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Merle Henry Daly, 80, of Billings is missing and presumed drowned on the Buffalo Bill Reservoir. 

Daly, formerly of Cody, was boating with a friend on the north end of the reservoir near the south shore when the accident occurred, according to the Park County Sheriff’s Office. Daly and Kay Becker, 77, also from Billings, had pulled along shore on an island directly south, across the reservoir from the Buffalo Bill State Park boat ramp. Both subjects departed the boat and went ashore to rest.

(Oct. 4, 1922 - June 5, 2015)

Lee Edwin Weathermon died June 5, 2015, at Powell Valley Care Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was 92.

Search and Rescue efforts are underway to find Morgan Heimer, 22, of Cody who was reported missing in the Grand Canyon at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday.

(Oct. 15, 1954 -  May 31, 2015)

Deborah Ann Craghill died Sunday, May 31, 2015, after a long fight with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). She was 60.

A 62-year-old Australian man sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries after an encounter with a bison near Old Faithful Lodge in Yellowstone National Park around 11 a.m. today.

(Feb. 18, 1932 - May 26, 2015)

Walter Duane Seeley, Sr. died in his home on the afternoon of May 26, 2015, after a long struggle with multiple physical ailments including cancer. However, it is the belief of his sons and close family that perhaps the major trial of his last two years was with profound sadness and loneliness that came from never being able to move past the loss of the love of his life, Alma “Cookie” Seeley.

(Sept. 21, 1916 - May 23, 2015)

Longtime Powell resident Catherine (Kay) Hannum died in Greeley, Colorado, on May 23, 2015. She was 98. 

Shawn L. Younglove, 49, died early in the morning of May 18, 2015, at home after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.

(April 27, 1939 - April 17, 2015)

Milton Victor Jochums Jr., loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, died on April 17, 2015, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Montana. He was 75.

Damaged roadways due to heavy rainfall will slow down local traffic after cracks appeared in Wyoming 296 last week. The damage is near Northwest College's A.L. Mickelson Field Station, and Wyoming Department of Transportation officials are monitoring the situation northwest of Cody.

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