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Dave Bonner

Right up there with the November election itself, there’s drama playing out in legislative circles about who will be the face of leadership, particularly in the Wyoming House of Representatives, when the next legislative session convenes in January of 2017.

Site work began last week in Laramie on the high profile project to renovate the University of Wyoming Arena Auditorium, and the project has been awarded to a Park County construction company.

Did the primary election vote in August give us any kind of read on the prospect for passage of the 1-cent optional sales tax in Park County in November? Were people connecting any dots to the candidate positions on the sales tax?

People want to vote in the presidential election.

The official voting records are unequivocal on that subject. The same records are a little puzzling on what it takes to motivate the electorate to go to the polls at other times.

Deer carcasses lying along the side of the road may prompt driver caution, but they aren’t posted there as warning signs.

Addition of new outside elevator to start soon

Rocky Mountain Manor has strong support in the community of Powell.

Planting of 2016 crop tentatively on hold

Not all gluten-free oats are created equally.

It’s a reality that has roiled the marketplace for a Powell company, Gluten Free Oats, and its GF Harvest branded oats products.

It may be called a general sales tax, but the fifth penny will never be approved in Park County by trying to sell it in general terms.

That’s the opinion of two Powell legislators with connections to the agriculture community.

A ball of flame raged into the night sky, and the putrid smell of burned beans prevailed for two weeks — memories of one of Powell’s worst fires in history 50 years ago. 

Hicswa, colleges like the vibes from incoming UW president

Already, incoming University of Wyoming president Laurie Nichols is winning friends on Wyoming community college campuses.

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