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CJ Baker

Wanting the gray wolf to be turned over to state management as soon as possible, Park County commissioners are calling on Congress to do an end-run around the judges and environmental groups that might stand in the way.

For even the most ambitious citizens and media outlets, it’s nearly impossible to keep tabs on every single arm of local government.

Powell High School’s swimmers and divers had a solid opening day at the Class 3A West conference tournament in Lyman, with 14 of the 18 Powell girls making the finals or consolation finals. But they competed even better on day two.

You wouldn’t know from the humble way he tells it, but in his 14 years as a deputy Park County attorney, Jim Davis worked on some of the most contentious legal issues in the county.

A judge recently reduced a Powell woman’s prison sentence by roughly six months — although he lacked the authority to do so under the state’s rules of criminal procedure.

Head to conference this weekend

In their final tune-up before conference, Powell High School’s girls swimming and diving team took a comfortable victory over Cody in the Fillies’ pool.

Wyoming’s five statewide officials gathered Thursday for an agenda that included deciding whether to give a Cody pharmaceutical manufacturer a multi-million dollar loan.

PHS girls keep cutting time

Although being a little short-handed, the Powell High School girls swim team posted some strong performances in Riverton and Pinedale last week.

Sentenced to 10 to 18 years in prison

Sandra Garcia admitted Tuesday that, when she brought her husband to a prearranged meeting place in early 2014, she knew something bad might happen. And after Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres was murdered and his mutilated body abandoned in Badger Basin, Sandra Garcia admitted she tried to help throw authorities off the trail of the men alleged to have killed him: her brother Pedro Garcia Jr. and family friend John L. Marquez.

A 32-year-old Montana man has been ordered to serve more than a decade in prison for having sex with a 16-year-old girl and also forcing an 18-year-old girl into having sex with him in Cody last year.

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