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Tribune Staff

A New York man stopped just inches short of a fatal fall into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone before being saved by park rangers earlier this month.

(Oct. 25, 1968 - May 11, 2015)

Armando Medina Montoya of Powell died Monday, May 11, 2015. He was 46.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are seeking information on a grizzly bear that was illegally killed on the Shoshone National Forest west of Cody.

(Nov. 20, 1924 - Jan. 12, 2015)

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 15 for Joyce Mittlieder, who died Jan. 12, 2015.

(Oct. 5, 1939 - May 5, 2015)

Mildred Shotts, 75, of Cody, died at West Park Hospital on May 5, 2015.

(April 4, 1925 - May 2, 2015)

Ray was born in Ault, Colorado, the son of John Mefford and Ione Gohlmann Mefford on April 4, 1925. 

A crash on Tuesday involved three vehicles and claimed the life of Ivan Z. Christopherson, 76, of Cody.

The crash occurred at 3:50 p.m. near mile post 8 on U.S. Highway 14-A, 8 miles north of Cody. 

A tractor-trailer tipped over and crushed a man’s pickup at the Powell landfill, but no one was injured in the Saturday afternoon accident.

(April 4, 1925 - May 2, 2015)

Ray Willis Mefford, 90, died May 2, 2015, at his home in Powell.

(Dec. 9, 1917 - April 7, 2015)

Geraldine “Jerry” Ellen Blakesley died April 7, 2015 at West Park Long Term Care Center in Cody. She was 97.

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