Powell, WY


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Tessa Baker

Candidates running for the Powell school board said one of their top priorities will be hiring a quality superintendent to replace Kevin Mitchell, who is leaving his position at the end of June 2017.

Before any trick-or-treating on Halloween, dozens of kids went door to door in mid-October to ask for food donations for Powell Valley Loaves and Fishes. The community responded in a big way, donating 7,203 pounds of food.

Taxes are about as popular as wolves in Park County.

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.

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