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This past winter, after she fell, Susan Ahalt got on the phone and called a couple volunteers from her short list. Ahalt rarely needs help, but at 74, the the list of chores she can no longer do is growing. The broken kneecap only slowed her down. She knows if she can’t do the work, many will suffer.

Affordable housing project proposed

Wyoming Housing Network meeting scheduled for Sept. 14

New affordable apartments may be on the horizon in Powell, and the developer wants to hear from the community as the plans take shape.

Former resident tells of struggles he and other Houstonians face after Hurricane Harvey

Now that floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey are beginning to recede, Houstonians are starting the very difficult process of cleaning up after the disaster.

Rufous hummingbirds move from bloom to bloom, first feeding on brilliant red penstemon flowers, hanging from the stem in rows, and then move to glowing blue globe thistle. The tiny, acrobatic birds come to Deb Koelling’s garden for food, water and shelter. They’re the stars in a spectacular free show. And Rob, her husband of 40 years, is there with his camera.

County approves Powell group home

Neighbors objected to planned facility west of town

After a series of contentious public meetings featuring strong opposition from neighbors, Park County commissioners have allowed a woman to build a new group home west of Powell.

If confronted with the terrifying scenario of an active shooter, many schools across the country go into one mode: Lockdown.

Powell school leaders don’t want that to be the case here.

As a teen, Garrett Burbank was drawn to hunting. The only boy in a house of women and without the influence of hunters to mentor him, his passion seemed out of place. But it persisted.

What started as an attempt to check on a man’s well-being Sunday night turned into a drug bust for Powell police.

One year after the historic return of the black-footed ferret to Meeteetse, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, released 13 more of the endangered species on the Pitchfork Ranch.

“I have had enough rain. I don’t need any more for a while.”

That was an understatement coming from Cheri Benander, formerly of Powell, who now lives in Texas, in the area hit hard by rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

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