Powell, WY


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Gib Mathers

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

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 took second, falling only to powerhouse Lander Valley High School, at the 3A conference in Lyman over the weekend.

The outlook for Buffalo Bill Reservoir is favorable for irrigation district needs this year, but the elevator that shuttles workers up and down the dam needs a lift.

Pedestrians slipping or tripping on icy sidewalks around town should know that snow removal responsibility lies with the property owner. The city of Powell will remove snow and ice on downtown sidewalks if it can, but street snow and ice removal takes precedence.

Powell High School boys’ swim team easily overcame Buffalo Friday, but swam upstream to land 10th out of 18 teams at Saturday’s invitational in Gillette.

The Powell High School boys’ swim team took second at a Lander quad and invitational Friday and Saturday.

Should the Powell Volunteer Fire Department be summoned to emergencies by the Powell Police Department or by the Park County Sheriff’s Office dispatch centers?

Odds are Yellowstone National Park’s East Entrance will open on schedule this spring without snow removal assistance from locals, as happened in 2013.

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