New state legislation requires school districts to adopt security plan

A bill passed Wyoming’s Joint Education Committee that asks all school districts to adopt an option-based safety plan. Representative Jerry Paxton opposed the bill believing most schools already have adequate plans in place. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Dr. Duane Abels (far right), a member of the steering committee, addresses QHR Regional VP, Ron Vigus (far left) during Thursday’s management presentation as other steering committee members look on. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Hospital steering committee looks for answers from current management company

In the second of two public meetings last week concerning the future of Memorial Hospital in Rawlins, officials with Quorum Health Resources made their case for renewing the company’s contract with the county to manage the facility. QHR has managed Memorial Hospital since 2010. While the hospital’s Board of Trustees seem content with the relationship, employees have expressed criticisms. During Thursday’s meeting, a local steering committee was looking for answers. Cali O’Hare reports.

 

 

Adenovirus found in mule deer fawns outside Saratoga

After discovering disease in mule deer fawn carcasses outside Saratoga, local Wyoming Game and Fish officials remind residents that this time of year, young wildlife are in a vulnerable state. Game and Fish urges the public to notify them if deceased wild game is found on private property so that the agency can remove it. Emma Diercks reports.

 

 

Sports: No bowl bid for ‘Boys

Despite the absence of a bowl bid, a select few of the Wyoming Cowboys will begin their journey to the NFL. Joey Saverine has the story.

 

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  • Cowboy wrestling medals four in Sin City.
  • Cowgirl volleyball falls short of national championships.
  • Another late comeback not enough for Cowboy cagers.
  • Broncos win third in a row in NFL meat grinder.

 

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