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Judge rules against stalking claim

CODY — Two outspoken local residents sparred head-to-head in Park County Circuit Court on Monday over alleged stalking activity.

Park County Republican Party Commiteeman Vince Vanata accused Cody resident Dewey Vanderhoff of stalking, for sending him three emails and one hand-delivered message over the course of four months. The emails contained derogatory language and characterizations of former President Donald Trump.

“The charges Vanata is reflecting back on me – three emails in four months – I get that before noon everyday,” Vanderhoff said. “I get death threats. I’m on th...