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The Bighorn Basin remains a High Transmission Zone for COVID-19, as the Delta variant runs rampant in northwest Wyoming. The Wyoming Department of Health continues to track the ongoing surge of COVID-19 throughout the state. Unfortunately, things in the Bighorn Basin haven’t been improving over the last few weeks. Color-coded indicators measure statewide and countywide…

Two men are in custody after shots were fired, a car totaled, and a major Wyoming highway closed for hours during a night of crime in Washakie County. On Wednesday, Sept. 15, Washakie County Sheriff Steve Rankess released a statement with more details on what happened overnight in Bighorn National Forest on Sept. 14 and…

With more moisture in the air and the ground, Stage One Fire Restrictions have been lifted on B.L.M. lands in the Bighorn Basin and throughout western Wyoming. At midnight on Tuesday, Aug. 31, the Bureau of Land Management – Wyoming lifted fire restrictions on all public lands administered by the Cody, Lander, and Worland field…

Two trapped hikers are rescued after a week stranded without food, water, or the ability to call for help in a remote area of the Big Horn Mountains. Big Horn County Search and Rescue embarked on a special rescue mission. However, there was an added urgency to their efforts, as the victims had spent over…

The Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department posted a video of a daring rescue and helicopter hoist in a remote area of Bighorn National Forest. At 8:50 a.m. on Sunday, July 25, the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department got a call from a spot satellite. A hiker was in the Cloud Peak Wilderness of Bighorn National…

The B.L.M. is enacting fire protections on its lands in several Wyoming counties to avoid potential human-caused wildfires during an increasingly dry summer. Due to dry conditions and high fire danger, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will begin June 30 on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District’s Cody, Lander,…

Local governments across Wyoming will be receiving millions of dollars in payment in lieu of taxes from the U.S. Department of the Interior. On Thursday, June 24, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced 23 local governments in Wyoming will receive $31.2 million in Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding for 2021. P.I.L.T. are…

19-year-old Lovell resident Dominic Hunder drowned while visiting the Bighorn National Recreation Area – a tragic development after an intense search. Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area announced that Dominic Hunder was missing on Saturday, June 19. A few hours later, it was confirmed that Hunder was found dead and his body recovered. According to the…

Wyoming is easing back into normal employment patterns, as the Equality State fares better than the rest of the nation when it comes to jobs. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services released the state’s latest unemployment numbers on Monday, May 23. Once again, the numbers suggest Wyoming is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and returning…

To prepare the Bighorn Basin for anything, the Park County Office of Homeland Security asks locals to take a hand in their community’s safety. The Park County Office of Homeland Security sends out a call for public input. In this case, the opinions needed involve the safety of northwest Wyoming and any potential calamity that could…


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