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The Cody Police Department is requesting the public come forward with any information they may have about a stolen Toyota Prius V. The vehicle was stolen from the 1800 block of Bleistein Avenue late Thursday or early Friday, police said on their Facebook page. Police say the white 2013 Toyota Prius V can be identified…

After announcing that the Sleeping Giant Ski Area would close following the 2019-2020 season due to a 200,000 dollar annual deficit, the Yellowstone Recreations Foundation has found a lifeline from Cody-born investment banker Nick Piazza. “My hope is that this is going to be one that looks like a great turnaround story,” Piazza told the…

A Park County man is one of three Wyoming residents to have died in September due to complications associated with COVID-19. The individual was described as an older person with health conditions that could have put patients at higher risk for serious illness in connection to the coronavirus. He had not been hospitalized for treatment,…

Park County will be offering two drive-thru clinics – one in Powell and one in Cody – for everyone to receive their flu shots for the upcoming 2020 flu season. Usually held indoors at venues like the Cody Auditorium, this drive-thru model ensures that patients and medical staff remain as safe as possible from the…

Worland’s Admiral Beverage has partnered with First Lady Jennie Gordon and Star Valley Meat Block to end Wyoming food insecurity with Wyoming game and a refrigerated truck. As part of the First Lady’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative, the new Food from the Field program will see meat from deer, elk, and moose donated by Wyoming’s hunter…

August 2020 was the 2nd busiest August in Yellowstone’s history, seeing 881,543 recreation visits. The record was set during the August 2017 solar eclipse – 916,166 visits. While this record is certainly impressive, it isn’t enough to rectify the downward trend observed from the pandemic. 2020 continues to have the lowest attendance of the last…

WYDOT has completed the asphalt paving on the 6.6 miles of the Cody South Project, with chip sealing of the same stretch of Wyoming 120 set for June 2021. The $5.5 million dollars’ worth of highway improvements stretches between Yellowstone Regional Airport and milepost 74 – the snowplow turnaround south of the Park County Landfill. The WY120…

The City of Cody has been allocated a grant of $1.6 million dollars – the maximum amount possible – to cover COVID-19 related expenses. The State of Wyoming received over a billion dollars in federal CARES Act funding from the federal government. Approximately $150 million dollars of that allocation was set aside for state governments,…

The Lone Star Fire is now 3,914 acres and has the potential to grow larger thanks to the high temperatures and low humidity that’s feeding the flames. On September 15, the entire fire was mapped and revealed the true extent it has burned through in Yellowstone. It is continuously being monitored to analyzing its spread…

There is a potential advisory for Shoshone Lake due to a potential harmful cyanobacterial bloom. Washakie District Ranger Steve Schacht said samples of the lake’s water were collected last Friday. The results expected sometime next week. Until those results are returned, Forest officials want to be proactive and prevent any potential incidents or illnesses in…


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