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CJ Baker

Concert, carnival and other events all week

The 2016 Park County Fair is here, and with it comes a full slate of entertainment, vendors and a slew of exhibits ranging from animals to artwork.

When Amanda Luther was terminated as a Cody business manager in early 2015, her employers thought they had a couple different reasons for parting ways; among other things, they felt Luther was doing a poor job with sloppy bookkeeping and finances were tight.

Two political candidates — one who’d been seeking a seat on the Park County Commission and another who was making a bid for mayor of Powell — have dropped out of the running.

County looks to shift them back

To cut costs, the city of Cody has decided it will only prosecute the most minor offenses committed inside city limits and leave the rest to the Park County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

A man is facing multiple charges after a bizarre Sunday morning standoff in Cody in which he allegedly claimed to have a bomb, threatened to kill police officers, accused them of being racist and wielded a metal crutch and other objects.

A man who reportedly threatened himself and police officers outside the Park County Law Enforcement Center was taken into custody after a Sunday morning incident, authorities say.

In a narrow 3-2 decision, the Park County Commission has decided not to raise employee wages at this time.

Powell wants money to bolster pool endowment

Despite continuing doubts about whether it’s the best time to ask voters for a new 1 cent sales tax, Park County leaders are continuing to move forward with the idea.

A Clark man who allowed seven of his horses and three of his dogs to die of starvation or other neglect received a year-long jail sentence on Wednesday afternoon.

Discussion about arming school personnel continues

In the wake of this month’s mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, Congressional Democrats and others have been pushing for tighter restrictions on guns. However, local lawmakers say not to expect any similar efforts in the Wyoming Legislature’s next session.

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