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A wild horse advocacy group is upset following the roundup of 41 horses in the area, but the federal and state agencies involved say their actions were legal.

The equines’ apparent imminent destruction — if it hasn’t already happened — at a slaughterhouse in Canada has further caused the horse advocates great discomfort.

The Powell Fire Department’s snozzle truck may begin its journey home starting the end of the first week in April.

April 01, 2014 7:29 am

Quake shakes Yellowstone Sunday

Biggest temblor in 34 years may not be linked to massive underground volcano  

The biggest earthquake in 34 years rolled Yellowstone National Park Sunday morning, but no damage or injuries have been reported.

Friends are rallying to support a Powell man who suffered a traumatic brain injury in January.

A fundraiser is set for Friday for Ryan Gutierrez, a 31-year-old Powell resident. He was injured in a fight at LaVina Package Liquors in Powell on Jan. 19, according to Powell police.

March 18, 2014 7:34 am

‘The wolf tapeworm’

Powell veterinarian warns of problems that may be spread by wolves

A nasty tapeworm found in Alaskan wolves has turned up in Park County and has infected multiple elk and four dogs, according to a Powell veterinarian.

A chunk of concrete at the airport’s new terminal/snow removal equipment building will get the heave-ho this spring.

The dart swatted the bighorn sheep ewe square on the rump, making her a winner of sorts.

March 04, 2014 9:50 am

Preparing for the worst

Powell firefighter trainees learn in simulated conditions 

Crawling around in the dark is something most people don’t practice. But firefighters take it seriously, since their safety and lives are at stake during a fire.

For the first time in more than 20 years, the Powell High School boys’ swim team seized second at the 3A state meet in Gillette Friday.

Lander Valley High School once again came in first.

The Powell High School boys’ swim team is raring to test its mettle against Wyoming’s best at the 3A state meet in Gillette today (Thursday) and Friday.