April 9, 2020 Issue

In this week’s issue of the Standard:

  • Even in the midst of a pandemic, birthdays need to be celebrated. Monday was a special day for Doratha Groseclose, who turned 100. She still lives in her house. Read about how her church family surprised her and Doratha’s thoughts on the secret to a long life.
  • We’ll have the latest on the coronavirus as it spreads across Wyoming, including an update on the number of confirmed cases. As of Wednesday morning, there will still a goose egg in the Big Horn County column.
  • In related stories, read about how the school is delivering meals to 360 homebound students, how the county is leading the response, and how a local teacher is assisting in the cause by making N-95 masks.
  • Rep. Jamie Flitner offers a different perspective on the new law that AirMedCare Network cited in announcing its decision to no longer offer air transport insurance programs in Wyoming.
  • Cody Regional Health plans to improve its ground ambulance service.
  • Find out what Holy Week services are planned in local churches.
  • And in sports, we look back at two men with a connection to major league baseball history.

Our office will be closed on Good Friday. From all of us at the Standard, we wish you a Happy Easter.