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Touropia cites Cody’s charm, cost of living, and excellent schools as its rationale for naming Cody as the best place to make a living in Wyoming. The travel and tourism website Touropia published its list of the “12 Best Cities in Wyoming to Live and Visit” on April 19, 2022. Rather than focus on each…

A railroad restoration company owner has been found guilty of charges that could mean over 100 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines. 47-year-old John Eldon Rimmasch, the founder and C.E.O. of Wasatch Railroad Contractors, was found guilty of five counts of wire fraud and one count of knowing endangerment. His trial occurred…

W.Y.D.O.T. will soon have the resources needed to make Wyoming roads and highways more amendable to a future of electric vehicles. Wyoming will soon receive nearly four million dollars of federal money for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) formula. The funds will be expressly used to facilitate electric vehicle infrastructure development, especially charging stations,…

A Cody teacher is one of two Wyoming educators selected to receive the most prestigious education awards offered in the United States in 2022. The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (P.A.E.M.S.T.) is the highest recognition that K-12 mathematics, science, or computer science teachers can receive in the nation. Enacted by Congress…

Wyoming legislators may use 2022 to legally define the ownership of the state’s undiscovered dinosaurs, mammoths, and other fossils on private land. The 66th Session of the Wyoming Legislature will convene on Monday, Feb. 14. There are dozens of House Bills and Senate Files for legislators to consider during the session. One of the proposed…

With winter around the corner, W.Y.D.O.T. is looking for dozens of operators to keep Wyoming roads free of snow – but there’s not much interest in these jobs. Snow removal on Wyoming highways is one of the most important tasks for the Wyoming Department of Transportation. But now, they’re dealing with low supply and –…

Cody joins five other Wyoming cities by hosting events to decide the future of medical and recreational marijuana through votes rather than bills. Oil City News reports that the Libertarian Party of Wyoming has joined forces with Compassionate Options Wyoming. Their goal? To decriminalize marijuana in the State of Wyoming. Specifically, the groups are holding…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The 2021 Cheyenne Frontier Days set records for rodeo and concert ticket sales. The 10-day rodeo and Western culture festival ended Sunday with a final tally of 267,369 rodeo and concert ticket sales, KGAB Radio reported. Sales for the 125th “Daddy of ‘Em All” were up 14% compared to 2019. The…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A coroner has identified a man killed in a shootout that injured a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper. The shooting June 25 in Lander killed David Fann, 24, of Lander, acting Fremont County Coroner Erin Ivie said Thursday. The trooper exchanged gunshots with Fann on Sinks Canyon Road moments into a traffic…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man accused of burning a toddler with a butane torch, killing him and disposing of his body in an apartment complex dumpster in February has had his bail set at $1 million. Bail was set for Wyatt Dean Lamb, the boyfriend of the girl’s mother, after he made his…


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