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Cody Police Department responds to lawsuit against assistant chief

CASPER, Wyo. — The Cody Police Department denies claims by a North Dakota man that the city’s current assistant police chief used a Taser on him while he was handcuffed, according to a Facebook post by the police department.

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Hunter missing 5 days in Crazy Mountains

A hunter last heard from Sunday is missing in the Crazy Mountains.

September 11, 2014 5:15 pm
Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

As the investigation continues into the murder of Cody, Wyo., resident Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres, Park County Sheriff Scott Steward is asking for the public’s help in tracking down several people who might have information in the case.

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Conservative wing of GOP can count losses, gains

CASPER, Wyo. — Former U.S. Sen. Al Simspon, having thrived in the opulence of the U.S. Capitol and the ivory towers of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, was elected Tuesday to a new position – one that sometimes meets in the basement of Big Horn Federal Savings Bank.

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Park County, Wyo., farmer dies in drowning accident

POWELL, Wyo. — A 75-year-old Park County farmer has died in an accidental drowning in an irrigation canal.

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Georgia girl with abdominal distress rescued from Heart Mountain

An Atlanta teen was rescued 400 feet from the summit of Heart Mountain by the Park County, Wyo., Search and Rescue unit Monday after she fell ill and was unable to climb back down.

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GOP survey asks if candidates would be OK with censure

The Park County Republican Party, which is largely led by Tea Party activists, sent candidates a questionnaire that has been called a litmus test.

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Amid turmoil, more seeking GOP leadership in Park County

CASPER, Wyo. — After a year of turmoil between mainstream Park County Republicans and Tea Partiers that almost resulted in the censure of a state GOP senator, a record number of people are running for grassroots county positions that can change the makeup of local party leadership.

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Livingston hospital CEO: 'This is one of the largest projects in Park County history'

Livingston hospital CEO: 'This is one of the largest projects in Park County history'

LIVINGSTON — Nearly eight months after ground was broken for construction of a new $43.5 million critical-access hospital and clinic, work on the two-story facility is on schedule and set to open by fall 2015.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Brothers' bodies recovered from plane wreckage near Yellowstone

Brothers' bodies recovered from plane wreckage near Yellowstone

The Park County, Wyo., Sheriff's Office has recovered the bodies of the two brothers who crashed their small single-engine aircraft earlier this month on the eastern slope of Howell Mountain, according to a press release.

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Pilot, passenger presumed dead on plane that crashed in Wyoming

Pilot, passenger presumed dead on plane that crashed in Wyoming

The Park County, Wyo., Sheriff's Office has called off rescue attempts for two brothers whose plane went down in the Washakie Wilderness area of Park County on May 6.

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Missing plane found crashed in ravine in Park County, Wyo.

Missing plane found crashed in ravine in Park County, Wyo.

CODY, Wyo. — A missing single-engine plane with two brothers in their 80s on board has been found crashed on a mountain in northwest Wyoming.

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Park County chips in for World War I memorial

POWELL, Wyo. — The Park County commissioners have voted to contribute $10,000 toward a memorial in Cody to honor Wyoming soldiers killed in World War I.

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Guest opinion: Fish & Wildlife Commission discards consensus elk plan

Guest opinion: Fish & Wildlife Commission discards consensus elk plan

I am fortunate to have served with 11 outstanding, diverse Montanans, on the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks statewide elk brucellosis working group. FWP convened us to develop guidelines for elk management in areas with brucellosis, which the Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted. We …

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Gazette opinion: Building up Main Street Montana

When 1,958 Montanans answered Main Street Montana surveys, there was a surprising amount of agreement.

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Court says Wyoming county attorneys must attend hearings

POWELL, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court says county attorneys must take a leading role in hearings to determine whether mentally ill patients should be held against their will.

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Tom Jones eyeing comeback to Wyoming Legislature

CASPER, Wyo. — Tom Jones, who served as a Park County lawmaker three decades ago, wants to return to politics.

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Names of 2 dead in apparent Gardiner murder-suicide released

UPDATE 11:15 a.m.:  The Park County Sheriff's Office has identified two people found dead after an apparent murder-suicide on Thursday in Gardiner as Steve A. Cole, 63, and Debi J. Roberts, 59.

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Setting the story straight about Margaret McDonald's huge grizzly

Setting the story straight about Margaret McDonald's huge grizzly

No two storytellers will recount a tale the same.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Montana Supreme Court rules against Park County on bison appeal

Montana Supreme Court rules against Park County on bison appeal

Bison will continue to be allowed to roam in the 70,000-acre Gardiner Basin, just north of Yellowstone National Park, following a ruling on Tuesday by the Montana Supreme Court denying Park County’s appeal of a 2013 District Court ruling.

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