Laramie, Wy – A three-week wait just to see a doctor is something people in Gillette have to deal with. A study done by Campbell County Memorial Hospital found that Gillette is short about 11 primary care physicians. That means the community needs 11 more doctors either in family practice or internal medicine just to meet the current population needs. Doctor Jim Naramore says it's tough on patients to have to wait that long. But, he says, it's tough on doctors, too.
Wyoming – Wyoming landowners say industry isn't compensating them fairly when it comes to eminent domain, but industry representatives argue they're paying much more for private land than it's actually worth.
Wyoming – The National Park Service wants to help even more visitors make use of the park. So this week, the Service issued a long-awaited transportation plan for Grand Teton including 42 miles of pathways.
Wyoming – A federal district court in California handed environmental groups a victory this week when it said no roads may be built in roadless forest areas. But that may not be the last word on the controversy.
Wyoming – Wyoming got some good news this week about how it protects children under the care of the state. For years, Wyoming's department of family services drew criticism for its inability to guarantee that children who are placed in foster homes by the state were safe.