UPDATE - 1:07 p.m. Wednesday: Park County elections staff realized today that they forgot to include absentee ballots in the unofficial results reported online and to the Secretary of State's Office last night. At least one result -- a Cody school board race -- changed as a result of the error; generally, it's only the vote totals that are changing.
A Wyoming Game and Fish employee did everything right after mistaking a grizzly bear for a black bear during a 2013 hunting trip: he immediately notified authorities and fully cooperated with their investigation.
But Luke Ellsbury’s mistakes — killing a grizzly bear and firing at it from a spot too close to the North Fork Highway — resulted in more than $10,000 in financial penalties last week. The sentence was roughly in line with similar instances in Park County in recent years.
Powell High School’s golfers took home as many individual medals as the best teams at the Class 3A State Tournament.
Three PHS seniors — Pax Mitchell (tied for third on boys side of the tourney) and Carli Brown and Mikala Fulton (fifth and sixth for the girls, respectively) — earned All State honors at Cody’s Olive Glenn Golf Course on Friday and Saturday.