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Sleeping Giant is building a better foundation of snow, thanks to the delivery of new machines that significantly upgrade the ski area’s quality and capacity. Nick Piazza, the owner of Sleeping Giant Ski Area and Zipline, is celebrating a big delivery. On Tuesday, Nov. 9, two new fan guns arrived in Cody. Soon, they will…

President Biden’s one trillion-dollar infrastructure package means enormous investment in the United States – but what does it mean for Wyoming? After months of negotiation, President Joe Biden’s $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal was passed by the U.S, House of Representatives. The passage is the result of months of debate, amendments, and internal struggle within…

The first signs of winter are coming from Sleeping Giant, with nearly half a million dollars of improvements and new jobs leading to a snowy, successful winter. After an active summer,  the Sleeping Giant Ski Area is already awake and ready for winter. Returning from the edge of oblivion, work is being done to ensure…

There will be no ziplining at Cody’s ski hill this summer due to the ongoing effort to enhance the Sleeping Giant experience for future winters. In a statement released on Monday, May 17, owner Nick Piazza and his wife Yulia announced that the ziplines at Sleeping Giant will not be in operation during Summer 2021.…

National forests in Wyoming are due for several improvements this summer, as the U.S. Forest Service releases its multi-million-dollar project list for 2021. The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service has announced a plethora of projects in Wyoming and elsewhere. Thanks to the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, over $285 million dollars…

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park staff plan to restore historic buildings in Fort Yellowstone, a U.S. Army camp built in the late 1800s and early 1900s when the army administered the park. The Jackson Hole News&Guide reports that park staff will draw on federal funds in the recently passed Great American Outdoors Act to rehabilitate…

After months of uncertainty followed by salvation, Dec. 4 is the official opening day for the 2020-2021 season at the Sleeping Giant Ski Area and Zipline. The ski area opens this morning for its first influx of winter recreation enthusiasts, who will be able to enjoy the traditional Sleeping Giant experience while savoring the newest…

It was a question of millions of dollars during a Yellowstone Regional Airport board meeting. Yesterday, board members met over the phone to discuss the recent allocation of over $18 million dollars to the airport as part of the CARES Act passed by Congress (the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.) The first point…


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