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CJ Baker

CODY — As they picked a new roster of leaders on Saturday morning, many top Park County Republicans agreed they need to move past their differences and unite.

CODY – Charges were filed Thursday against three suspects in connection with the murder of Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres, whose decapitated body was found on Jan. 9, 2014, on Little Sand Coulee Road in Badger Basin.

The Park County Sheriff's Office said all three were in custody for alleged roles in Guerra-Torres's murder: John Louis Marquez, 51, Sandra Garcia, 27 -- a former Powell resident who was reportedly Guerra-Torres' girlfriend at the time of his murder and the mother of his children -- and Pedro Garcia Jr., a 28-year-old former Powell resident and Sandra Garcia's brother.

The Powell High School junior varsity girls basketball team recently wrapped up a successful 15-4 campaign.

CODY — Prepare to say goodbye to the Park County fair director and hello to the Park County events coordinator.

On Tuesday, Park County commissioners announced and formalized their hire of Echo Renner, a Meeteetse businesswoman and rancher, as the county’s first events coordinator.

Division within the Park County Republican Party will be put to a vote on Saturday, when party members choose their leaders for the next two years.

Powell man’s decision to share his prescribed pain medication with a friend led to that friend’s death, and now, a prison term for himself.

weekend bust of an apparent small-scale methamphetamine lab in Powell has resulted in three felony charges against a Powell man, and prosecutors say they’ll likely bring additional charges against his wife.

The Lady Panthers’ 13-point lead had long disappeared and — with Lovell High School suddenly up by five points in the fourth quarter of the Class 3A title game — you could feel unease set in among the Powell High School faithful at the Casper Events Center.

The Powell High School boys lost in Thursday’s first round of the Class 3A state basketball tournament, and on Friday afternoon in the consolation bracket, they found themselves down 22 points at the half.

Police say a Saturday search turned up evidence that a 47-year-old Powell man was manufacturing methamphetamine inside his Cheyenne Street home.

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