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Instagram is testing new ways to verify the age of people using its service, including a face-scanning artificial intelligence tool, having mutual friends verify their age or uploading an ID. But the tools won’t be used, at least not yet, to try to keep children off of the popular photo and video-sharing app. The current…

Wyoming’s youth are being targeted, blackmailed, and sexually exploited on their social media apps, and state law enforcement and the FBI urge kids to be safe. The F.B.I. alerted the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (D.C.I.) of a new and disturbing extortion scheme “trending” on social media. Last week, the Laramie Police Department shared those…

Sleeping Giant Ski Area announced the “heartbreaking decision” to end the winter ski season early because winter isn’t sticking around or to the ground. At 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, the Sleeping Giant Ski Area announced that this weekend would be its last weekend. After several weeks of erratic weather, there isn’t enough snow…

Scammers are using Instagram and the persona of Cody Mayor Matt Hall as their latest way to convince residents to relinquish their personal information. The City of Cody has dispatched a warning to locals – beware of “the mayor” on Instagram. Or, at least, beware of the scammer posing as the mayor, trying to get…

While threats of violence spread on social media, Park County school districts are collaborating with local law enforcement to keep students safe. Over the past week, a distributing trend has emerged on several social media platforms. While it didn’t originate in Park County, posts on TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter have a similar message: incite school…

Local shutterbugs can cash in on their best local photos and videos as the Park County Travel Council seeks beautiful images to bring visitors to the area. The Park County “Gram Slam” is an open call for submissions from area amateur and professional photographers and videographers. Thanks to the 2020 C.A.R.E.S. Act, the Travel Council…

The man under investigation for hitting golf balls in Yellowstone has issued an apology, but it’s unclear if that will stop the investigation he currently faces. Jake Adams – a self-proclaimed golfer and comedian – used Instagram for a “30-day challenge.” Over the last month, he’s traveled to and hit a golf ball in every…


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