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CJ Baker

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A 41-year-old Montana man has been ordered to spend the rest of his life in state prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Cody girl last year.

At a Tuesday afternoon hearing at the Park County Courthouse, District Court Judge Steven Cranfill sentenced Jesse Paul Speer to life in prison plus 30 to 50 years for Speer's actions on Oct. 8, 2012.

Drug abuse among youth cited; prevention urged by officials

Park County voters may again be asked to consider adding a fifth cent of sales tax.

Elected leaders from the Powell, Cody, Meeteetse and Park County governments indicated at a joint meeting Wednesday that they may put a request for a new 1-cent tax back on the ballot in 2014 — though they acknowledged it may again be a difficult battle.

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Sleeping Giant awakens for winter

Basin ski area schedules opening for Saturday

With a smaller base of more generous donors, U.S. Senate hopeful Liz Cheney is raising about $2.33 for every $1 collected by Sen. Mike Enzi in Wyoming.

Would you buy milk, cheese or other products from a Park County dairy?

After years of caring for animals at her own home — including housing upwards of a dozen cats in a greenhouse — Elfriede Milburn decided “I had to do something.”

Wisconsin couple survives six nights after wrong turn on closed road

Six years ago, Park County split with a Big Horn Basin group planning the future of the region’s landfills over cost concerns.

A Montana man charged with abducting and sexually assaulting a young girl in Cody last year plans to abandon the claim that he is not guilty, court records indicate.