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The Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging everyone six months and older to get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to help protect against potentially serious COVID-19 illness in the coming months. Recently, the COVID-19 vaccines were updated and are being distributed to providers in Wyoming. However, the health department recommends checking on vaccine availability before visiting…

Park County School District #6 is working on creating their next 5-year strategic plan and needs the input of the Cody community. In a post on the District Facebook page, they shared that they are committed to ensuring that all perspectives are heard in this critical process. District parents, students, staff members, and all Cody…

James Klessens, CEO of Forward Cody has received the Linda Hewitt Memorial Community and Economic Development Award, for his work in leading Forward Cody’s efforts to attract new businesses and jobs to the community. The award is presented annually to an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to community and economic development in…

The Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center in Lovell will move to winter hours starting Sunday, October 1. The Visitor Center will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 8:30 – 4:30 and will be closed on Sundays and Mondays, and most federal holidays throughout the winter. The press release reads: The Cal S. Taggart Visitor Center in…

UPDATE (9/26/23): The entire Beartooth Highway  between Red Lodge, Montana, and Yellowstone National Park’s Northeast Entrance near Cooke City/Silver Gate, Montana, is now OPEN. A section of the highway closed temporarily Friday due to winter weather conditions and remained closed throughout the weekend.   UPDATE (9/23/23 at 6:10 p.m.): US212 will remain closed until Monday, September 25, at the earliest. Road crews…

Special Olympics Wyoming has announced that Cody High School and Cody Middle School are receiving national banner recognition. Cody High School and Cody Middle School are receiving this distinguished status as a result of meeting 10 national standards of excellence in the areas of inclusion, advocacy, and respect. The press release reads: Special Olympics Wyoming…

On August 10, Yellowstone National Park released the draft Bison Management Environmental Impact Statement for public comment. Originally, the public comment period was scheduled to close on Monday, September 25. Park officials decided to extend to public comment period by 15 additional days to allow the public a full 60 days to comment. All comments must be received by October 10. The press release reads: MAMMOTH HOT…

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department needs help from hunters this fall to collect samples from mule deer and elk for Chronic Wasting Disease in areas in the Big Horn Basin. Game and Fish aims to collect samples from at least 200 adult elk in the Cody Elk herd. Officials are requesting elk samples from…

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 3.0% in July to 2.9% in August. The largest decreases were seen in Washakie County. One of the highest unemployment rates was in Big Horn County at 3.2%. Park county’s unemployment rate remained fairly stable. The press release…

The National Weather Service in Riverton, Wyoming has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Friday, September 22 that will remain in effect tonight for lower elevations, with snowfall expected in parts of the Cowboy State. During the night of Thursday, September 21, the Absaroka Mountain Range received snow, covering mountains visible from Cody. Today and…


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