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Even while extensive rockfall mitigation work continues in the Wind River Canyon, drivers need to stay on alert for falling rocks – large and small. W.Y.DO.T. project engineer Jordan Erz released a public message about the work in the Wind River Canyon. After a sudden rockfall last week, two contractors and dozens of workers immediately…

Park County’s irrigation canals are filling and flowing for summer, so the Park County Sheriff’s Office reminds everyone to stay safe around the water. Last week, the Park County Sheriff’s Office posted an annual reminder for Park County residents on Facebook. With summer approaching and school almost out, there’s a higher risk of incidents in…

Yellowstone National Park may be opening up, but vast areas of the park are and will remain closed until May or later due to dead animals and hungry grizzlies. Beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, April 15, select roads in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for the summer of the park’s 150th anniversary…

The study to find solutions on Big Horn Avenue begins with an informative new website and the first calls for public involvement in the year-long process. Last week, the City of Cody and Stantec Inc. launched a new website about Big Horn Avenue Corridor Study. Stantec Inc. is the company selected by the City of…

Both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks make a list of the top ten national parks with the most search and rescue incidents in the last two years. The website Outforia has used publically accessible data to compile lists of the search and rescue incident numbers for all National Park Service sites between 2018 and…

In April, Cody residents will get their first opportunity to comment on the upcoming study finding the best solutions for safely crossing Big Horn Avenue. During a recent meeting of the Cody City Council, the Cody Enterprise reports Phillip Bowman, Cody’s Public Works Director, said that a public meeting would be held sometime in April.…

It’s a sign of spring in Yellowstone National Park: the first grizzly of the season has emerged from hibernation and is voraciously foraging for food. On Monday, March 7, a pilot supporting Yellowstone National Park wildlife research observed the first grizzly bear of 2022 – an adult walking in a meadow in the west-central part…

Cody Middle School students and staff will spend Friday morning conducting an in-school lockdown drill in conjunction with the Cody Police Department. On Thursday, Feb. 25, parents with students at Cody Middle School received a message from the schools’ Administrative Team. The message announces that the school will undergo a lockdown drill with “local authorities”…

It may not be the whitest of winters, but W.Y.D.O.T. has released its own Top 10 list to keep drivers safe while snowplows are doing their critical work. Wherever winter hits, W.Y.D.O.T. snowplow drivers will be working, even during the worst storms of the season. But while plows make the roads safer, driver safety comes…

W.Y.D.O.T. and the City of Cody meet today to “kickoff” the process of finding long-term solutions for pedestrian crossings on the ever-growing Big Horn Avenue. Today (Tuesday, Feb. 8), W.Y.D.O.T. staff will meet with officials from the City of Cody. This meeting is “the kickoff” – the beginning of creating safe pedestrian crossings for Big…


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