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Loren Grosskopf

Cody residents say new park plan is 'step in the right direction'

Cody residents say new park plan is 'step in the right direction'

CODY, Wyo. — About 50 Cody residents at a public meeting Thursday greeted the National Park Service’s new plan for winter access to Yellowstone Park with cautious optimism.

July 19, 2012 9:19 pmLoading…

Allegations of document impropriety unfounded

On March 21, Billings Gazette reporter Martin Kidston, posted a story "Commissioner shared Shoshone planning docs / Snowmobile groups were shown privileged documents".

April 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Commissioner bucked Forest Service on release of planning document

CODY, Wyo. -- A Park County commissioner and snowmobile advocate used his position as an elected official to receive privileged information from the Forest Service, emails obtained this week by The Billings Gazette show.

March 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Shoshone planning talks explore wilderness, grazing, fire

Shoshone planning talks explore wilderness, grazing, fire

THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. -- The Shoshone National Forest's new management plan cleared a big hurdle this week when forest officials sat down with their cooperating government partners to hammer out a range of plan alternatives.

February 10, 2012 3:10 pmLoading…

Backcountry horsemen at odds with ORV use in Shoshone National Forest

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.

January 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Off-road vehicle group, counties lobby BLM to expand ORV areas

CODY, Wyo. — Commissioners from Park and Big Horn counties joined the president of an off-road-vehicle group Wednesday in an unadvertised meeting with the Bureau of Land Management to ask for expanded off-road-vehicle opportunities in the Bighorn Basin.

January 11, 2012 5:30 pmLoading…

Park County to support group's push for motorized access in Shoshone Forest

CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners voted Tuesday to support the goals of an off-road-vehicle group looking to increase motorized access in portions of the Shoshone National Forest.

January 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Counties still looking for agreement with Shoshone Forest officials

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.

December 20, 2011 6:00 pmLoading…

Consultant costs too much, commissioner says

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.

December 06, 2011 4:50 pmLoading…

Animal shelter's request for funding denied by county

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.

July 19, 2011 5:15 pmLoading…

County lines up with oilman on BLM land plan

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.

July 06, 2011 1:30 pmLoading…

Basin counties at odds with land management plan

POWELL, Wyo. — Commissioners from four Wyoming counties continued their efforts to dismantle a federal land management plan this week, arguing that public lands should be open to unrestricted oil and gas development.

June 02, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Park County to charge fee for Internet access to public documents

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.

April 19, 2011 4:00 pmLoading…

Park County joins foes of BLM wildlands inventory

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.

February 02, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Republicans fare well in Park County

Republicans fare well in Park County

CODY — Republicans fared well Tuesday in heavily conservative Park County, with slightly more than 72 percent of registered voters casting ballots, many of them citing a strong interest in local contests and issues.

November 02, 2010 9:36 pm Related Loading…

Cody hospital tax fails

CODY — Voters in Park County turned out Tuesday in strong numbers for a primary election that saw some precincts run short on ballots, based on what election officials speculate was a high number of Democratic and unaffiliated voters switching registration to vote as Republicans.

August 17, 2010 8:42 pm Related Loading…
2 seeking to join Park County Commission - Loren Grosskopf

2 seeking to join Park County Commission - Loren Grosskopf

CODY — An outdoorsman who has hunted and fished in Alaska, New Zealand, Africa and across Canada and the rest of the United States, Loren Grosskopf wants to use his financial skills and experience as a Park County commissioner.

August 07, 2010 9:15 pm Related Loading…

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