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 By Leo Wolfson    COVID-19    March 4, 2021

Lawsuit seeks to halt health orders

CODY — A lawsuit against Park County’s public health officer and the governor seeks to immediately stop all current state COVID-19 health order restrictions. A declaratory injunction has been filed in Johnson County that includes all Wyoming...

 
 By Leo Wolfson    News    December 10, 2020

Governor's mask mandate raises questions about Constitution

CODY – The recent establishment of county and statewide face mask orders has people questioning the constitutionality of those measures enacted by local health officers and Gov. Mark Gordon. “I think it is an act or desire to do something when th...

 
 By Leo Wolfson    News    July 23, 2020

Voters to decide on legalized gambling in Park County

CODY — Park County voters will be asked on this year’s general election ballot if they want to approve a form of legalized gambling in their community. Pari-mutuel gambling will be put up for consideration on the November ballot, following...

 
 By Leo Wolfson    News    May 28, 2020

Cody Stampede organizers say they're planning for rodeo

CODY — In a reversal to a statement made by Gov. Mark Gordon on Wednesday and continued Friday morning regarding the state's six biggest rodeos being cancelled, the Cody Stampede Board announced in a press release Friday that it is still trying to...

 
 By Leo Wolfson    News    April 23, 2020

Yellowstone Park officials still weighing options on start

CODY— Now fewer than two weeks away from the originally scheduled opening, there is still no estimate as to when officials would open Yellowstone National Park’s east gate, or any part of the park. “Let’s not look at this call as (we know)...

 
 By Leo Wolfson    COVID-19    April 9, 2020

CDC recommends various ways to make, wear face masks

CODY — The Centers for Disease Control is now recommending people cover their faces with cloth during the COVID-19 pandemic. With so many materials and fabrics existing, it can feel a little overwhelming to know what to use and not to use. The CDC...

 
 By Leo Wolfson    News    August 8, 2019

Cody murder trial begins, defense says killing accidental

CODY — With the Dennis Klingbeil murder trial now underway neither side is arguing whether Klingbeil shot and killed his wife, but the defense has said the state cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt he did so as a premeditated, first-degree act....

 
 By Leo Wolfson    News    July 25, 2019

Wapiti man's murder trial set for Aug. 5

CODY — The jury trial of a Wapiti man accused of first-degree murder is now less than two weeks away. That trial will open Aug. 5, exactly one year from when Dennis Klingbeil is alleged to have shot his wife of 41 years, Donna Klingbeil. Klingbeil...

 
 By Leo Wolfson    News    April 4, 2019

Scientists to gather in Big Horn Basin to study fossil 'treasure trove'

CODY — A brachiosaur stretches its long neck to reach a leaf from a high branch as a giant ichthyosaur gently swims by in the water far below. This scene likely played out in the Big Horn Basin millions of years ago. Paleontologists will be...

 
 By Leo Wolfson    News    October 3, 2018

Board: Old equipment in good shape can be taxed more

CODY — The Wyoming Board of Equalization is standing by a Park County decision that will likely have negative ramifications statewide for oil producers in Wyoming, but will also bring in around $100,000 more in tax revenue to the county annually....

 

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