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Any aspiring entrepreneurs in the Bighorn Basin can submit their ideas for a chance to gain the funds, networking, and expertise needed for a business to start and thrive in the Bighorn Basin. The inaugural Park County Start-Up Challenge kicked off on Jan. 30, when IMPACT Park County opened the application period for this year’s…

Larry French and Larry Dodge, citizens of Park County, have come up with a food preparedness plan for Park County.  They estimate that the project would cost about 663 thousand dollars and would store bushels of corn, wheat, oats and beans.  That comes to about 15 hundred tons of food for the 30 thousand people…

Jeff Martin, Director of the Department of Homeland Security for Park County, spoke about what the department does for Park County, how the community can help, and what is coming up for the department in the future.  Jeff also gave us an update on the ice that is affecting a bridge on the South Fork.

The ice isn’t nice upstream of Cody, as a significant buildup could damage the important bridge crossing the Shoshone River and cause flooding upstream. Park County Public Works is monitoring the Lower Southfork Bridge, a vital lifeline that allows residents of the Southfork to reach Cody. Once again, a significant ice buildup on the Shoshone…

Joy Hill and Kim Dillivan, from the Park County Planning and Zoning Department, spoke about the Land Use plan – where the plan is at the moment, what needs to still be done and how it will proceed moving forward.  They also spoke about how important it is to get the public’s input and opinions…

Crisis Intervention Services has secured a sizable grant to renovate its Cody location to better meet the growing needs of the Park County community. Crisis Intervention Services (C.I.S.) has received a $411,863.35 Community Development Block grant (C.D.B.G.) from the Wyoming Community Development Authority (W.C.D.A.) to renovate its Cody facility at 1220/1226 13th Street. “Finally, we…

Park County District 24 Representative Sandy Newsome is the newest leader of the Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus, growing the state’s legacy of women in leadership. On Monday, Jan. 16, the Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus (WyoWLC) announced that Representative Sandy Newsome (Park County District 24) joined the Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus Board of Directors. Representative Trey…

The B.L.M. Cody Office is looking at potentially darting and trapping wild horses near McCullough Peaks for relocation to control the herd’s growth. The Bureau of Land Management Cody Field Office requests local input as it begins as an analysis of future wild horse fertility control and bait trap gathers in the McCullough Peaks Herd…

There are 12 agencies in the Bighorn Basin participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program to ensure that no children go hungry in Wyoming. The Wyoming Department of Education has announced organizations throughout Wyoming that are participating Child and Adult Care Food Program (C.A.C.F.P.)  The program reimburses participating organizations for nutritious meals and…

Cameras don’t lie – home security cameras often assist in catching crimes and criminals, and recent events have the Cody Police Department hoping to get “all eyes on Cody.” The Cody Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in building a safer community. To do this, the department asks residents to consider adding their…


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