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If you’re planning a controlled burn of a field this spring, it’s important to follow some basic guidelines from local and state officials: • Before igniting a fire, be sure to call the Park County Dispatch Center at 754-8700 to notify … more
As 2018 begins, we think it’s important to focus on what you’re capable of changing, rather than agonizing over things that are beyond your control. We cannot control what happens in Washington, D.C., or elsewhere across the U.S., but so … more
While Yellowstone draws thousands of visitors over its winter season, it’s the summer that brings in millions of people from across the globe. And those tourists bring a lot of money into this area, supporting many local jobs. The National Park … more
Less obvious, however, is the toll that fires take on first responders. Like many communities across the country, Powell is fortunate to have a dedicated group of service-minded heroes who range from the EMTs at Powell Valley Hospital to … more
There’s no shortage of things we could write about in this space today: The Wyoming Legislature is in full swing, mulling everything from new taxes to guns in schools; meanwhile, the president continues to take our country in some drastically … more
“On the one hand,” Brand wrote, “information wants to be expensive, because it’s so valuable; the right information in the right place just changes your life.” “On the other hand,” he continued, “information wants to be free, … more
In conservative Wyoming, you don’t have to look too far beyond the added taxes and high premiums in the insurance exchange — which now has only one insurer offering coverage — to understand why Obamacare is generally disliked here. We think … more
Many times (see Page 1 of the May 17 edition of the Powell Tribune), it’s a debate over big issues and high ideals: Who can manage public lands better, the State of Wyoming or the federal government? Should the McCullough Peaks be permanently … more
Sunday, Sept. 9 was one for the books for the Park County Sheriff’s Office’s Search and Rescue Unit, responding to three emergency calls in a six-hour span. The day began with a … more
Each campaign season brings a slew of nice-sounding ideas on how to make government better. Some suggestions turn out to be uninformed, others are determined to be impractical and still others are … more
Statewide, K-12 schools must trim $27 million from their budgets over the next two years. While those cuts aren’t as deep as they could have been — state senators had proposed slashing up to $76.2 million, according to WyoFile — we’re … more
The famous movie line, “If you build it, they will come,” could apply to the new conference center and hotel that’s coming to Powell. However, a more appropriate description might … more
PEP started managing the chamber’s operations this week. We’re glad this decision was based on public input and work sessions. The consolidation of PEP and chamber services is a new model for Powell, and we’re hopeful it will benefit the … more
When the Powell Economic Partnership and the Powell Valley Chamber of Commerce began working in conjunction with each other in January, it was seen as a temporary fix; the chamber was actively searching for a new executive director, and PEP stepped … more
With the hot weather comes an increased risk of fire danger. The Bureau of Land Management issued fire restrictions for local public lands on Thursday. A list of those restrictions appears on Page 7 in today's edition of the Powell Tribune. “It … more
In an age of seemingly endless political bickering, name-calling and worse, calls for civility have become increasingly common in America — and rightfully so. During a Thursday night panel … more
What began as a simple inquiry last October from a councilman who survived a close call with a distracted motorist quickly gained steam, as local law enforcement and legal offices were tasked with drafting an ordinance that would work for the … more
Up until last month, that question didn’t draw much debate or interest beyond the Cowboy State. But when Betsy DeVos, nominee for secretary of education, said she imagined the Wapiti school had a gun to fend off grizzly bears, major national news … more
But behind the bureaucratic jargon was a dramatic announcement: The federal government was declaring a more than 22 percent tariff (that is, a tax) on certain types of Canadian paper. The targets include the newsprint used by the Powell Tribune and … more
And more often than not, they’re heroes — putting their lives on the line daily to protect and serve the community they represent. Today (Tuesday) is Peace Officers Memorial Day, so designated by President John F. Kennedy in a proclamation in … more
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