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“Don’t be afraid of fear. Because it sharpens you, it challenges you, it makes you stronger; and when you run away from fear, you also run away from the opportunity to be your best … more
Growing up in a small community in the least populated state, Powell kids may feel limited at times. But local youth have something that many do not: An exceptional education. For local students … more
Critical access hospitals are having a very hard time right now. These hospitals often serve rural populations with valuable medical services where there aren’t the volumes needed to be … more
If you want to gauge just how fed-up Wyomingites have gotten with our state’s expanding grizzly bear population, consider Senate File 93 from the past legislative session. Titled … more
Powell High School held its annual year-end Athletic Awards Night earlier this week, recognizing coaches and athletes from all of the fall and winter sports and honoring their commitment to their … more
For someone who never planned on getting into politics, Sen. Mike Enzi has spent much of his life working for the people of Wyoming. It’s not the path he expected. Growing up, Enzi enjoyed … more
The Wyoming Business Council, in coordination with Powell Economic Partnership, is pursuing an initiative to help existing local retailers and new businesses fill the retail void created by Shopko … more
As the state’s only four-year university, the University of Wyoming holds a special place in the hearts of many. It’s hard to find a person in this state who doesn’t have a … more
Monday was Earth Day across the nation and around the globe, an event that began on April 22, 1970, in response to a massive oil spill off the coast of California in 1969. The spill blanketed the … more
It’s a simple question on your driver’s license application: Would you like to register to be an organ and tissue donor? Your answer could potentially help dozens of people — and … more
Monday was Tax Day. It’s unfortunate that Tax Day doesn’t fall closer to Election Day, as it would probably encourage voters to think twice before voting for candidates who want to spend … more
If you ask a Powell resident why they choose to live here, there’s a great chance they’ll mention the friendly folks. Time and again, the Powell community has proven itself to be … more
In typical Wyoming fashion, just when you think the worst might be behind us, Old Man Winter may still have a few tricks up his sleeve. Just last weekend at the L.A. Kohnke Track Invitational at … more
As communities across the country recognize National Library Week through April 13, we certainly have a lot to celebrate in Park County. In addition to offering thousands of books, our local … more
Tuesday was Equal Pay Day. The day is intended to symbolize how far into the year a woman must work to earn what a man earned in the previous year. The day aims to raise awareness that women … more
City of Powell leaders recently gave IT director Zack Thorington the ultimate promotion, naming him as the next city administrator. It is a good decision. Thorington immediately brings a deep … more
With the recent hire of Ben McArthur as its interim men’s soccer coach, Northwest College has taken the first step in a proactive approach to resolving its issues with heavy coaching … more
The first weekend of spring found many of us outside, enjoying the chance to get out in the warm sunshine or starting yard work. But for Powell firemen, much of the weekend was spent fighting … more
Of the more than 500 bills and resolutions that the Wyoming Legislature considered during the past session, Gov. Mark Gordon says it was a bill dealing with a private school in Jackson Hole that … more
According to the International Disasters Database, the number of deaths from climate events has plummeted more than 95 percent since 1930. Fewer people than ever die from natural disasters. This … more
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