Park County

At 8 a.m. Saturday, December 15, select roads in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for motorized oversnow travel. Winter is here!  Visitors will be able to travel the park’s interior roads on commercially-guided snowmobiles and snowcoaches from the West and South Entrances. Visitors who have proper permits can also participate in the…

A 38-year-old Wyoming man has been fined $25,500 for killing a sow grizzly bear last year. The Cody Enterprise reports that Brent Stalkup, of Casper, was ordered to pay the fine during a recent court appearance in Park County Circuit Court in Cody after he pleaded guilty. Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials say the…

On Thursday evening, December 13th, twenty-two law enforcement officers from all over the Big Horn Basin will participate in the “Shop with a Cop” program at the Cody Walmart.  “Shop with a Cop” provides a fun filled day of shopping for children in need throughout the basin while at the same time creating a positive…

This weekend, November 3-4, provides the last chance for visitors to drive to many iconic locations in Yellowstone. The West, South, and East Entrances and all roads, with one exception, will close to vehicle travel at 8 a.m. Monday, November 5, so the park can prepare them for the winter season and snowmobile and snow…

Wyoming game managers have rescued a young bull moose that became trapped in a canyon where food was becoming scarce. Wyoming Game and Fish Department spokeswoman Tara Hodges says after several weeks of monitoring by a wildlife biologist, staff used a crane from a nearby power plant to lift the moose from the Shoshone River…

An arraignment is scheduled Monday for a South Fork man charged by the Park County District Attorney’s Office with attempting to coerce a minor into prostitution in exchange for payments on a vehicle. The Park County District Attorney’s Office’s felony charge against Kenneth “Val” Geissler carries up to five years in jail and a $5,000…

Seven nighttime speed limit signs were cut down in an act of vandalism late Friday or early Saturday west of Cody. Wyoming Department of Transportation officials are working with Park County and state law enforcement on several leads in the vandalism case, but officials are asking for additional information from potential witnesses to the destruction…

An audio version of this news available here. A Wisconsin couple was arrested Sunday night north of Monster Lake after multiple vehicle thefts and a short chase starting on WYO 120 that concluded with a foot chase through a field. Cody Wallace, 24, whose last known address was Alma Center, Wis., and Tracey Matti, 35,…

The Powell Tribune reports that a Powell man has been sentenced to prison for possessing materials used for manufacturing small quantities of methamphetamine back in 2016. Joshua Lucus, 32, was handed a three- to five-year sentence by District Court Judge Bill Simpson on Thursday for a felony count of possessing equipment or supplies with the…

An audio version of this news available here. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has declined to make any immediate changes regarding use of crossbows during the state’s archery season. Wardens and biologists in the Wyoming Game and Fish Department compiled a report recently that recommended not allowing crossbows during the special archery season. But…


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