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Rich Crandall is no longer the director of the Wyoming Department of Education but he is still a state employee “for a short period of time.”

“He is currently working for the Governor through the transition to answer any questions that may arise,” according to an email response from Renny MacKay, Gov. Matt Mead’s communications director.

A water pipeline project north of Powell has been in hot water recently, but the man in charge says things have cooled down.

Park County last week threatened to shut down the potable pipeline project unless the contractor adopted safety measures as mandated by the county.

April 22, 2014 7:41 am

City seeking hauling bids for garbage

Written by Tom Lawrence

The city of Powell is shifting gears on a hauling contract.

The city will seek bids on hauling its municipal solid waste to a landfill. A legal notice in today’s paper announces that bids will be accepted for the hauling contract until 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 30. City Administrator Zane Logan said the request for bids was on the city website by 9 a.m. Monday.

Decision had been scheduled for Monday but Logan says more time needed  

The Powell City Council has junked a plan to make a decision Monday night on where to take the city’s garbage.

City Administrator Zane Logan said Wednesday the issue will not be on the agenda for the next council meeting. It was a reversal of a statement made less than two hours earlier.

Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed in connection with a Northwest College student’s fatal fall from a Denver hotel balcony last month.

Hold onto your mask, Kemosabe.

Forget about Johnny Depp and his ill-fated attempt to revive “The Lone Ranger” franchise. A relic from the glory days of the 1950s, when the Lone Ranger and his faithful companion Tonto chased bad guys in a weekly TV series, has landed at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody.

President Barack Obama requested $2.6 billion for the National Park Service’s budget for fiscal year 2015, but it appears unlikely Congress will completely support the president’s proposed figure.