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UPDATE (10:28 a.m.): The Park County Sheriff’s office says the blaze is a grass fire on County Road 3SK. The KODI news team is pursuing further details and will pass them along as they become available. ================================================== Original Story: Fire crews are responding Tuesday morning to a new blaze that broke out several miles south…

79.2% total response to date. The 2020 U.S. Census continues and Wyoming closes in on 80% total response to date. While census takers are currently going door to door to collect responses from households who have yet to do so, the deadline to avoid that awkward interview rapidly approaches. September 30th is the deadline for…

The Lone Star Fire slowly simmers but hasn’t stopped. Efforts to combat the Lone Star Fire continue in Yellowstone National Park. The fire has grown to a total of 960 acres since it first ignited last week. While it hasn’t grown considerably in the past few days, it has enough life to cause concern. A…

The work resumes and continues. It’s now 1 week into Phase 2 of the Sheridan Avenue Rehabilitation project, and the results are speaking for themselves. The Alger Avenue Intersection with 17th Street reopens today, while the Beck Avenue Intersection at 17th will simultaneously close.  The work continues crawling along – concrete slab replacement, curb and gutter,…

One benefit of the pandemic? Faster internet. The website WhistleOut, a consumer review site that helps consumers compare the products and offerings of companies in a variety of different mediums has compiled a list of how the pandemic has affected internet speeds and connectivity in all 50 states. They reviewed over 717 thousand broadband and…

3,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline spills in Yellowstone.  The spill occurred last Thursday, August 27th. Details were sparse at the time but the road between Mud Volcano and Fishing Bridge Junction was indefinitely closed after the spill was reported. More information has been released – approximately 3,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline spilled when a tandem…

How dry is Wyoming? A video posted on YouTube is perhaps the starkest example of the current dryness pervading the state. That’s Bowhunting is a channel that showcases bowhunting on public lands throughout several states, including Wyoming. One of their recent posts is entitled “Wyoming Archery Antelope Ends in a Blaze. Regular host JC Navarro…

An overturned gasoline tanker closes a route in Yellowstone. Today, the road between Mud Volcano and Fishing Bridge was temporarily closed due to an overturned semi-tractor trailer, which was carrying gasoline. There’s currently no word on when or how this incident occurred. Given the volatile nature of gasoline, this has been considered a hazardous situation…

2 fires have ignited in Shoshone National Forest. Over the course of the last week, 2 fires were discovered in the park. The first was the Painter Fire, burning in the Clarks Fork Ranger District on the east side of Windy Mountain in Sunlight Basin. It only grew to 2 acres in size, and at…

A lobby of outdoor enthusiasts is stepping up to defend their passion. The national organization Artemis Sportswomen, a wing of the National Wildlife Federation is lobbying the Trump Administration to stop their impeding oil and gas lease sales. These sales are occurring from September through the end of the year, and involve thousands of acres…


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