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Cody man fined for killing wolf without license
A Cody man has been ordered to pay $1,855 for killing a gray wolf in the state’s trophy zone without a license — and then attempting to pretend he’d taken the animal legally.
Man fined $25k for shooting grizzly
While hunting for elk in October 2017 a Casper man encountered a much larger animal, in that of a sow grizzly bear. He will now pay a steep price for illegally shooting the bear – he was recently fined $25,500 in Park County Circuit Court.
Cody School Board updates service animal regulations
Don’t bother trying to bring a peacock to a Wyoming school claiming it’s a service animal. An updated policy and regulation on service animals details that, among other items, only dogs or miniature horses can be considered as service animals – and that’s only if they go through all the requisite tr
Nominations for Camp Monaco Prize now open
Nominations for the $100,000 Camp Monaco Prize for 2019 are now open. The Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Draper Natural History Museum will accept proposals to expand knowledge and understanding of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s biological diversity until April 15.
Killing of habituated Yellowstone wolf reignites public debate
The harvest of wolf 926F during the Montana hunting season reignited a firestorm of calls to end hunting of the species — or at least making a wide buffer zone around Yellowstone National Park.
Northern Wyoming to host Governor's Match gun shoot
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Nearly 300 of the country's top sharpshooters will gather in northern Wyoming next summer for the Governor's Match gun shoot. Mike Schnell of the Cody Shooting Complex told Park County commissioners last week that the Aug. 2-4 event is expected to generate between $500,000 and $750
County treasurer: fifth-penny tax to meet cap by March 31
Sales and use taxes collected in Park County will soon return to 4 percent. Park County treasurer Barb Poley says the 1-cent specific purpose tax is nearing an end date six months ahead of schedule. Based on historic tax revenue, Poley had projected the tax would likely expire in August 2019. Now it
Dog park: Council considers adding dog area at Homesteader Park
After months of work by a group of citizens, Powell appears on its way to getting a dog park. Last week, the Powell City Council gave preliminary approval to a plan that would turn a three-quarter acre portion of Homesteader Park into an off-leash dog park.
3.05 Million Acres Of Public Land Is Landlocked In Wyoming: So What?
Sportsmen and women have to be really careful to make sure they are not trespassing on public land. A new report finds that Wyoming has the most landlocked public land in the West at 3.05 million acres. A recent decision by Park County Commissioners could have added another 160.
Fillies 2-1 at Casper tourney
The Cody girls basketball team features a lot of new parts, but it didn’t take too long for those to mesh. The Fillies opened the season with a win Thursday against Laramie and finished 2-1 in the opening weekend Casper Invitational.
Wyoming's most unique home goes up for sale
A mysterious, one-of-a-kind home in northwest Wyoming is up for sale. The Smith Mansion in Wapiti — roughly halfway between Cody and Yellowstone National Park on U.S. Highway 20 — sits on 10 acres and is listed at $750,000.
Governor’s shooting event will be in Cody
Nearly 300 of the nation’s top sharpshooters will target Cody this summer for the Wyoming Magpul Governor’s Match gun shoot at the Cody Shooting Complex. The Aug. 2-4 shooting event will bring in between $500,000-$750,000 in local revenue, Mike Schnell of the Cody Shooting Complex said at Tuesday’s
WINTER SPORTS: Broncs look to build on last year’s top-two placing
After placing second at state last year, its best overall finish in more than 60 years, the Cody wrestling team is excited about the possibilities this upcoming season holds. “We were shooting for top four at state last year and we finished second,” senior Josh Jones said. “We worked hard for it. It
Archives, library synergy benefits all
Park County Archives and the Cody Library were deliberately situated next to each other. “The combination best served the public – scholars, historians and researchers,” Wallace Johnson said. Johnson was the cochairman of the county committee that in 2008 oversaw the redesign and installation of bot
New school board prepares for decision on bus barn
The new Cody School Board is set to make its first big decision Dec. 18 when it votes on one of two architectural firms to design either a new or renovated bus barn. The district earlier sent out requests for proposal and received responses from Bauer Group of Billings and Point Architects of Cody.
Thornton man accused of killing girlfriend, driving body to Wyoming contests extradition
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A man who was arrested in northwest Wyoming after police say he confessed to killing his girlfriend in their suburban Denver apartment is contesting extradition back to Colorado.
WINTER SPORTS: Youngsters, new coach help boost Nordic team
The Cody Nordic ski team will be drinking from the fountain of youth this winter, with nine freshmen and only one senior on its roster, an age dynamic coach Joanna Rau said will be interesting.
One of Santa’s Helpers in Cody Turned His Wheelchair into A Sleigh
CODY, Wyo. Every year, the Center of the West entertains families from around Northwest Wyoming with a holiday open house. Santa is there, of course, and children are very excited to get a chance to see him.
Henry Repeating Arms Pays Tribute to the Cody Stampede Rodeo
2019 will mark the 100th anniversary of the Cody Stampede Rodeo, one of America’s longest running successful professional rodeos, and Henry Repeating Arms is tipping its hat to the centennial celebration with an exclusive 100th Anniversary Cody Stampede Rodeo lever action rifle in the iconic caliber
**“Identity Theft, Fraud and Scams”
**The Powell Police Department in partnership with Powell Valley Community Education will be presenting a class titled “Identity Theft, Fraud and Scams” at Northwest College from 5-6:30 p.m. in Room 70 of the Fagerberg Building. The class will include information on local scams, frauds, how to preve