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It may be Yellowstone’s summer season, but avalanches are causing temporary closures of the East Entrance, stopping the already steady flow of tourists. After multiple temporary closures, officials at Yellowstone National Park are advising tourists passing through the East Entrance to anticipate more closures this week. The reason is an increased avalanche danger in the…

Last Friday morning (5/13) I caught up with our friends from the Park County Animal Shelter here in Cody, for a weekly feature called FurBaby Friday on KTAG. You may have seen on their Facebook page, about the recent rescue of over 30 cats from a local residence.  Even though the shelter was near capacity…

A busted bonfire of inebriated minors could have turned tragic if not for the skills and quick thinking of the Park County Sheriff’s Office. On the night of Saturday, May 7th, Park County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were suspected a party involving alcohol was being held in the hills of Badger Basin off Highway 294. When…

  The House GOP leadership has enabled white nationalism, white supremacy, and anti-semitism. History has taught us that what begins with words ends in far worse. @GOP leaders must renounce and reject these views and those who hold them. — Liz Cheney (@Liz_Cheney) May 16, 2022 Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming says GOP leaders have…

The Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office is looking for vandals who caused significant damage at a bentonite mine near Thermopolis earlier this month. Hot Springs County Sheriff Jeremie Krausshaar is asking for the public’s assistance in finding and arresting anyone involved in a break-in – and just breaking – at a bentonite mine off Missouri…

It’s officially construction season in Park County as three separate W.Y.D.O.T. will be underway from this week until the end of summer – and probably longer. W.Y.D.O.T. is keeping itself busy in northwest Wyoming. Several stretches of highway throughout Park County are receiving long-overdue refurbishment. Drivers should be aware that all three projects will have…

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15th of each year as Peace Officers Memorial Day while also establishing National Police Week. More than 800,000 full-time law enforcement officers serve in communities across the U.S. and this includes the dedicated men and women of the Cody Police Department who play an…

Yesterday, President Joe Biden ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset on May 16th.

Republican John Barrasso, the senior U.S. Senator from Wyoming, has strong words for the conference committee members on the United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA). Barrasso is the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR). His remarks come as the result of a meeting between the House and Senate…

The Biden Administration announced a series of ecosystem restoration projects in over twenty states, tribes, and territories. These projects will receive nearly $68.4 million dollars during the fiscal year 2022 as per Biden’s “Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.” The U.S. Department of the Interior says the Biden Infrastructure Law is “a major investment in the conservation and…


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