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Wyoming rancher, writer to talk in Cody on Feb. 25

Author Mary Budd Flitner will discuss her new book, "My Ranch, Too: A Wyoming Memoir," at the Pahaska Corral of Westerners meeting on Feb. 25. The meetings are held in the Governors Room at the Irma Hotel in Cody, Wyoming. The meeting starts with a no-host dinner starting at 6 p.m. followed by the p


Cody area highway to be renamed for wild horses

A Cody area route will soon become the “Wild Horse Highway” after the proposal drew more ayes than “neighs” in the Wyoming Legislature. In passing Senate File 112 last week, state lawmakers agreed to name a roughly 30-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 14/16/20 — from Cody city limits to just east of Embl


Boys' dares lead to sex battery reports at Wyoming schools

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say male students at Casper-area middle and high schools have been daring each other to inappropriately touch female classmates, leading to about 15 reports of sexual battery.


Wyoming judge sentences 6 including man involved in marijuana grow operation

Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced STEWART MILES DOTY, 62, of Big Piney, Wyoming on February 8, 2019 for manufacture, distribution, and possession with intent to manufacture and distribute marijuana, money laundering conspiracy, and laundering of monetary instruments. Dot


Did You Know About Wyoming’s Hidden River?

There are many rivers with hidden secrets throughout Wyoming, but there is one in specific that performs a magic trick that could compare to the late great Harry Houdini. The river is located in the Wind River Mountains just 6 miles Southwest of Lander WY. in Sinks State Park. While it is an absolut


Shelter may have to find new land

The Park County Animal Shelter is starting to get a little antsy about a piece of land it hopes to purchase from the Yellowstone Regional Airport. “If we can’t get FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) approval of the land transaction in the next few months, we may have to start thinking about going


Wyoming Inmate Dies of Illness in Prison

An inmate who was being at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington died Sunday due to a lengthy illness, according to a statement from the Wyoming Department of Corrections.


Sheriff's report for 2018: Drop in criminal activity

In 2018 the Park County Sheriff’s Office saw drops in activity along a number of different fronts with total arrests down 26 percent. “Even though our functional activity was down from 2017, that should be viewed as a positive since we, as a law enforcement agency, received fewer calls for our servi


Senate committee kills Wyoming corporate income tax bill

CHEYENNE -- A bill to create Wyoming’s first corporate income tax is dead. After intense pressure by both in-state, anti-tax conservatives and numerous out-of-state organizations, Senate Corporations Committee Chairman Bill Landen, R-Casper, killed a bill to create the first corporate income tax in


The ‘Happy Face Killer’ Committed a Brutal Murder on This Wyoming Highway

In 1995, a January blizzard swept over I-80 as Keith Jesperson and Angela Subrize traveled across Wyoming in a purple semi truck. The conditions were worsening, so Keith decided to wait out the storm at an isolated rest stop. Angela hitched a ride from Kieth in Washington. She wanted Keith to keep m


Buffalo Bill fought Wild Bunch gang with show; Museum talk focuses on old show’s images

One day in the fall of 1904, gunfire rang out from Cody’s main street. It was Nov. 1 when two men rode into town and walked into the First National Bank at the northwest corner of 12th and Sheridan, flashing their guns and demanding money from the cashier. As the cashier fled, he shot at the outlaws


Craziest Wyoming’s Social Media Challenge EVER!

Just when you thought the latest social media challenge could not get any worse than The Tide Pod Challenge, someone topped it, and some idiots out there were dumb enough to do it.


One-Student School To Open In Wyoming

A child that is ready to start kindergarten this fall will be the only student at the school in Albany County School District No.1, according to Gillette News Record. A new school will not be built for this child, Cozy Hollow School will open back up. This school hasn't been open in almost a decade


Wyoming Lawmakers Approve School Bus Violation Ticketing Bill

A bill that would change Wyoming law to allow registered owners of vehicles to be ticketed for passing stopped school buses based on car license plate numbers is now headed to Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon's desk.


The Wyoming Hemp Seed Company

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- A book jump-started Matt Rankin's journey with hemp which began in the early 90's. Rankin said, "I was reading about this super plant that could do all of these things that this guy was writing about that seemed really outlandish. And it made the book interesting and caught my imag


Hemp Farmer Launches New Business In Wyoming

Colorado activist Matt Rankin has been growing hemp for 25 years. If a new bill passes in the Wyoming Senate, he will have one of the first commercial hemp companies in the Cowboy State.


Wyoming’s ‘Best Comfort Food’ Missed the Mark

Let's just say that when we think comfort food in the Cowboy State, we don't think of this... Comfort food is just that, comfort. It's food that tends to be decadent, but mostly it transports us to where were are most comfortable. These dishes are a taste of home and can chase away sadness or feelin


Cody PEO offers select scholarships

Cody Chapter D of Philanthropic Education Organization is offering college scholarships to young women. Two scholarships will go to graduating Cody High School girls. The Spirit of Cody High School is offered to a senior girl best exemplifying the school’s spirit.


The 52nd Annual Wyoming State Winter Fair is just around the corner!

The Trade Show is sold out and will feature a host of great vendors from around Lander, around the region and around Wyoming. They’ll have great food on hand and many vendors featuring home improvement services, health and beauty, fashion and clothing, crafts, home goods, jewelry, collectibles, farm


100 Hours in Jackson, Wyoming: Where to Eat, Drink and Play Like a Local

Comparing European and American ski culture is like comparing groomed green slopes with backcountry terrain. In America, a ski vacation is about the skiing and the skiing alone; daily cafeteria lunches of burgers, fries, soups and beers will do. In Europe, a ski resort experience is also about the m