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The Powell Municipal Airport may become one of the first in the country to let drones fly in its airspace.

This story is a ringing endorsement to metal detectorists everywhere, good old-fashioned kindness, or both.

It looked like a steel-sided building in Clark had burst at the seams Tuesday night, with siding and styrofoam insulation strewn around the shed like fallout from a big, ill-tempered dust devil.

Santa and workshop a hit with kids

Santa came back to an appreciative following.

It had been a few years since Santa flew in for a downtown appearance on the day after Thanksgiving. But judging from the response Friday, youngsters and their parents are hoping the jolly old elf can continue to squeeze in a Powell stop.

Although they could be seen as health care competitors, representatives of the three medical services in Powell say they work together cooperatively to provide the best options for patients.

Whether a Douglas elementary school teacher actually broke the law by sleeping with a 17-year-old high school student remains something of an open legal question.

Clerk: Baldwin’s recount cost $3,900

A Monday recount of the state Senate District 18 race cost more than $3,900 — mostly because it took over 130 hours of staff time, says Park County Clerk Colleen Renner.

Willwood filling pool

Willwood Irrigation District is filling the pool behind the Willwood Dam.

That’s because the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will not issue the district another turbidity waiver, according to Todd Singbeil, the district’s manager.

Programs gearing up for Christmas giving

Santa resides at the North Pole, but some of his super-duper sidekicks call Powell home.

A couple local programs aimed at lending a helping hand — the Christmas Basket program and Sally’s Boutique — are gearing up for a holiday season of giving.

A recount demanded by Senate District 18 candidate Cindy Baldwin and conducted by the Park County Clerk’s Office on Monday confirmed the essence of what voters were told on election night: Baldwin lost by more than 1,400 votes and roughly 14 percentage points to longtime state Sen. Hank Coe, R-Cody.

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