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2021

The numbers don’t lie – COVID-19 cases in Park County are steadily declining but still excessively high as regional hospitals struggle to keep up. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin continues to post regular updates on the county’s COVID climate on his Facebook page. His latest update on Friday, Oct. 15, shows a…

Yellowstone National Park shatters its September and year-to-date records, which raises questions on whether the park can handle such vast crowds. The record-breaking year at Yellowstone National Park continued into September. Last month’s numbers surpassed 2020’s, making September 2021 the busiest September in the park’s history. Yellowstone National Park hosted 882,078 recreation visits in September 2021…

A GoFundMe account for a severely injured tourist serves as a painful reminder of just how dangerous thermal water can be in Yellowstone National Park. When someone is injured in Yellowstone, the story usually stops once transported to a hospital for treatment. But, in this case, a social media campaign offers insight into the deadly…

It was quite literally a million-dollar affair, as this year’s annual Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale brought business and big bucks to Cody once again. The 40th Annual Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale can be called a resounding and artistic success, despite COVID-19. The most significant off-season event in Cody continued its year-after-year…

The record-breaking year at Yellowstone National Park continues as August 2021 sees over 900,000 visits – the highest August numbers in the park’s history. Officials at Yellowstone National Park released the visitation statistics for August 2021. Once again, they’re staggering. Yellowstone has been busier than ever as people flock to the national parks as a…

Another day, another grizzly relocation – this time an adult male was from Thermopolis was released in a popular relocation site in Shoshone National Forest. Wyoming Game and Fish has dealt with another grizzly bear captured within the Bighorn Basin. And, once again, the bear has been released in a remote area where further conflict…

With a month to go, Cody prepares for the artistry of the 40th Annual Rendezvous Royale – the largest and most lucrative event in Cody’s “offseason.” The opening ceremony for the 40th Annual Rendezvous Royale will be held this evening at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.  It coincides with the opening of this…

Wyoming hunters will find fewer opportunities to hunt pronghorn this year, as persistently poor weather adds more strains to struggling herds across the state. WyoFile reports that there will be fewer pronghorn licenses in 2021. After a year of unfavorable weather, antelope aren’t as numerous as Wyoming Game and Fish would like. By their own…

Yellowstone National Park experienced its busiest June on record with nearly a million visitors – placing 2021 on track to beat yearly attendance records. Yellowstone officials released the visitation numbers for June 2021 – and they’re staggering. Once again, post-pandemic tourism fuels the desire to get into the national parks, and the numbers show it.…

The Fourth of July in Yellowstone didn’t blow up records from previous years, but it shows visitation continues its trend of more vehicles and more people. Yellowstone officials released the official visitation statistics for the entire Fourth of July weekend – July 2 to 5. Vehicle entry data is collected from park entrance stations’ point-of-sale…


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