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Tessa Schweigert

Thumbs up to the progression of an economic development bill in the Wyoming Legislature that could help bring scores of jobs to our area. The initial bill from Sen. Hank Coe, R-Cody, would have just approved a $24.4 million loan to expand Cody Laboratories. But it’s since been morphed into a law that would create a revolving investment fund for any large economic development project in Wyoming that meets certain criteria.

Bids for demolition, abatement and renovation project due Feb. 28 

Today, it’s an 80,000-square-foot icebox.

Learning, growing and playing will still occur within the walls of the old Southside Elementary School. But now, so will worship, communion, baptisms, weddings and funerals.

PHS stagecoach project was inspired by 1939 John Wayne movie 

Mark Twain once called the Concord Coach “an imposing cradle on wheels.”

Powell first area city to join Wyoming Main Street

Recognizing the importance of a thriving main street to the health of the entire community, local leaders are taking a new step to enhance Powell’s downtown.

A week after the Wyoming Supreme Court declared the state’s superintendent of public instruction law unconstitutional, local legislators and residents continue to wonder what will happen in the coming weeks.

The first weeks of 2014 brought both closure and new beginnings for Powell Valley Healthcare.

Stretched thin between the school district’s seven schools, two nurses deal with everything from playground mishaps to stomachaches to blood sugar checks.

It may be a new year, but Wyoming finds itself in a very similar position as last January.

Powell’s senior resident is older than the city

Born in 1906 — when Theodore Roosevelt served as president and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West still toured Europe — Dottie Turney is older than Powell itself.

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