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A Powell man is facing criminal charges alleging he gave his prescribed medications to another man and caused the 25-year-old’s death.

The case against Adam B. Mangold, 28, reached Park County’s District Court last week after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

March 04, 2014 10:06 am

Suspicious plane leads to seizure

Cody police discover large amount of cash on pilot 

Citing suspicious behavior, Cody police seized what may be close to $260,000 in cash from a pair of men who flew into the area last week.

A Powell woman will not get any part of the $2.5 million she sought after being hit with a trash can mounted on a skid steer loader at the 2009 Park County Fair.

Powell man’s life saved by quick actions of wife, police and medics

After getting married three decades ago, Jim Jarrett — then a volunteer fireman — insisted his wife Dawn also take a course in emergency medical care.

A 51-year-old man has been sentenced to eight-and-a-half to 12 years in prison for raping a Powell woman in 2012.

A December 2012 crime spree that culminated in two Powell residents being robbed at gunpoint has resulted in 13 felony convictions and more than 22 years of prison time as well as jail time and fines for the four individuals involved in the crime.

On the heels of receiving $500,000 from the state of Wyoming for a new building at the Park County Fairgrounds, commissioners are asking the state for another $500,000.

February 11, 2014 9:28 am

Cowley legislator wants beer tax hike

Local lawmakers oppose Medicaid expansion 

Wyoming is subsidizing its beer drinkers, and it’s time to stop, a local lawmaker says.

February 11, 2014 8:47 am

PHS wins in three-for-all

Hot outside shooting keys Lady Panther wins

Deadly shooting from behind the 3-point line helped the Powell High School girls’ basketball team pull away from Star Valley (43-26) and Jackson (67-35) on Friday and Saturday.

Seeing the issue as now moot, Park County commissioners have dropped their appeal of a state decision that allows a Big Horn County landfill to accept trash from the city of Powell.