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The holidays are upon us — a time to gather with friends and loved ones and celebrate the things we are grateful for. For many of us, it’s a time to set aside work, school and other … 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
Wyoming generally prides itself on being a business-friendly place, where entrepreneurs don’t have to worry about getting bogged down in government red tape as they pursue the American … 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
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
We want everyone to get to their destinations safely. To ensure that happens, we all must take precautions and drive defensively. Unfortunately, the number of highway fatalities in Wyoming so far this year has more than doubled over last year. As … more
How can schools keep kids safe? It’s a question that can haunt school staff and parents, keeping them awake at night. In today’s America, the answers to that question are complicated. … more
With Christmas less than one month away, it seems that the holiday season has already kicked into high gear. Christmas lights are up all over town, Santa Claus has already visited Powell, Country … more
The new year is off to a tragic start on Wyoming’s roads. During the first 11 days of 2019, seven people died in vehicle crashes in Wyoming. That terrible statistic includes a head-on wreck … more
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