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Wyoming man dies in rollover crash near Kemmerer

CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming resident died after a single-vehicle crash in Lincoln County on Tuesday afternoon. Lyman resident Joel Scott Reimer, 53, died in the rollover on U.S. Highway 189 near Kemmerer, Wyoming Highway Patrol Sergeant Jeremy Beck confirmed on Wednesday. Article continues below... Reimer had been driving...
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Graduation ceremonies for area high schools

Star Valley High School will hold graduation for the Class of 2022, Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. on the SVHS football field. The guest speaker will be science teacher Mark Nethercott. Cokeville High graduation will be Wednesday, May 25, at 6 p.m. in the CHS auditorium. The guest speaker...
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Man dies in western Wyoming wreck

A Wyoming man died Tuesday evening after the SUV he was driving rolled multiple times along U.S. Highway 189 in western Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol identified the man as 53-year-old Joel Reimer. Reimer was driving a GMC Jimmy north on the highway near Kemmerer when the SUV drifted off the road, struck a milepost and traveled into a ditch, the highway patrol reported. He turned back to the left, which caused a skid. The SUV then rolled multiple times before coming to rest on its passenger side. The highway patrol suspects driver fatigue may have been a contributing factor to the crash.

Your Wyoming Sunrise: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

***For All Things Wyoming, Sign-Up For Our Daily Newsletter***. Today’s Wyoming sunrise was taken on Commissary Ridge, 20 miles north of Kemmerer by Josh Coursey. Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies,. Don’t fence me in. Let me ride through the wide open country that...

Mental Health Awareness Month: How one Lincoln County group is working to prevent suicide

One Lincoln County organization is working to get suicide resources to the community this May. Lincoln County Preventing ATODS (alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and suicide) Abuse Coalition is a collaborative group with the goal to “provide resources, education, and advocacy for mental health and substance abuse prevention.” The coalition has two groups, one based in Star Valley and the other based in Kemmerer.

PhotoFest! 3A West Regional Track Meet-Kemmerer

Track athletes from the 3A West gathered in Kemmerer to tune up for this week's state meet in Casper and there were a number of double event winners. On the boy's side, Lovell's Quinn Lindsey won both of the throwing events as he tossed the shot 56-8.5 and the discus 169-10 to make it to the top of the podium. On the track, Lovell's Ben Nichols captured the 100-meter dash in 11.45 and the 400 with a clocking of 51.44. In the distance races, Tanner Erickson of Mountain View won the 800 and 1600 meter runs with times of 2.02.57 and 4.34.48 respectively, Defending 3A cross country state champion Owen Burnett of Kemmerer won the 3200 easily with a time of 10.08.28. Lander's Gage Gose has been over-the-top strong in the hurdle events and took 1st place in the 110 in 41.91 and the 300 in 38.96. He has the best mark in the state in the 300 hurdles this season. The 200-meter dash winner in the 3A West meet was Matisse Weaver of Lander in 24.26. In the boy's relays, Lander won the 4x100, the 4x400, and the 1600 medley with Worland winning the 4x800.

Hospitals cutting services over staffing shortages

As hospitals across the U.S. face workforce shortages, several have had to halt services. At least five hospitals across three states announced plans in recent months to scale back care due to staffing shortages. Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in Rawlins, Wyo., is ending labor and delivery services June 15...

Valley track teams posting marks and perfecting best marks

BRIDGER VALLEY — Two weeks, counting this week leaves two weeks left in the season before the MVHS and LHS track teams head to the regional meet at Kemmerer on May 13-14. This will be followed by the state meet at Casper n May 20-22. Several of the athletes from both high schools have pre-qualified for the state meet. This doesn’t give them time to rest on their laurels, but edges them on to try to increase their marks and improve their personal bests.

Rural hospitals could suffer when pandemic-related supports go away. But some want to make those supports permanent.

The first year of the COVID-19 pandemic saw a record number of rural hospital closures, according to the Becker’s Hospital Review. Relief money from the federal government and flexibility under the federal and state public health emergency declarations has helped rural hospitals in Wyoming and across the nation through the worst of the pandemic. But Wyoming’s public health emergency ended in March, and a lot of supports will go away when the federal public health emergency eventually ends.