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CJ Baker

more than $1.4 million effort to permanently bury decades worth of trash at the Powell landfill is now underway.

County posts sign telling public to ignore landowners’ sign

group of landowners near the Buffalo Bill Reservoir recently put up a sign telling the public to stay off their private road on the South Fork.

Powell High School’s tennis teams put together some standout performances during a full week of competition against Cody, Sheridan and Gillette.

Boys No. 1 singles player Cody Akin won his eighth, ninth and 10th straight matches on the year — including beating a previously undefeated player from Gillette on Saturday.

Man was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting Cody child

A judge has declined to reduce the sentence of a Montana man who kidnapped and raped a 10-year-old girl in Cody in 2012.

Coming off tough games in Buffalo

While some fall sports are still getting started, the Powell High School golf team is already heading to their conference tournament.

A fast response from local search and rescue personnel may have saved the lives of a Powell couple on Tuesday, the Park County Sheriff's Office says.

The couple — Daniel P. Thomas, 34, and Jenny L. Thomas, 32 — reportedly went into the Buffalo Bill Reservoir shortly before noon, when their kayaks overturned.

A judge has asked health officials to determine whether a Powell man alleged to have confined and beaten his wife in March understood the difference between right and wrong at the time.

Powell High School’s tennis teams saw some mixed success over some 550 miles and three matches in Cody, Jackson and Riverton last week.

Several PHS players fared well.

What a difference two weeks can make.

Taking big strides from their season-opening home tournament, the Powell High School boys’ golf team went to Lander last week and fared 110 shots better.

On second thought, a Powell man decided he was OK with a three- to five-year prison sentence.

In late July, Daniel Anderson backed out of a deal with the Park County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office that called for him to serve prison time on a felony count of possessing methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

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