Powell, WY


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Ilene Olson

“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.

Further review of state plan needed

Imagine working on a team tasked with what some said was impossible — but, despite the odds, the team achieves that goal after 10 long years. 

Two men from England set out four months ago to hike the Continental Divide Trail from Mexico to Canada.

“We decided to challenge ourselves,” said hiker Joe Boot.

Powell was in the spotlight last week.

Our city hosted iconic NBC newsman Tom Brokaw and the Executive Council of ENDOW, a state organization tasked with gathering information and coming up with long-term recommendations to help diversify Wyoming’s economy. Both visits took place during the Park County Fair, Powell’s big week of the year.

Texas company wins bid for VA clinic contract

Powell Valley Healthcare lost its bid last week to continue hosting the Big Horn Basin’s VA Community Based Outreach Clinic. 

The wait is over: Today is opening day for the 2017 Park County Fair. 

After getting a new drill press, Scott Lee of Powell decided to put it to the test by making a miniature wagon wheel.

When money for new books takes a backseat to money for the Biblio Bistro at the Park County Library in Cody, it’s time for a change.

Powell Hospital District has more money on hand at the start of the coming fiscal year than it did a year ago.

Thumbs down to politically motivated balking by the Park County Commission over money needed to help pay for a fence around the Park County Regional Landfill near Cody. The electric fence would help keep grizzly bears out of the landfill. 

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