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Wyoming economy was strong in 1st quarter

Wyoming’s economy was healthy in the first three months of 2018, with employment strong and sales tax collections rising. The figures came from the Wyoming Department of Administration and Information. Taxable sales rose 17.9 percent statewide in January, February and March, hitting $3.9 billion. READ THE FULL STORY.

High Waters Create High Worries Near Ethete

Weather conditions caused a highway near Ethete to flood and may lead to future road closures. News 13 spoke with a few residents in the area about how this could impact their daily routine. Walter Tidzump says he was just following his regular morning routine when, “I usually get up about five to let my Read More…

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The truth about 'breakthrough' drugs

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association digs deeply into the studies behind the flood of “breakthrough” therapies that have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration over the past six years and finds many of the trials that supported approval lacked the strongest kind of medical evidence. “These Read More…

There's still plenty of planting season left

The last question is easier to solve than the rabbit dilemma. Just ask Elmer Fudd, especially since an elderly gentleman running through the neighborhood waving a shotgun after Bugs Bunny is no longer considered appropriate behavior. It’s seldom too late to plant trees, shrubs and perennials, assuming we don’t procrastinate until January. In the old Read More…

Powdery mildew on peonies a common problem

A: Powdery mildew is a disease that causes a grayish-white coating commonly found in midsummer on the foliage of peonies, lilacs, zinnias, roses, vine crops and many other plants. Caused by many different species of fungi, the disease develops most severely during weeks of high humidity. Although the disease does little long-term damage to plants Read More…

27% of University of Wyoming students have been sexually assaulted, survey finds

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming psychologists found that more than one in four students — 27 percent — experienced at least one instance of sexual assault during their time at the university. The psychologists discovered the figure through a wide-ranging survey of student experiences and perceptions. University of Wyoming professor of psychology Matt Gray, Read More…

Possible land deal for animal shelter

With help from the City of Cody and Yellowstone Regional Airport, the Park County Animal Shelter has taken steps toward the ultimate acquisition of an additional 2.2 acres of land for a planned expansion. The 1 acre currently housing the shelter (now under lease) would also be purchased in the deal. “It will probably be Read More…

Albertsons purchases liquor store

With the recent purchase of the Eastgate Liquor license from Wilder Enterprises, Albertsons supermarket in Cody is now in the retail liquor sales business. Wilder has retained a license for off-premises sales of beer, wine, liquor and other alcoholic beverages at 1801 17th St. since 2008. The Cody City Council renewed Wilder’s 12-month license on Read More…

Cody Country Business News

SUNLIGHT SPORTS of Cody was recently honored as Grassroots Retailer of the Year by the 64-member Grassroots Outdoor Alliance organization. The Grassroots organization promotes independent retailers working together for the health and growth of specialty outdoor realty. Wes Allen is the owner of Sunlight Sports.

Wyoming economy was strong in 1st quarter

Wyoming’s economy was healthy in the first three months of 2018, with employment strong and sales tax collections rising. The figures came from the Wyoming Department of Administration and Information. Taxable sales rose 17.9 percent statewide in January, February and March, hitting $3.9 billion. READ THE FULL STORY.

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Wyoming wildlife refuge expanded

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A wildlife refuge in southern Wyoming is expanding by 581 acres with help from The Nature Conservancy. The Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Albany County is home to the endangered Wyoming toad. In 2010, The Nature Conservancy purchased property next to the refuge with the intent of selling it to the Read More…