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Wyoming plans to offer a grizzly season for the first time in more than 40 years with a limit of two dozen bears outside of national parks in the northwest corner of the state.

The Park County Fairgrounds’ main arena is getting flattened out and resized.

Willwood silt dilemma

Task force leaders: Mother Nature main culprit

After a large silt release turned the Shoshone River gray below the Willwood Dam and prompted a public outcry in 2016, federal, state and local officials formed a trio of working groups to study the problem.

Bighorn Canyon eyes free admission

The popular national park property will either be free or see admission increase as early as summer

One of the area’s most spectacular views may soon be more, or less, affordable to visit.

College receives stellar report

Accreditation team gives NWC best evaluation in more than three decades

Comparing it to “winning a gold medal at the Olympics,” Northwest College President Stefani Hicswa said a recent accreditation report gave the college its highest marks since 1984.

Instead of getting out of school early on the occasional Wednesday afternoon, Powell students may have every Friday afternoon off starting next year.

After roughly one year and nine months, Powell Valley Healthcare is effectively out of bankruptcy.

A judge recently approved a plan of reorganization which resolves a litany of medical malpractice lawsuits that prompted Powell Valley Healthcare to declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May 2016. The plan went into effect on Thursday.

As wave after wave of young hunters took to the field chasing pheasant and learning the joys of hunting, Big Horn Basin Pheasants Forever organizers beamed.

A bank with deep roots in Powell is branching out — while putting down even deeper roots.

A Powell school bus was involved in two separate crashes with pickup trucks on Monday, with the second resulting in a bus aide being taken to the hospital as a precaution. No students were injured in either incident.

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