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The first grizzly relocation of 2022 occurred after a cattle-killing bear was taken to a new area in Shoshone National Forest near Yellowstone’s Northeast Entrance. After consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and relocated an adult male grizzly bear on Wednesday, May 4. The bear in…

From 2020 to 2021, according to a recent report from the Department of Workforce Services, the state added “7,017” jobs, and total payroll increased by “$382.5” million. Even with this job growth, overall employment has “not returned to pre-pandemic levels” the report said. Compared to 2019, total employment was still down some 9,300 jobs in…

The annual Cody Horse Sale took place downtown this weekend on Saturday, May 7th, 2022, in front of the historic Irma Hotel with a large crowd in attendance. Under sunny skies and a strong breeze, there were just over 100 “gentle, well broke and sound Trail, Ranch & Rope Horses,” available for auction. For the…

On Friday, May 6th, 2022, Wyoming State Treasurer Curtis Meier officially announced his re-election campaign. He is seeking a second term in office. Prior to being State Treasurer, Meier served in the Wyoming State Senate for 24 years where he worked on a wide range of legislative committee assignments. Meier has served on a State…

The morning was cool with a light breeze for the 8th Annual Park & Pancakes (5/6/2022) near downtown Cody. Cody Country Chamber of Commerce members, as is customary, served a complimentary breakfast of flapjacks, bacon (provided by Blair Hotels), fruit, and coffee at the City Park near Cody High School. The event celebrates the opening…

Touropia cites Cody’s charm, cost of living, and excellent schools as its rationale for naming Cody as the best place to make a living in Wyoming. The travel and tourism website Touropia published its list of the “12 Best Cities in Wyoming to Live and Visit” on April 19, 2022. Rather than focus on each…

A research proposal from the University of Wyoming’s Meat Science Department in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences will receive funding from the Wyoming Beef Council (WBC). The council voted to approve Dr. Cody Gifford’s study, which plans to investigate how to add “value and palatability” to the beef round. Gifford and his assistant…

Chris Flesch has been named as the new Yellowstone National Park chief of Visitor and Resource Protection (VRP). Flesch is a 17-year veteran of the National Park Service, and he succeeds Sarah Davis who retired this April. As the 19th chief ranger, Flesch’s appointment began on May 1st, 2022. With more than 275 employees to…

Northwest College will be holding a pair of special ceremonies on May 6 and May 13 to honor the 2022 graduates of the paramedic and nursing programs. The Paramedic Coining Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, May 6, at 10:00 a.m. in the Yellowstone Building Conference Center. The R.N. Pinning Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, May…

Northwest College is set to hold a commencement ceremony next Saturday, May 14th, 2022. The guest speakers this year include Dr. Robert Rumbolz (2022 Distinguished Faculty award winner), Ms. Sarah Anderson (2022 Distinguished Alumna), and Ms. Autumn Roundy (Student). Folks who wish to attend virtually have the option to stream via the NWC Facebook Page,…


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