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Many people are excited or at least intrigued by the idea of a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple in Cody, although some reservations have also been raised.

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While the number of active confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Park County has begun to fall slightly, Cody Regional Health is still dealing with a large amount of hospitalized patients. As of Friday, 14 COVID patients were hospitalized at CRH, with another four in Powell.

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Despite the defense identifying issues with the cause and timeframe for Powell resident Jason Getzfreid allegedly committing first-degree murder, his charge will stand and has been bound over to Park County District Court.

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CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Education Interim Committee voted Monday to recommend adding a funding increase worth more than $72 million to the state’s next K-12 education budget.

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department needs help from hunters this fall to collect samples from mule deer and elk for chronic wasting disease testing in target hunt areas.

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CASPER (WNE) – The number of Wyoming residents seeking COVID-19 vaccines has again plateaued. In the last two weeks, just under 4,600 people sought a first dose, and 576 sought the one-dose Janssen shot.

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A former Powell and Cody man charged with murdering his girlfriend in Torrington last spring has made a request to withdraw his no contest plea for the crime and the guilty pleas he made to four other charges. On Aug. 23, Sean Pettus had pleaded no contest to second degree murder and guilty …

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Cody City Hall closed Wednesday and will likely remain that way through the rest of the week due to the staff who work the front counter being out for having or being exposed to COVID-19.

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JACKSON – Hundreds of thousands of people watched live and millions reacted as Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue announced in a video press conference Tuesday that Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, 22, died by strangulation.

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The Town of Meeteetse is requesting more than $648,000 in funding for water and sewer projects. Town leaders are making this request through the American Rescue Plan Act, which Park County is in charge of managing. The county is receiving $5.67 million in stimulus funding in response to the …

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The Cody Police Department is investigating a reported shoplifting at Walmart in Cody which occurred Saturday at approximately 9:30 p.m. According to a department news release, store security cameras captured an individual who is a person of interest, and the Cody Police Department believes …

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An Illinois woman will serve four days in jail after pleading guilty to willfully remaining, approaching, and photographing dangerous wildlife within 100 yards.

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The Park County Animal Shelter is teaming up with Dr. Amy DeFries of Lifetime Small Animal Hospital to pilot a Trap-Neuter-Return program this week to address the overpopulation of so-called community cats in Cody.

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The Park County Republican Party is moving on after one of its committeemen sent a vulgar email to a state legislator.

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MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS – Yellowstone National Park has begun scaling back search and recovery efforts for Kim Crumbo. The search for 74-year-old Crumbo from Ogden, Utah, has continued for nearly three weeks using helicopters, boats, sonar technology and ground crews. Current weather forecasts c…

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Fall is a popular time for recreational use on the Shoshone National Forest. This year, vegetation remains dry, and there have been six new fire starts across the Shoshone National Forest in the past week; these new fires have been human-caused.

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LARAMIE – Laramie High School was locked down for about 90 minutes Thursday morning during a showdown of wills between school administration and a 16-year-old junior who was arrested and removed from the school in handcuffs.

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As part of Northwest College’s institutional transformation process, area residents are invited to attend a Learning & Discovery Panel about rebranding and renaming and its use in business and higher education on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Yellowstone Building. The meeting will also be a…

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A dump truck rolled onto its side Sept. 29 on Road 3CXS. Firefighters and other emergency personnel responded to the scene. No serious injuries were reported.

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The Beartooth Highway closed Thursday morning for the season. The decision was made by MDOT, WYDOT and Yellowstone Park to shut down before the expected snow that is coming this weekend and next week.

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When French foreign exchange student Manon Desquesses’ twin sister got word of landing a host family in April and Desquesses hadn’t heard anything months later, she thought her dream of heading to the United States for her senior year of high school might not come true.

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During the late summer surge of cases, the average age of a person who went to Cody Regional Health’s emergency department with COVID was 58. The person was also very likely to be unvaccinated.