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Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center opens clinic, adds new surgeon — 3 insights

Rapid City, S.D.-based Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center opened a clinic in Gillette, Wyo., to better serve the city’s population. 1. Black Hills also added Monica Morman, MD, to its staff to practice exclusively out of the location.


70-year-old Wyoming man accused of shooting at bar owner, driving away, rolling truck

A 70-year-old man from Northern Wyoming is being held in the Billings jail on charges he shot at the owner of a small-town bar he frequents on Super Bowl Sunday. Michael Duane Verry, of Ten Sleep, has been charged in Big Horn County Circuit Court in Wyoming with attempted murder in the first degree


Cloud Peak trims costs, 15 jobs

Troubles for Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy Corp. continue with the elimination of 15 salaried jobs, including lobbyists and public affairs positions. The company, one of the largest coal producers in the Powder River Basin, announced the layoffs in a note to employees last week.


Wyoming Health Officials: Meningitis Not Confirmed in Student

A fourth-grade student who was reportedly flown from southern Wyoming to a Colorado hospital Wednesday after being believed to have contracted bacterial meningitis has not been confirmed to have that particular illness, state health officials say.


4 Wyoming schools close after meningitis case confirmed

CASPER, Wyo. – A school district in southern Wyoming has closed four of its campuses after a fourth-grade student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. KTWO-AM reports Carbon County School District No. 2 canceled classes Thursday at the elementary schools in Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow,


K2 Radio News: Flash Briefing For February 18th, 2019 – Morning

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Republican Party's 2020 state convention will be held in Gillette. BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The National Park Service is collecting input on a plan to add seasonal housing for employees who provide concessions services in Yellowstone National Park.


Wyoming's rank on the "States with the Most Missing Persons" report

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) In a recent national study of the states with the highest number of missing people, Wyoming came in at number seven. The study was per 100,000 people and while Wyoming does have substantially less residents than other states such as California or Texas, there are still 45 open


East wins the high school wrestling 4A East regional meet

GILLETTE, Wyo.- Cheyenne East's wrestling team won the 4A East regional meet, with 216 points. 113: (Cen.) Adam Roberts dec. (Sher.) Rudy Osborne (7-3). 120: (East) Amos Solano fall (Sher.) Hunter Goodwin (5:40).


Where Does Wyoming Land On 2019’s List Of Most Sinful States?

We can all agree that we are no sin city. Far from it. But we do get our selves into some trouble from time to time. But can it really be considered as sinful if we are just blowing off steam?


What Is the Most Iconic Restaurant in Wyoming?

Many would argue this is the restaurant that defines the state. Gosh, I love to eat. It's just a fact that food and I will always be best friends. From cooking to consuming, and even the nap afterward, there are few things in life that bring me more joy. At some point in my life I would love to trav


For Some Unknown Reason, There’s a Video for Goose Egg, Wyoming

Someone has a lot of free time on their hands and I can prove it. For some unknown reason, a dude just did a video about Goose Egg, Wyoming. I personally think this is awesome. We need to talk about our friends in Goose Egg more often. But, it's a mystery why a person spent some time to read the def


Wyoming Republican Party 2020 State Convention

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Republican Party's 2020 state convention will be held in Gillette. The Gillette News Records reports that the party's 2020 state convention will be held May 7 through May 9.


Study Names Thermopolis Wyoming’s Poorest Town

Nearly 13 percent of the 3,000 residents in Thermopolis live below the poverty line, making it the poorest town in the Cowboy State. A new study pegs the average annual household income in Thermopolis at $45,668, nearly 23 percent below the state average of $59,143. They estimate 12.7 percent of the


Sales tax looks good locally, across the state

The city of Gillette and Campbell County are reporting that sales tax revenues increased in January to start the calendar year on a positive note. According to the city's finance team, Gillette took in $3.74 million in January, up 1.54 percent from the month before.


Wyoming Hemp + CBD Bill Goes Up In Smoke

After passing the Wyoming State House of Representatives by a vote of 60-0, a bill to regulate the industrial use of hemp and hemp-based CBD products in the state was defunded yesterday by the Senate Appropriations Committee.


Survey suggests Wyoming residents remain concerned with state’s economy and job diversity

University of Wyoming release, for more UW news click here. Wyoming’s economy has improved over the past year, but the economy remains a major concern of Wyomingites, according to new results from a statewide poll conducted last fall.


1 found dead after hotel fire in northern Wyoming

SHERIDAN — One person has been found dead after a structure fire in northern Wyoming. KROE-AM reports that the fire occurred Wednesday night in a hotel on Main Street in Sheridan. The name of the victim was not immediately released.


Police Say Wyoming Juveniles Caught Breaking Into Drug Drop Box

Rock Springs Police say they caught two boys trying to break into the drug drop box at the Rock Springs Police Department on Sunday morning. According to a Rock Springs Police Department news release, the pair were spotted on camera trying to break into the drop box around 10 a.m. Sunday. The drop b


Which City In Wyoming Is The Best To Retire In?

Casper, Wyoming seems to be the best place to retire in Wyoming according to Forbes. Casper is a town of 60,000 residents with a median home price of $201,000. It was nicknamed The Oil City because of its long history of being an oil boomtown. Obviously, Casper has its fair share of cowboy culture a


Is Wyoming Ready For The New Pizza From Papa Johns?

For single bachelors such as myself, pizza is kind of a staple in our diets. I'm not saying that I eat it for every meal every day of the week, but somehow it does wind up being a dinner choice at least one night of the week.