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With more motorcyclists expected on the roads in the next week, the Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Wyoming Highway Patrol want to remind all motorists to be extra vigilant when driving. The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will start this weekend, which means more traffic on Wyoming’s roads and in the northeast part of the…

Cody residents are advised that emergency sirens will be going off at noon on Monday – but it’s only a test. Park County Homeland Security Director Jack Tatum says it’s been a while since the sirens were tested, and they want to make sure everything is in working order in case a community emergency were…

Fire managers flew a reconnaissance flight yesterday morning to determine where lightning may have ignited fires between Story and Powder River Pass in the Big Horn Mountains. Wednesday evening, Johnson County firefighters spotted several potential new fires south of Story.  With hotter, drier weather forecast for the weekend, holdover lightning fires may emerge. Fire managers…

Closure has come for the family of a Yellowstone summer employee who has been missing for four years. The remains of Feiyang “Isaac” Xiang, a 21-year-old man from China who likely drowned in 2015, have been found and positively identified. Xiang, a seasonal concessionaire employee in Yellowstone, was last seen being swept down the Yellowstone…

How many of you feel like your life is a series of crises? Putting out fires is your job – but you spend much of your time tired, overwhelmed and frustrated? I’m Wendy Corr, and in today’s Wellness Tip, I’ll show you that it IS possible to live a structured life in a chaotic world.…

A forest fire has been reported in the northern Big Horn Mountains. On the evening of July 30th, firefighters were looking for two reported fires in the northern portion of the Bighorn National Forest.  It was determined that there is likely only one fire, which has been named the Lick Creek fire. This fire is…

A major science award has been announced by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. The Camp Monaco Prize Partnership has awarded a $100,000 grant to a team from the University of Wisconsin which plans to research the changing landscapes of the Greater Yellowstone Area. The Camp Monaco Prize supports integrated scientific research and public…

People who may have missed the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s last “Welcome to Wyoming” sign auction have another chance to own a piece of history. WYDOT is holding an online auction for two 4-by-8-foot aluminum “Welcome to Wyoming” signs featuring the Grand Tetons as the background image, with the bucking horse and rider and the…

Yellowstone National Park concessionaires have been given the go ahead to begin developing seasonal housing for their employees. Xanterra and Delaware North have been approved to develop housing for their employees at Canyon Village and the West Entrance. Housing improvements could begin as early as this fall. The project will include the construction of up…

If you visited Newton Lakes near Cody this summer, you may have noticed unusually high water levels in West Newton Lake. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says that due to higher than average precipitation the last two years, as well as record levels of precipitation late this spring, for the first time in 35…


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