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Another wildfire has sparked in Shoshone National Forest, prompting an immediate aerial response to the area not far from Wapiti and the North Fork Highway. Officials at Shoshone National Forest announced that a new wildfire was detected on the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 26. Its cause is currently unknown and under investigation. The “Clocktower incident”…

Residents along the North Fork Highway will want to attend the August 11 meeting to discuss upcoming fire mitigation projects in Shoshone National Forest. The Clarks Fork, Greybull, and Wapiti Ranger Districts of the Shoshone National Forest will hold a community meeting at the Wapiti Fire Hall on Wednesday, August 11, from 6:00 p.m. to…

Governor Mark Gordon and current Wyoming Speaker of the House Eric Barlow were targets of the endeavor, according to the NYT article.

Prescribed burns will be underway in Shoshone National Forest when everyone’s fire awareness must be high to avoid the devastating consequences of forest fires. Shoshone National Forest Fire and Fuels personnel will begin prescribed burning operations in the Cabin Creek and Gooseberry Creek areas starting Thursday, April 29. One hundred acres of slash located southwest…

 Cody and Wapiti residents need to prepare to stop and wait on Wednesday, March 10, as WYDOT gets some tunnel vision at the Buffalo Bill Dam. WYDOT intends to do some work in the tunnels on Highway 14/16/20 by the Buffalo Bill Dam. The work isn’t intense, but it will cause some temporary slowdowns and…

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…

After months of uncertainty followed by salvation, Dec. 4 is the official opening day for the 2020-2021 season at the Sleeping Giant Ski Area and Zipline. The ski area opens this morning for its first influx of winter recreation enthusiasts, who will be able to enjoy the traditional Sleeping Giant experience while savoring the newest…

The general election is less than a week away – but do you know where and when to go vote? Park County Clerk Colleen Renner clarified some of the big questions about voting in Park County, to make sure everyone does so safely and responsibly. When can I vote? The polls for the general election…

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…


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