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Tribune Staff

A Saturday afternoon fire burned more than 140 acres along the South Fork Highway and the eastern side of Cedar Mountain, officials say.

The area is just southwest of Cody. Authorities are investigating how it started.

(June 18, 1940 - Aug. 24, 2015)

James David Vogt, 75, of Powell died Aug. 24, 2015, at the Billings Clinic in Billings.

Bevra DeHaan, 55, of Baker, Montana, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at the Billings Clinic.

CASPER (AP) — Five and a half weeks of hell.

That’s how Linda Schwope of Cowley described her husband’s battle with tularemia, a bacterial disease spread to humans by rodents and rabbits, as well as ticks and deer flies.

(Dec. 1, 1927 – Aug. 5, 2015)

Wilson J. Felix died Aug. 5, 2015, after a battle of kidney failure, due to diabetes. He was 87.

(Dec. 25, 1939 - Aug. 15, 2015)

Dennis “Jake” Jensen Cook, 75, was born in Billings on Dec. 25, 1939, to the late Joseph Johnson Cook and late Cleo Christine Jensen. He died peacefully Aug. 15, 2015, surrounded by his wife and children.

(Nov. 10, 1923 - Aug. 12, 2015)

Wilma Jean Gerber, 91, of Cody died at the Powell Valley Care Center on Aug. 12, 2015.

The Park County Sheriff’s Office and the Cody Police Department helped track down a runaway Riverton teen on Tuesday.

A motorcyclist died in a crash on the Beartooth Highway on Monday afternoon.

(Nov. 12, 1946 - Aug. 1, 2015)

Donald Bruce Ogburn died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, due to complications resulting from a recent stroke. He was 68.

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