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April Fools’ Day has been “celebrated” or recognized for centuries.  But it’s true origins are murky, even preposterous, and ironically, the stories of how the day came to be may be a prank itself. Most countries recognize April Fool’s Day on April 1st.  Usually, a prank is played on another person like telling someone their…

Easter is a time of renewal, rebirth, and in the Christian religion, it is the celebration of when Jesus rose from the dead after being crucified three days before. So within all the traditions and celebrations the question about Easter eggs invariable comes up.  Why do we dye eggs?  What significance does it play in…

Our 3rd annual Leprechaun Lure was a success! We had over 35 kids create their inventive trap to catch the pesky leprechaun that was running around the Park County Library. On Friday, March 15th, we gathered to announce the winners at the Park County Library with a party for the participants.   Our winners were…

No snow and above-average temperatures equals no skiing. Sleeping Giant Ski Area is announcing that they will not be opening for the 2023-2024 ski season due to the weather.  The announcement comes on the day that most of the country was plunged into arctic temperatures as the hi temp for the day was forecasted by…

It is that time of the year again! We are gearing up to host the annual Home and Garden Show sponsored by REMAX Elevation. This year, we have made a few exciting changes. This year, the show will be held at a new location: The Park County Fair Grounds in Powell, Wyoming on Friday, April…

????✨ **Season of Giving Giveaway – Unwrap the Magic!** ✨???? Get ready for a season filled with joy and excitement as we bring you the ‘Season of Giving Giveaway’! ???? Starting November 16th, we’ll be visiting scheduled local business locations, and we want YOU to join in on the festive fun! **Here’s how it works:**…

With the coming of fall, three things are certain to happen here in Park County. Our first snow fall, the opening of hunting season, and Trick-Or-Treating on Halloween night. In Cody, Halloween is a time for families to take their kids, dressed up in all kinds of costumes, from super heroes to ghosts, princesses to…

The Cody Volunteer Fire Department held an open house to cap off Fire Prevention Week on Saturday.  Many people, including scores of children, checked out the equipment, talked with firefighters, and were instructed about to keep residents safe when it comes to cooking in the home. The theme of this year’s week was “Cooking Safety…

Parts of Park County got over 6 inches of snow as a weather system makes it’s way from the Pacific Northwest all the way across the state. Meteorologist Don Day said it would be “the first winter storm of the season” as places at higher elevations like Wapiti and Yellowstone got significant snowfall.  Cody was…

Jack-o-lanterns have become a symbol of Halloween for centuries, with origins that can be traced back to ancient folklore. The tale behind these ghoulish glowing gourds has fascinating roots. The origins of jack-o-lanterns can be traced back to the Celtic festival known as Samhain. This ancient tradition celebrated the end of the Celtic harvest and…


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