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CJ Baker

Researchers at the University of Montana say proposed fee increases at Yellowstone National Park would drive down visitation and cause gateway communities to lose millions of dollars worth of business from tourists.

It should come as a surprise to no one that the National Park Service’s proposal to more than double the cost of a week-long pass to Yellowstone National Park has been ill-received by locals. No one welcomes the prospect of having to pay more taxes or fees for something — especially when that something is the opportunity to enjoy public lands.

Congressional panels and a special counsel are investigating, in part, whether members of President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with the Russian government in last year’s election. But U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., says Americans are generally “missing the real damage that the Russians have done and are doing.”

With the Cody library’s cafe losing tens of thousands of dollars a year, Park County officials want to know: Could a private business do it better?

A Mexican man has been ordered to serve two years in federal prison for acquiring dozens of guns while illegally living in the United States.

People often complain about the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.

Worked for VA with federal charges pending

Federal authorities in Montana have charged a former Powell/Cody doctor with five felonies, alleging he concealed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of assets when he declared bankruptcy in late 2014.

As Nick Greise tells it, he had an uneventful Thanksgiving night — spending time at a bar and then going home to bed.

A rural Powell couple has dropped their appeal of a Park County Commission decision that will allow a neighbor to build a group home near their property. The couple, Scott and Stefani Hicswa, say the appeal was only meant to act as a kind of placeholder while some language was clarified and that it was not intended to be a challenge to the commission’s decision.

A judge has declined to reduce the sentence of a Powell woman who’s serving 10 to 18 years in prison in connection with the murder of her husband.

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