Powell, WY


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CJ Baker

On the one hand, Powell Police Chief Roy Eckerdt thinks it’s helpful that nearby Colorado has legalized marijuana, “because I refer to them as the Petri dish a lot.

“It’s given us an opportunity to see what’s taken place in Colorado to better gauge our opinions and what directions we go with things,” Eckerdt said.

While local residents dreamt of sugar plums and counted down the hours until the New Year, staffers in the city of Powell’s Water Department were stuck dealing with a series of problems.

The Powell High School girls basketball team delivered a pummeling to a Class 3A opponent on Friday, then gave one of Class 4A’s top squads a serious scare on Saturday.

When the crew from Powell Hospital Ambulance Service arrived at the Blair’s parking lot on Tuesday afternoon, a man was dead from an apparent heart attack. By the time they’d gotten him to the hospital a few minutes later, his life had been saved.

Area officials balk at helping subsidize Big Horn Basin buses

Say goodbye to local bus service.

Lousy winter weather slowing construction, commissioners are told

Barring a December heat wave, a new multi-use facility for the Park County Fairgrounds may not be fully finished for the 2015 fair.

PHS ranked No. 2 by WyoPreps

Great defense helped propel the Powell High School girls basketball team to a third-place finish last season. This time around, they hope their defense wins them the proverbial championship.

Two Powell residents stand charged with felony drug crimes after police intercepted a package containing nearly an ounce of methamphetamine that had been shipped to them.

Local economies could get pedal-powered push

As many as 800 cyclists plan to bike through the region next summer — and they may take Powell and Cody businesses along for the ride.

Did a former Powell police officer subject a woman to unwanted sexual contact in 2011, as a civil suit and criminal charges allege? He says no and the city says it doesn’t know.

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