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Earlier this month, an aerial spraying contractor operating in the Willwood area had a mishap that sprayed herbicides outside targeted fields. Trees were damaged and at least one family experienced … more
Our criminal justice system is complicated, with judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys all trying to balance appropriate punishment, victims’ needs and opportunities for rehabilitation … more
Summer is in full swing, and visitors from all over the world are descending on Yellowstone National Park in droves to enjoy the sights and sounds of what our glorious treasure has to … 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
Earlier this year a New York man allegedly took out his shotgun and fired upon a drone flying over his house. The drone owners followed the drone to its last recorded GPS location. That led them to … more
The internet has opened up the opportunity for anyone, anywhere to share their opinion about anything. In many ways, that’s been a good thing. The internet and other technologies have made … more
A cold, wet spring has finally given way to what we in Park County hope will be a summer full of fond memories, good weather and quality time spent with family and friends. With all the fun to be … 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
John Wesley Powell, for whom our town is named, had an enormous contribution to exploration and effective irrigation policies that have allowed the American West to thrive, including our own … more
People are dying at an alarming rate on Wyoming’s roads and highways. In a “normal” year, three dozen people have died in crashes by late May, which is a staggering loss. But so … more
“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
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