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Fire Ongoing but Under Control at Green Acres Mobile Home Park

It’s been confirmed by the Park County Fire District that the fire at Green Acres started at 6:30 p.m. on May 18th, 2022. Firefighters and investigators are still on the scene as of this morning. “We don’t have any determination of cause,” Jerry Parker of Park County Fire Protection...
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Park County denies ballot hand-count proposal

The Park County Commissioners will not approve a proposal by Park County Republican Men’s Club to hand-count ballots in the 2022 elections, but the proposal remains in play. The commission followed the counsel of Park County and Prosecuting Attorney Bryan Skoric, who advised against the proposal, citing several apparent conflicts with Wyoming election statutes as well as federal law. The commission will now consider whether to approve a request to hand-count ballots from the previous election instead, pending an opinion from the Wyoming Attorney General.
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The Annual Home and Garden Show Returns This Weekend

The annual Home and Garden Show is taking place this Friday, May 19th, 2022, and Saturday, May 20th at the Riley Arena (1400 Heart Mountain St, Cody, WY) for its 22nd consecutive year. This Big Horn Radio event is brought to you by Whitlock Motors. The show is a springtime...
CODY, WY
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Darrell Steward Runs for Park County Sheriff Amid Growing Fentanyl Concerns

Darrell Steward, former Detention Deputy, Cody Police Officer, and State DCI (Division of Criminal Investigation) agent joined Mac Watson on Speak Your Piece (5/13/2022) to discuss his run for Park County Sheriff. Darrell Steward’s brother, Scott Steward, is currently the Park County Sheriff but Scott is not seeking re-election.
PARK COUNTY, WY
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Park County Sheriff Breaks Up Boozy Bonfire & Saves Teen

A busted bonfire of inebriated minors could have turned tragic if not for the skills and quick thinking of the Park County Sheriff’s Office. On the night of Saturday, May 7th, Park County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were suspected a party involving alcohol was being held in the hills of Badger Basin off Highway 294. When the Deputies arrived, they observed a large bonfire with several minors standing around it.
PARK COUNTY, WY
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Baby Formula Shortages Impact Families in Park County

The national baby formula shortage is affecting Park County. Inventory at Walmart and Albertsons mirrors the situation across the country – a shockingly low supply. Retailers like Walmart have been forced to limit the sale of formula to “5 units per child for each customer” per day.
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Park County property taxes skyrocket

POWELL — Karl Streitel and his wife moved to Park County from Pennsylvania for the same reasons many people are attracted to the area. They visited it on vacations and fell in love with the outdoor recreation opportunities, the freedom and the privacy. They are both retired teachers. Karl had taught business in high school for 20 years. They purchased a house east of Powell and based on past assessments,...
PARK COUNTY, WY
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Dave Simpson: They’ll Call You Every Name In The Book

***For All Things Wyoming, Sign-Up For Our Daily Newsletter***. The plight of an 87-year-old Park County man whose property taxes now consume a month and a half of his Social Security income takes me back to a feisty coffee group called “Too Dumb for Tax Caps, Inc.”. Cowboy State...
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Park County commissioners look at property tax relief

CODY — Dan Schein, chairman of the Cody Cupboard board, said he’s seen longtime customers no longer come to receive free food at the food pantry. It’s not that they don’t need the service anymore. They’ve moved, having been priced out of living in Cody.
CODY, WY
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#6. Park County

- 2010 to 2020 population change: +1,419 --- #919 among all counties nationwide - 2010 to 2020 percent population change: +5.0% --- #6 among counties in Wyoming, #819 among all counties nationwide - 2020 population: 29,624 --- #8 largest county in Wyoming, #1,439 largest county nationwide
PARK COUNTY, WY
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Deputies rescue drunk party goers

CODY (WNE) —An evening gathering in Badger Basin resulted in a possible life-saving rescue by Park County deputies who’d spent almost five hours on the scene to ensure the many partygoers were OK. According to a sheriff’s office release, on the night of May 7, deputies became suspicious...
CODY, WY
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Three Park County WYDOT Road Projects Begin This Week

It’s officially construction season in Park County as three separate W.Y.D.O.T. will be underway from this week until the end of summer – and probably longer. W.Y.D.O.T. is keeping itself busy in northwest Wyoming. Several stretches of highway throughout Park County are receiving long-overdue refurbishment. Drivers should be...
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PCAS Needs Your Help

Last Friday morning (5/13) I caught up with our friends from the Park County Animal Shelter here in Cody, for a weekly feature called FurBaby Friday on KTAG. You may have seen on their Facebook page, about the recent rescue of over 30 cats from a local residence. Even though the shelter was near capacity before this rescue, Jackie, Amanda, Nicole & all of the volunteers are determined to provide excellent care & find good homes for these cats & kittens.
CODY, WY