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Phil’s Groundhog Day prediction: 6 more weeks of winter PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — A furry critter in a western Pennsylvania town has predicted six more weeks of winter during an annual Groundhog Day celebration. People gathered Thursday at Gobbler’s Knob as members of Punxsutawney Phil’s “inner circle” summoned the groundhog from his tree stump at…

The Sleeping Giant team reaffirms its support of the Ukrainian people with an exclusive two-season deal – all Ukrainians with a valid passport are encouraged to come to Cody and ski for free. Since the moment Russian troops invaded Ukraine, the management of the Sleeping Giant Ski Area has unwaveringly stood behind the Ukrainian people.…

Winter is here, and Yellowstone National Park is ready to open its gates – but the impact of the historic floods of Summer 2022 will reverberate for the entire season. The winter season in Yellowstone National Park begins Thursday, Dec. 15. Conditions permitting, most park roads will open to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach.…

UPDATE: WYDOT IS REPORTING THE ROAD IS OPEN AND CLEAR Cody Beers, the public relation specialist for WYDOT, informed KODI about an accident on WY120 between Cody and Meeteetse this morning. The road is extremely slick. WYDOT writes, “Please stay home if you can. A tow truck is on the way, and the road may…

Officials say that the Bureau of Land Management Buffalo Field Office plans to burn slash piles this fall and winter on BLM-administered lands in the Bighorn Mountains and Campbell County. Burning may begin mid-November and continue through April 2023. All prescribed burn projects are conducted in accordance with approved burn plans and burning is contingent…

While WYDOT is facing crew shortages throughout the state, District 5 and the Bighorn Basin have been fortunate – they’ve been able to attract qualified employees and keep them. Cody Beers, the public relations specialist for WYDOT, offers insight into some of the agency’s obstacles and goals. “What I would say about working in the…

Have you ever found it weird that, for some reason, people enjoy ice cream more when the weather is colder? 

With winter approaching, W.Y.D.O.T. reminds Wyoming residents of the department’s Snowplow Priority Plan – which means they may find certain routes unplowed during heavy snowstorms. The Snowplow Priority Plan prioritizes plowing efforts on the busiest highways, like interstates, before rural routes. The plan helps to strategize plowing to maximize community connectivity while maintaining cost-effective operations.…

“Unforeseen circumstances” have prevented the printing of new maps for Winter 2022-2023, so Wyoming snowmobilers will have to find their way with older maps. Wyoming State Trails – part of the Wyoming State Parks system – announced the lack of new maps for Winter 2022-2023 in an Oct. 5 Facebook post. Luckily, there are “little…

With flu season right around the corner, the Cody V.A. Clinic is doing its part to allow local veterans to get vaccinated against the myriad forms influenza might take this winter. The Cody VA Clinic team is scheduling Veteran Flu Clinics by appointment only on Oct. 3 and 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.…


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