Owners of local small businesses that had to close for several weeks due to state health orders have the same story to share about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on them.
Maria Ruiz can still remember the first time she heard the tell-tale, guttural roar of a Harley-Davidson motor. It hit her right in the heart, she recalled with a wistful smile, hands crossed on her chest.
An iconic red London phone booth backed by an ornate black wrought iron fence is just one detail in an intricate collection of five postcards Barb Shober painted and gave to her world-traveling daughter as a birthday gift this year.
On March 12, what would’ve been a record year for the state’s largest indoor events center became a record flop when COVID-19 restrictions came down from the state.
In the COVID-19 era, many of us are limiting contact with others, changing the way we do things – even when it comes to doctors’ visits.
Within a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 crisis disrupted business as usual, leading to multiple business closures, businesses barely surviving, and a few shifting and even thriving.
While online interactions have increased significantly due to the impact of COVID-19 on businesses and workers, meeting with clients in person is still essential for Wyoming Department of Workforce Services staff, who follow strict social distancing guidelines.
Dr. Christoph Geisler hadn’t thought much about gout one way or another until his former boss had a debilitating attack, which prompted the microbiologist to do a little investigating. What he found was not only was the affliction incredibly painful, but there were also no good cures.
On May 1, an order from Wyoming State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist and Gov. Mark Gordon began loosening COVID-19 restrictions on workplaces like manufacturers to allow for more normal operations. But for some manufacturers, the effects of the state and national reaction to the pandemic …
When news of the grocery store-emptying panic caused by the arrival of the coronavirus reached Griff Sprout of Lander, he started asking himself how he could help his community.
“It’s a catastrophe,” said Mark Watson, oil and gas supervisor at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, who is tasked with regulating a hard-up industry. “There’s no other way to put it.”
Fewer steps in any process can reduce the margin for error, and as the nation is facing significant challenges to its industrial food system highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic, it makes sense to some to rely on a short supply chain.
Every summer, tourists flock to Wyoming for the state’s pristine trout fisheries, wide open spaces and the world’s first national park.
Soon after the coronavirus pandemic disrupted business as usual, small and large businesses alike immediately had to shutter their doors or find new ways to operate under the restrictions of social distancing and stay-at-home orders.
Chelsey Moon first started thinking about opening her own salon more than five years ago, talking with friends around a kitchen table. That talk led her to starting Luna Salon and Med Spa, which attracted enough customers for Moon to open a second, new location in February at 306 S. Second S…
Using Microsoft’s AI for Earth program, scientists at the University of Wyoming will study human disease and migration patterns related to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).
The state of Wyoming has emerged as a leader in paving the legal way to enable banking of digital currency. In the coming months, it’s very likely the first financial institutions in the world for cryptocurrency will be operating here in the Cowboy State.