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CODY (WNE) — Yellowstone National Park visitation was far lower than in recent years for June, largely because for 10 days all gates were closed and for most of the month visitation was restricted due to the historic flooding. The park hosted 536,601 recreation visits in June. This is a 43%...
POWELL (WNE) — When Preston Randolph’s name was called out as the winner of an Emmy last Saturday, he was in Cody surrounded by his family.  He had an invitation for the swanky red-carpet event, yet he chose to be in his living room watching the live-stream of the awards ceremony with his wife,...
JACKSON (WNE) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has relocated a subadult male grizzly bear near Cody for accessing “anthropogenic attractants.” Dan Thompson, the department’s large carnivore supervisor, told the Jackson Hole Daily that the bear was not one of Grizzly 399’s offspring, which are...
CODY (WNE) — Joseph Underwood is now being held in Cody on a $500,000 cash-only bond on four charges including disposal of a dead human body related to a murder case just dismissed in Cheyenne. Underwood was listed in custody at the Park County Detention Center at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. County...
SUNDANCE (WNE) – Is Sundance now the smallest city in the nation to host a congressional office? With the opening of U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis’ new digs within Old Stoney, it might just be.  Having a presence in the smaller communities of Wyoming was the plan all along, said Kristin Walker, Chief...
CODY (WNE) —Nearly 100 women were reported as having received abortions in Wyoming in 2021, according to a recently released report by the Wyoming Department of Health. The 2021 Wyoming Abortion Report was released soon after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, triggering a bill...
CASPER — Retired U.S. Sen. Al Simpson received the nation’s highest civilian honor Thursday: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  Ninety-year-old Simpson is a pillar of Wyoming politics. He served in the U.S Senate for 18 years and in leadership for 10 of those. Before moving to Congress, he...
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...

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