When a 7-foot inflatable rabbit was stolen off their lawn last week, Shauna Sickinger and Nicole Goubeaux didn’t abandon their Easter decor. To the contrary — on the Fourth and Clark street corner where their lone Easter Bunny once stood, two replacement bunnies now stand.
“If you steal, they multiply,” laughed Sickinger in a Tuesday interview, describing why she replaced the heisted hare with two more.
The Wyoming Legislature passed 204 bills during its 37-day session from Jan. 11 to March 3. But it’s one that didn’t pass — House Bill 74: Validity of Marriages — that continues to draw the most interest, Park County legislators said Tuesday.
Speaking to the Park County Republican Women in Cody, state Sen. Hank Coe, R-Cody, said gay marriage bills consumed “an incredible amount of time” during the legislative session, that he received hundreds of daily emails on House Bill 74 and that he was still getting emails about it.
A Powell teen has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a crash that claimed the life of a 16-year-old girl last summer.
Jack Farwell, 18, turned himself in on a warrant on Friday on the misdemeanor charge. At his arraignment in Park County’s Circuit Court in Cody on Monday, Farwell pleaded not guilty. He was released on a $10,000 personal recognizance/signature bond.
The Lady Panthers face a familiar foe in their opening match-up at the Class 3A state basketball tournament in Casper.
At 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday), the Powell High School girls (12-13 overall) will meet up with their counterparts from Buffalo High (18-8). PHS will look to avenge a 43-32 loss to the Lady Bison earlier this year.
A federal jury has awarded $30,001 to a Powell woman, finding the Powell Police Department used her a human shield in violation of her constitutional rights during a search of her home for drugs two years ago.
The jury also found that two officers who deployed a flashbang in the home’s master bedroom did so in a potentially unsafe manner.