Powell, WY


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Tessa Baker

It’s been a wild week for weather in Wyoming.

As rivers reached flood stages and snow fell in the mountains, tornadoes touched down Monday in several areas, including near Cody, Burlington and Worland.

As kids spend carefree hours at the playground, set up lemonade stands and ride their bicycles, it’s easy to have a romanticized view of summertime in our small town. Yes, in many ways, Powell is a safe community, but that doesn’t mean we’re immune to terrible crimes.

Teacher captures photo of ‘posing’ bear cubs

When a school bus full of Powell fifth-graders recently drove through Chief Joseph Pass, two bear cubs paused to watch, resting their paws on the guardrail.

Local prevention employees losing jobs due to budget cuts

It’s well known that Wyoming’s budget cuts significantly affected community colleges and K-12 education. But did you know that suicide prevention funding also took a major hit?

Friends to walk from Cody to Cheyenne to raise awareness for suicide prevention

As she prepares to walk more than 400 miles across the vast open spaces of Wyoming, Terresa Humphries-Wadsworth knows it won’t be easy.

It’s one thing to listen to a lecture about livestock, but it’s quite another to raise a piglet.

This year’s graduating seniors were among the last babies born in the 20th century.

If you place a jar of peanut butter or a box of cereal by your mailbox on Saturday, it will be delivered to local families in need.

Powell postal workers will collect food items this weekend as part of the national Stamp Out Hunger food drive.

Millions of Americans could lose their insurance over the next decade, and many may face higher costs for health care coverage if a “repeal and replace” bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week  makes it to the finish line in its present form.

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