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If you plan to travel to Yellowstone National Park this summer, plan ahead to protect yourself and this wild and awe-inspiring place. Within the park’s 2.2 million acres, visitors have unparalleled opportunities to observe wildlife in an intact ecosystem, explore geothermal areas that contain half the world’s active geysers and view geologic wonders like the…

There’s a vibrant, modern look in Powell as a faded, decades-old mural has been replaced by a big, bold, design that was created by a local artist. For the past three decades, when people drive through the city of Powell on Coulter Avenue, after the second stoplight they were greeted by a picture of the…

A popular restaurant in Powell is announcing that it’s closing it’s doors. Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant on Bent Street in Powell won’t be serving their delicious food in June. In a Facebook post, the restaurant says that, “All good things must come to an end,” and the last meal will be served on June 29th. “It’s…

Since last week’s announcement by McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski saying that the restaurant chain is “laser-focused on affordability,” the Golden Arches will be transitioning away from self-serve beverage stations and some locations may start to charge for refills that were once free. The fast food giant will slowly remove fountain drink dispensers, being completely rid…

The summer tourist season isn’t even a month old and people are having precarious interactions with wildlife in Yellowstone National Park. On a recent visit to Yellowstone, one hiker filming a herd of moose in Round Prairie was surprised to spot two of the huge animals chasing after a park visitor who had chosen to get…

It wouldn’t be Spring in Wyoming without at least one unseasonably heavy snowstorm. Because of that, Yellowstone National Park is announcing that some roads will be temporarily closed due to current and anticipated winter weather conditions and significant snowfall, some roads in Yellowstone National Park are, or will be, temporarily closed due to hazardous driving…

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is encouraging the community to come out to Beck Lake Park on June 1st and take part in their annual “Cody Kids Fishing Day” event. “This is a great opportunity for Cody area youth and their families to spend the day enjoying the outdoors and learning about fishing,” says…

Bah da bah bah bah….people aren’t loving it. And by “it,” customers are complaining that McDonald’s prices are too high. So, is a meal deal coming to the McDonald’s restaurant in Cody? That depends. McDonald’s has faced criticism as prices soared in recent years, resulting in less revenue and reduced foot traffic in stores. As…

Mother Nature just won’t give Sleeping Giant Ski Area and Zipline a break. The popular skiing and recreation area just outside of Yellowstone National Park didn’t open for skiing for this past season because of a lack of snow. And now, because of the amount of spring snow, they are announcing that there will be…

Gas prices are expected to rise by about $0.10 per gallon this summer, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), as crude oil futures inch higher on geopolitical tensions. But average gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.31/g today, according to GasBuddy‘s survey of 494 stations…


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