Officials at Sheridan Memorial Hospital have been notified that the hospital could be downgraded from a tier one hospital to tier two by the Wyoming School Board Association Insurance Trust otherwise known as WSBAIT. The rating does not reflect the level of service provided by Sheridan Memorial, but rather reflects that educators covered by WSBAIT will now have to pay more out of pocket for services at the hospital than to hospitals rated tier one by the trust.
The Wyoming Cowboys football team has reached a goal, but the head coach says there is more to do. With Saturday’s 31-10 win over New Mexico, the Cowboys became eligible for a post season bowl game with a 7-3 record. It’s a goal that few thought was possible with Wyoming starting a freshman quarterback and several other young players. But Head Coach Dave Christensen said Saturday that he always believed.
A storm bringing more than 2 feet of snow to parts of Bridger-Teton National Forest last week is raising alarms about the risk of avalanches just as skiers begin entering the backcountry.
Forecasters at Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center elevated the slide danger to "considerable" at upper elevations. Officials say that more than 16 inches fell at Grand Targhee Ski Resort Thursday, with an additional 10 inches expected through the weekend.
American David Coleman Headley was one of the leading planners of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, which killed 166 people over three days at two five-star hotels, a train station and a small Jewish community center.
Headley, the son of a Pakistani father and an American mother, had been chosen for the mission because he looked like a non-Muslim Westerner. He used those looks — and his U.S. passport — to plan logistics for several of the places attacked in Mumbai.
Originally published on Mon November 21, 2011 6:26 am
The death toll from three days of clashes in Cairo's Tahrir Square has risen to at least 24, a morgue official tells The Associated Press. (Note at 8:25 a.m. ET: Earlier, the official told the AP that the toll was 35; now, he says 11 of the deaths were unrelated to the violence.)