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Highly pathogenic avian influenza is spreading through Wyoming’s birds, so Wyoming Game and Fish wants to ensure the virus doesn’t pass to any hunters this winter. Waterfowl hunting season is in full swing. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department would like to remind hunters to take precautions to minimize their risk of contracting highly pathogenic…

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…

Gathering around the table and partaking in a holiday meal is a tradition for so many American families. However, food-borne illness can become an issue if proper precautions aren’t followed when preparing the holiday feast. “No one wants to spend their holiday being seen by a healthcare provider for food poisoning,” says Matt Strauss, regional…

As we inch closer to Halloween, it’s time to give you some reminders so that you enjoy the holiday to its fullest. 

A pedestrian crosswalk will be temporarily placed on Big Horn Avenue by Cody Middle School as a possible solution to the dangers children face when crossing the highway – but drivers may not like it. W.Y.D.O.T. announced a three-month pedestrian crosswalk test will be installed before the beginning of the 2022-23 school year in Cody…

Commercial operators who work in Yellowstone National Park may want to inspect their buses and vans, as park rangers will complete safety evaluations to ensure visitor and vehicle safety. Yellowstone rangers are partnering with state and federal transportation officials to conduct safety evaluations of commercial vehicles and operators traveling in the park this summer. The…

Wyoming Game and Fish will do its annual bear spray giveaway in Cody, Jackson, Lander, and Pinedale – communities where bears coexist with hunters and anglers. In cooperation with Safari Club International Foundation and American Bear Foundation, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will distribute bear spray to hunters and anglers at no cost. At…

Wyoming now joins a coalition of states determined to keep citizens safe from scams by finding and punishing the entities behind the recent wave of fraudulent phone calls. Wyoming Attorney General Bridget Hill announced today that the State of Wyoming is joining a nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force of 47 states to investigate and take…

Record floods have given way to dry timber as Yellowstone National Park’s high fire danger is a reminder that it won’t take much for another record-breaking event of nature to devastate the region. On Wednesday, July 20, Yellowstone officials raised the park’s fire danger to High.  According to the U.S. Forest Service’s Wildfire Assessment System, “a…

A scam has reappeared in northwest Wyoming, where a caller poses as a Park County Sheriff’s employee and asks for money or gift cards to avoid arrest, using the Sheriff’s Office’s actual phone number. The Park County Sheriff’s Office took to Facebook to confirm their Communications Center has received several complaints about the same call…


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