Back to school: Masks optional

Students and employees at Sweetwater County schools will not be required to wear masks when they return to the classroom this month.

Both Sweetwater County School Districts released statements at the end of July saying in the new school year “the option to utilize masks or other face coverings will be left to the discretion of families and employees.”

Western Wyoming Community College removed its mask mandate for the summer semester, and said that the fall semester “will open as normal.”

On August 4, Governor Mark Gordon announced he will not implement a state-wide mask mandate fo...


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