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Belt football player suffers head injury, team will play Saturday

GREAT FALLS — A football player at Belt High School suffered a head injury in a weekend game and is hospitalized in intensive care in Great Falls.

September 15, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

Officials: Wyoming concussion policy working well

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — New protocols for dealing with concussions suffered by student-athletes in junior high and high school sports appear to be working well, but more can be done, such as educating classroom teachers about brain injuries, officials say.

January 14, 2014 4:24 pmLoading…

New technology aids concussion recovery at Missoula physical therapy clinic

Jennifer Feenstra recalled a time not long ago when 10 percent of concussions were diagnosed.

June 08, 2013 5:59 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Student safety: Stop playing with concussions

Imagine being a 17-year-old high school football quarterback, a 14-year-old softball pitcher or a 12-year-old soccer goalie. If these young athletes got hit in the head during a game, but could still run, catch and kick, would they ask the coach to take them out? Would hard-training student-…

February 12, 2013 12:30 amLoading…

Glasgow father calls son's quick recovery from shop accident miraculous

Craig Herbert got the call Friday afternoon. 

November 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
UW QB Smith remains doubtful for Cal Poly game

UW QB Smith remains doubtful for Cal Poly game

CHEYENNE — Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith, who was carted off the field last weekend in a game against Toledo, remains doubtful for this Saturday's game against Cal Poly, coach Dave Christensen said Tuesday.

September 11, 2012 3:16 pmLoading…

Toddler airlifed to Great Falls

HELENA -- Great Falls Police are assisting Lewis and Clark County authorities in the investigation of suspicious head injuries suffered by a 2-year-old girl Thursday.

March 03, 2012 9:55 pmLoading…

Police: Alcohol a factor in fatal Lander wreck

RIVERTON — Lander police say alcohol was a factor in a wreck that killed one person.

February 01, 2012 8:15 pmLoading…

Man found dead with head trauma in Butte

BUTTE — Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead with trauma to the head at a site where some of Butte's homeless population regularly congregate.

October 12, 2011 9:00 pmLoading…

Motorcyclist killed in crash outside of Coalville

SALT LAKE CITY — A motorcyclist is dead after a crash on a road leading from Coalville, Utah, to the Wyoming border.

August 28, 2011 7:00 pmLoading…

Doctor advocates education on student head injuries

CASPER, Wyo. — The public needs to recognize the importance of preventing repeated head injuries to student athletes, a Casper neurosurgeon said Wednesday.

July 20, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Concussion testing for young athletes recommended

BUTTE — Butte school officials should require that high school athletes go through preseason neurological testing as part of a plan to protect players from additional injury following a concussion, a committee of school administrators and doctors recommended.

March 05, 2011 3:51 pmLoading…

Legislature considers sports concussion compromise

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state House and Senate are expected to vote on a compromise bill dealing with prep athletes who suffer concussions.

March 03, 2011 10:46 amLoading…

Motorcycle fatals surge in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Motorcycle fatalities in Wyoming are surging, with 12 people killed since July. Wyoming has already surpassed total motorcycle deaths for all of last year.

September 23, 2010 7:33 amLoading…

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