So-called swing state voters likely will steal the national spotlight in today’s (Tuesday) race for the U.S. presidency, but here in Park County, it’s solely up to local voters to pick county commissioners, school and college board members, city council members and the sales tax rate for the next four years.
A 39-year-old man accused of abducting and assaulting an 11-year-old Cody girl is being held on a $2 million cash-only bond — twice the amount being used to secure a man charged with premeditated murder in Park County.
Taking up a decision that could affect the garbage rates of residents across Park and Big Horn counties, the city of Powell is mulling whether hauling its trash to Cowley would be cheaper than going to the one in Cody.
After an intense week-long investigation, a 39-year-old Montana man was arrested Saturday in connection with the Oct. 8 abduction of an 11-year-old Cody girl.
Jesse Paul Speer of Manhattan, Mont., was arrested Saturday evening in Belgrade, Mont., after police reportedly matched his vehicle to the one used to abduct the girl and found that he matched the description of the suspect. Speer has been charged in Park County with felony counts of kidnapping, aggravated assault and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.