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Park County Attorney Bryan Skoric is running for re-election.  We talked about how his office is dealing with a number of issues including our aging population and how scams are becoming more sophisticated.  We also talked about juvenile delinquency and how his office has set up a program that works to deter kids from becoming…

With COVID-19 cases down, the Cody Police Department brought back one of its most relaxed and important community outreach events: Coffee with a Cop. Once again, local cops spent a morning chatting with Cody residents in a relaxed setting. The occasion marks the return of one of Cody’s most important ways to sit down and…

Park County law enforcement wants to ensure no residents are scammed by scammers, so they’ve created a handy guide to “stop the scams.” Many different scams have been popping up in Park County over the last year. Scammers have been posing as anything from contact tracers, cities threatening utility cutoffs and law enforcement threatening arrest…

If you get contacted by a contact tracer, make sure it’s a real contact tracer. If you were exposed to a positively confirmed case of COVID-19, you will be getting a call from a contact tracerm wither from the Wyoming State Department of Health or Park County Public Health – which recently hired two part-time…

Bored at home? Why not play a little scam bingo? In response to the current influx of coronavirus-related scams cropping up and preying on people’s fears and insecurities, the Federal Trade Commission has found a creative way to keep people informed and aware of the telltale signs of scams with their new Scam Bingo. The…

There’s always those ready to take advantage of people’s emotions and fears, and the coronavirus is no exception. U.S. Attorney Mark A. Klaassen of the District of Wyoming has issued another warning and request that Wyoming citizens report any suspicious activity or schemes related to COVID-19. The only way government and law enforcement agencies can…


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