Summer 2021 | Big Horn Radio Network | Wyoming - Part 5

Summer 2021

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Another naive tourist has been caught in the act – pushing their luck too far by getting too close to a wild bison in Yellowstone National Park. Summer tends to bring out the best and the worst in tourists. This is especially true in Yellowstone National Park, where the dangers of the park’s landscapes and…

Months of progress seemingly undone, Park County deals with a steady increase of COVID-19 cases while the best solution is readily available: vaccination. Amidst the surge of COVID-19 and the Delta variant nationwide, Park County has been relatively safe and unaffected. But no longer. In his most recent update, Park County Public Health Officer Dr.…

RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. land managers have begun efforts to capture about 50% more wild horses than originally planned this year because of severe drought across the U.S. West — about 6,000 additional animals primarily in Nevada, Oregon and Colorado. The Bureau of Land Management said the emergency roundups that began Sunday in Oregon…

Former Cody High School volleyball coach, Keith Francik was inducted into the National High School Coaches Hall of Fame during the annual National High School Coaches Association. Francik coach for Cody High School and Worland High School in Wyoming During his career as a volleyball coaching career, he produced 375 victories and 154 loses. He…

BOSTON (AP) — The eviction system, which saw a dramatic drop in cases before a federal moratorium expired over the weekend, rumbled back into action Monday, with activists girding for the first of what could be millions of tenants to be tossed onto the streets as the delta variant of the coronavirus surges. Landlords tired…

Ongoing efforts to contain the Crater Ridge Fire in Bighorn National Forest are going well, with new teams implementing old strategies to stop its spread. According to the latest update from the U.S. Forest Service, a Type 3 organization assumed command of the Crater Ridge Fire on Monday, August 2. This team will be guiding…

Another day, another fire in Shoshone National Forest where quick action by fire personnel prevented another spark from growing into an inferno. On Thursday, July 29, Shoshone National Forest fire personnel responded to a report of smoke on the Wind River Ranger District near Dubois. The lightning-strike fire was located near the Wolf Creek Trailhead.…

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A soupy mix of beans, rice and quinoa down the hatch, Erica Robertson prepared to get cozy last Thursday evening at one of her favorite places to call home: Curtis Canyon. The 23-year-old semi-itinerant Jackson Hole denizen sleeps in the twin bed built into the back of her Toyota RAV4, and…

On Monday, July 26, Cody saw a performance that happened at Spike Vanoy Field. This was the first time in 20 years that the Casper Troopers performed in Cody. After COVID-19 canceled the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps for the second time in their existence, the team was ready to hit the road for another…

As COVID-19 cases continue to creep upwards, Yellowstone National Park has announced changes to protect staff and visitors from the Delta variant. After months of relaxing COVID-19 restrictions, the highly contagious Delta variant is forcing changes in densely populated areas. While it might be mostly full of wilderness and wildlife, Yellowstone National Park can still…


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