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.
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.
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.
A man who robbed more than $14,000 from six banks last year — including those in Cody and Cheyenne — has been ordered to serve more than nine years in federal prison.
Joshua M. Beckstead, 32, received 112 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release under a sentence from U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl of Casper. Skavdahl, in his Thursday order, recommended Beckstead be placed in an Oregon facility and enrolled in a drug treatment program.
Court documents related to Saturday’s murders in Clark gave a clearer outline of what happened, but they didn’t make the incident any easier to comprehend.
Cody teens Tanner Vanpelt, 18, and Stephen Hammer, 19, were each charged on Tuesday with 11 felony counts that include first-degree murder, armed robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Hammer is alleged to have played a lesser role than Vanpelt.
After persevering in a couple of nail-biters, the Powell High School girls’ basketball team delivered one of their best performances of the season to beat Lander 56-46 and claim third place in the Class 3A West regional tournament.