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“There is always, always, always something to be thankful for.” The above quote is a bit of a mystery, in that it is hard to find the original author. Punch the words into a search … more
With another election just completed a little more than a week ago, discussion about politics and government in America and in Powell is still going strong — and aside from increased division … more
If there’s one thing about last week’s election that we all can agree on, it may be the feeling of relief that it’s over. Although the results won’t be officially certified … more
Election Day dominated much of the limelight this week, but our country will soon observe another important date. Sunday is Veterans Day, when we recognize those who have served in America’s … more
When a pair of dog lovers approached the City of Powell last spring with a proposal for a dog park within our city limits, the idea was met with vehement opposition from residents whose property … more
It has been said that when couples view each other with contempt, their relationship is likely to fail. In the past, Americans knew how to disagree on political issues without viewing each other with … more
Ask someone for their thoughts about the upcoming midterm election, and you might hear something about making America great or, conversely, about wanting to create a “blue wave.” To … more
Agriculture’s roots run deep here. From early homesteaders who first tilled this soil to the longtime farmers who’ve helped sustain our economy for decades, Powell always has been an … more
The Big Horn Basin got its first measurable snowfall of the season on Oct. 13, and with it a rash of vehicular accidents; the Park County Sheriff’s Office alone received five crash reports … more
It’s a disturbing photo, one made even more so by the crassness of the email that accompanied it. A smiling member of the Idaho Fish and Game Commission, is pictured with a family of dead … more
It was 20 years ago that two men savagely beat Matthew Shepard and left the 21-year-old college student for dead on a fence outside of Laramie, reportedly doing so because he was gay. His murder … 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
As legendary author Mark Twain might have said if he was alive today, “The reports of the death of the community newspaper are greatly exaggerated.” For many years, we have heard that … more
October is upon us, the new school year is in full swing and residents are holding on to the final few weeks of warm weather before we break out warmer coats and holiday decorations. Farmers are … more
It’s possible that a Montana judge correctly interpreted the law and past court decisions when he reversed federal wildlife managers and restored Endangered Species Act protections for the … more
After a Montana judge reinstated federal protections for grizzly bears on Monday, the iconic species is dominating headlines once again — and rightfully so. But before we weigh in on the … more
While Christmas songs proclaim the holiday as the “most wonderful time of the year,” we would say there are few weeks more exciting in small-town America than Homecoming … more
On the morning of Aug. 22, just hours after learning that he’d finished as runner-up to Mark Gordon in the Republican Party’s gubernatorial primary race, Foster Friess sent out an email … 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
When a local resident killed a mountain lion in his yard just south of Powell last week, many in our community were surprised the carnivorous cat was hanging out so close to town. We also were … more
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