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From opponents to colleagues. Governor Mark Gordon announced yesterday that he has appointed his competitor in the November general election to a key position in the state government. Mary Throne, who ran against Gordon on the democratic ticket for governor last year, has been appointed to the Democratic vacancy on the Wyoming Public Service Commission.…

A bill that would place limits on opioid prescriptions is being considered in the Wyoming House. Cody Representative Sandy Newsome says that Senate File 46 would limit doctors to prescribing no more than a 14-day supply of opioid painkillers to anyone who has not had a prescription in the last 45 days. Newsome says that…

More rocks fell just west of the tunnels near Cody on Tuesday morning, hampering early morning traffic. The Wyoming Department of Transportation tweeted early Tuesday morning that a lane of traffic was closed while maintenance crews cleared the road. Cody Beers with WYDOT says that this rockfall is part of a natural course of events…

Environmental groups intend to sue over a new Wyoming law that could authorize grizzly bear hunting, even though grizzlies are federally protected. The Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Wyoming Wildlife Advocates and Western Watersheds Project sent a notice Wednesday to Wyoming officials, including the director of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Wyoming and…

When changes to our lifestyle become necessary, it can seem overwhelming to contemplate where to start. When we have deeply ingrained habits and routines, it’s a daunting task to figure out how to make those healthy changes. I’m Wendy Corr, and in today’s Wellness Tip, I’ll give you some small steps to make big changes.…

It’s Buffalo Bill’s birthday on Tuesday, and celebrations are taking place this weekend all over Cody. The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is offering free admission on Sunday, and the Knights of Columbus are holding their 27th annual “Buffalo Bill Birthday Ball” Saturday night. Doug Nordberg with the Knights of Columbus says that their…

A proposed statewide lodging tax that would fund state tourism promotion efforts cleared a Senate committee on Tuesday. The Senate Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee voted 3-1 to advance House Bill 66. The bill has already passed the House of Representatives. Currently, the state does not impose a lodging tax. Park County currently…

Failing to plan is planning to fail. It’s a well-known cliché, but in the context of improving your health, planning is key to your success! I’m Wendy Corr, and for today’s Wellness Tip, I’m going to highlight a few steps that you can take that will help you regain your health through planning and simple…

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow this week applauded a new law that provides greater flexibility for Wyoming students to qualify for a Hathaway Scholarship. Senate File 43, signed into law this week by Governor Mark Gordon, expands Hathaway Scholarship opportunities. Wyoming students with an aptitude and passion for specialty trades now have more…

A new television mini-series airing next month will focus on the world’s first national Park. Filmed over three years, the Smithsonian Channel’s “Epic Yellowstone” program will be shown in four parts starting on March 10 at 7 p.m. The films are narrated by actor Bill Pullman. The project used state-of-the art 8K cameras, thermal imagery, drone…


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