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DENVER (AP) — The intensifying crisis facing the Colorado River amounts to what is fundamentally a math problem. The 40 million people who depend on the river to fill up a glass of water at the dinner table or wash their clothes or grow food across millions of acres use significantly more each year than…

The Buffalo Bill Dam fulfills an essential purpose every day, but a test by the Bureau of Reclamation proves it will work safely and efficiently when it needs to release some of the water it contains. The Bureau of Reclamation’s Wyoming Area Office completed a full travel gate testing at Buffalo Bill Dam outside of…

Joy Hill and Kim Dillivin from Planning and Zoning for Park County came on Speak Your Piece to talk about the recent meetings pertaining to the Land Use Project.  Meetings were held in Cody, Meeteetsee, and Powell and what surprised officials were how different those towns’ needs and wants differed.  Meeteetsee was concerned with connectivity…

Most of the northern section of Yellowstone National Park – which typically stays open year-round – is now closed indefinitely, and visitors are being evacuated due to heavy flooding and rockslides. Summer 2022 has been a year of intense weather and road closures in Yellowstone National Park. Since the park opened for the summer season…

Most of Northwest Wyoming – including Park County and Yellowstone National Park – is under a Flash Flood Warning until 1 p.m. Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton issued a Flash Flood Warning and Advisory for northwest Wyoming. According to the N.W.S., record temperatures and rain showers are creating hazardous conditions around…

The Beartooth Highway is a “snow go” for tourists, and W.Y.D.O.T. and M.D.O.T. say it will take until next week to remove four feet of snow dropped on the pass since it opened – and closed – on May 27. Last Friday, the Beartooth Highway opened for Summer 2022 at 8 a.m. By 5 p.m.,…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom threatened Monday to impose mandatory water restrictions if residents don’t use less on their own as a drought drags on and the hotter summer months approach. Newsom raised that possibility in a meeting with representatives from major water agencies, including those that supply Los Angeles, San Diego…

Boaters planning an excursion at the Buffalo Bill Reservoir will launch and load at “your own risk,” as low water levels have fully exposed the Lake Shore Dock. As temperatures stay consistently warm, many boaters are looking forward to a water excursion on the Buffalo Bill Reservoir. And while nothing’s stopping boating, getting their boats…

Wyoming Game and Fish seeks Cody residents who want to become certified aquatic invasive species inspectors and protect the state’s pristine waterways. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering training to the public to become certified Wyoming aquatic invasive species inspectors. Training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 13…

As the seasons finally change, the City of Cody reminds residents of important dates and details for two important city services – raw water and yard waste. The City of Cody wants its residents to be aware of some simple civic responsibilities as summer approaches. Recently, the City posted information on Facebook about important upcoming…


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