Winter

It’s officially winter – in Yellowstone, at least. Yellowstone has announced that December 15th will be the first day of the 2019-2020 Winter Season. This means that roads are now open to commercially-guided snowmobiles and snowcoaches. The North, West, and South Entrances will be ready for snow traffic on the 15th. Over-snow travel from the…

The rest of 2019 is all downhill – and that’s a good thing. The 77th ski season awakens the Sleeping Giant Ski Area this Friday, December 13th. This is the 10th season since Cody stepped in to help fund much need improvements and save the popular resort from deteriorating into abandonment and closure. Through the…

If you need help paying your gas bill this winter, the Wyoming Department of Family Services is offering help. The Department of Family Services is now accepting applications for the Wyoming Low Income Energy Assistance Program, a federal fund that helps Wyoming residents pay residential gas bills from November to April. You may even get…

Winter is here, but for Worland area residents, that doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up inside for the entire season. The City of Worland Public Works and Parks Department continues to be hard at work providing some fun outdoor venues for citizens to enjoy. Worland Director of Public Works Brian Burky gave Big…

This weekend, November 3-4, provides the last chance for visitors to drive to many iconic locations in Yellowstone. The West, South, and East Entrances and all roads, with one exception, will close to vehicle travel at 8 a.m. Monday, November 5, so the park can prepare them for the winter season and snowmobile and snow…

An audio version of this news available here. Lawmakers in the Wyoming House have voted down a bill that would have meant prison time for drivers who cause a deadly wreck while texting on their phones. Texting while driving in Wyoming currently is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine up to $75. A bill sponsored…

An audio version of this news available here. A semi-truck vs pickup truck accident Saturday afternoon caused the Wind River Canyon between Shoshoni and Thermopolis to close for several hours. According to witnesses on the scene, there were only minor injuries in the accident. It appeared the semi-truck hit a patch of ice which caused…

An audio version of this news available here. Today’s news begins with a story from our Cody News desk, here’s Wendy Corr. The state of Wyoming may be able to save local airports money – and ensure essential air service – without help from the Federal government. At a gathering in the Cody Club Room…

An audio version of this news available here. The price of oil pushed up against the $60 dollar mark Friday, landing about a buck short of the national benchmark of light, sweet crude. In Wyoming, where the price for operators is always a few dollars less than the West Texas Intermediate, the positive direction in…


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