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Major flight changes have been made at Yellowstone Regional Airport. Yellowstone Regional Airport announced yesterday that SkyWest / Delta Connection is temporarily placing their summertime flights to Salt Lake City on hold for the time being. This is a symptom of national cuts and setbacks all airlines are facing, not a specific statement on Cody…

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park are closed for business. The decision was announced yesterday, preceded by a statement from Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly, saying quote “Yellowstone has received a substantial number of requests to temporarily close, from state and local partners, including the governors of Montana and Wyoming, health officials from all surrounding counties,…

KODI is keeping up with Cody cancellations. There are now 37 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wyoming, with only 1 still confirmed in Park County. Emphasis on confirmed. In order to provide the most up-to-date information, we will be reminding everyone of current cancellations and others as they occur, as well as any changes and…

Park County is taking a stronger hand in its response to COVID-19. A new Incident Management Team has been established to counter the growing threat and spread of the virus. Park County Public Health Nurse Manager Bill Crampton and Park County Director of Homeland Security Jack Tatum are serving as Unified Commanders and they are…

The latest update on the Sheridan Avenue project has been received: lots to do, some shortages, no delays. As originally planned, the section from 10th Street to 11th Street and the north intersection of 10th Street and Sheridan Avenue is tentatively scheduled to open sometime today.   The north side of Sheridan Avenue from 12th Street…

Two regional hospitals have set up new networks for virus testing. Cody Regional Health and Billings Clinic have joined forces to create a new Viral Screening Unit on the west end of the Cody Regional campus. This unit – staffed by Cody Regional and Billings Clinic providers from 8:00 am until 3:30 pm, seven days…

There’s new chance for federal help from the scourge of the virus. The US Small Business Administration has set up a relief option for small business, offering low-interest federal disaster loans of up to $2 million dollars for working capital to Wyoming small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the COVID-19, following…

There’s bad news and . . . neutral news about COVID-19 this week. A statement from Aaron R. Billin, MD, and Park County Health Officer was released on Friday: “There have been concerns about recent widespread exposure to COVID-19 at Cody Regional Hospital. Because COVID-19 can have an incubation period of up to 14 days,…

Northwest College takes steps to provide for the financial stability of its students. Last Thursday, the NWC Board of Trustees meet in an emergency meeting to discuss offering refunds to students who have paid for residence halls and meal plans, given the current closure of the campus and the uncertainty of when – or even…

PUBLIC NOTICE Park County Public Health Order – March 19, 2020 It has been determined that a method to control the community spread of the coronavirus is to limit large gatherings of people.  This order may reduce the likelihood that individuals that may have been exposed to the COVID-19 will spread the virus to others.…


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