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CJ Baker

New estimate pegs population at 6,308

Powell was one of Wyoming’s fastest-growing cities between 2000 and 2010. This decade? Not so much, it appears.

U.S. Census Bureau estimates released last week peg the city of Powell’s population at 6,308 residents. The new estimate — which is supposed to represent the city’s population as of July 1, 2012 — means Powell has six fewer people than were recorded here in the April 2010 Census.

If Park County’s pending sale of the former Cody library goes through, residents could say goodbye to an empty building and hello to a new restaurant and small brewery.

Florida man being sent back to face sex crime charges

Hours before he was due in a Florida court to answer to sex crime charges, something either awful, or awfully convenient, happened to David Leon Lashley: the 50-year-old man went missing at sea.

Local legislators’ recent refusal to discuss any aspect of the controversial legislation that stripped the State Superintendent of Public Instruction of many duties appears to have been based on a misunderstanding.

 

When Eric Paul opened Video Experience in Cody in 1994, one of his rental competitors dropped by with an unfriendly message: set your rental rates the way I want or I’ll crush your business.

Before being sentenced for helping Paul Cardwell defraud hospitals in Powell and White County, Ind., out of nearly $1.69 million, Michael J. Plake apologized.

Local legislators button it up on ‘Hill Bill’

Citing pending litigation, local legislators refused to talk with a Cody audience about the controversial bill that stripped the State Superintendent of Public Instruction of many of her duties.

An Indiana man will serve two-and-a-half years in federal prison for his role in defrauding hospitals in Powell and Monticello, Ind., out of more than $1.69 million.

A provocative billboard opposing hunting and trapping of the region’s wolves was abruptly removed last week after an outcry from the Cody community.

Fired founder in bitter dispute with current owner

A judge has rejected a request from the founder of a Cody pharmaceutical manufacturer to partially shut down the facility and reinstate him as CEO.

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