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Ilene Olson

Three incumbents — Deb Kleinfeldt, Larry Parker and Bonita Katz — won re-election Tuesday to four-year terms in their seats on the Powell Hospital District Board of Trustees, defeating challenger Robert Murphy.

On Thursday afternoon, the Park County Elections Office announced that Gerri Ackley received the most write-in votes to claim a two-year seat on the board.

Despite expectations of a slight increase in enrollment at Northwest College this fall, a report shows the number of students attending the college is actually down slightly from last year.

Let’s face it. Infrastructure isn’t exciting. It’s often unremarkable or out of sight, and it can be overlooked.

When the Park County Commission was asked last week to support a legislative rider that would delist gray wolves in Wyoming and prohibit further litigation, commissioners enthusiastically signed on the dotted line.

Write-in candidates needed in election

Four seats on the Powell Hospital District Board are up for election this year, and four candidates filed for election to the board.

Donald Trump was overheard by millions Friday making vulgar, lewd and disgusting comments that belittled women and treated them as objects.

Berry Bryant’s mother describes her as an ordinary, “all-American girl.”

Last week’s observance of the 20th anniversary of the brutal rape and murder of Northwest College student Berry Bryant was no celebration.

Just over a month from now, voters will choose the person who will fill the top governing seat in our country for the next four years. Actually, absentee voting has already begun.

A survey of Northwest College employees conducted earlier this year showed the highest satisfaction with the college’s student-centered focus, while the lowest rankings focused on institutional structure.

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