Park County

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 Wyoming’s emergency rule prohibiting commingling of poultry due to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza was repealed June 13, according to a release...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) — The Park County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue is searching for a missing person near the Sunlight Creek Bridge. On Thursday, June 9 at 4:48 P.M, the Park County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a report that a 2018 Red Jeep Wrangler, with an Indiana registration,...
POWELL — Boone Tidwell and Park County locals urged county commissioners May 17 to allow him and a group of volunteers to count election ballots by hand.  A month ago every seat was filled at the Park County commissioner’s meeting room, as Tidwell advocated for hand counting election ballots after...
CASPER — Wyomingites have until June 6 to apply for a partial property tax refund for 2021. To qualify for the state’s refund program, funded this year for the first time since 2019, you must own a home and have lived in Wyoming for at least five years.  The program is meant to give lower-income...
CASPER  (WNE) — Wyoming health officials have seen an uptick in the number of stomach-related illnesses in the state. The increases have been noted in Sheridan and Park counties in the north and Laramie County in the southeast, according to a press release from the Wyoming Department of Health.  “...
FROM WYOFILE:  The Park County Commissioners will not approve a proposal by Park County Republican Men’s Club to hand-count ballots in the 2022 elections, but the proposal remains in play.  The commission followed the counsel of Park County and Prosecuting Attorney Bryan Skoric, who advised against...
CODY — Dan Schein, chairman of the Cody Cupboard board, said he’s seen longtime customers no longer come to receive free food at the food pantry. It’s not that they don’t need the service anymore.  They’ve moved, having been priced out of living in Cody. Now he’s worried what will happen with a big...
CODY (WNE) —An evening gathering in Badger Basin resulted in a possible life-saving rescue by Park County deputies who’d spent almost five hours on the scene to ensure the many partygoers were OK. According to a sheriff’s office release, on the night of May 7, deputies became suspicious that a...
POWELL –  Alaina Doely, assistant director of Park County Intervention Services (CIS), got a call late one night earlier this month from a victim of domestic violence. The woman and her child were living with an abusive man and needed to find a safe place to stay.  Unfortunately, since June of 2021...

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