Powell, WY


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Mark Davis

Monday before sunrise, Wyoming Game and Fish biologist Leslie Schreiber was stationed at a small campground 5 miles off the highway on a dusty dirt road east of Lovell. A stiff breeze made the low temperatures uncomfortable, stinging Schreiber’s cheeks and fingers, but she was pleased with the cold weather.

Many area residents turn out to voice opinions; most support hunts

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department wanted to have a conversation about grizzlies. Park County residents answered the call in a big way: About 200 showed up to talk.

Public meeting touts new technology and research, but may never solve problem with current system

Much has changed since a massive release of sediment from the Willwood Dam last year. But according to David Waterstreet, watershed protection program manager for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, sediment is still building up behind the dam.

After connecting with her first deer, 12-year-old Shelby Fagan was kidded by some of her classmates, wondering why she would harvest a doe.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has proposed changes to the number of elk licenses nonresidents can draw and the way they are issued.

State to consider applications for captive breeding programs

Hours after sunset, Karl Bear and a few farm hands began their work. With an order for 1,000 game birds due in Billings before sunrise, it promised to be a long night of work Friday with few hours of rest.

My attempt to fix my car nearly killed me

If you have a small plumbing chore to do and want it to be a huge job, give me a call. Need some painting done and would also like to replace freshly ruined carpeting? I’m your man. But I’ve rarely offered, nor have I been asked to help with auto repairs. I’m simply not equipped.

The state’s top game warden took planning for the influx of total solar eclipse fans seriously. After years of countless meetings, followed by the supervision of several teams protecting state land and assisting the hoards chasing the sun and moon, Brian Nesvik has realized he may have over-planned.

There are times the parking lot at the check station is overflowing with trucks with antlers peeking out of the beds of trucks and trailers carrying horses. Happy hunters show their harvests. But while the mood is usually light, this is serious business.

If you don’t believe in Santa, you haven’t met Sally Montoya.

At age 87, Montoya’s house is filled with toys. Around Powell she has several “workshops” stuffed with more. And she has about two dozen elves. (They might prefer to be called volunteers.)

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