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Park County Republicans announce straw poll winners, withhold results

Park County Republicans announce straw poll winners, withhold results

The Park County Republican Party will not release the results of a straw poll conducted at its July 7 debate for Wyoming secretary of state and superintendent of public instruction candidates.

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Florida fugitive suspected of faking his death arrested in Wyoming

Florida fugitive suspected of faking his death arrested in Wyoming

Federal and state authorities in Wyoming arrested on Monday a fugitive out of Florida suspected of sex crimes whom they believe faked his own death earlier in the year.

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Condition of Clark, Wyo., man improves after accidental shooting

A 19-year-old man from Clark, Wyo., has improved to serious condition at a Billings hospital after his friend accidentally shot him in the stomach earlier this week.

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Kidnapping suspect taken to Cody to face charges; court appearance set for Friday

Kidnapping suspect taken to Cody to face charges; court appearance set for Friday

Jesse Paul Speer, the Manhattan man suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl on Oct. 8 in Cody, is back in Wyoming awaiting his next court appearance.

October 18, 2012 6:45 am Photos

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Helicopter searching for 2 injured climbers in Granite Peak area

A Yellowstone National Park helicopter is searching for two injured men in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness area.

August 04, 2012 10:26 amLoading…

Group to survey Beartooth Highway travelers

CODY, Wyo. — People driving along the famous Beartooth Highway along the Montana-Wyoming state line will be asked to stop and take a survey this summer.

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Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.

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Bicycle-only season in Yellowstone National Park offers unique ride

Bicycle-only season in Yellowstone National Park offers unique ride

I’m riding a bicycle toward the rim of a still fuming ancient volcano. Our group of three just passed a grizzly bear grazing unconcerned only 100 yards from the road. Just past the bear, a small band of bison clops down the middle of the road toward us, their massive humped bodies looming li…

April 19, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Fatal Wyoming bear mauling lawsuit moves forward

POWELL, Wyo. -- A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit over a fatal bear mauling near Yellowstone National Park to move forward, rejecting the federal government's immunity claim under state law.

February 21, 2012 2:56 pmLoading…

Western Wyoming lawmakers propose tax for Yellowstone

JACKSON, Wyo. -- Some western Wyoming lawmakers want to create a 1-cent sales tax to raise money for Yellowstone National Park.

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Adventurous venture: Shuttle service provides unique access to Cooke City

Adventurous venture: Shuttle service provides unique access to Cooke City

With a recently purchased 1979 Tucker Sno-Cat, Robert Weinstein this winter launched his new business, Cooke City Adventures.

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Gazette opinion: Bison belong on public, tribal lands

When Dr. Frankenstein’s monster encountered villagers they ran, frightened by his size and fearful he would harm them. The modern-day equivalent is the reintroduction of bison to Montana. Residents near the proposed reintroduction sites might as well be carrying torches and nooses as they ci…

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Environmental Quality Council puts FWP in hot seat over bison

Environmental Quality Council puts FWP in hot seat over bison

HELENA -- .Members of the state Environmental Quality Council unanimously agreed Monday to submit a strongly worded letter to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks requesting a delay in deciding whether to relocate bison until a statewide conservation strategy is adopted.

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Former Yellowstone Park public-affairs officer Joan Anzelmo lauded for conservation work

JACKSON, Wyo. -- The National Parks Conservation Association has recognized Jackson Hole resident Joan Anzelmo for her conservation work while superintendent of Colorado National Monument.

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Search continues for missing Billings hiker in Park County

CODY, Wyo. - Search teams are continuing to look in Clarks Fork Canyon in northwestern Wyoming for a Montana man who's been missing since Oct. 1.

October 14, 2011 12:26 pmLoading…
Cody man killed after firing at police officers

Cody man killed after firing at police officers

CODY, Wyo. -- What began as a domestic dispute turned deadly on Tuesday after a Cody, Wyo., man pointed a gun at police officers.

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Gazette opinion: Nothing lost in taking longer look at winter plan

Gazette opinion: Nothing lost in taking longer look at winter plan

Usually, when the federal government pushes back a decision deadline, it’s cause for dismay. But in the case of decades-long Yellowstone winter use planning, a delay announced last week drew positive comments from people with conflicting views about what the final winter plan should be.

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International officials to visit Yellowstone, hold listening session

The director of the World Heritage Centre and a representative of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature are traveling to Yellowstone National Park this month.

September 15, 2011 8:35 pmLoading…

Yellowstone visitors reminded of firearms, game-hauling laws

Although a 2009 federal law allows visitors to possess firearms in Yellowstone National Park, visitors are reminded that the discharge of firearms remains prohibited in the park.

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Fire contained in Yellowstone

The Trischman fire in south-central Yellowstone National Park was declared contained on Tuesday.

September 13, 2011 4:45 pmLoading…

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