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Several state and federal agencies collaborated to complete the multi-million dollar Beartooth Highway project, which will improve the safety, environmental impact, and overall experience of one of the main roads to Yellowstone National Park. It was a cold and cloudy day as people gathered at a newly constructed scenic pullout for the Sept. 22 ribbon-cutting…

Construction of the new Wyoming Game and Fish Department regional office building in Cody is nearing completion, officials say. The work is scheduled to be finished in October. Currently, contractors are “putting the finishing touches on the building and working to install the elevator and complete the installation of flooring,” a recent press release states. …

Because of major construction, Yellowstone National Park is reducing visitor access to some areas near the Northeast Entrance to allow vehicle access by the end of October. The effort to reconnect Yellowstone National Park’s road corridors is going well. While it will take years to complete the extensive work, the park’s construction crews are promising…

U.S. 212 still needs reconstruction and repair to be fully open, but the Wyoming side of “America’s Most Beautiful Drive” is open for the summer once again. W.Y.D.O.T. District 5 shared the news that the Beartooth Highway has reopened – partially. For the first time since mid-June’s devastating floods, the Wyoming side of the highway…

W.Y.D.O.T. and Yellowstone National Park confirm the Beartooth Highway is entirely open for the first time since its “opening day” in late May, but there are still full nighttime closures all summer. U.S. Highway 212 – the Beartooth Highway – is again open to tourist traffic. But getting to this opening was no small task.…

Motorists will see traffic delays during an upcoming $1.47 million pavement improvement through the three-lane section of US14A between Cody and Powell. Contractor Century Companies, Inc., of Lewistown, Mont., is scheduled to begin work Monday, May 16, with rotomilling of the existing surfacing and guardrail replacement of U.S. Highway 14a through the Corbett Bridge area.…

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…

Yellowstone National Park’s summer season begins this Friday, as the park opens some – but not all – roads and entrances for the park’s 150th anniversary. Beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, April 15, select roads in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for the summer of the park’s 150th anniversary – weather permitting.…

Cabins are a unique solution to the high demand for and “low” supply of camping sites at the increasingly popular and crowded Buffalo Bill State Park. Many residents have noticed the latest additions at the Buffalo Bill Reservoir – portable camping cabins. These simple structures are the newest solution to the growing number of people…

The update of the Park County Land Use Plan begins this March, as the county commissioners call for interested residents to join a critical committee. Park County is beginning the two-year process of revising the county’s Land Use Plan. This document – last updated in 1998 – will determine the future of zoning and development…


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