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Come for the basketball, stay for the wedding

It wasn’t exactly love at first sight.

When Shelley, Idaho, native Kira Marlow chose Northwest College to continue her basketball career last year, the last thing she expected was to meet the love of her life, at least right away. The three-sport athlete had bigger fish to fry as she transitioned from high school to the collegiate game, and didn’t need any distractions.

At her sister’s wedding, Angela (Reinhardt) Carpenter noticed an old wedding photo on one of the centerpieces.

McCullough Peaks future debated

Public comments stir up heated discussion

Sparks flew last week as a Park County committee considered dozens of public comments on a draft proposal for the future management of a portion of the McCullough Peaks.

Ralston man sent to prison for dealing meth

Last summer, a jury rejected Rogelio Rodriguez Jr.’s arguments that state drug enforcement agents had the wrong man; last month, a judge rejected his request for probation.

Powell school board trustees voted Tuesday to start looking for an assistant superintendent and, separately, to retain the district’s current superintendent for the next two years.

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.

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