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Tessa Schweigert

This year’s Westside Elementary School marathon saw 268 students qualified for the event — an increase from last year’s 220 students.

Two members of the Powell school board are planning to resign this month.

Lisa Barrus, who serves as the board’s clerk, decided to seek employment with Park County School District No. 1, so she is leaving the board. Jason Wardell, who serves as the board’s treasurer, is also resigning because his employer is transferring him out of the state, said Greg Borcher, chairman of the Park County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees.

Student with limited vision refuses to be limited in life

Soon after Krysta Hubbard started at Westside last year, she climbed to the very top of the playground equipment — alarming her teachers, who knew she couldn’t see.

The Rocky Mountain Manor and local Boys & Girls Club have helped hundreds of Powell residents over the decades — and now it’s up to the community to help these nonprofit organizations.

Whether you’re a seasoned triathlete or a first-time runner, you can participate in a variety of local events this summer.

Anyone who knows me well may wonder why I’m writing a column for a Health and Fitness edition.

I never offer advice on working out or eating well — because if I did, it would be hypocritical.

When Don Hillman first ran to be Powell’s mayor in 2012, he hoped to serve for eight years.

That’s still his plan.

Bubbling geysers, frolicking bison calves, powerful grizzly bears and incredible mountain landscapes beckon travelers to Yellowstone National Park each year.

An iconic magazine is celebrating an iconic national park.

National Geographic devoted its entire May edition to Yellowstone National Park.

When it comes to the Endangered Species Act in Wyoming, grizzly bears and wolves often dominate the discussion. Whether in courtrooms or coffee shops, the controversial predators divide public opinion.

But the story is different with a small ferret — and it’s a story worth celebrating.

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