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A Cody Middle School student was hit by an 18-wheeler while attempting to cross Big Horn Avenue on the way to school Thursday morning. The student was not seriously hurt and continued their journey to the school building where they were seen by a nurse before being taken by their parent for …

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Deb White (left) rides Kea and Dan White rides Streak on Saturday at Newton Lakes.

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While the number of those hospitalized for COVID-19 in Park County has continued to drop, public health officer Dr. Aaron Billin is warning people to stay cautious due to the county having one of the top rates of new infections in the state.

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JACKSON – The new, fast-spreading coronavirus variant first discovered in the United Kingdom has been detected in Teton County, and health officials are repeating their plea for people to gather only with household members.

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CHEYENNE – After adjourning from its one-day virtual session last Tuesday, the Wyoming Legislature will quickly resume its work starting this week, with nearly every legislative committee set to meet via Zoom to consider bills.

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Ready your ‘chicken crossed the road’ jokes: Two hens have been spotted clucking around at the Maverik gas station parking lot for the past few weeks.

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For the first time, remote cameras in Yellowstone National Park have captured a wolverine on video. Wolverines are a rare sight in the Park, with only a handful that have been documented over the years.

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As a new round of Paycheck Protection Program assistance rolls out this week, the U.S. Small Business Administration has taken steps to ensure the second round of the program is accessible to a wider variety of businesses.

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A panoramic view of the North Fork from one of the Nordic ski trails at Pahaska Tepee.

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Two significant Search and Rescue calls took place in the region last Friday, one of which involving a Cody resident.

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Dennis Klingbeil, a Wapiti man convicted of first degree murder in November 2019, has formally appealed to have his case overturned in Wyoming Supreme Court.

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The bus barn is open for school staff after city planning and zoning board members Tuesday unanimously approved an amended site plan for the Cody School District that includes a revised landscape plan.

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CHEYENNE –  In a message delivered Tuesday to state lawmakers as they convened virtually for the start of this year’s general session, Gov. Mark Gordon promised to continue his defense of Wyoming’s fossil fuel industries while reiterating the state must find a way to stabilize its revenue streams.

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GILLETTE (WNE) — U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, the third-highest ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, has said she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

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Dennis Klingbeil, a Wapiti man convicted of first degree murder in November 2019, has formally appealed to have his case overturned in Wyoming Supreme Court.

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The bus barn is open for school staff and Tuesday city planning and zoning board members unanimously approved an amended site plan for the Cody School District that includes a revised landscape plan. 

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The expected holiday bump in COVID-19 cases has arrived and Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin said Sunday he is expecting more severe impacts to follow.

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A team of nurses and EMTs descended on the old Meeteetse fire station last Wednesday. They set up chairs in a bay, socially distanced, took out their syringes and vials of vaccines, and waited for the people to arrive.

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With both state and defense attorneys already pushing for a bench trial, the victim in the case against Kenneth “Val” Geissler is also now asking to avoid a jury trial.

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Park County’s planning and zoning department is unveiling small, new wastewater regulations, most notably prohibiting chemical or portable toilets from being used in the “long-term,” which is now considered 30 consecutive days or more. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality states p…

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As 2020 drew to a close, the road signs of Park County came under siege. Reports from the Park County Sheriff’s Office indicated several signs had been stolen in a string of thefts in rural areas around Powell and Clark last month. Some traffic cones were also stolen. These thefts came on th…

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A Utah man pled guilty Jan. 4 to federal charges excavating or trafficking in archeological resources, and injury or depredation to United States property, for digging in graves at the Fort Yellowstone Cemetery in search of the Forrest Fenn treasure.

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The Cold Full Moon rises above Yellowstone Regional Airport on Dec. 29. (Photo by Leon Jenson)

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SHERIDAN (WNE) — Much of Wyoming is still classified as being in an “extreme drought,” according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, but it’s the late winter and spring months that will either prolong or break dry conditions this summer.

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NEWCASTLE — After the denial of their most recent public health order variance requests, the Weston County Commissioners voted 4-1 on Jan. 5 to remove Dr. Mike Jording, the county’s public health officer. Jording has been serving the community in that capacity since 2004.

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After years of planning, and resolving kinks with property lines and internet installation, the new Cody School District bus barn has been completed at last – but the district can’t use it yet.

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The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is gearing up to start another executive director search.

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Judge Ed Webster (from left) delivers the oath of office Tuesday night at City Hall to Mayor Matt Hall and council members Jerry Fritz, Emily Swett and Andy Quick. Swett and Quick took over for departing council members Landon Greer and Glenn Nielson, who declined to run again. Also at the m…

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The Game and Fish Commission delayed its January meeting to wait for a review of the low bidder for the new Cody Regional Office construction after receiving a petition from a state group.

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After months of plummeting unemployment in Park County, the rate rose slightly in the county for November.

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Around 40% of the frontline staff at Cody Regional Health have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, according to pharmacy director Doug Wenke.