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April and May may have rained on peoples’ plans, but the wet weather was exactly what Wyoming needed, building snowpack closer to average amounts for this time of the year. The Wyoming Natural Resources Conservation Service released another snowpack/snow water equivalent report – it’s the 23rd of the current water year. The “water year” is…

A Greybull man pretended to be an Idaho man for 50 years but now faces prison and fines for his half-a-century ruse. The Cowboy State Daily reports that 85-year-old Peter Jeremy Martin has been charged with multiple crimes in U.S. District Court. His charges include making false statements, aggravated identity theft, and making false statements…

Touropia cites Cody’s charm, cost of living, and excellent schools as its rationale for naming Cody as the best place to make a living in Wyoming. The travel and tourism website Touropia published its list of the “12 Best Cities in Wyoming to Live and Visit” on April 19, 2022. Rather than focus on each…

The good news is Yellowstone Regional Airport will stay busy this summer – but the bad news is it won’t be as busy as it could have been with one airline gone. Over the past few years, the number of people moving through Yellowstone Regional Airport has steadily increased. Even the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t slow…

Even while extensive rockfall mitigation work continues in the Wind River Canyon, drivers need to stay on alert for falling rocks – large and small. W.Y.DO.T. project engineer Jordan Erz released a public message about the work in the Wind River Canyon. After a sudden rockfall last week, two contractors and dozens of workers immediately…

Wyoming Game and Fish is opening its Bighorn Basin Wildlife Habitat Management Areas for Summer 2022 – just be cautious and bear-aware while you’re there. Wyoming Game and Fish is gradually opening its wildlife habitat management areas (W.H.M.A.s). These areas give big game a safe, unaffected range to weather out the winter. However, all species…

There is a flurry of activity in the Wind River Canyon as W.Y.D.O.T. moves up the timeline for essential mitigation projects after last weekend’s rockslide – which means 30+ minute delays this summer. Last Saturday’s rockslide closed the section of US20/WY789 running through the Wind River Canyon for four hours. Because of this, W.Y.D.O.T. isn’t…

The Worland Warrior Boy’s Soccer team came into Monday’s match against Powell 9-0 on the season. In a match that was a reschedule from April 12th due to weather, Worland headed to Powell and Panther Stadium. Powell and Worland had already played this season at the Pinnacle Cup in Worland the first weekend of the…

The Wind River Canyon was completely closed for a few hours on Saturday after the weekend’s winter weather caused a large landslide. On Saturday, April 23, a significant rockslide occurred near the tunnels at the southern end of the Wind River Canyon around 6 p.m. The slide was large enough to close Wyoming Highway 120…

A massive winter storm is heading for Wyoming, which will bring significant snow and dangerous winds all day Saturday, with the biggest impacts in the Bighorn Basin. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton is anticipating an intense late-season winter storm rolling into Wyoming on Friday night, all day Saturday, and possibly Sunday morning. While…


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