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Yellowstone’s Northern Loop from Canyon to Mammoth could reopen within two weeks, and $50 million has been committed by the N.P.S. to reopen the North and Northeast Entrances as soon as possible. During a visit to Yellowstone National Park and Gardiner, Montana, on Sunday, June 19, National Park Service Director Chuck Sams with Yellowstone National…

Cody Beers, WyDOT Public Relations Specialist, spoke about how WyDOT will help out Yellowstone National Park when called upon and how well local and national government agencies are communicating through the flooding of our first national park.  He also spoke about the road project north of Cody on the Powell Highway is almost complete, ahead…

The Biden Administration announced a series of ecosystem restoration projects in over twenty states, tribes, and territories. These projects will receive nearly $68.4 million dollars during the fiscal year 2022 as per Biden’s “Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.” The U.S. Department of the Interior says the Biden Infrastructure Law is “a major investment in the conservation and…

As Yellowstone National Park’s 150th anniversary continues, the park and its nonprofit partner begin new efforts to ensure there is a “Yellowstone Forever.” In celebration of Earth Day, Yellowstone Forever and Yellowstone National Park are excited to announce new sustainability efforts to meet future challenges while setting the standard for resource conservation and stewardship worldwide.…

W.Y.D.O.T. will soon have the resources needed to make Wyoming roads and highways more amendable to a future of electric vehicles. Wyoming will soon receive nearly four million dollars of federal money for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) formula. The funds will be expressly used to facilitate electric vehicle infrastructure development, especially charging stations,…

Public input is encouraged on the B.L.M. Cody Field Office’s plan to officially decommission the ineffective Fubar Dam and Reservoir northwest of Powell. The Bureau of Land Management Cody Field Office has a plan to decommission a detention dam and reservoir almost 11 miles northwest of Powell. The Fubar Dam and Reservoir are located close…

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.…


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