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Ilene Olson

It’s no secret that the Park County Commission and the Park County Fair Board don’t get along. But it seems the two governing groups’ longstanding dysfunctional relationship has sunk to new lows in recent weeks.

After three years at Powell Valley Healthcare, Chief Executive Officer Bill Patten has decided it’s time to move on.

It appears 2014 put the final chapter on the Paul Cardwell saga at Powell Valley Healthcare.

This story has been, in many ways, one of the most personal of my career, and one of the most painful to watch.

pair of well-known Powell doctors, Mike Tracy and Robert Chandler, will not renew their contracts with Powell Valley Healthcare and will be leaving the organization when their contracts expire on June 30.

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. 

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