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Ilene Olson

Judging by current economic forecasts, the Wyoming state budget could be tight for the foreseeable future. That’s the downside of depending on mineral income for much of the state’s revenue.

As a child, Marc Beaudry of Powell had some “really bad experiences” in a hospital, and that created an aversion to hospitals and doctors for him.

CODY — The Park County Sheriff’s Office hosted a two-day ice rescue course for Search and Rescue personnel Saturday and Sunday.

As he looked over his new homestead between Powell and Cody on a snowy day in 1948, Forrest Allen knew he was poised at the edge of a new life.

Leaders of five of the six hospitals in the Big Horn Basin had a united message for area legislators on Thursday: We need Medicaid expansion.

One of the most delightful scenes in a Christmas movie is the one in “It’s A Wonderful Life” when George Bailey (played to perfection by James Stewart) joyously greets everything from people to buildings, shouting, “Merry Christmas!” as he runs along the snowy main street in his rush to return home to his family. 

Northwest College’s finance director, Sheldon Flom, will leave the college Friday to assume the post of vice president for administrative services at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs.

After a months-long wait and enduring years of poor heart health, Greg Benander and his wife Cheri got the call they were waiting for on Saturday. Doctors had just received news that a donor heart might be available for Greg.

A proposal to raise entrance fees at Yellowstone National Park seems to go too far too fast.

After being out in shirtsleeves over a pleasant autumn weekend, Powell residents woke up to completely different weather Monday following a rapid temperature drop Sunday night.

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