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CJ Baker

Cody facility housing roughly twice as many inmates as 2014

A couple years ago, Park County Sheriff Scott Steward considered housing some Montana inmates to fill some empty jail beds and generate some extra revenue for the county. But the sheriff’s willingness to take on extra inmates has since been replaced with concern about having too many inmates of his own.

Local staffers for Wyoming’s three members of Congress heard plenty of concerns to pass along to their bosses during a meeting in Powell last week.

The fight over Wyoming’s gray wolves has raged for years. So when a panel of appellate judges reversed a lower court and ruled in favor of the state’s wolf management plan last week, everyone pretty much knew what to say.

Authorities find Powell suspect and stolen dolls hidden in crawl space

Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent Juliet Fish volunteered to be the one to go down into the crawl space of a Powell trailer during a recent search.

Devil Canyon, east of Lovell, has too many bighorn sheep; the Ferris and Seminoe Mountains, northeast of Rawlins, have too few.

When a rare solar eclipse crosses Park County this August, folks will need special eye protection to watch it safely.

Journalism’s oft-repeated mission statement is to “seek truth and report it.”

Donald Trump has spent much of the early days of his presidency attacking journalists across the country for missing the mark. That, of course, is the president’s right, and while his vitriol on the subject has been unbecoming of the leader of a democratic country, the debate over whether the press is properly doing its job is roughly as old as the press itself.

Two of the three defendants charged in connection with a Mexican man’s 2014 murder and mutilation reached plea deals with the Park County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The third defendant, however, appears to be planning to take his case to a jury.

Big game hunting is big business in Wyoming.”

So begins a new report commissioned by Wyoming outfitters and others, which analyzed just how much money was put into the state’s economy by the more than 119,000 people who hunted big game here in 2015.

A Cody man with a lengthy criminal record has been charged with five misdemeanor counts alleging he mistakenly fired five round balls into a crowd of spectators while performing with the Cody Gunfighters last summer.

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