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Average gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.27/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 494 stations in Wyoming. Prices in Wyoming are 5.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 27.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price…

We are honored to cover the Big Horn Basin! The annual convention of the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters recognized multiple stations and broadcasters throughout the state for their accomplishments in the past year. Big Horn Basin Media received honors for the work they create from the community and support around the Big Horn Basin. Categories…

If the past week portends anything about this tourist season in Yellowstone National Park, it’s going to be a summer to remember. So far, two rare occurrences have happened, making people on social media go into a tizzy with excitement and celebration. First, a momma grizzly was captured on video with her litter of five…

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department it captured and relocated an adult male grizzly bear outside of Cody last week, according to the website Buckrail. The bear was captured because of cattle depredation on private land west of Cody on Friday, May 24, so says WGFD. The grizzly was released in the Blackrock Creek drainage,…

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…

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…


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