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Powell Valley Health Care and the Powell Medical Foundation are welcoming the Foundation’s new Executive Director, Amy Wells. “I’ve loved getting to meet everyone at the hospital and the culture they have created. I’m excited to help bring education and awareness to the Foundation and show how we help service the hospital so they can…

Amid a wave of partisan political conflicts, Cody’s City Administrator Barry Cook reminds residents that local government tends to be neutral, solution-oriented, and trustworthy. Always a hot-button issue, politics is hotter than ever in 2022. Between a divisive primary season and the upcoming midterm election, people across the nation are arguing – loudly and sometimes…

Cody Craft Brewing is holding a contest where they give folks “a chance to name one of our beers,” they write on Facebook. The proceeds from the contest will be donated to Cody Cupboard. Cody Craft Brewing says, “Yesterday, we brewed up a Blonde Ale. One of the most approachable styles of beer, a blonde…

The Research and Planning segment of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly from “3.0% in July to 3.1% in August.” Despite this slight increase, Wyoming’s unemployment rate is much lower than its year-ago level of 4.3% and lower than the current U.S. rate of…

Campfires, smoking, and other fire-related activities are permitted on B.L.M. lands in western and central Wyoming, although wildfires can still grow out of control if flames are handled carelessly. Effective Friday, Sept. 16, the Bureau of Land Management lifted fire restrictions on all public lands administered by the Cody, Lander, and Worland field offices within…

Park, Big Horn, Hot Springs, and Washakie Counties are under a Red Flag Warning all afternoon on Monday, Sept. 19, due to a “perfect storm” of high temperatures, low humidity, and strong winds. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton issued a Red Flag Warning for the Bighorn Basin on Monday, Sept. 19. The warning…

Construction of the new Wyoming Game and Fish Department regional office building in Cody is nearing completion, officials say. The work is scheduled to be finished in October. Currently, contractors are “putting the finishing touches on the building and working to install the elevator and complete the installation of flooring,” a recent press release states. …

On September 16th, 2022, Governor Mark Gordon notified the Wyoming Republican Party Chairman, W. Frank Eathorne, that Secretary of State Edward A. Buchanan has resigned, which has created a vacancy in the office of Secretary of State. Pursuant to Wyoming Statutes, §22-18-111(a)(i), the Wyoming Republican Party State Central Committee is now required to hold a…

Tina Hoebelheinrich, President and CEO of the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce, spoke about how tourism is down, the Chamber is gearing up for the fall with their Work-Ready Bootcamp and Trick-or-Treating in downtown this year.  Tina also talked about the government affairs committee and her trip to Washington, DC.

The Sleeping Giant Ski Area is holding a job fair on September 23rd from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 348 Yellowstone Ave. in Cody, Wyoming. The Job Fair includes information about work as a Lift Maintenance Supervisor, Kitchen Supervisor, Kitchen Crew Member, Bartender, Front Desk Ticket Sales Team Member, and Ski/Board Instructor. Sleeping Giant,…


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