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Tessa Schweigert

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.

Middle school students will explore the arts in three brand-new classrooms beginning this week.

The latest section of the new Powell Middle School, the fine arts wing is dedicated to band, choir and art classes.

Politics in our small state rarely make national news. But Wyoming has recently seen the national spotlight as presidential campaigns make stops in the state.

Funeral Saturday at Westside Elementary

A longtime Powell principal will be remembered Saturday at the school he served for 30 years.

Are you willing to pay an extra penny of sales tax in Park County?

The last time local voters were asked that question, they responded with a clear no.

School district to receive additional funding due to increased enrollment

As many of Wyoming’s school districts face declining enrollment, budgets and staffs, the Powell district finds itself in a different position.

This week, we again awoke to news of terrorist attacks.

This time, the target was Brussels. This time, at least 34 people were killed and many more wounded. And once again, Islamic State extremists claimed responsibility for the terrorist attacks.

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