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CJ Baker

If county drew in more customers, landfill rates could plummet

Got trash, Big Horn Basin residents? Park County would love to take it at the county’s lined landfill in Cody.

The Powell Lions Club — a group that’s long served the community with Easter Egg hunts, car shows and more — will soon have to make a decision about whether to keep going.

When he killed Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres in Badger Basin in either late 2013 or early 2014, John Marquez was “attempting to protect his family, his loved ones and doing what he felt was necessary,” his defense attorney said at a Tuesday court hearing.

When Chelsea Hensley appeared in Park County’s Circuit Court in late February, she received the kind of greeting an old friend might expect.

Wyoming law lays out some pretty scary-sounding penalties for political candidates who fail to disclose how their campaign was funded and how they spent their money; there are potential fines, fees and even the possibility of being barred from office for neglecting to turn in their required campaign finance reports.

Wanting to show some solidarity with the rest of the Big Horn Basin — and save some money — the Park County Commission will help renovate a Worland facility that houses and treats people experiencing mental health crises.

Powell Valley Healthcare has agreed to pay $3 million to settle complaints from 19 people who say they received poor medical care from Dr. Jeff Hansen, a former surgeon for the organization.

Around these parts, it’s not so much Memorial Day that kicks off the summer season as it is the annual opening of Yellowstone National Park’s East Entrance. That big day arrives the first Friday in May.

As oil and gas production has ebbed and flowed in Park County and Wyoming, the local housing market has stayed steady.

Alleged to have purchased canned air while on bond

After being charged with two DUIs in a four-month span, a Cody psychiatrist plans to enter a residential treatment program.

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