Author: andrew-rossi

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Wild horses have a new ally in the Bureau of Land Management. In 2018, Congress sent excess wild horses and burros removed from public lands to become work animals for government agencies on every level. In Wyoming, this means that they end up at the Wyoming Honor Farm near Riverton. Here the horses are trained…

There’s changes to the Requests for Proposal to run concessions in Hot Springs State Park. The RFP for the state park was extended recently, due to new plans and opportunities. Nick Neylon, Deputy Director of Wyoming State Parks explains that the State Joint Appropriations has set aside half the amount the department requested for an…

Park County Search and Rescue mobilized for a daring rescue this weekend. A climbing party of 10 was climbing Broken heart ice flow, about 38 miles down the South Fork, when 42-year-old Richard James Dvorak fell at least 30 feet during the Saturday morning climb. After a call was placed to the Sheriff’s 911 Communication…

Wyoming is set to get a big influx of mine reclamation funding. The US Department of Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement announced the disbursement of millions of dollars in Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation grants. “AML grants” to quote Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt “provide states, tribes and local partners with important…

After a long and successful tenure, Christine Bekes is moving on to new opportunities. The six-year leader of the Powell Economic Partnership announced she is resigning as the executive director and relocating to Reno, Nevada. She says this was a difficult decision and largely personal, so she can be closer to family. But her support…

 It’s for a bird!! Its for a buck! It’s Super Tag! Yes, once again it’s time for The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Super Tag raffle. Since 2014, the raffles have raised nearly $5 million for wildlife conservation and big game management in Wyoming. 2019’s Super Tag raffle raised over $1 million dollars alone. This…

Wyoming families can begin kindergarten training at home. For free! The non-profit Waterford, an early education nonprofit with a mission to achieve universal literacy for children through equity, access, and parent empowerment, has received a $14.2 million federal grant from the United States Department of Education The Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Expansion Grant was…

Want to keep your teenager out of the house this summer? Give them to Yellowstone. The Park is now recruiting for the 2020 Youth Conservation Corp, a residential work-based education program for young men and women between the ages of 15 and 18. Corps members work together with National Park Service staff to complete a…

You might want to shout your love from the mountaintops this Valentine’s Day, but you’ll have a hard time doing it this year. This Valentine’s Day is going to be a little louder than normal. Park County Homeland Security Director Jack Tatum says that the emergency sirens in the City of Cody will be tested…

A new year means new opportunities to better yourself and our community. The Park County Community Health Coalition is holding its next community meeting today, February 6th, in Powell. This meeting will update the community on the work of the Powell Valley Healthcare, Cody Regional Health, Park County Public Health and Heritage Health Center. The…


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