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CJ Baker

One man lost who he was in late 2013; another man lost his life.

“I was in a bad place, and when I was on drugs, I’m not who I am,” Christopher Nichols told the judge last week. “... Drugs have literally ruined my life, in more ways than one. It’s hurt not only me, my family ... him.”

A Powell woman is facing allegations that she helped her boyfriend manufacture methamphetamine last summer.

PHS girls look to defend title

Coming off the first championship in school history, the Powell High School girls basketball team has prepared for the upcoming season with something basic: hard work.

A Powell hunter was shot in the upper leg Sunday morning. On Sunday evening, authorities were continuing to investigate what happened.

"The shooting allegedly occurred while the victim was hunting deer inside Big Horn County," said a news release from Park County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lance Mathess.

For negligently causing a fatal crash north of Powell in March, a Cowley woman will lose a year’s worth of driving privileges, pay a fine and be held responsible for the deceased’s funeral costs.

“I apologize, you know, for trying to shoot myself and all the people that it hurt in the process,” Joseph Underwood told the judge. “I just would like to get to treatment to get the help I need.”

A community paid tribute to a military service dog on Wednesday; a Powell veteran said goodbye to his “brother, protector, co-pilot and best friend.”

bicyclist appears to have only acted in self defense when he fatally shot a Powell man’s military K9/service dog last month, the Park County Sheriff’s Office concluded.

No charges will be filed in connection with the fatal shooting of a Powell veteran's service dog, a dog that had also served in combat.

Hunter’s stray shot goes through Cody area house

People really need to be a lot smarter when they’re hunting and when they’re even shooting,” said Park County Sheriff Scott Steward.

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