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Patients Have Final Surgeries At Old Kimball Hospital

Patients from Cheyenne and Kimball were the last surgery patients at Kimball's old hospital on Friday, marking the end of an era at the 73-year-old facility and a new beginning at Kimball's new hospital next month.

Bob Mason of Cheyenne and Larry Snyder of Kimball underwent procedures on the last day surgeries were performed in the hospital's old operating room.

Mason, a Cheyenne firefighter and patient of KHS plastic and hand surgeon Dr. Bill Wyatt, underwent an amputation revision procedure to rebuild part of a finger.

Snyder, a Kimball area farmer, underwent a sinus surgery by Dr. William D...