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Wyoming Wants Elk Feedground Fed Approval
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is recommending renewal of a permit for a Jackson Hole elk feedground operated by the state of Wyoming. The permit for the 91-acre Alkali Creek Feedground would be good for two decades. A decision on the feedground permit had been delayed because 1…
Medicaid Expansion Still A Possibility In Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Despite the Wyoming Legislature’s recent rejection of a plan to extend Medicaid coverage to 17,600 additional low-income adults, the state’s Department of Health continues to study the possibility. Expanding Medicaid is a cornerstone of the Affordable Care …
Feds Charge 3 In Wind Farm Scam
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say three people bilked $3.7 million from investors by claiming to develop wind farms in Wyoming and South Dakota. The projects never were built. A federal indictment filed in Cheyenne says phone solicitors made cold calls to investors nationwide, tel…
Feds Charge Former Powell Hospital CEO With Fraud
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged the former CEO of a Powell hospital with fraud, alleging he worked with an accomplice in Indiana to rack up more nearly $850,000 in false billings last year for staff recruitment work that was never performed. The Powell Tribune reports for…