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CJ Baker

For seven years, Republican politicians — including our own Congressional delegation — talked about the urgent need to scrap Obamacare and come up with something better.

Crews are working to put out a wildfire that, after starting small on Tuesday, grew quickly on Wednesday in the North Fork area of the Shoshone National Forest.

A Cody psychiatrist is back in jail after he allegedly got drunk and crashed his bicycle — disobeying orders from two different judges to stay away from alcohol.

Details not yet public

Former Cody lawmaker Sam Krone, facing allegations that he stole thousands of dollars from a local lawyers’ association, has reached a plea deal with state prosecutors.

Another weekend of baseball brought another win for the Powell Pioneers baseball team.

Flooding in June dealt more than $900,000 worth of damage to Park County’s road and bridges, county officials say.

It’s no secret that it’s been a rough several years for Powell Valley Healthcare, but we believe the organization’s leaders recently made a wise choice — and an important one — in choosing to retain Terry Odom as their chief executive officer.

A lightning bolt from a Wednesday evening thunderstorm led to a power pole catching on fire later that night. More than 1,000 Powell households and businesses temporarily lost power around midnight while the pole was extinguished.

Since opening in 2008, losses at county-owned Biblio Bistro have topped $320,000

Park County Commissioner Joe Tilden posed a question to county library leaders last month: “What’s more important to you, buying new books or keeping the Bistro open?”

William “Bill” Simpson, a longtime civil and defense attorney in Cody, has been tabbed as Park County’s next district court judge.

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead announced Simpson’s appointment as a Fifth Judicial District Court judge on Friday.

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