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CJ Baker

CODY — The judge pronounced them man and wife, and then announced a prison sentence for the groom.

Powell man admitted last week that the prescription drugs he illegally distributed caused another man’s death in December 2013.

A suspected package of drugs recently found in rural Powell turned out to be filled with stuff more likely to get you clean than high.

Grenade had live fuse but didn’t contain explosives

When a grenade was first brought out of the basement of a South Ferris Street home on Tuesday evening, it didn’t cause a big to-do.

Rebounding from a tough overtime loss on Friday night in Lovell, the Powell High School girls basketball team dealt Lander a 22-point defeat on Saturday afternoon.

Officials unveil wish list to legislators; cash is at the top

County officials from around the Big Horn Basin have given state lawmakers their wish list for the current session.

Wyoming House moves to legalize picking up dead animals

Road-killed wildlife has long been deemed gross and illegal to pick up in Wyoming, but state lawmakers have taken a first step toward removing one of those stigmas.

Gov. Matt Mead should ignore a federal judge and direct the state’s county clerks to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, the Park County Republican Party says.

An accidental fall down an embankment about a mile west of Powell claimed the life of a rural Powell woman Monday evening, authorities said.

Janet Lynn Poulsen, 59, died as a result of injuries she sustained in a roughly 15- to 20-foot fall down a steep embankment near a creek, said Park County Coroner Tim Power.

CHEYENNE — Gov. Matt Mead still doesn’t like the Affordable Care Act and still questions whether it’s financially sustainable. But he says it’s time for Wyoming to use the federal money made available in the act (often called Obamacare or the ACA) to help lower-income residents with their medical bills.

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