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CJ Baker

Local residents could one day find some locally-produced milk, ice cream, butter, yogurt or cheese on their grocery store shelves if things go the way a Park County dairy hopes.

A former Powell police officer accused of having unwanted sexual contact with a woman while on duty in 2011 has pleaded not guilty to the felony charge against him.

Two young Cody men charged with murdering three Clark residents agreed Wednesday to let the charges against them proceed toward a trial.

The process of detaining individuals deemed mentally ill remains in a state of some confusion in Park County following a Wyoming Supreme Court decision that reduced county attorneys’ role in the process.

The Park County Sheriff’s Office wasted no time in getting Myron J. Friday into the state’s custody after he accepted a life-long prison sentence for murdering his wife.

Mulls lowering landfill rate

Park County isn’t letting the city of Powell take its trash to Big Horn County without a fight.

Park County commissioners have objected to Big Horn County’s plans to expand its landfill in Cowley to take in Powell’s trash. The commission is challenging the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s approval of the expansion.

A 30-year-old Cody man stands to spend the rest of his life in prison after admitting to murdering his wife, 44-year-old Julie J. Friday, in February 2012.

On Tuesday, Myron James Friday pleaded guilty to first-degree murder as part of a plea agreement with the Park County Attorney’s Office.

Myron J. Friday has been sentenced to life in prison, with the possibility of parole, for murdering his wife in Cody in February 2012.

Friday pleaded guilty to first-degree murder at a Tuesday morning hearing in Park County's District Courtroom and received the sentence as part of a plea agreement with the Park County Attorney's Office.

Sleeping Giant zip line would prompt closures on North Fork

What would you rather have in the Shoshone National Forest: a ski area with a summer zip line or more camping and road access?

That’s essentially the trade-off forest officials lay out as they examine a request by Sleeping Giant Ski Area managers to build a zip line on the North Fork ski slope.

A 29-year-old man charged with murdering his wife in Cody in February 2012 is set to accept an unspecified plea deal this week, according to a court schedule released by the Park County Attorney’s Office.


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