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Ilene Olson

A new model of primary care is making family practice a more viable and attractive choice for doctors and medical students alike, and is making it easier for patients to get medical care, according to testimony Monday at a legislative committee meeting in Lovell.

Jim Vogt of Powell, an elected member of the Northwest College Board of Trustees, died Monday in a Billings hospital, where he had remained in intensive care since undergoing heart surgery on July 2.

So far this summer, we have been fortunate that only one wildfire, the 1,700-acre Sheep Creek Fire, has occurred in forests in northwest Wyoming. 

Volunteer clinic will continue to operate in Cody

After opening in Powell seven years ago, the Heart Mountain Volunteer Medical Clinic will close its Powell branch Oct. 31. 

College likely to see enrollment increases, revenue decreases, in next few years

Enrollment at Northwest College is up slightly for the 2015-16 school year compared to last fall’s numbers. 

Effective Sept. 30, Powell Valley Healthcare will no longer provide home care and hospice services to the community.

A Powell couple had a unique opportunity to watch their son land in a Chinook helicopter at Choice Aviation in Cody on Thursday as part of his flight-engineer duties with the U.S. Army.

Thursday was Christmas in July for Harold Wages, area coordinator for Toys for Tots. That was when Carol Atwood donated more than 500 Beanie Babies from her personal collection to Toys for Tots.

Despite “a few bumps in the road,” the 2015 Park County Fair went pretty well, said Teecee Barrett, a member of the Park County Fair Board. “I think we had a pretty good fair.”

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