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Classic-style Western movie shorts ride into Powell Wednesday

Fans of classic American Westerns are invited to a screening of two movies at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Vali Twin Cinema at 204 N. Bent Street in Powell.

Wyomingites may be grinning at gas pumps, but lower gasoline prices mean people in the oil patch are out of work while the state of Wyoming reels in less oil revenue.

Twenty-five more Big Horn Mountain bighorn sheep are making a new home in the Seminoe Mountains.

MEETEETSE — The lesson was conservation with a technology prize.

For their project designed to save native Yellowstone cutthroat trout, Meeteetse Schools students and their teacher, Michael Power, earned a big technology payday for their school through a Samsung contest.

Sluice gates open to lower Shoshone River for study

The Willwood Irrigation District took a gander at its dam last week.

CANYON VILLAGE — It’s a solitary existence, and that’s fine with Steve Fuller. He never feels alone.

Fuller has been the winter keeper at Canyon Village in Yellowstone National Park for 42 years.

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS — Yellowstone National Park looks a lot different in winter, with a mantle of snow juxtaposing nicely with steaming hot springs and grazing bison.

Joey Darrah, 54, will no longer be chief, but he’s sticking around the Powell Volunteer Fire Department to extinguish a few more fires and pass on his expertise to fellow officers and firefighters.

bison advocacy group is opposing the killing of up to 900 bison exiting Yellowstone National Park’s northern boundary.

So far, nearly 300 bison have been captured and will be killed.

It’s good news and bad news when Wyomingites save a few bucks at the gas pumps. 

Wyoming consumers will save money when the cost of gas is less, but when the price of crude oil goes down, so does revenue to the state and counties.

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