Author: wendycorr

Attacks on two oil tankers in the middle east have economists concerned about a rise in oil prices. However, Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for the website Gasbuddy.com, says the attacks are not likely to impact gas prices. DeHaan points out that the scope of the situation is small. However, the idea of attacks…

In less than three weeks, the skies above Cody will be lit with an impressive fireworks display. But the Cody Chamber of Commerce director says that next year’s 4th of July show might not be as impressive, if the money can’t be raised to fund the annual display. Tina Hoebelheinrich and her staff at the…

A carnival in City Park tomorrow will do more than just put smiles on kids’ faces – it will improve the lives of children who don’t have a bed to sleep in. The Northwest Wyoming Realtors Association is hosting their fourth annual Realtors For Kids Carnival tomorrow from 10-2 p.m. The carnival is completely free,…

Vice President Mike Pence got his hands dirty with the staff of Yellowstone National Park yesterday. As part of a visit to the Park, the Vice President, his wife Karen, Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly and U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt joined a National Park Service maintenance crew to rebuild the boardwalk at the…

When we’re trying to eat healthier, we often turn to nutrition labels to help guide our choices. But what are those labels really telling us? I’m Wendy Corr, and in today’s Wellness Tip, we’ll sort out the facts of nutrition labeling! While about two-thirds of Americans might use the Nutrition Facts panel at least some…

If you’re visiting Yellowstone National Park today, be aware that portions of Old Faithful won’t be available until after 2 p.m. The National Park Service is notifying visitors that due to the visit of Vice President Mike Pence, there will be a temporary closure of the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center and portions of Upper…

The number of homes being built in the wildland-urban interface is growing. And that means trouble in a nation that is seeing more and more catastrophic wildfires. Officials estimate that there are about 44 million homes now in areas surrounded by forest land nationwide – so a local organization is putting together a fun outing…

The annual Heart Mountain Community Hike is back on track. The event, which was originally scheduled for June 1st, was cancelled due to poor weather. But Bebe Crouse with the Nature Conservancy says the annual spring event has been rescheduled for this coming Saturday, June 15th. Hikers are invited to meet at the Heart Mountain…

An annual tradition celebrating native cultures comes to life this weekend in Cody. The Plains Indian Museum’s 38th annual Powwow will take place Saturday and Sunday, June 15th and 16th, in the Robbie Powwow Garden at the Center of the West. Hunter Old Elk, curatorial assistant for the Plains Indian Museum, says the annual event…

The U.S. Forest Service is working to minimize the outbreak of catastrophic wildfires – but officials recognize that instead of having a “wildfire season,” wildfires now happen at any time of the year. Billions of acres of land are susceptible to catastrophic wildfire, according to U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen. She says as blazes…


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