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Lovell Public Health nurse resigns

Public Health Nurse Manager Kimberly Cowan provided the Big Horn County Commissioners the monthly report for services from Big Horn County Public Health Tuesday. She reported that Sheridan May in the Lovell office has resigned to return to school. She […]

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Dr. Deborah Brackett, M.D.

Dr. Deborah Brackett to depart hospital

By David Peck A popular and well-respected doctor at North Big Horn Hospital in Lovell is leaving the hospital staff she joined just over a year ago to return

A Wyoming Demolition Inc. shovel picks up building material Tuesday afternoon during final cleanup of the site of the former North Big Horn Hospital building on East 10th Street in Lovell.

Hospital demolition nearly complete

The transformation is striking – a hospital facility that once dominated half of a city block though falling into decay over the last 25 years is now a

Visiting nurse Diana Ballinger

New visiting nurse helps patients avoid emergency room

Frances Bassett values having an emergency room at North Big Horn Hospital within five miles of her home in Cowley. She suffers from a medical condition called COPD

Phil Whaley and Denise Andersen participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday at the senior center in Lovell. The event raised more than $3,000 and raised awareness in the community about the disease.

Alzheimer’s event raises awareness, funds for research

There continues to be no “survivor lap” at the annual Walk for Alzheimer’s, said organizer Denise Andersen. Once diagnosed, an individual can expect a steady decline in mental

Phlebotomist Jenna VanKirk draws blood for Lovell resident Dawn Eades, who took advantage of the reduced price blood tests offered at the first “Home Town Healthy Living” mini-health fair held on Tuesday at the Lovell Community Center. The preventive health program is offered by North Big Horn Hospital.

Lovell Health Fair this weekend

The 2012 Lovell Health Fair will take place on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lovell Community Center. Wyoming Health Fairs and North Big


Drug take-back day Saturday at health fair

There will be no questions asked and no paperwork for those who want to dispose of excess or unwanted prescription medication this Saturday at the Lovell Health Fair. The

Kristi Schneider draws blood from Dennis Woodward at last year's Health Fair.

Health fair blood draws begin Saturday

The Lovell Community Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon and will be held at the Lovell Community Center. Diverse participation is

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality is conducting an assessment of why certain segments of the Shoshone River and tributaries connected to the river are impaired by bacteria that could be harmful to humans.

DEQ holds meeting to discuss E. coli levels in Shoshone River

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) held a meeting at the Lovell Community Center on Aug. 23 to discuss the Shoshone River Pathogen TMDL project. This is

Dr. David Hoffman

Dr. Hoffman no longer with North Big Horn Hospital

A North Big Horn Hospital official confirmed this week that Dr. David Hoffman is no longer a part of the medical staff at the hospital and clinic and