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Cody Wild West River Fest to celebrate Shoshone River east of Yellowstone

Fly-fisherman Jim Harris of Billings casts his line on the Shoshone River near the northern edge of Cody in this March 2009 file photo. Temperatures in the mid-60s lured many other fishermen to the water, which is fed by hot springs as it flows through town.

A wide range of sponsoring groups led by The Nature Conservancy are organizing the Cody Wild West River Fest, scheduled for Aug. 23-24. Among the activities planned are a fishing contest, boating competitions, a film festival and concerts. The festival will include events that draw attention to water quality and conservation issues, but the main goal is to celebrate the diverse role the Shoshone River plays in commerce, recreation and community health from the eastern edge of Yellowstone National Park across a vast drainage that is home to farms, critical wildlife habitat and growing economies. Continue Reading →

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