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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
The news of the demise of the Community Concert Association of Cody/Powell after 75 years is sobering, as it drives home the idea, that without local participation, more and more events and programs … more
It was an especially exciting week to be a Panther fan. Before the start of the state basketball tournament in Casper, the Powell High School cheerleaders won the state championship in the Game Day … more
In races across the state last year, government transparency was one of the hot topics. Candidates for Wyoming’s statewide offices generally pledged to voters that they would make spending … more
For elderly residents living alone, long winters like this one can be especially isolating. But seniors don’t have to worry about making a warm meal or struggle to start their car in the … more
Highlighting its potential “to give farmers an opportunity to grow a crop they can set their own prices with,” state Rep. Bunky Loucks’ legislation to legalize the growth and … more
It can be difficult to “trust the process,” particularly when things aren’t going your way. Rewriting the rules can be tempting, but it’s a dangerous game to play. We … more
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