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CJ Baker

Blevins and Krone announce candidacies

August’s primary election will feature contested races for the Park County Commission and for at least a couple local legislative seats.

Reason for engine’s failure a mystery

Federal investigators have determined that a failed engine likely caused a pilot to lose control of his plane and crash west of Cody last year. However, after months of investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was unable to figure out why the left engine of the rented Cessna T310R stopped working.

A Cody man caught with a significant amount of methamphetamine and a stolen revolver last fall will spend the next seven years in federal prison.

After a slow start to the filing period, candidates are starting to join the races for Park County’s elected offices.

Local voters still appear unwilling to add an extra cent of sales tax if it’s for a vague mix of improvements to roads, bridges and sewer systems. But they might increase the tax if it was for a specific set of infrastructure projects, suggest the results of a recent survey.

How a breakdown in communication left inmate in the lurch last year

As the days in the Park County Detention Center turned into weeks and then months, Shay B. Wilson was assured that authorities in Montana were working through the paperwork and would be coming soon to pick him up.

Lawsuits have piled up against Powell Valley Healthcare over allegations of repeated malpractice by a former surgeon — and contentions that the hospital should have been quicker to part ways with him.

Door-to-door salespeople are making the rounds and authorities are encouraging local residents to take common sense precautions.

Wyoming’s 2016 campaign season officially starts today (Thursday), with the opening of the filing period for August’s primary election.

Wyoming is in the midst of a bust that’s “hitting us pretty hard,” says state Rep. David Northrup. “I feel like I have the experience to be able to help navigate our way through it.”

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