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The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) is hosting an opportunity for college students in Wyoming to apply their university studies to a larger discussion of agricultural issues through the “Collegiate Discussion Meet.” In Casper, on November 10th, the 2022 contest will be held during the WyFB 103rd Annual Meeting. Casper College is the host school,…

There’s a new business in town, as Wyoming Game and Fish released nearly 20 ferrets on the same Meeteetse ranch where the species “rose from the grave” after presumed extinction over 40 years ago. Eighteen black-footed ferrets were released on the historic recovery site near Meeteetse last week. Twelve male and six female captive-born ferrets…

Officers of the Greybull Police Department are looking for a woman with pending charges in an ongoing animal hoarding and animal neglect case. According to Greybull Chief of Police, Bill Brenner, the woman is facing “30 to 40” criminal charges. “It’s the most horrific case I’ve ever seen of animal neglect,” Brenner says. As of…

The Powell Medical Foundation (PMF) broke ground yesterday (10/03/22) on its Heartland Renovation project under the supervision of the new Executive Director, Amy Wells. The project is being handled in multiple phases with phase 1 starting this October. Funding for the project has been provided by PMF. The renovation project includes an outdoor living area…

The Greater Yellowstone Coalition (GYC) is pleased to announce Craig Benjamin as its Director of Conservation, a critical leadership role at the largest organization focused on conserving the world-renowned Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Mr. Benjamin will be based out of Jackson, Wyoming and starts in his new role on October 24th, 2022. Craig was selected, according…

There was a significant accident on Big Horn Ave. in front of Big Horn Cinemas today (10/03/22) between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Currently, the wreck is being cleaned up and involved parties are receiving appropriate medical treatment. The police were busy directing traffic and requested that they be contacted at a later time for…

The Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate juvenile runaway 15-year-old Katherine Wagler. She was last seen in Casper on Saturday, Oct. 1. Wagler is 5’05” and 105 lbs. It is believed she recently changed her appearance, dying her hair black and cutting it to shoulder length. Wagler was last seen wearing a…

Lisa Watson, President of Northwest College and Gerry Giraud, Vice President of Academics for Northwest College spoke about how the college got a sterling review on their accreditation report and what that means for the future of the college.  Also, they talked about the Strategic Plan for 2030, how the construction of the new student…

As winter approaches, grizzly and black bears are getting more active as they prepare for hibernation – which means there’s a higher chance of potentially dangerous encounters in the wilderness. Black bear and grizzly bear activity is increasing at lower elevations in rural areas surrounding Cody. Landowners and outdoor enthusiasts are reminded to be bear…

Throughout October, there will be four candidate forums for the six candidates running for the Park County School District #6 Board of Trustees before the Nov. 3 general election. Six candidates are vying for three open positions. Incumbents Brandi Nelson, Cathy Roes, and Karen Schipfmann-Nielson are all seeking an additional term on the board. Their…


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