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It’s getting a little bit cheaper to dump trash at Park County’s landfills. Last week, county commissioners voted 3-1 to lower the landfill tipping fees by about 5 percent. … more
Northwest College plans to spend up to $240,000 to keep Simpson Hall from going to the birds. Woodpeckers and possibly other birds have pecked out holes all along the exterior walls of the … more
Powell Valley Recycling is hanging on, but the recycling industry as a whole is falling on tough times. Recycling has never been a lucrative business, but the recycling commodity market is now … more
Out of more than 200 entries from around the state, a Powell High School senior won the top prize in the 2019 Wyoming Junior Duck Stamp Program. Brianna Simmons’s watercolor rendition of a … more
The gray wolf population in Yellowstone National Park has dropped to about 80 wolves, officials say — less than half of the high population mark in the park. While Yellowstone leaders … more
As light streamed through a wide window on a sleepy Sunday, John Greet heard a song he liked, politely asked the cutest girl in the bar to dance — he’s always the gentleman — and … more
After helping install a new furnace in a Cody woman’s home last year, a local man is alleged to have secretly returned to take dozens of the guns in her basement. The Park County … more
Local congregations will gather for special services to celebrate Holy Week. Churches with the Powell Ministerial Association will gather for a Good Friday service at noon at the Union … more
Leslie Schreiber slowed as the horizontal snow concealed a rare paved road north of Rawlins. But the wildlife biologist refused to stop. This could have been any of 1,000 days in the life of the … more
After putting the leaders of a large drug distribution ring behind bars, authorities are beginning to prosecute those alleged to have played smaller roles in the organization. The Park County … more
With the school year soon coming to an end, Powell kids are just about to go on spring break. The week-long break coincides with Easter, but with the holiday in late April this year, it’s … more
Community colleges across the state are struggling with falling enrollment figures, and Northwest College is not immune to the trend. The issue was on the agenda for Monday’s Board of … more
A new group is organizing to assist Powell residents in need of financial help. Billed as the Powell Cares Alliance — and run by the city’s police department chaplains and local churches … more
Before undergoing surgery for a double-lung transplant in December, Don Hansen knew he might not make it through the operation. He told his wife Lori that he was thankful for the life they … more
Friends, colleagues and family members gathered at Northwest College’s Cabre Gym on Wednesday to say goodbye to Calvin Sanders, a longtime firefighter, businessman and Little League … more
A woman who reportedly misled Powell hospital staff in an attempt to get pain medication has completed her jail time in Park County — but she now faces the prospect of serving prison time in … more
Chronic wasting disease is killing deer and threatening other ungulates across Wyoming — and the more scientists look for CWD, the more of it they find. more
Non-citizens are a vital source of labor for Park County businesses. That was one of the takeaways from a panel of speakers who offered an eye-opening glimpse into how vital foreign workers are to … more
In recent weeks, more than a dozen women have contacted the Park County Sheriff’s Office to report being abused at a Clark facility for troubled teenage girls. The allegations — from 15 … more
It had become a point of pride for volunteers to fill a dumptruck full of garbage during their annual Shoshone River cleanup. But now pride is found in the fact that the effort on the Shoshone has … more
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