Service disruptions at Campbell County Health

Campbell County Health has experienced serious computer issues at Campbell County Health resulting in service disruptions throughout the organization including: No outpatient Lab, Respiratory Therapy and Radiology exams or proceduresNo new inpatient admissionsSome surgery cancellationsPatients presenting to the Emergency department and Walk-in Clinic will be triaged and transferred to an appropriate care facilityPhone systems are […]

Contura Announces Agreement to Resolve Reclamation Obligations Related to Powder River Basin Mines

In a news release, Contura Energy says it may have found a new buyer for the so called, Western Assets. That’d be Belle Ayr & Eagle Butte coal mines. The initial plan to have Contura take over and resume operations at the mines here hit a snag in trying to negotiate several million dollars worth […]

Local Residents Invited to Help Set Public Health Priorities

The Wyoming Department of Health’s Public Health Division invites residents to help set potential priorities for its state health improvement plan (SHIP) by joining one of an upcoming series of meetings. “Last year, we completed what’s known as a ‘State Health Assessment’ process for Wyoming,” said Stephanie Pyle, Public Health Division senior administrator with the […]

Wyoming Public Health Officials Investigating Case of Vaping-Related Severe Lung Disease

Wyoming’s first case of vaping-associated lung illness has been confirmed in a Uinta County resident, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The young adult was hospitalized with severe lung disease. “Many states have already reported vaping-associated lung illness, including six deaths,” said Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and state epidemiologist with WDH. […]

Rep. Cheney And Colleagues Introduce The American Energy First Act

Washington – House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), joined House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Ut.) to introduce The American Energy First Act, an all-of-the-above American energy reform bill. This legislation will expand domestic energy production on federal lands, streamline the federal permitting process, create well-paying jobs for […]