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The current status of the American bison is “it’s complicated,” as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces a twelve-month endangered species status review. On Monday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it is conducting a review of the conservation status of the plains bison – the specific species of bison native to the…

The Cody Police Department is looking for a fencepost wielding vandal who has broken windows at several locations in Cody – homes, vehicles, and even a church. Cody cops are asking for any information the public may have on a serial window breaker. Between June 3 and 5, multiple broken windows were reported in Cody.…

The Bureau of Land Management has announced Vic Orr, a Wyoming Volunteer, as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in BLM’s 2022 “Making a Difference” National Volunteer Awards. Orr served as the leader of the volunteer youth group called CORE (Conservation Outdoor Recreation Education) for 23 years. The CORE program provides the BLM Rock…

The 2022 Wyoming Democratic Party State Convention takes place this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (June 10th, 11th, and 12th) in Rock Springs, Wyoming. There will be a welcome reception at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 10th at the Mi Ranchito Family Restaurant: 443 N. Front Street, Rock Springs. According to information provided on the Convention’s…

The ever-growing price at the pump has no end in sight, and Wyomingites should prepare for a national average of five dollars per gallon before summer’s end. With Summer 2022 in full swing, tourists are still arriving in Cody via car, truck, and camper. However, fueling their Western adventures is going to take a lot…

Families and children under 14 were invited to attend the annual Cody Kids Fishing Day event this past Saturday, June 4th at Beck Lake Recreation Area. The event was a success as many families showed up to participate and catch fish. It was a bright and sunny morning as kids and parents set up to…

Kicking off Great Outdoors Month, The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is finalizing two land acquisitions in Colorado and Wyoming that will grant access to “40,000” acres of previously inaccessible public land. BLM is partnering with The Conservation Fund, a national non-profit dedicated to supporting the “voluntary protection” of public lands and waters, to finalize…

Recent Cody High School Graduate, Raelyn Mong has been awarded a National Academy of Television Arts and Science Emmy in the Northwest Region. It was her Cody Bronc Football hype video that garnered her the award. Next for Raelyn, her video will now go on to compete Nationally. In a post on Facebook she says…

Beth Howard is the current Wyoming legislative lead for the state chapter of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots movement advocating for gun sense (sensible gun reform laws) in America. Howard says she joined MDA after the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, becoming involved in 2012. Howard explains she was “not an active member” until the…

Efforts to preserve a popular Bighorn Basin cave and its wildlife for future generations are being hindered by destructive and persistent vandalism. Currently, efforts to resume cleanup around the Tongue River Cave have been mobilizing and successful. But unfortunately, the effort is almost fruitless as progress made is quickly undone by vandalism. In the last…


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