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Park County Search and Rescue volunteers came to the assistance of a Florida family on Monday after their side-by-side vehicle became stuck in a creek drainage near the Bighorn County line. Sheriff’s Department officials say Jason Vickers, his wife Miranda, and their two children were touring the Whistle Creek area when they attempted to traverse…

Two dedications at Cody City Park tomorrow will highlight the importance of music to the community. At 5 p.m. Friday, two local volunteer boards will come together for a double-header celebration – the dedication of the interactive music park on the east side of City Park, and at 5:30 the action will move west to…

The Thermopolis Independent Record reports that costs associated with damage left in the wake of a July 1st hail and wind storm will exceed $1 million dollars. Contractors, automotive, and roofing businesses are flocking to Thermopolis to help us repair. Many have set up temporary business locations in town to better serve the community. Local…

Wyoming lawmakers are trying again to increase the state gasoline tax after a bill calling for the tax to be linked to the consumer price index failed to advance earlier this year. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports the state Legislature’s Joint Revenue Interim Committee on Tuesday approved sponsorship of a new bill that would raise…

Attorneys for Blackjewel say the bankrupt coal company continues to seek funding to reopen two large coal mines in Wyoming. The Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines have been closed since July 1. The Milton, West Virginia-based company is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and hundreds of Wyoming miners are out of work. Eagle Butte and…

The Lovell Irrigation District has been selected for a grant to help local communities bolster their water supply. The Bureau of Reclamation announced that the Lovell Irrigation District will receive a $300,000 grant from the WaterSMART Program. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt says the program helps to conserve limited water resources, as existing water…

America’s measles outbreak continues to grow. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week said there have been just over 1100 measles cases reported in 28 states this year through July 3rd. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992. Measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000. However, there…

Governor Gordon on Tuesday expressed his support for proposed changes to rules governing oil and gas drilling permits–following through with a commitment he made to address the issue during the 2019 Legislative Session. On Tuesday–the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission released a proposed rule intended to provide a “level playing field” for all operators…

A series of public meetings is scheduled in July to address future highway improvement projects in northwest Wyoming. A key part of the State Transportation Improvement Program process involves annual meetings with public officials and other individuals who play key transportation partnership roles in Wyoming, said Wyoming Department of Transportation District Engineer Pete Hallsten of…

The Wyoming Education Attainment Council Executive Committee recently announced the launch of the Wyoming Works program. Northwest College, in addition to the six other community colleges across the state, is participating in this partnership to offer new opportunities for students. The primary purpose of Wyoming Works is to provide programs and resources for adult students…


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