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David Williamson is alleged to have shot his wife Shirley early Saturday morning south of Powell, then called his son.

It all started as a family project 22 years ago. But then the tiny enterprise grew larger than they dared dream. Now a rural Powell business, Diamond Wings Upland Game Birds, LLC, has a seat at the table in a national debate about sage grouse and has a chance to make history.

Schools undergo security upgrades

Powell schools are getting new security upgrades in an effort to keep kids safe.

Schools will be equipped with cameras, secure entrances and electronic sign-in systems for visitors.

Authorities suspect a 64-year-old man murdered his wife at the couple's rural Powell home over the weekend.

Local roads being fog sealed

Park County road and bridge crews will begin fog sealing some Powell area roads starting today (Monday).

Lane 9 will be up first, followed by lanes 10, 11, 15 and 17 and Road 17.

The Bureau of Land Management says a spark from a citizen’s metal grinder started last year’s Whit Fire west of Cody — and says that person could potentially be held responsible for the millions of dollars that it cost to suppress it.

Authorities are investigating the death of a Powell woman at a home on Lane 11, south of town.

Faces 13 charges; uncooperative in court

Facing three felonies, 10 misdemeanors and the prospect of a lengthy stint behind bars for allegedly selling prescription drugs and leading police on a high-speed chase, Robert J. Pedro treated a Wednesday court hearing as if it was a joke.

Paint the Town Red

Weekend event provides activities for Powell and NWC communities

Northwest College is painting the town red Friday and Saturday.

Robert “Bob” Smith, the world’s leading expert on the geophysics of Yellowstone National Park, has been searching for the answer to a very important question: “We want to know when things will blow up,” he said.

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