Powell, WY


Humidity: 93%

Wind: 12 mph

Gib Mathers

Rain, cooler temperatures following hot September

It was a darn near balmy September, but it can’t last forever.

Elk Basin turned 100 this year. Millions upon millions of years ago, Elk Basin was inhabited by prehistoric animals; then much later, Native Americans, and not so long ago, people extracting oil established a community of hardy inhabitants.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is relocating grizzly bears regularly in northwest Wyoming.

Though it has grown and is not contained, the Spruce Fire in Yellowstone National Park is benefitting the forest in its isolated location, according to the National Park Service.

The new rig is even burlier than the old brush trucks the Powell Volunteer Fire Department now deploys.

The Shoshone River below Buffalo Bill Dam is anything but tame and that unbridled wildness inspired the river festival.

It was the third annual Cody Wild West River Fest over the weekend in Cody.

Wings ‘N Wheels put new meaning in the word “elevate.”

Prior to the Wings ‘N Wheels Fly-in and Car Show Saturday, Powell Municipal Airport was gearing up for the spectacle, including a few high-octane airplane rides for local kids via the Elevate Your Life program Friday.

Motorists won’t be looking down at the Willwood Dam anymore when construction on a new bridge is completed.

It was a wedding anniversary the Powell couple will likely never forget.

That was around 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 27, when the wind storm ripped a swath through the Big Horn Mountains tumbling TJ and Bobbie Bell’s 26-foot Cougar travel trailer just off Little Big Horn Road east of Bald Mountain.

A gaggle of adventurers cruised Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area in kayaks on Saturday.

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