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If you’re wanting to catch a country music concert, cheer for colliding cars or crave cotton candy, then you’re in luck: The Park County Fair is here. The 2018 fair kicks off today … more
Armed with highly sensitive recording devices, state biologists are chasing bats through Wyoming in an emergency effort to identify and locate the species before a deadly disease grips Wyoming … more
A few small marijuana plants found growing in some City of Powell planters turned into big news. Starting in late June, city workers discovered several cannabis plants sprouting up alongside the … more
In the monumental effort to conserve Yellowstone cutthroat trout, Soldier Creek is a success story. The creek wends its way though lush meadows and picturesque canyons in the Bighorn Mountain … more
The Republican candidates for the Park County Commission who gathered in Powell last week seemed to generally agree the county government has been run pretty well. But there were still a number of … more
Just days after southeastern Wyoming residents were thrilled by a sighting of an endangered California condor, the juvenile female known as Condor 832 was found dead near Laramie. The U.S. Fish … more
The Shoshone National Forest got some sprucing up last month, courtesy of a group of young volunteers. At their annual Youth Service Retreat, Wyoming Congressional Award Medalists helped with … more
A proposal to use state dollars to help build a new hotel and conference center in Powell received the backing of Park County commissioners last week, though it was a hesitant … more
The wait is over: A new sculpture has been installed next to the Yellowstone Building at Northwest College. Denver artist Jodie Cooper’s two-part steel sculpture, “Infinite Pattern … more
It did not take long for the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees to agree that the world does indeed need more cowboys and cowgirls. After less than half an hour of discussion at their meeting … more
A Wyoming senator’s proposal to amend the Endangered Species Act is both being heralded as an overdue attempt to modernize the 45-year-old legislation and as a partisan attempt to take control … more
A former Douglas elementary school teacher who committed a sex crime by sleeping with a 17-year-old boy has repeatedly violated the terms of her probation over the past year and a half, authorities … more
City of Powell workers recently discovered a different kind of “weed” sprouting up in a couple of city planters: marijuana plants. Powell Police Chief Roy Eckerdt suspects someone … more
Jessica Lum decided it was time to get on her bike and ride. No more excuses. Lum, a Powell resident and employee at Heritage Health Center, had occasionally joined a group of area women on their … more
John Wetzel had served on the Powell City Council for more than 10 years when the death of Don Hillman led to Wetzel’s appointment as mayor in February 2017. Now, Wetzel hopes to be elected … more
Ryan Miller is a relative newcomer to the political arena, but he believes that he has what’s needed to be the next mayor of Powell. Miller is challenging incumbent John Wetzel (see separate … more
Chris had a secret. He was in love with Miria and he didn’t want her to know about his passion. On one of their first dates, he snuck away to visit his second love. “I love … more
With the City of Powell’s current street sweeper sidelined for an extended period of time, if not permanently, after a recent accident, the Powell City Council approved a lease with … more
The Powell High School Class of 1968 has always contended it is a special group. Now at the 50th anniversary of their high school graduation, members of the Class of 1968 have math on their side … more
This time last year, Todd Johnson was sitting in his office at a financial services company in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Despite a six-figure salary, he wasn’t happy. Having retired as a … more
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