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Fire is one seasonal visitor that isn’t welcome in Park County this summer, as the county and federal agencies take action to prevent human-caused wildfires. Throughout northwest Wyoming, the risk of intense wildfires grows every day as Park County continues to get hotter and drier. Now, more activities are restricted to ensure the safety of…

Various topics were covered with the Park County commissioners Friday morning on KODI’s “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick.” Among the issues Dudrick discussed with Commissioners Lee Livingston and Dossie Overfield were: – COVID vaccine supply in Park County. – Upcoming county fair. – Comments sought for the current Natural Resource Management Plan and the…

Friday morning on KODI’s “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick,” the Park County commissioners provided their thoughts on bills currently in the Wyoming Legislature. Lee Livingston – who is in Cheyenne for the session – Dossie Overfield and Lloyd Thiel talked to Dudrick about potential legislation that would affect Park County. Other topics discussed during…

Cody and Powell may have a reckoning with plastic shopping bags, as the Park County Commissioners consider the “costs and aesthetics” of bags in the community. During Tuesday’s meeting of the Park County Commissioners, this was “the fun one” on the agenda. At the behest of many individuals, the commissioners held a discussion on the…

The Park County Republican Party emblazoned its opposition to the recently extended mask mandate in Park County with a unanimous vote. In a Dec. 3 meeting — two days before the current mask mandate extension was announced — the party held a regularly scheduled meeting with its members. At the meeting, the Nov. 23 “Resolution…

Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin —  with the support of the Park County Commissioners — applied for the extension of the county health order which has been approved by the Wyoming Department of Health. Dr. Billin explained his rationale in a Dec. 4 Facebook post announcing the extension. He acknowledges that the order…

The Park County Republican Party wants the county’s mask mandate gone – and have brought their disapproval to the Park County Commissioners. The “Resolution to Rescind the Park County Health Order Requiring Face Coverings” was submitted to the Commissioners and the Public Health Office Monday afternoon, signed by the entire executive committee of the Park…

After several city officials received a letter questioning the management of the facility, the Senior Center administrators appeared before the Park County Commissioners to answer for a series of “extreme and inappropriate attacks.” Cody Senior Center Executive Director Jenni Johnstone-Smith and Board President Katie Brass appeared to respond directly to a September letter from five…

After thorough review and public discussion, Park County will have the same nine polling places after the Park County Commissioners voted to take no action. This afternoon’s meeting of the Commissioners was largely dominated by this issue, as several residents of the communities that saw polling location close – Garland, Clark, Heart Mountain, Wapiti, and…

Commissioners cued county health officials with COVID queries. Yesterday, the Park County Commissioners questioned Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin and Public Health Nurse Manager Bill Crampton on all things COVID-19, hosting the meeting in person and over Skype. Everything from how long someone stays contagious (still to be determined) why Powell has the machine…


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