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CJ Baker

Plenty of new faces will hit the court this week as the Powell High School tennis teams play their first matches of the year.

Half of the boys’ eight players are new to the varsity level, as are six members of the girls squad.

A Cody teacher was arrested Monday on allegations that — while she was a teacher in Douglas in late 2013 and early 2014 — she had sex with a 17-year-old high school student.

Hosting your own tournament to start the golf season comes with some perks — like being able to give a whole bunch of players some immediate experience.

Park County Prosecuting Attorney Bryan Skoric says he’s seeking a sentence of life in prison — and not the death penalty — for a woman charged with participating in a plot to murder her boyfriend in 2014.

Several dozen members of Sunlight Federal Credit Union had money temporarily siphoned from their accounts by out-of-state criminals last week. The credit union — which has locations in Powell, Cody, Worland and Sheridan — took the precautionary step of reissuing all of its members’ debit cards in response.

Amid tough times in the oil and gas industry, Park County is giving a small break to the area’s largest minerals producer.

County commissioners recently gave Marathon Oil Corporation a discount on the space the company rents from the county.

They hadn’t seen a bear all day.

Vincent and Donna Doser had spotted bison, elk and other animals as they motorcycled through Yellowstone National Park. But as they exited the park’s Northeast Entrance on Aug. 10, Donna remarked to her husband that they could see more bears in their home state of Florida.

Yellowstone National Park officials have euthanized a female grizzly bear after concluding it was the animal that killed and fed on a hiker last week. They plan to place the bear's two cubs at a zoo.

A Cody man has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of items from the Wyoming Department of Transportation during the tail end of a two-decade career there.

For the second time in about a week, a driver went into the Garland Canal along Powell’s Coulter Avenue and emerged OK.

Emergency responders sprang into action shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday, after a city of Powell employee spotted a truck’s wheels sticking up out of the canal roughly across from Blair’s Market.

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