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The Wyoming Department of Health has released the latest coronavirus-related deaths for the state, including one Park County man who passed away earlier in October. The department’s details say the man was not hospitalized at the time of his death. It’s unclear if he had any health conditions that worsened the virus’s effects. This is…

Park County’s 4% Lodging Tax is up for renewal in the upcoming election, and its potential benefits extend well beyond the hotels and RV parks in Cody and Powell. Claudia Wade, director of the Park County Travel Council, presented the case for the tax’s renewal during the Cody Club meeting yesterday. She took time to…

More moisture has moved into the Greater Yellowstone area, meaning the park’s fire danger is slowly reducing after a relatively busy season for the park. On Monday, Oct. 19,  Yellowstone reduced the park’s fire danger to moderate due to widespread precipitation moving into the park’s boundaries. There are no fire restrictions within the park at…

The local outdoor retailer is the latest Cody business to voluntarily close after an employee was exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19. The temporary closure was announced on Saturday morning after an unidentified employee had a “COVID exposure.” The employee in question did work a shift 48 hours after the exposure but does not…

The Wyoming Department of Health is offering free at-home, mail-in COVID-19 tests for all Wyoming residents wanting to see if they are positive for the virus. The at-home test is being offered through Vault Health, the same company that has been providing on-campus COVID-19 testing at the University of Wyoming since classes resumed for the fall…

While the weather is getting colder and swimming isn’t on most people’s minds, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality wants to ensure everyone avoids the hazards still posed by harmful cyanobacterial blooms. The department issued recreational use advisories for 21 Wyoming lakes and reservoirs throughout the 2020 season, including advisories at the Buffalo Bill Reservoir…

Cody’s students and teachers are persevering through the 2020-2021 school year, but there’s no denying the impact of the pandemic on everyone’s minds. Park County School District #6 Superintendent Peg Monteith continues to applaud the perseverance of the district’s staff and students, but things are “getting stressful” for everyone, especially as Park County and Wyoming…

If enacted, these changes would change the accessibility of Yellowstone National Park thru both the East and South entrances. The National Park Service has opened a public comment period on the proposal to adjust aspects of the opening and closure dates and times at both of Yellowstone’s Wyoming entrances. These would be adaptations to the…

Extensive vandalism was discovered in a private warehouse in Ralston, the result of two young troublemakers. On Oct. 4, a Park County Sheriff’s deputy responded to a call of vandalism in the “old Coors Warehouse” alongside the Ralston railroad tracks. The warehouse is currently owned by a private individual, who was not identified by the…

Wednesday’s drive-thru flu shot clinic at the Cody Stampede Rodeo grounds saw a healthy number of healthy-minded people attend to get their seasonal flu vaccine throughout the day. Flu vaccines were offered at $25 per person for adults and $20 for children, with Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance all accepted. 340 people made their way…


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