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After less than two and a half hours of deliberation, a 12-person jury in Park County found a Wapiti man guilty of first-degree murder. 77-year-old Dennis Klingbiel Friday was found criminally responsible for the death of his wife, Donna, on August 5th, 2018, at their home west of Cody. The prosecution had argued that the…

The Big Horn County Courthouse is closed until further notice. Officials there closed the courthouse in Basin on Thursday afternoon. According to their website, some concerns were raised during a routine meeting for the courthouse remodel. The concerns may or may not present an issue for the courthouse, but as a precaution, the decision was…

A fast-moving storm Saturday afternoon gave quite a fright to residents and visitors in downtown Cody. A bolt of lightning struck a tall cottonwood tree at the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, during the storm that brought torrential rain and some hail to the area. A Facebook post by an employee…

Firefighters in the Bighorn National Forest were wrapping up at two fire locations this weekend. The Lick Creek Fire on the Bighorn National Forest was 70% contained as of Friday, with a portion of the fire remaining in an area inaccessible to firefighters – there are safety concerns due to snags and steep terrain.  The…

There is a lot of debate over which exercise is the BEST. Cardio or strength training, marathons or kickboxing… so many choices! What should you do? The answer: coming up in just a minute. I’m Wendy Corr, with your daily wellness tip! If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and you just want…

Only YOU can prevent forest fires. With that simple phrase, Smokey Bear has influenced generations of children and adults alike. Since 1944, the Forest Service has offered advice on how to be good stewards of the lands through advertising and other outreach, with Smokey as the friendly face of the agency. Smokey turns 75 years…

A handful of businesses in Park County are working to bring their goods to a global market. The Wyoming Business Council has offered small businesses across the state the opportunity to make connections with the country of Taiwan to export goods from the wild west to a market eager for American products. Amy Quick is…

Planning meals is an activity that can bring SO MANY benefits! Whether you’re cooking for one, for two, or for your entire family, taking the time to sit down and plan future meals will not only save you time, effort and money, but will also improve your eating habits – and will help you spend…

If you’ve ever wanted to know why City government works the way it does, you now have the opportunity. The City of Cody is preparing to launch its third Citizen Academy, in which City officials show participants what it takes to keep streets in good shape, keep water lines clear, keep the power on and…

A seasonal concessionaire employee in Yellowstone has admitted to starting a fire at the North Entrance of the Park two weeks ago. Curtis Faustich appeared Tuesday at the Yellowstone Justice Center in Mammoth Hot Springs, where he pleaded guilty to discarding a lighted material in a hazardous manner. Faustich admitted to dropping a lit cigarette…


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