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A 49-year-old Cowley woman was murdered on Thursday. Authorities say Carol J. Barnes of Cowley was stabbed to death by her ex-husband, Donald J. Crouse, at his apartment in Lovell. In the week leading up to the murder, Crouse, 48, reportedly wrote notes saying that it was his “mission” to kill his former wife and that he’d “backed out” of earlier plans to kill her.

House fire claims life of Powell resident

A faulty electrical outlet is thought to be responsible for a house fire that claimed the life of a local man Saturday night in rural Powell.

While some see the legislation as unwelcome interference, others welcome move to expedite process

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., has introduced a bill that seeks to protect the rights of mechanized recreation in a few Wilderness Study Areas — including one in Park County. The proposal has drawn some criticism, in part because Cheney did not consult or notify local leaders before introducing the bill, which would impact the High Lakes Wilderness Study Area inside the Shoshone National Forest.

Woman murdered in Lovell; ex-husband arrested

Authorities have arrested a 48-year-old Casper area man on suspicion of murder, alleging he killed his former wife in Lovell on Thursday.

Powell man wakes to flames

Mobile home damaged in Tuesday morning fire

Reynaldo “Rey” Adame woke up Tuesday morning when his dog jumped on him.

While Wyoming Game and Fish Commission rules allow for five private game bird farms to attempt captive rearing of the greater sage grouse, only one has applied to the commission for certification.

Powell’s “Tom Brokaw connection“ made news again to open 2018, courtesy of a mention in a Brokaw-authored op-ed in the New York Times.

Sleeping Giant awakens for the season

As powdery snow fell on the groomed slopes at Sleeping Giant Ski Area, the parking lot began to fill. It was a late Christmas gift for the nonprofit.

Within the span of a few weeks, two Powell women were killed by their partners in rural Powell.

A media industry icon spent a couple of days in Park County in July, as veteran newsman Tom Brokaw was seen strolling the streets of downtown Powell and hanging out at the Park County Fair.

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