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With Yellowstone National Park amid its 150th anniversary, the superintendents of Yellowstone and Grand Teton celebrate “fantastic” partners in Cody and the other gateways in Wyoming and Montana. Monday, May 23, was the 70th National Parks Day in Cody. As in years past, chamber members of the Cody Club gathered to hear the superintendents of…

April and May may have rained on peoples’ plans, but the wet weather was exactly what Wyoming needed, building snowpack closer to average amounts for this time of the year. The Wyoming Natural Resources Conservation Service released another snowpack/snow water equivalent report – it’s the 23rd of the current water year. The “water year” is…

It may be Yellowstone’s summer season, but avalanches are causing temporary closures of the East Entrance, stopping the already steady flow of tourists. After multiple temporary closures, officials at Yellowstone National Park are advising tourists passing through the East Entrance to anticipate more closures this week. The reason is an increased avalanche danger in the…

The Public Affairs Office is advising visitors to anticipate winter weather and hazardous driving conditions in Yellowstone National Park in the coming days. The Office said travelers should, “anticipate temporary road closures and driving delays.”    The East Entrance Road between the East Entrance and Fishing Bridge is temporarily closed due to winter weather and hazardous…

The earth’s always moving in Yellowstone, but a recent earthquake in the park was intense enough to be measured by the U.S. Geological Survey. A handful of tourists might have started their day with a good shake. At 7:32 a.m. Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey detected a light earthquake in Yellowstone National Park. The…

The first grizzly relocation of 2022 occurred after a cattle-killing bear was taken to a new area in Shoshone National Forest near Yellowstone’s Northeast Entrance. After consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and relocated an adult male grizzly bear on Wednesday, May 4. The bear in…

The morning was cool with a light breeze for the 8th Annual Park & Pancakes (5/6/2022) near downtown Cody. Cody Country Chamber of Commerce members, as is customary, served a complimentary breakfast of flapjacks, bacon (provided by Blair Hotels), fruit, and coffee at the City Park near Cody High School. The event celebrates the opening…

Touropia cites Cody’s charm, cost of living, and excellent schools as its rationale for naming Cody as the best place to make a living in Wyoming. The travel and tourism website Touropia published its list of the “12 Best Cities in Wyoming to Live and Visit” on April 19, 2022. Rather than focus on each…

Chris Flesch has been named as the new Yellowstone National Park chief of Visitor and Resource Protection (VRP). Flesch is a 17-year veteran of the National Park Service, and he succeeds Sarah Davis who retired this April. As the 19th chief ranger, Flesch’s appointment began on May 1st, 2022. With more than 275 employees to…

The good news is Yellowstone Regional Airport will stay busy this summer – but the bad news is it won’t be as busy as it could have been with one airline gone. Over the past few years, the number of people moving through Yellowstone Regional Airport has steadily increased. Even the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t slow…


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