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Park County is effectively closed today, as all roads and both major school districts are shut down due to whiteout conditions and unsafe travel. Because of the intensity of the snow, much of Park County is closed on Wednesday, Dec. 21. The National Weather Service anticipates a total of one to two inches of snow…

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.…

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has reported a fatal crash on a major highway near Cody after the driver overcorrected, crossed multiple lanes, and rolled off the road and through a fence. A report by the Wyoming Highway Patrol says the fatal incident occurred around 11:40 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24. A Ford Ranger pickup truck…

On August 26th, 2022, KODI Radio received video footage of a traffic incident near Corbett Bridge around 4:30 p.m. At the time, the details of the incident had not yet been confirmed. Today, Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Blain Mollett was able to share public information about the crash. “On August 26th, 2022, at about 1608…

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is one of the few law enforcement agencies with a K-9 trained to find fentanyl – another tool to stop the spread of the lethal drug. Last week, the Wyoming Highway Patrol trained their first Narcotic Detection K-9 to detect the odor of Fentanyl. Fentanyl has been widely reported in the…

A fatal crash took place near milepost 17 on Wyoming 294 north of Powell on June 12, 2022, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a motorcycle collision around 12:20 a.m. A recent press release states, “A 2006 Harley Davidson was south on Wyoming 294 when the motorcycle collided with…

WYDOT and W.H.P. were ready for April 22’s sudden snowstorm, but the biggest issue for troopers and plowers was overly ambitiously, gate-rushing stubborn drivers. Rather than focus on opening the roads, operators had to pull away from plowing and focus on removing vehicles from the road to complete plowing. Troopers responded to stranded motorists who…

The Cody Police Department is hosting another Coffee with a Cop at the Cody Library to encourage community engagement in a casual setting – over coffee. On Tuesday April 12th from 10:00 A.M to 11:00 A.M, the Cody Police Department will be at the Pardner’s Café located at the Park County Library in Cody. This…

Two siblings are dead and another two adults injured after a horrific car crash on the east side of Powell on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 16. The Wyoming Highway Patrol released a report on the Wednesday morning incident. At 7:36 a.m, troopers were notified of a motor vehicle collision on the east side of…

The Wyoming Highway Patrol celebrates its diligent troopers for the high number of calls, crimes, and assistance they responded to during a very busy 2021. The Wyoming Highway Patrol was diligent throughout 2021. Despite fewer employees on the road and in the office, troopers professionally addressed issues with motorists driving recklessly, distracted, or impaired. Troopers…


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