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Another route to adventure opens today in Shoshone National Forest. It was announced that portions of the Loop Road will be open the public. The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will partially open Louis Lake Road, FSR 300 or the Loop Road as we in Cody like to call it, at noon…

Next week will be construction-heavy along WYO 120. In addition to the Cody South Project – slated to beginning its work in earnest this Friday – another $2.6 million dollar pavement improvement project begins outside Meeteetse. The Meeteetse Rim Project is a fog seal and chip seal project along 5.4 miles of WY 120, beginning…

Northwest College is offering another new course in Cody. The college will be offering its Associate of Applied Science in Paramedicine at its Cody Campus during the 2020 Fall Semester.  This four-semester program is a hybrid program, consisting of online coursework, face-to-face labs and clinical experiences. But unlike a typical paramedic program, Northwest’s has a…

The Cody Stampede Rodeo is cancelled. In a joint statement released today, and in conjunction with Governor Gordon, Cody Stampede Rodeo announced its closure for the 2020 Summer season, along with the state’s 5 other largest rodeos – Cheyenne Frontier Days, Laramie Jubilee Days, the Sheridan Wyo Rodeo, the Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo, and…

The North Entrance of Yellowstone has opened as a thruway, not a gateway. Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly says the North Entrance is functionally open ahead of the anticipated June 1st opening for all three Montana entrances. The reason for this early concession is Cooke City, Montana. Unlike the other gateway communities, it has been completely…

Things are getting busier at Yellowstone Regional Airport. After the typical seasonal slowdowns and the COVDI-19 closures and cancellations devastating the airline industry, it seems that things are beginning to look up at Cody’s airport. Bob Hooper, the Director of Yellowstone Regional Airport, reports that last weeks’ total number of passengers were over 100 –…

The sun is shining, the weather is warm – so is it too early to be thinking about firewood? Not according to the Bureau of Land Management Wyoming, which has begun selling firewood permits from several of its field offices. Permits are available for purchase now, on lands managed by the Cody, Buffalo, Kemmerer, Newcastle,…

Cody’s next major WYDOT project begins today. Mountain Construction Company of Lovell is the contractor managing the appropriately named Cody South Project – tearing up and refurbishing a 6.8-mile stretch of WY 120 between the WY120/US14/16/20 intersection adjacent to Yellowstone Regional Airport and Milepost 74 near the snowplow turnaround south of the Park County Landfill.…

Yellowstone is encouraging more visitors – just don’t bring any invaders. Saturday, May 23rd, marked the beginning of boating and fishing season in the park. But this comes with the ever-urgent need for boaters to clean, drain, and dry their boats and equipment before entering the park. Before you launch your boat in the pristine…

Gunwerks says everything you’ve heard is wrong. A statement from Gunwerks CEO Aaron Davidson was released to share the “truth” behind the sensational revelation that the Cody-based gun manufacturer was facing a $2.8 million-dollar lawsuit from Wells Fargo. That lawsuit has been settled. Gunwerks paid off the credit line they owed the bank within two…


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