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POWELL — Kanye West and his businesses may owe more than $50 million in taxes, but they appear mostly all square with the State of Wyoming.  Now known as Ye, the musician and entrepreneur left behind tens of thousands of dollars worth of IOUs to the state when he and his businesses pulled out of...

Head coach Doug Scribner explains technique to Andrew Hicks, right, who is new to swimming this season. Meanwhile, Archer Ohnstad, also new to the Dogie team but not to swimming, takes a quick break from his workout.

While the other winter sports got under way the Monday before Thanksgiving, boys swimming had to wait until the 28th to dive into their 2022-23 season. Head coach Doug Scribner is anticipating having eight young men out for the season this year, and he is looking forward to seeing what his team...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — The Wyoming State Finals for We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution will take place Dec. 5-6 at the State Capitol Extension in Cheyenne.  More than 350 students from 15 schools will compete in the culminating state civics competition open to all high schools. Students will...
POWELL — Powell Valley Healthcare and the estate of a surgeon who died nearly a year ago in a plane crash are being sued by a former patient over a 2020 surgery. Sylvia Hutton, a Cody resident, filed the claim through her lawyers in the U.S. District Court of Wyoming last week.  Hutton is suing...
POWELL — The volunteer firefighter whose wife was killed in a November, 2021, fire in Clark has sued the local power company and a tree trimming contractor as part of a wrongful death suit.  Jerry Ruth’s wife Cindy died while trying to escape the fire in an area of homes near the Montana border...
CODY – Its 150th anniversary — once expected to bring record visitation to Yellowstone National Park —- ended with lower-than-normal attendance, but Superintendent Cam Sholly is still smiling. In a summer during which the park had to be evacuated and repaired due to flooding, Sholly said it bounced...

Dennis McGary (left) and Jack Martin met in Korea after enlisting in the U.S. Army, creating a 57-year friendship that lasted until McGary’s passing in July. (Courtesy photo)

CODY — For Korean War veterans Dennis McGary and Jack Martin of Cody, a train ride in Korea in 1965 was the start of a beautiful 57-year friendship.  It all began as they sat together watching South Korean children digging for food out of 55 gallon barrels. “[The U.S. Army] gave us a sack lunch to...
CODY (WNE) — A Cody man faces charges as an accessory to the taking of a grizzly bear without a proper license last spring. Douglas Joel Proffit, 43, allegedly helped his 13-year-old child shoot the animal during a hunting trip May 30 on the North Fork. According to the affidavit, Wyoming Game and...
POWELL — Wildlife migrations are here, placing both animals and drivers more often in precarious positions on the road.  A new report by The Nature Conservancy of Wyoming seeks to shed light on the subject, pointing out the state’s abysmal statistics. The annual number of wildlife–vehicle...
CODY —U.S. Sen. John Barrasso had a chance to learn the concerns of Wyoming’s next generation during an appearance at Heart Mountain Academy Oct. 19. Chief among those concerns: the ever-rising price of gasoline. Three of 10 questions asked by sophomore, junior and senior students revolved around...

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