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Wyoming Medical Center

WMC charity care, unpaid bills higher than average

CASPER, Wyo. — Twelve cents of every dollar paid to the Wyoming Medical Center goes toward charity care or unpaid medical bills at the hospital.

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Plumber stable after flash fire, family says

Family members have remained at the bedside of a Casper plumber who suffered serious burns when a flash fire ignited while he worked Friday at a Casper assisted-living center.

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Authorities waiting on bike crash charges

Authorities are waiting to charge the suspect in an alleged alcohol-related crash that killed a bicyclist in order to avoid double jeopardy, an investigator said Monday.

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Donors: Dorian case hasn't deterred giving in Casper

Donors: Dorian case hasn't deterred giving in Casper

Ron Strang wasn't thinking about himself when he volunteered to host a superhero-themed birthday party for a near-stranger's family in February.

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Bicyclist treated at Denver hospital following SUV crash

CASPER, Wyo. — Police continue to investigate the crash that left a Casper bicyclist fighting for his life in a Denver hospital on Friday.

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Krishelle Layton says charges resulted from misunderstandings

Krishelle Layton says charges resulted from misunderstandings

CASPER, Wyo. — The mother of a 6-year-old Casper boy with brain cancer says the fraud charges against her are the result of a series of misunderstandings.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State authorities investigate 'Ninja' Dorian's family

State authorities investigate 'Ninja' Dorian's family

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the family of Dorian Layton, a 5-year-old Casper boy with brain cancer whose story made headlines and led to an outpouring of community support.

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Man rescued from icy North Platte

Emergency crews rescued a man who fell through the ice on the North Platte River Monday morning, according to Casper firefighters.

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Patient navigators provide comfort, even plan weddings at Wyoming Medical Center

Patient navigators provide comfort, even plan weddings at Wyoming Medical Center

Tim Troxel’s whole body began to ache on the road between Denver and Cody.

February 16, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Wyoming mom delivers 12-pound, 6.5-ounce baby

Wyoming mom delivers 12-pound, 6.5-ounce baby

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper couple happily welcomed their healthy baby into the world Tuesday, a boy who is being touted as possibly the largest baby ever born at the Wyoming Medical Center.

February 13, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Casper nurse Amy Sorensen cares for pilot after in-flight medical emergency

Casper nurse Amy Sorensen cares for pilot after in-flight medical emergency

Amy Sorensen had settled into a movie somewhere high above the Great Plains when a call came over the aircraft public address system. She heard a flight attendant asking for passengers with medical experience.

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Amy Sorensen

Amy Sorensen

Amy Sorensen, a registered nurse at Wyoming Medical Center, was on a flight from Des Moines to Denver when the plane’s pilot suffered a heart attack.

January 05, 2014 7:27 pm

County board to consider cell towers, charity care

At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Natrona County Board of County Commissioners will consider requests by cellular service provider AT&T to build three telecommunications towers in the county.

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Legislator proposes delaying license for new Casper hospital to gauge ACA impact

LANDER — Wyoming would wait until 2015 to license a new Casper hospital, giving officials time to gauge the Affordable Care Act’s overall effect on the state, according to a proposal floated Monday by state Rep. Elaine Harvey.

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Pennsylvania war vet charged in Natrona County strip club homicide

Pennsylvania war vet charged in Natrona County strip club homicide

Attorney Frank Chapman on Monday foreshadowed a self-defense argument for his client, charged with the shooting death of 24-year-old James Baldwin at Racks Gentlemen’s Club in Casper.

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Cracks force closure of Wyoming Medical Center parking garage

CASPER, Wyo. -- The Wyoming Medical Center’s southern parking garage is scheduled to remain closed until Thursday morning after staff found new cracks in the structure.

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Law keeps Wyoming from considering need for new hospital

CASPER, Wyo. — Critics of a new physician-owned hospital in Casper worry it will lure lucrative patients away from Wyoming Medical Center, resulting in cuts to cardiac and emergency care.

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Defense, state attorneys preview arguments in Evansville rape trial

The trial for an Evansville man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl commenced Monday, and attorneys offered the jury a preview of arguments they will hear in the upcoming days.

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New hospital development heads to Casper City Council

CASPER, Wyo. — Few details have emerged about a possible new hospital in Casper, even as the development heads Tuesday to the city council.

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Casper hospital cuts heart attack response times

Casper hospital cuts heart attack response times

CASPER, Wyo. -- Karl Wiscombe suffered a massive heart attack last month while putting away cans in his garage.

August 04, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

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