Wyo4News Morning News Roundup: November 17, 2020

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Here is a recap of this morning’s top Wyo4News stories.

Local News:

  • Another 587 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday by the Wyoming Department of Health. Sweetwater County accounted for 33 of Monday’s new cases. More information here.
  • Governor Mark Gordon released his fiscal year 2021-2022 supplemental budget proposal Monday. His proposed budget includes additional cuts on top of the 10% cuts that he implemented in July.  More information here.
  • Both the Rock Springs and Green River City Councils will be meeting in regular sessions tonight at 7 in their respective City Halls. Agendas can be found here.

 

 

  • The Wyoming High School Activities Association’s Board of Directors has announced the approval of a face covering mandate for all winter high school sports and activities. This mandate will be for spectators as well as participants and coaches. All winter sports participants must wear face coverings at all times while in the building except when competing. All coaches, officials, event workers, and fans in attendance will be required to wear face coverings at all times. Other COVID-19 restrictions will be effective with regard to multi-team tournaments and meets. The Wyoming winter high school sports season is scheduled to begin in December.
  • The Wyoming Business Council will close applications for the COVID-19 Business Relief Program’s Agriculture and Endurance funds at 8 p.m. this Wednesday,  Nov. 18. All eligible farmers, ranchers, businesses, and nonprofits that have not applied should do so as soon as possible at wyobizrelief.org. Even if funding runs out, applicants will be put on a waiting list if future funds become available or either program.

 

 

Latest Obituaries:

Sherril Hart – Details

Carol Ann Nunez Uriarte- Details

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