MHCC Registered Nurse Susan Woodbury told the steering committee on Wednesday she believes Quorum Health Resources has neglected the clinical aspect of the hospital during its management. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Rawlins hospital committee reviews management agencies

The Memorial Hospital Management Steering Committee met this week to review the responses it received from the Request for Proposal sent to 10 agencies last month. The committee was formed to select a company from around the region best suited to manage the hospital in Rawlins.

At Wednesday’s meeting, the committee zeroed in on three companies that expressed interest. Two competing narratives are at work in the process. One favors staying with Quorum, the facility’s current manager. The other wants to reboot with a different company. Cali O’Hare was at the two-hour meeting and filed this report.



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Firefighters preparing for slash pile burning on national forest

Forest Service fire personnel are making preparations for annual slash pile burning on the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests in Wyoming and Colorado. Burning should begin this month. Emma Diercks reports.



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Local students work with BLM to build eagle nest platforms

In a great opportunity for hands-on experience, high school students at the Carbon County Higher Education Center will work with the Bureau of Land Management and Rocky Mountain Power to build nesting platforms for eagles. Emma Diercks reports.



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Sports: County volleyball squads take home post-season awards

The post season accolades have been awarded to volleyball teams across the Cowboy State. Carbon County picked up its share of honors. Joey Saverine takes a look at who made the cut, plus this weekend’s Wyoming basketball schedule.

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