive order, directed the Wyoming Department of Health and the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security to take actions to respond to the virus. It created legal authority for the subsequent public health orders that early on included closing businesses and to date impose some restrictions on businesses and public places.”

Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming sets new record with more than 1,100 cases confirmed in single day

Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming sets new record with more than 1,100 cases confirmed in single day. “The total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by a record 1,232 on Tuesday, with the number of confirmed cases rising by 1,131 and the number of probable cases rising by 101, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update. Tuesday’s single-day total surpasses the previous record of 996 total cases, set Friday, by more than 230.”

KULR: Wyoming offers free in-home COVID-19 testing for residents

KULR: Wyoming offers free in-home COVID-19 testing for residents. ” Wyoming is reporting hundreds of new coronavirus cases every day, and medical facilities are stretched to the max. As of this reporting, there are almost 6,900 active cases of the virus in the state, and there is no sign of a downturn at this point. But the Wyoming Department of Health has offered all residents a new tool to help stay ahead of the virus: free testing kits, available through Vault Health. Park County Public Health Nursing Supervisor Bill Crampton says it’s one of the ways that people can take precautions.”

University of Wyoming: New Wyoming History Day Website Launched by UW’s American Heritage Center

University of Wyoming: New Wyoming History Day Website Launched by UW’s American Heritage Center . “WHD, an affiliate of National History Day, brings together hundreds of Wyoming middle school and high school students in an annual competition to explore key themes of historical events and how they helped create today’s world. Created by the AHC, the website provides online delivery of historical materials — original primary sources held at the center — to the students as they create their projects and presentations. The competition runs across the entire school year, through district meets and then the state competition. Top Wyoming students and their projects compete at the national level.”

Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming Medical Center declares ‘Code Orange’ status, opens COVID-19 surge unit

Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming Medical Center declares ‘Code Orange’ status, opens COVID-19 surge unit. “A record number of COVID-19 patients have been admitted to Wyoming Medical Center, with 21 of the facility’s 149 total patients receiving treatment for the coronavirus as of Wednesday afternoon. The spike in patients has already prompted the Casper hospital to divert patients from outside Natrona County unless they are suffering heart attacks, strokes or traumatic injuries.”

WyoFile: As COVID-19 closed Wyo venues, artists migrated online

WyoFile: As COVID-19 closed Wyo venues, artists migrated online. “Arts — be it live performances, museum exhibits or theater shows — were among the first casualties of the COVID-19 outbreak as venues across Wyoming and the world abruptly shuttered. As the pandemic shut down bars and galleries, however, artists moved online. Wyoming artists and venues are no different, and have been offering a wide range of opportunities for viewers to enjoy music, painting and more via their devices. Here is a rundown of some of the online ways to see — or support — what Equality State artists are up to.”

Oil City News: Wyoming Business Council Releases Interactive Business Directory To Track Modified Hours And Services

Oil City News: Wyoming Business Council Releases Interactive Business Directory To Track Modified Hours And Services. “The Wyoming Business Council has released a new tool… to serve as a one-stop site to see open businesses in their community and how to access their services amid the COVID-19 crisis. ‘The site is searchable by business or by community, and it’s easy to navigate,’ said Wendy Lopez, business recruitment manager for the Wyoming Business Council.”

Wyoming Tribune Eagle: New website lets untested residents report experiences with COVID-19

Wyoming Tribune Eagle: New website lets untested residents report experiences with COVID-19. “With the launch of a new website earlier this week, any Wyoming residents who experiences COVID-19-like symptoms and are unable to get testing will be able to be heard. The site…, a volunteer open-source project, allows individuals to report their symptoms, experience and, optionally, contact information, which will be sent to the Wyoming COVID-19 Task Force and Gov. Mark Gordon.”