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Northwest College wants your opinion on its future. In light of the ongoing roller coasters of enrollment and economy – exacerbated by the pandemic – the college is hosting a series of meetings aimed at action. Administrators and board members see 2020 as a major transformational year in the institution’s history, and they want Park…

A massive wildlife project gets a major donation. The Greater Yellowstone Coalition has donated $200 thousand dollars to the Dry Piney wildlife crossing project, a major effort to reduce the number of vehicle-wildlife collisions on the 17-mile stretch of US-189 between Big Piney and La Barge in Sublette County. Bob Budd, director of the Wyoming…

Lower attendance didn’t stop county fairs from seeing higher sales. Now that the county fair season has winded down, a curious and unexpected phenomenon has been reported – despite the pandemic and everything else, University of Wyoming Extension 4-H livestock auctions saw an increase in total gross sales. Some counties – Albany, Park, Teton, and…

It’s back to school at Northwest College. Today is the first day for classes for the Fall 2020 semester, but also the first since the campus closed last spring during the pandemic. The college has been preparing for this reopening for months, keeping students abridged of their plans and progress. Their reopening plan includes precautions…

Worland is next for a thorough coating of thermoplastic. Starting this Wednesday, August 19th, WYDOT will be on Big Horn Avenue in Worland to apply a coat of thermoplastic pavement markings. It’s the first stop in a number of pavement-marking projects throughout northwest and central Wyoming. Every community in the region will be affected at…

Park County Search and Rescue embarked into Clark. Our illustrious SAR team responded to another call last Wednesday, this time in Clark. At 3:20 in the afternoon, the call came in to the Park County Sheriff’s Office Communication Center. 72-year-old Billings resident Christian Dietz had been riding an ATV on the Morrison Jeep Trail, a…

Are you ready to vote tomorrow? Tomorrow is Primary Election Day across the entirety of Wyoming. In preparation, Secretary of State Edward Buchanan and State Election Director Kai Schon want to make sure everyone knows the specifics where’s and when’s for the elections. Polls close at 7:00 p.m. on August 18th. At that time, election judges…

A grim procession will be seen making its way through Cody. CertainTeed has released a statement saying that these will soon be removing remnant gypsum board material from the now defunct plant site, as part of their compliance with the States Solid Waste Permit Regulations. Jackson Excavation will begin hauling this non-hazardous, off-spec gypsum board…

Celebrate a dam good thing that made Cody as we know it possible. Tomorrow, August 15th, is the 26th Annual Great Dam Day at the Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor Center, where the history and legacy of what was (for 30 days) the tallest dam every completed by human hands. The 110-year-old structure is on the…

The CARES Act helps a local and important piece of Wyoming history stay alive. The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in the amount of $92,852 dollars. This funding was made available thanks to the CARES Act passed through the U.S. Congress. The grants are intended…


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