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Dozens of volunteers and several aircraft from many agencies mobilized to find the two stranded snowmobilers, who were found alive after a three-day search. A call came into the Park County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Office on Thursday, Feb. 18: two snowmobilers – Trevor Wayne Deal, age 22 of Bridger, Montana, and Maison Deacon Ostwald, age…

Shoshone National Forest is looking to recruit Bighorn Basin veterans for a walk in the woods – and a few other things. The Clarks Fork, Greybull, and Wapiti Ranger Districts of the Shoshone National Forest are looking to fill several temporary recreation-related positions out of Cody for the summer 2021 field season. Some of those…

Shoshone National Forest has opened up availability for Christmas tree permits. Kristie Salzmann, forest spokesperson noted that the affordability and family fun that the activity provides is what makes it such a noteworthy Christmas time activity.  “It’s a great opportunity to get out in the national forest, really enjoy your public lands, and it’s only…

Clark resident Mark Alan Cothern was killed in an ATV accident on Thursday, October 15. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports the incident occurred around 3:30 pm. Cothern was riding an ATV on Forest Service Road 123, west of Wapiti and just south of the Smith Mansion and the North Fork Highway within the boundaries of…

As Wyoming transitions into Fall 2020, Shoshone National Forest reminds everyone to plan and be prepared to protect themselves and the landscape during their next trip. Forest officials want to ensure that everyone enjoys the fall safely and responsibly. This fall has already seen snow and heavier precipitation at the high altitudes while much of…

There is a potential advisory for Shoshone Lake due to a potential harmful cyanobacterial bloom. Washakie District Ranger Steve Schacht said samples of the lake’s water were collected last Friday. The results expected sometime next week. Until those results are returned, Forest officials want to be proactive and prevent any potential incidents or illnesses in…

After over a year and millions of dollars, the “impossible” is finished and open. The Cody Chamber of Commerce joined the city’s public works department, Mountain Construction Company, and other agency representatives Thursday for the official ribbon cutting at Castle Creek. The original scope of the $14 million dollar  Southfork Federal Lands Access Project was…

2 fires have ignited in Shoshone National Forest. Over the course of the last week, 2 fires were discovered in the park. The first was the Painter Fire, burning in the Clarks Fork Ranger District on the east side of Windy Mountain in Sunlight Basin. It only grew to 2 acres in size, and at…

There’s another fire in Shoshone National Forest that never should’ve started. Forest officials confirmed that 4 smokejumpers responded to the Hudson Meadow Fire, in the Popo Agie Wilderness in  the Washakie Ranger District, on Monday evening. They spent the next few hours clearing a fire line and monitoring the fire, which was contained to one-tenth…

If you have an opinion on vehicles in Shoshone National Forest, now’s the time to speak up. Forest officials are moving forward with their Travel Management Planning process. Started in June of 2015, this process will designate a sustainable system of roads, trails, and areas that are open for motor vehicle use with public involvement. After years of planning…


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