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Wyoming’s youth are being targeted, blackmailed, and sexually exploited on their social media apps, and state law enforcement and the FBI urge kids to be safe. The F.B.I. alerted the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (D.C.I.) of a new and disturbing extortion scheme “trending” on social media. Last week, the Laramie Police Department shared those…

Members of the popular Facebook group titled “Cody Area Classifieds” found this post within their Facebook feeds yesterday afternoon.

The first “tourons” of Yellowstone National Park’s 150th anniversary have been spotted and filmed getting too close to grizzlies and hoping to bear spray bison. Less than a week after many roads in Yellowstone National Park opened for the season, tourists have been filmed being less than safe in the park. Pennsylvania resident Sean Swetter…

As Bighorn Basin communities mourn the tragic loss of the Hackenberg siblings, they are coming together to support the two victims who survived the crash. The Bighorn Basin is experiencing a surge of emotions after a horrific car crash near Powell last week. Yet, the spirit and generosity of communities in the region never cease…

Scammers are using Instagram and the persona of Cody Mayor Matt Hall as their latest way to convince residents to relinquish their personal information. The City of Cody has dispatched a warning to locals – beware of “the mayor” on Instagram. Or, at least, beware of the scammer posing as the mayor, trying to get…

While threats of violence spread on social media, Park County school districts are collaborating with local law enforcement to keep students safe. Over the past week, a distributing trend has emerged on several social media platforms. While it didn’t originate in Park County, posts on TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter have a similar message: incite school…

Cody Regional Health and Park County Public Health continue to fight the spread of COVID-19 while their numbers show the significant impact made by vaccines. On Oct. 9, Cody Regional Health published an update to its social media pages. In the update, the hospital announced construction on its Acute Care/Critical Care Unit was completed. “Instead…

The woman seen harassing Yellowstone grizzlies in a viral video has been identified and charged with two offenses related to the incident. Several months after the viral video was shot, the subject of the video faces the consequences for their actions in Yellowstone National Park earlier this year. Thanks to social media, the National Park…

Facebook said it is suspending former President Donald Trump’s accounts for two years following its finding that he stoked violence ahead of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection. “At the end of this period, we will look to experts to assess whether the risk to public safety has receded. We will evaluate external factors, including instances…

Clubhouse, an invitation-only audio chat app launched less than a year ago, has caught the attention of tech industry bigshots like Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg — not to mention the Chinese government, which has already blocked it in the country. What is Clubhouse, you ask? WHAT IS CLUBHOUSE? The iPhone-only…


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