Powell, WY


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CJ Baker

A winter storm that pounded Park County early last week apparently brought not only a flurry of snow, but also of dangerous driving.

If local residents are going to reach a consensus on how best to manage a remote area of the Beartooth Mountains, they’re going to have to do it soon.

Get ready for another year of “springing forward” and “falling back.”

For the third straight session, the Wyoming Legislature has rejected Rep. Dan Laursen’s efforts to end the twice-a-year time changes in the state.

Last year, we used this space to call for action on a particularly unexciting subject: campaign finance reports.

With the number of inmates continuing to rise, Park County will have to expand its jail in the near future, Sheriff Scott Steward predicts.

Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies spent several hours Wednesday night responding to what turned out to be a bogus report of a shooting at the Super 8 hotel.

Lawmakers and education leaders from around the state are debating whether computer science should be a mandatory part of K-12 education in Wyoming.

A half-dozen Powell Police officers are flagrantly violating the department’s uniform policy to start 2018 by growing beards.

But it’s all for a good cause — namely, to benefit local Special Olympics programs.

We were pleased to see Congress reopen the federal government on Monday, ending a relatively brief shutdown. But it’s hard to offer federal lawmakers any real kudos without sounding insincere.

No private businesses appear willing to take over the money-losing cafe inside the Cody library.

Park County commissioners put out a formal request for proposals last month, hoping to find someone to run a cafe in the space that’s now occupied by the county-run Biblio Bistro.

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