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The Park County School District #6 Board of Trustees unanimously accepted the retirement request of Peg Monteith, leaving Cody schools without a leader. Cody schools are once again looking for a leader, both permanent and temporary. During an emergency meeting, the Cody School Board voted to accept the early retirement request of Interim Superintendent Peg…

After two weeks of hard work, the Utah Conservation Corps completed several trail improvements at the Four Bear, and Peaks Divide trails near Cody. The Bureau of Land Management hosted the Utah Conservation Corps this summer for two weeks. During that time, they improved two popular trails near Cody, preserving the landscape and safety of outdoor…

Closure finally comes to the community that lost 1st Lieutenant Alva Ray Krogman, laid to rest in his hometown of Worland this week after 54 years lost in Laos. Over a hundred people gathered at Worland Middle School for the memorial of Alva Ray Krogman, Worland native and war hero. Krogman, a 1st Lieutenant in…

Shoshone National Forest has dealt with several lightning-strikes fires this week alone, showing just how treacherous a single spark can be in Summer 2021. On Wednesday, July 21, firefighters responded to the report of a new fire in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area on the Clarks Fork Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest.  The fire…

An organization has been formed to address the ongoing housing problems in Cody. The Cody Housing Network and its volunteer board of directors will tackle various issues such as low-income housing, seasonal workforce housing, available inventory of housing and first-time homebuying. James Klessens, Forward Cody CEO and president, discussed housing and the newly formed group…

The Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps is coming to Cody Wyoming next week. The Casper Troopers are a world class drum and bugle Corps, the only one from Wyoming. They are on a country tour to competitions, having a brief pit stop in Cody. They’re staying at Cody Middle School on July 25th and 26th…

After publishing a racist essay, a member of the prestigious Buffalo Bill Center of the West Board of Trustees has resigned after nearly a decade on the board. 85-year-old Henry “Rip” McIntosh had been a trustee at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West since September 2012. Before his resignation, he served on the Executive…

Shoshone National Forest wasted no time in dealing with its first wildfire of Summer 2021, as a lightning-strike fire is found and immediately suppressed. A new fire was reported west of Meeteetse on the afternoon of Monday, July 19. The fire was located approximately half a mile from the Timber Creek Ranger Station in the…

Efforts to stop the Crater Ridge Fire in Bighorn National Forest are getting more aggressive as the fire grows to nearly 400 acres with 0% containment. The latest update from Bighorn National Forest confirms the Crater Ridge Fire has grown since the last report. Its size increased from 200 acres on Monday, July 19, to…

The following is the upcoming schedule for “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick” (9-10 a.m. on KODI): Monday, July 26 – Park County Republican Party Tuesday, July 27 – Buffalo Bill Center of the West Wednesday, July 28 – Tina Hoebelheinrich, Cody Country Chamber of Commerce executive director Thursday, July 29 – Travel for Purpose…


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