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Hundreds of residents packed the Cody Auditorium on Thursday night for the Cody Planning and Zoning Commission public hearing on the proposed Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple on Skyline Drive.  Photo by  Zac Taylor, Powell Tribune. 

After a nearly 6 hour meeting, Cody LDS temple plans still up in the air   POWELL —  The debate over the proposed Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple in Cody is not over.    During a packed, standing room-only Thursday meeting with hundreds of people that ran until roughly 11:30 p.m...
POWELL — A Park County Circuit Court judge was right to halt the case against a murder suspect until his competency could be evaluated, the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled last week.    Thursday’s opinion settled a fairly esoteric legal question, about whether circuit court judges can evaluate the...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The trek from Cheyenne to Denver will be made easier as Megabus partners with Express Arrow to expand service options for 29 cities across Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado.   This partnership will include daily trips between Cheyenne and Casper, Wheatland, Douglas, Buffalo,...
CHEYENNE — One of Wyoming’s largest natural gas suppliers is proposing a 7% increase in residential customers’ service charges.   Black Hills Energy filed a rate review application with the Wyoming Public Service Commission May 18 “seeking an increase in base rates of $19.3 million to recover the...

David Rubinstein is the host of the PBS series “Iconic America.” Rubinstein visited Cody last year to learn more about cowboy culture. (Courtesy photo)

PBS program visits Cody to examine the cowboy CODY — The hat. The boots. The rugged visage. You know a cowboy when you see one.   Or do you?   That’s the question asked in an upcoming episode of the new PBS series “Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubinstein.”    The episode,...
POWELL (WNE) —  Although a judge praised a Cody hunter for his “very responsible” decision to self-report the violation, the man must pay $10,000 for his role in the mistaken killing of a grizzly bear last spring.    During a May 2022 hunt with his son in the North Fork area, Joel Proffit mistook...
CODY — Testimony from a Cody family is inspiring the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee to develop legislation that would institute criminal penalties for interference with child custody court orders.   During its April 24 meeting in Sheridan, the committee heard from Cody residents...
CODY — The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee is going to spend its interim session working to close a legal “loophole” that currently makes cannabis compound Delta 8 easy for young residents to purchase.   Committee member Rep. Rachel Rodriguez-Williams, R-Cody, noted during the...
Child’s father to be tried at later date POWELL — A two-week-long trial began on Monday for a Cody woman accused of abusing and causing the death of a toddler in 2021.  Carolyn Aune, 30, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 2-year-old Paisleigh Williams. Aune had been...
Some lawmakers wish legislature had done more POWELL — Thousands more Wyoming homeowners can get a break on their property taxes this year, thanks to an expanded tax relief program approved by the Wyoming Legislature.  In their recent session, lawmakers made significantly more people eligible for...

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