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Beginning in mid-December, Park County road crews plowed county roads again and again, working to provide access to rural roads for area residents. With each pass of the plows, the snow built up higher on the sides of the roads. From a car, it … more
Hillman, 74, died Feb. 4 following a lengthy battle with liver cancer. “Mayor Hillman was a leader, colleague, community supporter, mentor, Panther fan, dad, grandfather and good friend,” Powell Council President John Wetzel said as he opened … more
But students and local businesses agree that interaction between NWC and the community always has room for improvement. About 30 community stakeholders and other interested parties braved yet another snowstorm Feb. 1 to attend a Connect to … more
“Until we can get them (attorneys for plaintiffs in malpractice lawsuits) to approve it and get out from under it, we’re still shackled,” Kost said Monday. “We’re stuck in the middle of no-man’s land and can’t do a dang … more
Mathers, 61, was last seen on the North Fork around midday on Tuesday, Jan. 31. His truck was found Friday in a pullout off U.S. Highway 14/16/20 in the Shoshone National Forest, about a half-mile west of the Wapiti Campground and roughly 30 … more
Despite a struggling economy, strong sales enabled WyoLotto to pay off its start-up loan earlier than expected — aided greatly by allure of a $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot in the first part of the year. Retailers in Park County sold $954,074 … more
Hillman, who’d been diagnosed with cancer in 2014, had just started his second term as mayor. He was 74. John Wetzel, president of the Powell City Council, said Hillman always acted in the community’s best interests first and foremost, and … more
PHS students will present “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” on Friday and Saturday, beginning at 7 p.m. each night at the PHS Auditorium. “We have an exceptional cast that has been working very hard,” said director Bob Hunt. “The … more
That dream became a reality for Curtis on Thursday as the Park County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees voted unanimously to hire him as the next superintendent for Powell schools. Curtis, who currently serves as superintendent of the … more
Gib Mathers, 61, was last seen around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, said Park County Sheriff Scott Steward. That's when a mail carrier saw him taking photographs from his truck, between the Wapiti Ranger Station and the Elk Fork bridge in the Shoshone … more
Hillman had served as Powell's mayor since 2013 and had just started his second term in office. He announced at the Jan. 3 Powell City Council meeting that his health issues were going to sideline him indefinitely. “Hopefully I’ll get to … more
Curtis, who is currently the superintendent of the Meeteetse school district, will begin his new job in Powell on July 1. He will replace superintendent Kevin Mitchell, who is leaving the position June 30. The school board interviewed three … more
When the county clerk’s office ran the names of the voters who registered on Election Day through state databases after the election, five people were flagged as potentially having felony convictions. Wyoming law generally makes it a felony crime … more
And once again, in what has become a pattern, Powell got more snow than most surrounding areas. “The particular pattern we’re in, it seems we’ve just had a couple of events where it’s actually concentrated that snowfall in the northern … more
NWC President Stefani Hicswa was in Cheyenne recently representing the college, and will be heading back next week for budget bill readings. One bill Hicswa and her staff are paying close attention to is House Bill 136, which had passed the House … more
“She Skype me and said an earthquake hit,” Sherpa, now a Clark-area resident, recalled during an interview with the Tribune last month. Since he and his family had been through five or six earthquakes in Nepal, “I said not a big deal. I did … more
Teecee Barrett — who’d been serving as the county’s elections deputy, the recording secretary for the commission and also as a fair board member — will leave those positions and start her new job as events coordinator on … more
“It came to our attention that the location was for sale, so we came out and looked at it,” said Millstone owner Gary Johnston. “After looking at it, we decided we might be ready for an expansion. It gets us (Millstone) a little closer to … more
State Republican Reps. Cheri Steinmetz, of Lingle, Sue Wilson, of Cheyenne, and Nathan Winters, of Thermopolis, announced Thursday that they were withdrawing their bill, citing a need for a more thorough discussion about it. The bill sponsors say … more
On Saturday, some 65 scouts from Lovell, Cody and Powell (Troop 26) underwent training on how to persevere when temperatures plunge and snow is deep. At Camp Buffalo Bill, the boys learned to evacuate a victim of a backcountry injury using the … more
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