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CJ Baker

The Powell High School tennis team found some success at a weekend tournament in Sheridan.

The PHS girls collected 12 wins against six losses and six ties, according to results provided by coach Ray Bieber.

trio of new volunteers joined the Park County Fair Board.

At a special Friday meeting, Park County commissioners appointed Troy Wiant of Cody and Sara Skalsky and Teecee Barrett of Powell to the board. They replace three members who abruptly resigned their posts in the middle of the fair board’s April 14 meeting.

If Calvin Chad Sharp tried posing as Powell resident Amy Moore at a store, he likely wouldn’t have gotten very far. But on the Internet, no one knows you’re a tattooed man with a lengthy criminal past and not a minivan-driving mother.

Park County homes continued to gain value in 2014 — which will likely mean somewhat higher property tax bills this year.

Park County Assessor Pat Meyer says residential properties in Powell and Cody generally rose in value by 3 to 5 percent between 2013 and 2014.

Park County officials are looking for some volunteers to help ensure the show goes on at the 2015 fair.

A number of new superintendents are needed, and there are three vacancies on the county fair board.

Relaxed rules for winter visits to Yellowstone National Park proved something of a boon for the park’s eastern gate.

County fair director let go ahead of schedule

The Park County Fair recently got a new leader and now, it’s getting a mostly brand-new board, too.

rural Powell man is facing two counts of aggravated assault in connection with allegations that he severely battered his wife one night last month.

Several animals — including three dogs — have died, apparently after consuming poison near the Timber Creek Trailhead southwest of Meeteetse.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and other law enforcement agencies are investigating the deaths, Cody Region Wildlife Supervisor Alan Osterland said Monday.

woman who led police on a high-speed chase in August 2013 while wanted on dozens of charges in Utah and Wyoming received a four- to six-year prison sentence for her Park County crimes last week.

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