Cody

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 Wyoming’s emergency rule prohibiting commingling of poultry due to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza was repealed June 13, according to a release...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...
Almost $1M subsidy needed for air service between Cody, Denver   POWELL (WNE) — The federal government is being asked to pay nearly $1 million per year to keep United Airlines flying between Cody and Denver in Yellowstone Regional Airport’s slower months.  From June through September, United flies...
Barrasso, Lummis join anti-mandate brief   CODY (WNE) — U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, both R-Wyo., joined Senator Mike Braun (R-Ind.), 44 other Senators, and 136 Representatives in filing an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States.  The amicus brief was filed to an...
Remains of missing Texas woman found in Cody   POWELL (WNE) — The remains of a 29-year-old woman who’d been missing for weeks were found Monday in Cody.  On Wednesday, police identified the deceased as Rachel Sirman of Texas. Cody police said they’d had “intermittent contact” with Sirman between...

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