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Northwest Wyoming is one of the most beautiful places in all of the United States, if not the world — and part of that beauty has to do with the wild animals that call the area home. Getting a … more
Park County is in the midst of what passes for a heat wave in this part of the state, with nearly a week of temps creeping into the 90s. This weekend may provide some respite, with Sunday’s … more
The images of a smirking high school student standing in the face of a Native American veteran at the Lincoln Memorial have dominated the airwaves, print and social media from literally the moment it … more
A blizzard pounded the area on Sunday with blowing snow, frigid temperatures, icy roads and huge drifts. While it arrived with an especially powerful punch, snowstorms come with the territory in Wyoming. In the hours before the snowfall, however, … more
In the national debate over health care, Powell recently found itself in an unexpected spotlight. NBC’s Tom Brokaw came to town this summer, visiting with local physicians about health care in our rural community. The Today Show featured Powell … more
Be glad you’re reading about the flu in 2018 and not in 1918. One hundred years ago, the news was grim as the 1918 influenza pandemic spread across the globe, claiming more lives than World … more
In the quest to offer the best deal, Black Friday now begins even earlier, with many businesses foregoing any semblance of a traditional Thanksgiving by enticing shoppers with Thursday bargains. Instead of settling in to watch football or succumbing … more
When pollsters survey people for their thoughts about the federal government and Congress, they often find folks are pretty disenchanted with the government overall, but appreciate the efforts of … more
It can be tough to change habits, especially ones that have been around for a century. In a tradition tracing back to 1918, we Americans faithfully switch our clocks forward an hour in the spring, … more
After a Montana judge reinstated federal protections for grizzly bears on Monday, the iconic species is dominating headlines once again — and rightfully so. But before we weigh in on the … 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
But with the end of one season begins the start of another, as students in Park County School District No. 1 and Northwest College are already settling into the familiar routine of the new school year. This year marks a new era for the school … more
While Wyoming law requires political candidates and their committees to publicly disclose the money they’ve received and spent, there really aren’t any penalties for those who fail to play by the rules. In the last election cycle, candidates … more
There’s a lot riding on Tuesday’s primary election. Across the state, candidates have spent millions of dollars on advertisements and mailers. Countless signs dot local yards, busy … more
NWC trustees passionately debated whether to spend up to $280,000 to repair the music-playing tower — that on top of a $60,000 engineering study to figure out precisely what repairs are needed. During the Nov. 13 discussion, trustee Bob Newsome … more
Northwest College has faced plenty of challenges over the past few years. Budget cuts, declining enrollment, the elimination of programs and the future of the campus’ largest residential hall … more
Life became more difficult for dozens of Park County families this week. Eight employees at Northwest College lost their jobs as the college faces continuing budget deficits, while the college is … more
If there’s one thing about last week’s election that we all can agree on, it may be the feeling of relief that it’s over. Although the results won’t be officially certified … more
If you ask a local resident to identify some of the animals or geysers in Yellowstone National Park, you’ll likely get an extensive list. The same is true with names of various valleys, rivers … more
Children will head into the field with their parents looking for their first deer or antelope; veterans will gear up for that once-in-a-lifetime mountain goat hunt they’ve planned for years. But beyond the individual tales of quarry harvested … more
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