Powell, WY


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Tessa Baker

Feathered friend frequented Powell neighborhoods

A wild bird known as Bert made friends around Powell as he joined barbecues, perched on wine glasses and swooped down to sit on strangers’ shoulders.

When new 70 mph speed limit signs went up on highways throughout Wyoming earlier this year, many drivers rejoiced. But not everyone was thrilled with the higher speed limit, especially along U.S. Highway 14/16/20 in the Wapiti Valley.

After an incredibly long election season, many of us are tired of hearing the names Trump and Clinton.

So instead of giving them more ink on Election Day, we want to recognize Harold Dugger, Darrell Dean Urbanski, Anthony Domingo Duram and Roger L. Scott.

Candidates running for the Powell school board said one of their top priorities will be hiring a quality superintendent to replace Kevin Mitchell, who is leaving his position at the end of June 2017.

Before any trick-or-treating on Halloween, dozens of kids went door to door in mid-October to ask for food donations for Powell Valley Loaves and Fishes. The community responded in a big way, donating 7,203 pounds of food.

Taxes are about as popular as wolves in Park County.

A routine stop at a Ralston railroad crossing went awry earlier this year when a semi-truck slammed into the back of a school bus.

For the first time in more than 20 years, both transformers at the City of Powell’s electrical substation were tripped simultaneously this morning.

A squirrel is to blame.

Rural drop-off points added this year

With winter and the holidays ahead, shelves need to be replenished at Powell Valley Loaves and Fishes.

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