The leisure pool at the Powell Aquatic Center is slated to reopen this weekend following issues with a new liner that was installed last month.
Aiming to fix aesthetic surface flaws in the leisure pool and continuous river area, the Powell City Council opted for a PVC liner to cover the entire surface. That fix has led to more headaches for the city.
Cyclists, motorcyclists and drivers need to brush up on safety tips
More bicyclists are taking to the road, thanks to warm weather, more hours of daylight, higher fuel costs and the end of the school year. Not to mention that it’s great exercise. May is National Bike Month, a time to celebrate a form of transportation that’s good for you and the Earth and to recognize the many reasons to ride a bike.
Solutions still needed for nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service
Emblem, Byron, Deaver and Hyattville residents last week got the news they had hoped for: Their post offices will remain open. Last week, the U.S. Postal Service backed off its plan to close 3,700 post offices across America, including more than three dozen in Wyoming.
After four years in the Wyoming Legislature, Rep. Dave Bonner, R-Powell, will step aside. Bonner publicly announced Monday that he will not seek re-election for the House District 25 seat. “I just think it’s time to elect someone who, with the support of voters, has the years to build an effective base in the Legislature,” Bonner said.
The fatal shooting of an armed man by a Powell police officer in February left the Powell community reeling. Last week, residents received the answers and explanation they had waited for. Park County Attorney Bryan Skoric’s review of the incident concluded that the Powell officer, Paul Sapp, was justified in shooting Nicholas A. Ungar on Feb. 9.
Dorothy and her Oz-bound cohorts will appear in Powell this weekend during the Powell High School production of “The Wizard of Oz.” The evening performances begin at 7 p.m. Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 at the PHS Auditorium.
Department of Labor right to withdraw heavy-handed regulation proposals
Many growing up in Wyoming awake early to feed livestock, spend their first driving years behind a tractor wheel and faithfully set water to irrigate precious crops in our arid land. It’s not just a summer or after-school job. It’s a way of life.