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More information has been released on Wednesday’s fatal crash outside Worland. The crash occurred around 6:15 a.m., around milepost 169 on US 20 north of Worland, Wyoming.  A 2006 Jeep Liberty was headed southbound on US 20 when the driver crossed into the northbound lane, colliding head-on with a 1992 Chevrolet 2500. The driver of…

Justice served in another case of vandalism in Yellowstone. A report released yesterday shows that two Philadelphia women, 30-year-old Sarah Piotrowski and 31-year-old Tara Davoli were sentenced after being charged with leaving the boardwalk in the Midway Geyser Basin and causing damage to the fragile orange bacterial marts surrounding Opal Pool. The incident occurred earlier…

One more case and more information on Cody’s COVID conundrum. Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin has confirmed another new case of COVID-19 in Cody, this time in an adult female resident. The case was confirmed at Powell Valley Healthcare yesterday. But these is a common thread between most of these cases. Of the…

The Big Draw is almost here. At 10 am on June 18th, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be making draw results available for the Fall 2020 big game hunting season. This is when everyone who applied for resident elk, deer, and antelope – in addition to nonresident deer and antelope – will find…

It’s in Cody. This morning, Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin confirmed that a third Cody man has tested positive for COVID-19 at Powell Valley Healthcare. This means there are now 3 active COVID-19 cases in Cody, and two more active cases in Powell – 5 active cases in Park County as of…

You’ll need to consider where you’re parking for the next few weeks. The City of Cody has and will continue to perform routine street sweeping services throughout the community. The sweeping has been ongoing every week since mid-May. You might have seen the vehicle chugging along Sheridan Avenue at that time. The entire city is…

Clear skies are as good an indicator as any as to the state of the Lost Creek Fire. The latest update from Shoshone National Forest shows the fire has been mostly contained on the same 591 acres where it originated. There was minimal fire activity on Sunday night and Monday morning, and teams are making…

It’s still burning, but it’s under control. Yesterday, at the Sheep Mountain Day Use Area in Buffalo Bill State Park, several local and state officials gathered to give an update to Wapiti residents on the Lost Creek Fire which broke out near the Buffalo Bill and Rim Rock Ranches. At this point, the fire has…

It seems a pronghorn family reunion would be very crowded – and not very diverse. A new study, lead by University of Wyoming Ph.D. candidate Melanie LaCava, has been studying the genetics of Wyoming’s pronghorn herds. Wyoming is home to roughly half of North America’s pronghorn population – approximately 750,000 individuals. Their findings show that,…

The numbers once again show our national parks are worth their weight in gold. A new report has been released by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt, which shows the direct fiscal impact our nation’s national parks have on the national economy. In In 2019, visitor spending in communities near national parks…


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