News
737 results total, viewing 81 - 100

County wants to acquire drug smuggler’s former ranch, fishermen object

At a December meeting, commissioners said they would like to acquire the former Beartooth Ranch — which federal authorities seized from a drug smuggler roughly two decades ago — and some commissioners suggested selling the property to a private … more

Nearly gone, but not forgotten

First developed in 1868, steam tractors were most popular from 1885 to 1912, then faded in the 1920s, when they were replaced by smaller, lighter and faster tractors with internal combustion engines. Steam tractors first appeared on American … more

Kidnapping suspect arrested in Powell

Hugo A. Luna Aguero, 45, is facing felony charges in Hot Springs County of attempted first-degree (premeditated) murder and kidnapping. Luna, of Peoria, Arizona, is alleged to have strangled a woman he’d picked up in Glendale, Arizona, and left … more

College partnering with By Western Hands in Cody

Western functional art has a long history in the Cody area, beginning most notably with saddle maker, leather and silver worker Edward Bohlin and furniture maker Thomas Molesworth, both of whom helped develop and define the Western style in the … more

In fight to eradicate lake trout, Yellowstone Park team getting more efficient

Yet few realize they’re helping to protect native species of Yellowstone cutthroat trout and fluvial Arctic grayling when they buy a fishing license — assisting an effort that has spanned more than two decades to rid the massive pool of lake … more

Gallaghers’ amazing corn maze

It’s Gallaghers’ Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch in Clark. After doing a six-acre maze last year, the family has expanded the maze to eight acres this fall, said Bridget Gallagher. Bridget’s husband, Cecil, and their kids conceived the maze, … more

Judge asked to stop Cody homeowners from painting

A bitter dispute between a rural Cody homeowners’ association and one of its members — over a multi-color paint scheme — has spilled over into Park County’s District … more

Mammoth saved: Scientists work fast to recover Park County mammoth in emergency salvage effort

The thousands of years-old specimen, uncovered on Bureau of Reclamation land within the Buffalo Bill State Park west of Cody, was first secured by federal law enforcement agents and state park officials a week ago. Then, at the request of the … more

NWC to kick off school year with Paint the Town Red events

That meeting resulted in the formation of Connect to Community, or C2C — an initiative designed to bring the college and the community closer together. Six months later, C2C is hosting Paint the Town Red on Friday, Aug. 25, and Saturday, Aug. 26. … more

After serving four decades, local judge calls it a career

He wasn’t kidding: Since 1981, the Honorable Judge Allison has been a fixture in municipal court, as well as at his law practice located in downtown Powell. But after a career in law spanning four decades, Allison has decided to call it a career, … more

Emailed bomb threat closes NWC, some facilities in state

In an early afternoon news release, the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security said that, on Thursday morning, it had "received notice of an anonymous email with threats made against state facilities, schools statewide and the Cheyenne Regional … more

Peterson, Kost disagree on guns in schools

State Sen. Ray Peterson, R-Cowley, and his primary election challenger, Republican R.J. Kost of Powell, agree that individual school districts should be allowed to decide whether they want to arm … more

Man alleged to have burned down motorhome Saturday

Garland M. Melnar, 50, has been charged with a felony count of third-degree arson, as Park County prosecutors allege he burned down the motorhome just north of Powell city limits. “The fire was apparently retribution for a perceived drug deal … more

BLM hoping to buy mountain

But there’s an apparent overwhelming consensus that roughly 1,800 acres of land on top of Sheep Mountain west of Cody should be put in the hands of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The toughest obstacle may be getting federal officials in … more

Hundreds gather in support of President Trump

The rally featured several local speakers, followed by music and a march down Sheridan Avenue. It was an ocean of red, white and blue, as many supporters carried flags and hand-made signs in support of the president, reading messages such as … more

Giant grizzly: Burly bruin to become museum installation

A giant grizzly that state wildlife managers euthanized in the Meeteetse area in early April is destined for a second life in education. The boar was the biggest bear most experts had ever seen in … more

Public input sought on future of cutthroat trout

The Cody meeting was billed as a conversation with concerned citizens about the department’s conservation efforts for Yellowstone cutthroat trout. “This is truly the beginning of a conversation. We are starting tonight. We want your help in … more

Family left homeless after Saturday attic fire

Cathy Morris, her boyfriend, Charles Adams and their 10-year-old daughter had gone out to eat that evening while the other four children were at friends’ houses. While they were gone, the light fixture in their rented house shorted out and … more

Weather emergency declared for Cody area

Around noon on Sunday, Park County Emergency Manager Mart Knapp declared a "weather emergency." "Due to the strong winds, blowing and drifting snow, and the resulting extremely low visibilities, people in the Cody and the surrounding area are … more

Judge dismisses Clark couple’s suit against Powell school district

Authorities temporarily took Dominic and Kimberly Whitham’s 6-year-old son into protective custody in early 2016 and a jury later concluded the Whithams had neglected the boy. In their recently dismissed lawsuit, the Whithams claimed their … more
« Prev | 1 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 37 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.