Cody

Man receives up to two years prison time for bighorn sheep poaching   CODY (WNE) — A man already in prison for multiple poaching violations pleaded guilty and was sentenced recently in Park County District Court to between 20 and 24 months in a state penitentiary to be served following his term in...

Sarah Wormald, of Powell, hands out meals to volunteers as they work to help Red Lodge residents recover from the destruction from flood waters. Wormald was one of several volunteers from Powell who went to Red Lodge to feed workers as they helped the town recover from the flood. (Photo by Mark Davis, Powell Tribune)

POWELL — On June 17 before sunrise, volunteers started arriving in downtown Powell to load their vehicles with supplies prior to heading north in an 11-County convoy. They forged their way to flood-ravaged Red Lodge to show support for residents and volunteers with free food, drinks and a heaping...

Bighorn National Forest, Via the Wyoming News Exchange

BUFFALO —  There's no doubt among local stakeholders that Yellowstone's closure will affect tourism in the area. They're just not quite sure how. Flooding shut down Yellowstone National Park last week, with only partial openings on the near-term horizon. As a result, tourists have had to modify...
CODY (WNE) — Park County School District No. 6 board members voted unanimously to keep Margaret Atwood’s novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” on a library shelf at Cody High School. The action came in the wake of an earlier request to remove the book due to its adult themes and content. The KEC, Cody’s...

A road map of Yellowstone National Park indicating points of interest, park road closures due to flooding and improvement projects, and areas where flood impacts occurred. 

Via National Park Services

POWELL —As an economic engine for Wyoming, tourism is second only to mineral extraction.  Rain and rapid snowmelt, which caused extensive river flooding last week, forced the evacuation of Yellowstone and closed entrances into the park. It is not only wreaking havoc on travelers’ vacation plans; it...
CODY (WNE) — Poultry shows have the go-ahead from the state livestock board after being banned for most of the spring due to concerns of avian influenza. Wyoming’s emergency rule prohibiting commingling of poultry due to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza was repealed June 13, according to a release...
CODY (WNE) –   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 May 4. According to a G&F news release, the bear was captured for killing cattle on private land and relocated to the Sunlight...
POWELL — The Park County Republican Party condemned the leaders of the Wyoming Legislature, called for the state’s elections to be tallied by hand and took a stand against health care mandates during its recent convention.  At their March 12 gathering in Cody, members of the party’s central...
POWELL —As Cody resident Nick Piazza discussed his efforts to aid Ukraine in its fight against Russian invaders, he apologized for needing to cut the phone interview short. He had an important call on the other line. “I’ll call you back in 15 minutes,” he said. “This guy I’m trying to buy some body...
Gordon picks schools chief   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday appointed the head of a private Christian school in Cody to serve as Wyoming’s next superintendent of public instruction.  Brian Schroeder, who oversees the Veritas...

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