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Tom Lawrence

Hank Coe isn’t going anywhere.

Not for more than two years, anyway. The Republican state senator from Cody was elected to his seventh term in the Legislature in 2012. That term expires in January 2017, and if Coe runs again in 2016 — he reportedly is undecided at this point — he may be there for several more years to come.

Powell’s garbage may be making a trip across the state line.

City Administrator Zane Logan told the Powell City Council Monday night that city staff is investigating sending the city’s household trash — which is termed municipal solid waste (MSW) — to Billings.

March 20, 2014 7:40 am

Fowl on the first play?

Chicken ordinance approved — but may need to be amended 

Scratch chickens off the list of animals banned in Powell.

Don’t try to label Wilford Brimley.

“I’m not a musician. I’m not even an actor,” Brimley said during a telephone interview with the Tribune Thursday. “Just a guy, just a feller.”

When is breaking the law OK? In Powell, it depends.

Can you speed, run stop signs or drive drunk? No, and if a police officer catches you, you will pay a price for flaunting the law.

Can you park for more than two hours downtown, despite an ordinance against that? Are illegal turns allowed, or at least not strongly prohibited? According to what was said at Monday night’s Powell City Council meeting, yes.

Charlie Hardy isn’t a typical candidate.

Hardy, a Democrat seeking his party’s nomination for the Senate seat now held by Sen. Mike Enzi, a three-term Republican, stopped in Powell Tuesday. He did a meet-and-greet event at the Park County Fairgrounds and came to the Powell Tribune office for an extended interview.

Thumbs up to the Wyoming Legislature for completing an efficient 2014 budget session.

The Legislature adjourned on March 6 after completing its assigned task, passing a $3.3-billion budget for the next two fiscal years. That’s a day earlier than was scheduled.

Panthers will face top-ranked Wheatland in state tourney opener

It wasn’t easy or pretty, but the Powell High School boys’ basketball team is headed back to the Class 3A State Tournament.

Ronald Reagan led the Republican Party to political dominance by espousing a “big tent” philosophy.

First-year coach says there’s no reason Panthers can’t win regional tournament

"The film never lies.”

That’s one reason Powell High School boys’ basketball coach Chase Kistler invests several hours each weekend to studying the games his team plays. Kistler watches tapes of the games at his office adjacent to the Panther gym.