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