Cody Enterprise

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The Cody Enterprise is a newspaper in Cody, Wyoming.


It was established by Buffalo Bill and John Peake in 1899.[1][2][3][4][5] The first issue appeared on August 31, 1899, and it was firmly established in 1902.[6] In 1904, it was bought by Caroline Lockhart, a Probihition crusader and novelist originally from Boston.[7][8] She served as owner and editor from 1904 to 1962.[8] In the summer of 1936, it featured articles about artists Edward Thomas Grigware and Stan Kershaw.[9] It is now owned by Sage Publishing of Cody, Wyoming.[1][2] It is published twice weekly.[1] It has a circulation of 7,050.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d Official website, About Us
  2. ^ a b c Brian Hurlbut, Insiders' Guide to Yellowstone & Grand Teton, Globe Pequot, 2011, p. 327; online at: Google Books
  3. ^ Richard W. Slatta, The cowboy encyclopedia, ABC-CLIO, 1994, p. 74
  4. ^ Richard S. Wheeler, The Honorable Cody, Sunstone Press, 2006, p. 164 [1]
  5. ^ Richard W. Slatta, The mythical West: an encyclopedia of legend, lore, and popular culture, ABC-CLIO, 2001, p. 91 [2]
  6. ^ Don Russell, The Lives and Legends of Buffalo Bill, University of Oklahoma Press, 1979, p. 428 [3]
  7. ^ Don Pitcher, Moon Handbooks Wyoming, Avalon Books, 2006, p. 559
  8. ^ a b Charlotte Dixon, Beautiful America's Wyoming, Beautiful America Publishing Co., 1998 [4]
  9. ^ Terry Winchell, Thomas Molesworth, Molesworth: the pioneer of western design, Gibbs Smith, 2005, p. 29 [5]