The Casper-Natrona County Health Department has confirmed a second case of pertussis – also known as whooping cough – at a Natrona County school. While it is a contagious disease that can lead to severe symptoms, particularly in infants, this is not an outbreak, says Dr. Mark Dowell, an infectious disease doctor at Wyoming Medical Center. Dr. Dowell, who is... [Read More]
Emergencies, by nature, are chaotic affairs. Events seem to unfold faster than most of us can process them. We may wonder if we’d be any help at all if faced with a car crash or other disaster. Kaleigh Peil thinks we’d be surprised with what we could contribute.  She should know. On Dec. 23, she came upon a terrible car... [Read More]
Another week of movies.  And another week wherein I had to skip a film.  The movie I skipped was Walking With Dinosaurs.  It’s available on VOD and Pay-Per-View for those that want to see what I missed out on.  Why did I skip it?  Well, if you must know, I’m writing this from Puerto Rico.  Don’t believe me?  Here’s proof:... [Read More]

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