Last week, the Wyoming Legislature wrapped up a long, split, hybrid session. It was almost entirely virtual early ondue to COVID-19 restrictions, but by March and early April lawmakers were back in-person to work through a flurry of bills.
After Park County was an early leader in vaccination in the state and despite anyone over 16 being eligible, only three people had signed up for a mass vaccination clinic in Cody as of Tuesday.
Two Cody residents have now been charged with first degree murder for their role in the death of 2-year-old Paisleigh Williams.
Not every person who took the mic at the public forum held in the middle school gym Monday night said the exact same thing, but their messages were clear: cut something, anything, other than activities.
Work on the nearly $5 million road reconstruction project along the main Cody thoroughfare has been slowed by the wintry weather, but crews are still plugging away. The biggest part of the spring project, pouring fresh concrete on the Greybull Hill, is planned to wrap up next week depending …
A closure permit application made public by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality last Friday caused a bit of a confusion in the community, as it said the 120-acre Powell Landfill run by Park County was being considered for closure. It turned out this announcement was a bit inaccur…
CHEYENNE – Cody physician Dr. Mark Ryzewicz recently joined the Board of Directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming. Dr. Ryzewicz is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and is affiliated with the Northern Wyoming Surgical Center and Cody Regional Health.
Sally Holberg (left) teaches Bonnie Schultz Telemark Rosemaling, a type of Norwegian painting, during a class Saturday at the Cody Country Art League. Holberg studied in Norway and has been painting for over 40 years.
When Jackie Fales was admitted to the Cedar Mountain Center she weighed 78 pounds. There was almost nothing left on her five-foot seven-inch tall frame.
The Cody School District plans on continuing its partnership with Verkada and Pine Cove Consulting despite some misgivings after a massive hack. Verkada, a California company which sells enterprise-level security systems to private businesses and government agencies, was attacked by hackers …
U.S. Sen. John Barrasso spoke at the Cody Rotary Club on Thursday, discussing his concerns with President Joe Biden’s plans for infrastructure, management of the border wall, the national debt, election security and coronavirus relief.
When the COVID-19 pandemic started, Park County Drug Court halted in-person meetings. Program Director Shannon Votaw said many participants would tune out during the virtual group sessions, sometimes moving away from the camera to do other tasks like laundry.
USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen recently announced the issuance of more than $193 million to support public schools, roads and other municipal services through the agency’s Secure Rural Schools program. Wyoming’s schools will receive $3.8 million through the program.
CASPER – President Joe Biden responded to a wave of gun violence throughout the country by announcing executive actions Thursday to curb the growth of homemade “ghost guns” and 3D-printed firearms lacking serial numbers, and require stabilizing braces to adhere to the requirements of the Nat…
VFW members Jack Martin (from left), Dennis McGary and Jim Bobbitt replace the ceiling at the Youth Clubs of Park County on April 5. The VFW, Honor Guard and members donated money, materials and labor to help renovate the Youth Clubs of Park County.
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CHEYENNE (WNE) — The day after announcing this summer’s event will take place at full capacity and without masks, Cheyenne Frontier Days announced the 2021 Frontier Nights entertainment lineup.
JACKSON – Federal scientists who track grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are revising a key criterion that underlies how they count bears, with the effect being a 34% to 43% jump in the population estimate.
CASPER (WNE) – Trustees for Bradford Lund, the grandson of legendary animator and producer Walt Disney, have reportedly negotiated the sale of a family ranch outside Jackson against Lund’s wishes.
Two Cody residents, including a Cody High School freshman and a recent Heart Mountain Academy graduate, remain hospitalized after a one-vehicle rollover on the evening of April 1 on Road 7WC.
Fewer people in Park County have been signing up to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Some of those who do are forgetting to get their second dose or are trying to change the schedule, said Park County Public Health Nurse Manager Bill Crampton.
The sun had long since set when the last worker left the Greybull Hill last Thursday night. The weather finally cooperated with the massive 450-cubic-yard concrete pour to fill in the hole dug in the side of the hill.
Cody area hunters could have a few different options regarding big game hunting this fall, from a chance to hunt a larger variety of bucks in the upper Shoshone herd to a new mountain goat license to try and keep them from moving south into bighorn sheep areas.
With record-high temperatures over the weekend, people across the region were lighting fields on fire, an annual tradition of controlled burns after the long winter.
Wyoming Department of Transportation striping crews are preparing to begin striping highways in central and northwest Wyoming, and crews are asking for help from drivers this spring and summer.
Two Cody residents were arrested last Wednesday by the Cody Police Department on charges of felony aggravated child abuse.
A man who dug up a cemetery in Yellowstone National Park in search of the Forest Fenn treasure was sentenced to six months in prison, six months home detention and $31,566 in restitution on Wednesday.
Vaccination against the coronavirus has progressed rapidly in Wyoming and Gov. Mark Gordon has opened vaccination dramatically across the state.
U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) said she was prompted to be the next member of the state delegation to introduce a bill delisting the Yellowstone grizzly bear because of the new Secretary of the Interior.
CHEYENNE – After adopting amendments to change some key aspects of the bill, the Wyoming Senate gave its final approval Friday to legislation outlining the state’s K-12 education funding model with the inclusion of an estimated $45 million in cuts.