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Tim French

Guest opinion: Park County needs to lower its landfill rates

As a recently retired Park County commissioner, I would like to clarify the recent landfill fiasco, and the decision by Powell to haul its garbage to the Cowley landfill in Big Horn County.

January 29, 2013 2:55 pmLoading…
Park County takes issue with snowmobile aspects of park winter plan

Park County takes issue with snowmobile aspects of park winter plan

CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners remain at odds with the National Park Service over its new proposals to regulate winter use in Yellowstone Park.

February 21, 2012 4:30 pm Photos

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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.

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Consultant to draft county's comments to Forest Service

CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners agreed Tuesday to retain the services of Ecosystems Research Group and have the consultant draft the county's response to the Shoshone National Forest's new draft management plan.

January 11, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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.

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Park County prepares for federal budget cuts

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.

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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…

Shoshone forest supervisor looks to end dispute with county

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.

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Split Park County Commission remains at odds with Forest Service

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.

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New wilderness not welcome in Wyoming, commissioners say

New wilderness not welcome in Wyoming, commissioners say

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.

August 03, 2011 3:00 pmLoading…

Park County challenges Shoshone Forest on planning process

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.

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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…

Park County rescinds $55,000 check to bring environmental budget into balance

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.

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Talk of plowing Beartooth fizzles for lack of funding

CODY, Wyo. — Call it the great meeting that fizzled.

June 07, 2011 4:45 pmLoading…
Yellowstone Park looks for balance in new winter plan

Yellowstone Park looks for balance in new winter plan

CODY, Wyo. — There are some proposals that didn’t make the cut of winter activities allowed in Yellowstone National Park, such as building a monorail system to glide over the snowbound terrain, or an extreme off-road snowmobile course.

June 03, 2011 5:30 pmLoading…

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 identifies Shoshone Forest management goals

CODY, Wyo. — Stating that Park County is economically tied to the management of the Shoshone National Forest, commissioners on Tuesday compiled a series of requests it hopes the Forest Service considers as it prepares a draft of its new management plan.

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Wildlands designation raises concern about land’s future

Wildlands designation raises concern about land’s future

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.

March 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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