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Following August’s record-breaking Primary Election, Park County officials predict strong voter turnout for next week’s General Election as well. Early and absentee voting was high in the primary and has been even higher in the run-up to the General Election. With a week to go before the Tuesday, Nov. 8 election, “3,700 ballots have already…

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and the Bureau of Land Management (B.L.M.) have reached a settlement on the State’s appeal of an acquisition of land by the B.L.M. in Natrona and Carbon Counties. In June, Wyoming filed an appeal challenging the B.L.M’.s purchase of more than 35,000 acres of the Marton Ranch near Casper. The B.L.M.…

Veterans Day is coming up on November 11th and we know there are a lot of Vets in Park County and our communities.  Let us know if there is a Veteran who is important in your life?  Your spouse?  Your co-worker?  Your sister? Perhaps someone in the community who has been an inspiration to you…

The proposed 195-foot tower would provide wireless service for several carriers in the Wapiti Valley but would also be a noticeable fixture along the North Fork Highway. The Park County Planning and Zoning Commission is hosting a public hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 16. At this hearing, the Board will consider a special use permit for…

Brian Ribera, founder of Military Mobility, spoke about how their 501(3)c helps vets who are having a hard time transitioning to civilian life by taking them off-roading and teaching them life skills through a five-day curriculum.  Brian also talked about how his non-profit is one of five that is in a contest hosted by Land…

The season’s first significant snowstorm is on its way, so Wyomingites should anticipate snowy skies, a noticeable drop in temperature, and potentially hazardous driving for the rest of the week. After an unseasonably warm October, the first week of November is eager to cool things off. Over the next several days, a significant portion of…

A Cody Police Department report, made available through a public records request, indicates that on June 25th, 2022, a man named Wyatt Lehman, once described by the Cody Enterprise as a “longtime Cody Nite Rodeo stock worker,” shot a bull used for bucking stock multiple times on the Cody Stampede Rodeo grounds. The animal was shot…

With winter approaching, W.Y.D.O.T. reminds Wyoming residents of the department’s Snowplow Priority Plan – which means they may find certain routes unplowed during heavy snowstorms. The Snowplow Priority Plan prioritizes plowing efforts on the busiest highways, like interstates, before rural routes. The plan helps to strategize plowing to maximize community connectivity while maintaining cost-effective operations.…

Doctor Aaron Billin, Park County Health Officer and medical director of the ER in Powell, spoke about COVID, whether another pandemic could happen and what lessons did we learn from living through the COVID 19 pandemic. He also spoke about this upcoming flu season.  What precautions can be taken to help prevent or mitigate getting…

It can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to health insurance and open enrollment. The nonprofit Enroll Wyoming offers free assistance to walk people through health coverage resources so they can find solutions that fit their needs and their budgets. Now is a great time to review health insurance options because…


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