Fitness stations installed at Homesteader Park
Equipment allows for outdoor workouts
Powell Tribune, July 17, 2018, By Don Cogger
Enjoy walking the pathway at Homesteader Park? You can now add strength training to your routine, with the addition of several outdoor fitness stations that are available to the public free of charge. To read more click here.
Second busiest June on record for YNP
Cody Enterprise, July 17, 2018, By Lew Freedman
Visitors keep pouring into Yellowstone National Park in 2018. The National Park Service announced last week that the nation’s oldest national park had its second busiest June in history. To read more click here.
Where are the workers? Local restaurants struggling to find enough employees
Cody Enterprise, July 11, 2018, By Zac Taylor
Five years ago when Michael Bruce would post an ad for a position at Hungry Bear, the Cody restaurant he owns with wife Alicia, he said he’d have 15 applicants to choose from. Recently he posted a job opening as Hungry Bear, like many restaurants in the area, is understaffed. Three weeks – no takers. To read more click here.
Sen. Barrasso efforts to amend Endangered Species act cheered, feared
Powell Tribune, July 12, 2018, By Mark Davis
A Wyoming senator’s proposal to amend the Endangered Species Act is both being heralded as an overdue attempt to modernize the 45-year-old legislation and as a partisan attempt to take control of conservation efforts from scientists and citizens in favor of industry. To read more click here.
Livestock in the neighborhood: City looks at new rules
Cody Enterprise, July 3, 2018, By Rhonda Schulte
A chicken coop full of hens. A barnyard animal petting zoo. A horse stable in the neighbor’s backyard. All scenarios are allowed in Cody’s city limits. And that may not change, although Cody officials are looking to add some parameters for people who wish to keep farm animals in town, especially in certain areas. To read more click here.
Crandall meeting: no good answers for cabin owners
Powell Tribune, July 3, 2018, By CJ Baker
Professionals from the Park County government, Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming Department of Transportation and U.S. Geological Survey have all examined the sliding hillside above Squaw Creek Road in the Crandall area. Their conclusion? To read more click here.
At Cody Labs, 50 Jobs to be lost
Powell Tribune, June 29, 2018, By CJ Baker
Months after Cody Laboratories’ owners halted a planned expansion of their facilities, roughly 50 people are being laid off, as Cody Labs’ parent company focuses its resources elsewhere. The layoffs — announced publicly in a Friday morning news release — represent more than a third of Cody Labs’ staff, which stood at around 135 employees last fall. To read more click here.
County mulls how to fix Crandall area slide
More cabins could be at risk
Powell Tribune, June 28, 2018, By C.J. Baker
More than a month after water, mud and debris came gushing down the hill and over Squaw Creek Road, the earth is still sliding. Park County officials said Tuesday that road and bridge crews remain stymied as rains have kept the Crandall area soggy. To read more click here.