Goliaths of the Bighorns
Powell Tribune, August 16, 2018 Article and image by Mark Davis
Funding brings Game and Fish and UW researchers together for first Bighorn mountain range moose study. To read more click here.
Alpine airdrop: Hike-in fishing unique opportunity for Bighorn adventure
Powell Tribune, August 14, 2018, Image and article by Mark Davis
In continued efforts to support alpine lake fishing, state officials take to the sky each summer in a unique restocking program. To read more click here.
Hooks Ranch team wins Park County Ranch Rodeo
Event attracts 10 teams from around the region
Powell Tribune, August 9, 2018, Image by Carla Wensky, Article by Don Cogger
Ten four-man teams from around the region descended on the Park County Fair last month, competing in the second annual ranch rodeo. In addition to battling in four different events, awards for top hand and top horse were also handed out. To read more click here.
Powell All-Stars top Big Horn 6-2 in District 1 title game
Powell Tribune, July 24, 2018, Image and article by Don Cogger
With three straight wins, the Powell Little League Majors All-Stars took home the title of District 1 champs, highlighted by a 6-2 win over Big Horn in Saturday’s championship game in Lovell. And what a game it was. After falling behind 1-0 in the first inning, Powell battled back behind strong hitting and a stellar performance on the mound by pitcher Cade Queen. The young right-hander threw a complete game and was virtually unhittable from the third inning on as the All-Stars clinched the championship. To read more click here.
Bats in danger: Game and Fish joins national effort to study, protect imperiled species
Powell Tribune, July 24, 2018, Image and article by Mark Davis
Armed with highly sensitive recording devices, state biologists are chasing bats through Wyoming in an emergency effort to identify and locate the species before a deadly disease grips Wyoming populations. Earlier this year, researchers discovered the first bat in Wyoming that had the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome. The disease has devastated bat populations in the eastern U.S. and is making its way west. To read more click here.
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.