Powell, WY


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Tessa Baker

A routine stop at a Ralston railroad crossing went awry earlier this year when a semi-truck slammed into the back of a school bus.

For the first time in more than 20 years, both transformers at the City of Powell’s electrical substation were tripped simultaneously this morning.

A squirrel is to blame.

Rural drop-off points added this year

With winter and the holidays ahead, shelves need to be replenished at Powell Valley Loaves and Fishes.

More young people needed to serve in local volunteer organizations

Powell Kiwanians met for the final time last month, but their absence in the community hasn’t quite set in yet.

Despite the economic downturn in Wyoming, enrollment in Powell schools is holding steady.

As of this month, 1,810 students are enrolled in Park County School District No. 1 — down just 0.49 percent, or nine kids, from a year ago.

NWC re-enters national polls at No. 18

Facing a pair of Region IX opponents over the weekend, the Northwest College volleyball team emerged victorious on their home court.

If a neighbor leaves on every light in their home and regularly waters their lawn with city water, their utility bill likely is quite a bit higher than yours.

Powell Elementary school students using new iPads, laptops this school year

From kindergarteners to seniors, all Powell students have their own electronic device this school year.

Before Wyoming even became a state, women had important rights here.

Wyoming granted women the right to vote in 1869 — 21 years before officially becoming a state in 1890. We’re proud to be known as the first state that gave women the right to vote.

First responders honored in September

As America marked the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on Sunday, many of us clearly recalled memories from the terrible September day. We remembered the moments when we first heard that terrorists attacked our nation, and our sense of security came crumbling down.

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