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Winter forecasts call for below-average temperatures but different amounts of snow across the country  – and the Bighorn Basin appears to be caught between two different winters. Fall hasn’t started yet – the season officially ends on Thursday, Sept. 22. But winter is coming . . . The Old Farmer’s Almanac has released its forecast…

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and Mountain Construction will begin “milling an eight-mile section of US 14 between Burgess Junction and Cutler Hill beginning Monday, September 19th,” a recent press release states. Milling will begin on the west end of the project at mile marker 57.27 and proceed east to mile marker 65.01 Hours of…

Karen Schipfmann-Nielson is running for re-election to the Park County School Board Number 6 and spoke about how the school board is working together for the benefit of students, how they are updating the mission and vision plan for the school board and the 13th Year Program for seniors that gives them options after earning…

The Cody Country Chamber of Commerce encourages businesses to join a study exploring the economic connections between gateway communities and Yellowstone National Park in Summer 2022. Baylor University and Montana State University are collaborating on a research project to document and understand the infrastructural and economic implications of the 2022 June flooding and Yellowstone National…

The June flooding in Yellowstone National Park continued taking its toll in August, as the number of visitors flowing through the three open entrances decreased substantially. The busiest season in Yellowstone National Park was substantially slower this year. As the summer of the park’s 150th anniversary opened with devastating floods, 2022’s visitation is the lowest…

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) has released its school accountability results for the 2021-22 school year after taking a “two-year hiatus” from reporting results. According to the WDE, the 2018-19 determinations held constant during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years. Full results are available by clicking here. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, “50% of traditional…

The Bureau of Reclamation will be lowering the water level in Alcova Reservoir as the 2022 irrigation season draws to a close. The annual drawdown of the reservoir will begin on Saturday, Oct. 1. During October, “the reservoir water surface elevation will be lowered by about 10 feet, at a rate of approximately four inches…

The Park County Elections Office released the list of write-in candidates who appeared in the primary election – real people, different versions of real candidates, and a slew of fictional characters. Many Park County residents are still reeling from the Aug. 16 primary election – which saw the highest number of participants in mid-term election…

Travis Marshall, President of Combat Warriors Inc., Wyoming chapter, and Vinnie Alexo, retired Lieutenant from the New York City Fire Department, spoke about how Combat Warriors Inc. help men and women who have been in combat proudly serving our country, transition to civilian life by being outdoors.  Travis calls it “outdoor therapy” whether it be…

Paint the Town Red returns this Friday, September 16th as one of Powell’s biggest annual celebrations. There will be food, games, live music, and activities for all ages. Northwest College writes, “there’s something for everyone – and everyone’s invited! So join us on the streets of Powell as we Paint the Town Trapper red!” WHEN: 4:00…


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