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CJ Baker

An October release of tons of fish-killing silt from behind the Willwood Dam and into the Shoshone River prompted a fairly predictable response: shock and a public outcry, followed by public meetings clarifying the issue and, now, a promise of a government study to further examine the situation.

Park County is chipping in $2,000 toward a Cody memorial that will honor dogs and dog handlers who have served in the U.S. Military.

Liquor licenses all renewed

Powell’s bars and restaurants kept things pretty orderly in serving alcohol over the past year.

As a Park County committee prepares to make some recommendations about how some of the area’s public lands should be managed, it might seem like a good time to lay out some ideas for them to follow.

Whether a Douglas elementary school teacher actually broke the law by sleeping with a 17-year-old high school student remains something of an open legal question.

A Monday recount of the state Senate District 18 race cost more than $3,900 — mostly because it took over 130 hours of staff time, says Park County Clerk Colleen Renner.

A recount demanded by Senate District 18 candidate Cindy Baldwin and conducted by the Park County Clerk’s Office on Monday confirmed the essence of what voters were told on election night: Baldwin lost by more than 1,400 votes and roughly 14 percentage points to longtime state Sen. Hank Coe, R-Cody.

It’s something of a time-honored tradition to go around the Thanksgiving table and ask everyone to share something they’re thankful for. But why stop here? Why not try to share something you’re thankful for as you go around the community?

A Cody man allegedly helped plan an October robbery in Colorado that ended with three people being shot.

Powell will widen Absaroka Street, Cody can upgrade sewer lagoons, Meeteetse can overhaul its sewage lift station and some rural bridges will be replaced after Park County voters agreed to pass a $13.68 million sales tax.

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