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CJ Baker

Wednesday hearing on the 2014 murder of Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres showed how heavily the case relies on the account of one of the three defendants — and how the other two may try to undercut that account.

Park County prosecutors have decided to pursue a felony charge against a Billings woman alleged to have drunkenly slammed into an SUV carrying two Powell High School students in April.

Heralding the unique new jobs it’s bringing to the area, officials on Monday welcomed a new $3.7 million warehouse that expands Cody Laboratories.

Powell man stands accused of having threatened another man with a rifle after becoming upset with his driving on Saturday afternoon.

Powell’s police chief is calling for the city council to ban electronic cigarettes for children under the age of 18.

Wyoming law says juveniles can’t have e-cigarettes if they contain nicotine, but Police Chief Roy Eckerdt says it’s nearly impossible for law enforcement to tell what someone’s smoking in the devices.

Local voters didn’t want a new sales tax in 2012 — but how about now?

Government leaders from around Park County are wondering whether it’s worth going back to voters next year and asking for an extra 1 cent sales tax to bolster the budgets of the county and its cities.

man charged with last year’s murder in Badger Basin says the case against him is “hearsay from a meth-head.”

44-year-old Powell man is headed to prison for apparently trying to set up a sexual encounter with a 16-year-old girl last year.

Starting next month, visits to Yellowstone National Park will be a little more expensive.

The price of a week-long long park pass will rise from $25 to $30 per vehicle on June 1. An annual pass to the park, meanwhile, will rise from $50 to $60.

There were plenty of signs that Yellowstone Regional Airport had not actually been the victim of a crazed shooter, including an occasional chuckle from a “corpse” or two.

But dozens of volunteer victims — some with gruesome make-up and yelling in feigned agony — heightened the realism of a massive emergency training exercise held Thursday at the Cody airport.

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