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Ilene Olson

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.

If a goal without a plan is just a wish, then Powell Valley Healthcare is moving beyond the wishing phase by planning for its future facility needs.

In fact, some might use the term “visionary” to describe a new planning concept for renovating and expanding the hospital, medical offices and care center facilities.

Incumbent Carolyn Danko and newcomer Dusty Spomer easily won election to Powell’s two open seats on the Northwest College Board of Trustees.

Mexican families had to bury loved ones in barren lot; effort on to maintain Mexican Cemetery

LOVELL — It’s hard to imagine the overwhelming grief of Lovell-area parents who buried three babies in the 1950s.

For the first time ever, fear of Ebola has gripped many people in the United States.

That’s not surprising, since this fall marks the first time anyone in our country has contracted or died of the dreaded disease.

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