CODY, Wyo. — For the first time anyone can remember, county commissioners, conservationists, energy officials and a number of user groups sat down Wednesday night at one table, in one room, to discuss public lands and the many opinions surrounding their use.
CODY, Wyo. -- Wyoming Game and Fish urged Park County commissioners on Tuesday to consider measures to manage garbage around the community of Clark in order to reduce conflicts with bears.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners remain at odds with the National Park Service over its new proposals to regulate winter use in Yellowstone Park.
CODY, Wyo. — A group of backcountry horsemen voiced concern this week with a push by the Northwest Wyoming Off-Highway Vehicle Alliance to expand motorized access in the Shoshone National Forest.
CODY, Wyo. — Maintaining access to public lands, upgrading the county fairgrounds and adjusting to possible reductions in the federal budget top the list for Park County commissioners as they enter a new year.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners opted Tuesday to wait for other cooperating agencies involved in the Shoshone National Forest planning process before signing a new agreement with the agency.
CODY, Wyo. -- Park County commissioners found themselves embroiled in yet another debate Tuesday surrounding their consultant, Ecosystems Research Group, and how much more it might cost to retain the firm's services during federal land planning efforts.
CODY, Wyo. — Shoshone National Forest Supervisor Joe Alexander addressed Park County Commissioners on Tuesday, looking to end a longstanding squabble over a county consultant and the role they play during the forest’s planning process.
CODY, Wyo. -- It's become a sour debate that won't go away, and at Tuesday's meeting of Park County commissioners it surfaced once again, delaying what they'd planned to discuss in the first place.
CODY, Wyo. — A proposed management plan for the Bighorn Basin took an unexpected turn Tuesday when a consulting group working for several Wyoming counties said it was shifting its support to a planning alternative most favorable to the oil and gas industry.
CODY, Wyo. — Saying they have the backing of most area residents, Park County commissioners voted 4-1 this week to not recommend to the Bureau of Land Management any special or unique landscapes for wilderness protection.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners are pushing for a stronger agreement with the Shoshone National Forest in hopes of gaining more control over the forest’s new management plan.
CODY, Wyo. — Shoshone National Forest officials believe that two consultants appointed by Park County and the Cody Conservation District don’t meet the requirements of a federal law on advising the agency on its new management plan.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners voted Tuesday to deny an additional $8,000 in funding for the county animal shelter, leaving the facility to cover the added costs of providing animal care.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners sent a personal reply to the former president of Husky Oil on Tuesday, sharing their concern over a federal inventory of public lands within the Bighorn Basin.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners on Thursday convened a special meeting to make an adjustment to the county’s land and environmental budget, hours before the close of fiscal year 2011.
CODY, Wyo. — Biologists have launched a study of sage grouse in the Bighorn Basin to better understand the bird's movements and the threats it faces.
CODY, Wyo. — A group of real estate agents and brokers and others on Tuesday protested a fee proposed by Park County to access public records online.
CODY, Wyo. — Wyoming’s four Bighorn Basin counties are accusing the Interior Department of trying to create new wilderness without congressional approval by directing the Bureau of Land Management to inventory its wildlands and manage them for their wilderness characteristics.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County joined the Wyoming County Commissioners Association on Tuesday in voting to publicly oppose a federal order directing the Bureau of Land Management to inventory public land with wilderness characteristics.