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Christmas in Cody: Downtown event, parade scheduled for Saturday

Businesses all along Sheridan Avenue get in the Christmas spirit. Last year warming barrels along the parade route gave people a chance to stay warm. After a couple of years in December, the Cody Cowboy Christmas celebration is back in November. It's happening on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25, tw

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 19:46:00

Cody woman arrested on charge of embezzling from local businesses

CODY - Cody resident Joy Barela, 43, formerly known as Barela-Vaughn, was arrested Nov. 7 on a felony embezzlement charge punishable by up to 10 years in prison and $10,000 in fines, and she has been in the Park County Detention Center since, unable to post a $25,000 commercial surety bond. The char

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-21 17:19:00

Cody Briefs: Christmas tree permits now available

Shoshone National Forest Christmas tree permits are now available at various businesses in Cody and throughout the area for $8. Also, the permits can be obtained at the Cody district office, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. except Dec. 5-6. Those who purchase permits may harvest a tree up to 20 feet tall. There are

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 19:59:00

Steppe named top social worker

Lorraine Steppe (left) holds the Wyoming Social Worker of the Year award presented by Kimberly Harper, executive director for the National Association of Social Workers-Wyoming Chapter, during a state conference in Sheridan last September. (Courtesy photo) Cody mental health counselor Lorraine Stepp

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 19:44:00

World War II vet recalls war and ski-jumping

Skiing off a ledge and soaring through the air until gravity brought him down was both a challenge and a thrill for Jack Levandoski of Powell. Levandoski, now 91, began ski jumping as a boy in Wisconsin, and he was a natural. When he was 12 years old, he won an honorable mention at a ski-jump compet

POWELL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 16:25:00

Powell bird farm's plans to raise sage grouse move forward

Hours after sunset, Karl Bear and a few farm hands began their work. With an order for 1,000 game birds due in Billings before sunrise, it promised to be a long night of work Friday with few hours of rest. Bear manages Diamond Wing Upland Game Birds, LLC, a Powell business and the largest game bird

POWELL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 16:36:00

Kansas City man faces life in prison for repeated sexual assault of two girls

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Jackson County jury convicted a Kansas City man of four counts of statutory sodomy for sexually molesting a young girl. The jury returned the verdict late Monday against Eric Shores, 36, of four counts of 1st degree statutory sodomy. Each conviction carries a potential penalty o

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-21 16:56:27

Revelers prepare for more police, street closures at Plaza Lighting Ceremony on Thanksgiving night

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Gloria Jackson loves looking at the scenery and lights during the holidays at the Country Club Plaza. Jackson, who like so many people, is now counting down to this years' spectacular, holiday lighting ceremony Thanksgiving night. "It's a great time. Of course, the Plaza will be

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-21 04:37:48

Woman killed husband, hid his duct-taped body in closet, police say

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida woman is accused of killing her husband and hiding his duct-taped body behind a brick wall she built in a downstairs closet, according to a news release. Barbara Wozniak, 65, of Shalimar, Florida, is charged with second-degree murder and tampering with evidence. Oka

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-21 19:26:09

Mother says she knows who killed her son, yet no charges have been filed a year later

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- "We just need justice for my son, and for all these young adults out here who have been murdered," says Rhonda Herring, Brandon Herring's mother. They waited for weeks after his death, but a metro family says that wait isn't over yet. 21-year-old Brandon Herring disappeared a yea

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-21 23:36:48

19-year-old man charged with murder in St. Joseph after allegedly shooting another man

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Charges have been filed Tuesday against a man accused of shooting another man in St. Joseph, prosecutors say. Khaury D. El-Amin, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Donovan Lavell Smith on Oct. 28. Police said around 2 a.m. El-Amin and Smith were

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-22 00:24:11

New charge filed against woman accused of setting 2015 fire that killed two KCMO firefighters

Thu Nguyen KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new charge has been filed against the woman accused of setting a fire that killed two Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters, prosecutors announced Tuesday. Thu Hong Nguyen was previously charged with one count of arson, two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-22 01:44:30

What happens when KC area school districts get bus driver complaints?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - What happens when someone complains about a school bus driver? We went to eight Kansas City area districts to find out. Whether we received emails or types of concern forms, every district gave us a look at some of the complaints they've received. 41 Action News learned that eve

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-22 00:45:09

Students honor KC hero, Primitivo Garcia, who died saving his teacher in 1967

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Tuesday, students at Primitivo Garcia Elementary School honored a Kansas City hero with songs and dance. They've never met their hero, his face decorated on the hallways, but know of him well. His name is Primitivo Garcia, the namesake of the school. He was the 23-year-old Mexi

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-22 02:11:45

Albion correction officer accused of having relationship with inmate

A correction officer at Albion Correctional Facility has been charged with official misconduct for engaging in "an unlawful personal relationship" with an inmate, according to the State Police. Daijon Talford, 33, of Buffalo, was arrested Monday following an investigation by the State Police and the

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-21 16:28:51

County raises water rates 15 cents per 1,000 gallons

The Niagara County Water District has raised its water rates by 15 cents per 1,000 gallons - the first rate increase in 13 years - prompting larger town-level rate hikes. The rate hike, which the Niagara County Legislature approved Tuesday 10-2, was needed for capital projects to maintain the water

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-11-22 04:05:00

Brockport kindergarten teacher allegedly possessed child porn

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Brockport kindergarten teacher is accused of possessing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. Roland Yockel II, 30, of Hilton was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with receipt and distribution of child pornography. The U.S. A

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-21 23:38:33

Brockport Volunteer Ambulance no longer providing service in village

The Ambulance service released the following statement: The Brockport Volunteer Ambulance Corps has ceased providing primary ambulance service to Village of Brockport and secondary service to the Towns of Clarkson and Sweden. Many circumstances have led to the difficult decision to cease EMS Operat

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-21 17:29:36

Port Byron man injured in crash on icy road

A Port Byron man was transported to the hospital after his car went off the road Monday morning, state police said. Police said Michael Hayes, 32, was driving eastbound on Route 31 in Jordan when his car went off the road around 7 a.m. The road was icy at the time, police said. Hayes was transported

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-21 15:12:00

Local businesses serve Thanksgiving meals to people in need

"When families come together, that forms neighborhood. When neighborhoods come together, that forms community." Devon Reynolds, co-owner of Brothers & Sisters Unisex Salon, explains why the salon will serve a free Thanksgiving meal for the third time. The salon aims to "put the unity back in the com

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-20 13:30:04