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The Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office is looking for vandals who caused significant damage at a bentonite mine near Thermopolis earlier this month. Hot Springs County Sheriff Jeremie Krausshaar is asking for the public’s assistance in finding and arresting anyone involved in a break-in – and just breaking – at a bentonite mine off Missouri…

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…

There is a flurry of activity in the Wind River Canyon as W.Y.D.O.T. moves up the timeline for essential mitigation projects after last weekend’s rockslide – which means 30+ minute delays this summer. Last Saturday’s rockslide closed the section of US20/WY789 running through the Wind River Canyon for four hours. Because of this, W.Y.D.O.T. isn’t…

The Wind River Canyon was completely closed for a few hours on Saturday after the weekend’s winter weather caused a large landslide. On Saturday, April 23, a significant rockslide occurred near the tunnels at the southern end of the Wind River Canyon around 6 p.m. The slide was large enough to close Wyoming Highway 120…

Yesterday’s storm managed to cripple much of the Bighorn Basin as highways became too slick with snow to travel safely, shutting down many regional services. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton complied snow amount totals recorded by northwest Wyoming communities on Tuesday, April 12. Every Bighorn Basin location experienced at least half an inch…

As hunting season approaches, Wyoming Game and Fish is visiting Bighorn Basin communities to get public input on any changes to rules or dates. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct six open-house meetings throughout the Bighorn Basin and one final meeting in Cody to discuss 2022 hunting season proposals for small game, game…

Last week the All-State and All-Conference awards for Class 4A and 3A Basketball were released. And now a look at the Class 4A and 3A area players that garnered post-season accolades. We’ll start off with a look at area athletes that earned All-State. There were no area female athletes to garner All-State. On the boys…

Bighorn Basin residents are encouraged to attend public meetings to discuss the progress and possibilities of the Bighorn River Blueway Trail. The Bighorn River Blueway Trail is a proposed 95-mile river trail that would start at the Wedding of the Waters south of Thermopolis and end at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area in Lovell. It…

New districts and more people are changing representation in Cody and the Bighorn Basin as the lines of Wyoming House Districts 24, 28, and 50 are redrawn. As part of the 2022 Budget Session, the 66th Wyoming Legislature continues to grapple with the redistricting of the Wyoming House of Representatives. Any plan will redraw the…

A photo of Thermopolis students at target practice has sparked an international media frenzy, causing debate and reinforcing perceptions of Wyoming culture. Hot Springs County School District #1 in Thermopolis is currently in the national spotlight. But, unfortunately, it’s for photos and a program that aims at a polarizing issue. The pictures show fifth and…


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