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Ilene Olson

Sisters Joyce Lynn and Joann Bentz are close, but they’re distinctly different as well.

Today’s editorial is devoted to the local volunteerism that brightens the Christmas season for those in need, and honors community holiday traditions. Several of these efforts have continued, not only for years, but for decades.

Powell and Cody received 3-5 inches of snow by mid-afternoon Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

Presidential candidate Donald Trump, an ultra-conservative who prides himself on being rude and politically incorrect — outdid himself Monday by calling for a complete ban of Muslims entering the United States of America.

It says something about the place we call home when so many wildlife issues are centered near our corner of the state and our part of the country. 

By its nature, the world of medicine is a complicated one. Now, because of government involvement, red tape has made providing health care far more complicated than ever before.

Thumbs up to Tuesday’s Empty Bowls fundraiser, and to the students, faculty and staff at Northwest College who worked diligently to hand-craft 476 ceramic bowls for the event, each a unique work of art. 

A vehicle caught on fire Thursday when a truck — belonging to an electrical services company — accidentally snagged a cable and took down a power pole on South Street.

In the event of a fire at Northwest College, students and employees are instructed to call 911 and activate the fire alarm system; in the event of a shooter at the college, activating a fire alarm is something they shouldn’t do.

After a nearly four-week investigation, the Park County Sheriff’s office has determined that the Powell man who shot and killed a former military dog turned service dog will face no charges. 

But long before the investigation reached its conclusion, people began attacking him with rude, vindictive and threatening comments on social media.  

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