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Ilene Olson

Additional cuts needed next year

Laurie Nichols knew she would have challenges when she accepted the position as president of the University of Wyoming in December. But she didn’t know then that she would face a whole new set of challenges when she came on board this month.

Former park ranger explains reasons why some tourists forget rules in Yellowstone

A former Yellowstone National Park ranger calls it the “Disney Syndrome” when people walk right up to wild animals in the park.

We’ve all seen them: Tourists who get too close to wildlife in Yellowstone National Park, who leave walkways, park in the middle of the road, feed animals and do other stupid things in obvious disregard for park rules.

Bankruptcy process will help PVHC deal with lawsuits involving former orthopedic surgeon

Facing “a flood of litigation” over surgeries performed years ago by Dr. Jeffrey Hansen, the Powell Valley Healthcare Board of Directors unanimously approved filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday.

The best part of Kayla Doerr’s job is working with residents at Powell Valley Care Center, she said.

“They each have a little story to tell and it’s just interesting, seeing how they were, and how they are,” she said. “A lot of times, they make your day.”

Journalism, broadcasting and farrier programs will no longer be offered at Northwest College following the NWC Board of Trustees’ vote Monday evening to terminate those programs to cut expenses. 

We’ve heard a lot about education standards in the last several years. Mostly, it seems, we’ve heard from people who don’t want them. 

Other cost-cutting measures at NWC include early retirements and a reduction in force

Three programs could be eliminated at Northwest College, along with six positions at the college. In addition, 17 early retirement applications are recommended for approval as NWC leaders work to cut expenses for the next school year.

Chrysalis Room provides homey environment for family and friends to say last goodbyes

When life begins, babies usually enter the world in a welcoming environment created by hospitals to support the infants and their parents and families.

When a loved one is dying, family members and friends need a supportive environment where they can be with that person through the dying and initial grieving processes.

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