LOCAL NEWS

Page: 5

The Heart Mountain Ranch Preserve hike that was scheduled for Saturday. June 13th is now cancelled. The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming regrets the announcement but due to health concerns relating to COVID-19 they believe that this is the most efficient way to ensure safety of the community. The event will hope to be rescheduled but…

The band Shell at City Park in Cody will be host to a Peaceful Rally Against Racism this Sunday June 7th.  The goal of this rally is to stand in support with people of color, to build a stronger community and to eventually put a complete termination to racism in America.  Beginning at noon, there…

Commitments and confusion from the Cody Stampede Rodeo. The last week has been a tumultuous time for Cody’s rodeo scene, beginning with the announcement that, after consultation from the Governor and rodeo representatives ,Wyoming’s six largest rodeos – Cheyenne Frontier Days, the Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo, The Cody Stampede, Thermopolis Cowboy Rendezvous PRCA Rodeo,…

Monument Hill Road opens for public use once again.  Effective yesterday, June 2, the Monument Hill Road – approximately 1.6 miles west of the Belfry Highway -has been opened for general use. The road itself is in rough condition, but its passable. This means that an entire section of roadways in the area are open…

First Lady Jennie Gordon is working hard to fight food insecurity. Since the election of Governor Mark Gordon, Jennie Gordon has made hunger and food insecurity her top priority. This led to the formation of the Wyoming Hunger Initiative. While nobody could have anticipated a global pandemic and its profound effects on Wyoming communities, it…

A number of Cody women gathered to dedicate a memorial to one of their own. Yesterday, in front of Rawhide Coffee on Sheridan Avenue, members of the Cody Chapter of P.E.O. International gathered to dedicate a bench in honor of deceased member Karna Morton. Morton, who passed away in November of last year, was an…

Bighorn National Forest firefighters have already had their first fire encounter of 2020. Last Sunday, May 31st, Forest staff responded to a call from the Wyoming Hotshots – a group based out of Greybull that helps Bighorn National Forest spot and respond to wildfires. The Hotshots reported a fire in Shell Canyon, near the Post…

Our biggest boy is back. After a sudden and “alarming” disappearance, Wapiti’s Big Boy statue is once again atop his concrete pedestal, glancing side-long as all the traffic passing along the North Fork Highway. One of the most noticed and beloved landmarks along that route – which is saying something, given the Smith Mansion shares…

The Beartooth Highway is open for 2020. After another winter of intense snowfall, the Beartooth Highway is once again open for travel. Managing the road is the joint responsibility of many agencies. Every spring, the Montana Department of Transportation plows the road to the Montana/Wyoming border. The National Park Service plows the road from Wyoming,…

Want better Wi-Fi in Yellowstone? It’s time to speak up. Yellowstone is seeking another round of public comments on about the impacts a Wi-Fi proposal may have on Yellowstone National Park’s historic properties or other cultural resources. The proposal from AccessParks includes the installation of indoor Wi-Fi networks and associated equipment for park visitors and…


Current track
Title
Artist