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Tessa Baker

Powell’s enrollment increases while others drop

While K-12 schools across the state have emptier classrooms than a year ago, Powell has bucked the trend, welcoming more students.

As another year soon comes to a close, it’s a time of both celebration and reflection.

Open enrollment deadline Friday

With the holiday season in full swing, some tasks get lost in the shuffle as Christmas Day quickly approaches. But as you make your lists and check them twice, don’t overlook health insurance.

Shortly after opening a dance studio, Elizabeth Fernandez wanted to bring a special performance to the community.

A festive weekend featuring cloggers, crafts, a lighted parade, Santa Claus and a camel can only mean one thing: It’s time for Country Christmas in Powell.

This fall, our neighbors in Park County have debated whether school employees should be armed in Cody and Meeteetse schools. It was only a matter of time before the discussion unfolded in the Powell school district, too.

Would Powell schools be more or less safe if employees were armed?

The Park County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees wants to hear local residents’ opinions as trustees discuss the possibility of allowing employees to carry concealed weapons in school buildings.

It’s possible that you’ll have to pay more property taxes until the energy industry recovers in Wyoming. You might be required to pay more sales tax on beer, wine and spirits — and you also could soon be paying an extra tax on purchases at Wyoming hotels, restaurants and bars.

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Powell is kicking off the holiday season this week with Sample the Season.

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