Powell, WY


Humidity: 87%

Wind: 0 mph

CJ Baker

Several dozen members of Sunlight Federal Credit Union had money temporarily siphoned from their accounts by out-of-state criminals last week. The credit union — which has locations in Powell, Cody, Worland and Sheridan — took the precautionary step of reissuing all of its members’ debit cards in response.

Amid tough times in the oil and gas industry, Park County is giving a small break to the area’s largest minerals producer.

County commissioners recently gave Marathon Oil Corporation a discount on the space the company rents from the county.

They hadn’t seen a bear all day.

Vincent and Donna Doser had spotted bison, elk and other animals as they motorcycled through Yellowstone National Park. But as they exited the park’s Northeast Entrance on Aug. 10, Donna remarked to her husband that they could see more bears in their home state of Florida.

Yellowstone National Park officials have euthanized a female grizzly bear after concluding it was the animal that killed and fed on a hiker last week. They plan to place the bear's two cubs at a zoo.

A Cody man has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of items from the Wyoming Department of Transportation during the tail end of a two-decade career there.

For the second time in about a week, a driver went into the Garland Canal along Powell’s Coulter Avenue and emerged OK.

Emergency responders sprang into action shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday, after a city of Powell employee spotted a truck’s wheels sticking up out of the canal roughly across from Blair’s Market.

A 76-year-old Cowley resident has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with allegations that she caused a fatal car crash in March.

It took three wins in one long night of softball, but My Auto battled back from the loser’s bracket to take the title at the Powell Recreation District Men’s League Softball Tournament.

Prosecutors plan to seek prison time for a former Powell resident who provided heroin to a man who later died of a drug overdose.

A powerful storm system caused significant damage in the Bighorn Mountains on Monday afternoon.

The National Weather Service had received reports of seven damaged camping vehicles as of Monday night, said Chris Hattings, a weather service meteorologist in Riverton.

Page 3 of 60


Get all the latest Powell news by subscribing to the Powell Tribune today!

Click here to find out more!


Our paper can be delivered right to your e-mail inbox with a subscription to the Powell Tribune!

Find out more here!

Stay Connected

Keep up with Powell news by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter.

Go to top