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Yesterday’s storm managed to cripple much of the Bighorn Basin as highways became too slick with snow to travel safely, shutting down many regional services. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton complied snow amount totals recorded by northwest Wyoming communities on Tuesday, April 12. Every Bighorn Basin location experienced at least half an inch…

Wyoming students show their determination, resilience, and tenacity for the eighth consecutive year as high school graduation rates continuously improve. The Wyoming Department of Education (W.D.E.) released today (Jan. 19) the high school graduation rates for the 2020-2021 school year. Despite unorthodox learning methods and COVID-19, the graduation rate improved for the eighth consecutive year.…

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…

While there have yet to be any changes, Park County Public Health says parents should be “prepared to do what it takes” to keep their kids safe in school. As Cody and Park County deal with a new, more severe surge of COVID-19 cases, the county remains largely unrestricted. This includes schools, which have been…

Both Powell and Cody have the official approval from the Wyoming Department of Health for students and staff to go maskless in the classroom. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin announced the variance, requested by the Park County School District #1 Board of Trustees, was approved by the Wyoming Department of Health. Now,…

Update (4:35 PM): Park County School District #1 buses are running in Powell as normal this afternoon, thanks to the bus deliveries from Cody and Lovell, and the spare buses in the district’s fleet. ======================================================= Update (1:55 PM): The fire at the bus barn for Park County School District #1 was devastating and costly, but…

Park County School District #1 Superintendent Jay Curtis took to Facebook with the latest update on the virus’s spread: three students and one non-instructional staff member have tested positive. Those people are currently in isolation, in addition to eight students and one staff member also in quarantine but who haven’t – currently – tested positive.…


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