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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 26, 2021

The state is wrestling with what experts on mental health confinement are calling a crisis. Starting with a lengthy discussion last week, the Wyoming ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 8, 2021

Riverton Medical District officials say the best estimate for when the city's planned community hospital would be complete is the fall of 2023. In a public ...

From Ranger staff reports
May 19, 2021

Continuing its drive to build a new community hospital under local control, Riverton Medical District has reached agreement for a health care partnership with ...


From staff reports
Apr 7, 2021

Follow up analysis of positive samples has shown four different COVID-19 variants recognized by national and international experts as "variants of concern" ...

From staff reports
Mar 9, 2021

Central Wyoming College has been awarded a $277,000 Pre-Hire Skill Training Grant from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. The grant, part of the ...

From staff reports
Feb 19, 2021

DWS now paying Pandemic Unemployment Assistance The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is accepting unemployment insurance applications from those ...


From staff reports
Feb 16, 2021

Enroll Wyoming navigators will be available to help Wyoming residents sign up for insurance on the federal Health Insurance Market-place during a special open ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2021

A new course offering approved this semester will allow local students to graduate from Riverton High School as certified nursing assistants, principal John ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2021

In a Riverton building with the dust still settling from a massive remodel, Roger Bower sat to be vaccinated for COVID-19 on a Wednesday morning. "I'm going ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2021

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer Emory Lee Jewell started his medical practice in Shoshoni soon after the town was founded in 1906. An expert on Rocky ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2020

The county still has had no luck getting a local health officer. Fremont County's prior health officer Dr. Brian Gee did not reapply when his term expired ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Dec 8, 2020

q The new losses brought Fremont County's coronavirus death toll to 41. From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange Fremont County's ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer A state-level mask mandate announced Monday sparked frustration in a top county official and business owner who has just ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 5, 2020

Health care providers in Fremont County have taken it upon themselves to identify COVID-19 testing options for their patients. Local officials distributed a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 5, 2020

The federal government is sending 170,000 rapid COVID-19 tests to Wyoming as part of the national effort to curb the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The tests ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 27, 2020

Local organizers are seeking a loan from the United States Department of Agriculture to build a new hospital in Riverton. The process will require a $3-4 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 9, 2020

State officials have voted not to provide coronavirus relief funding to construct a new hospital in Riverton. The City of Riverton applied for the money last ...

From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports
Jul 5, 2020

Wyoming recorded 34 new coronavirus cases Thursday - the second-highest daily total on record since the illness was first detected in mid-March in the state. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 10, 2020

Fremont County may have the most confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wyoming, but that doesn't necessarily mean the epidemic is more prevalent locally, Wind ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 21, 2020

Four Fremont County residents have died due to complications of the corona virus. They are the first confirmed deaths from the global pandemic in Fremont ...

Staff and wire reports
Apr 12, 2020

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased to 261 on Saturday as the state Department of Health reported eight new cases in seven ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 12, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon congratulated Wyomingites during the week for staying put during the ongoing coronavirus ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2020

Wyoming's recovery from the economic fallout caused by coronavirus will depend on mindset, says State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander. "It'll be hard to come back ...

From staff reports
Apr 10, 2020

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in Fremont County has stayed the same all week, the Wyoming Department of Health reported Thursday ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2020

The spread of coronavirus in Fremont County is projected to peak around the end of April, public health officer Brian Gee said during a press conference ...

From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger contributions
Apr 6, 2020

Legislative leaders signal special session The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming reached 210 on Monday with the diagnosis of 10 new cases in seven ...

Chuck Rodgers
Apr 3, 2020

In these unprecedented and strange times, it is understandable that we are preoccupied with the coronavirus, and that we often feel afraid and, perhaps, even ...


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