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A pair of summits in southeastern Park County should continue to be known as “Squaw Teats,” county commissioners say. On Tuesday, the commission voted unanimously to oppose a proposal … more
Though much mystery still surrounds Forrest Fenn’s decade-long treasure hunt, the 89-year-old entrepreneur says the treasure was found in Wyoming. “Because I promised the finder I … more
The Last Splash of Summer — an annual event to bring all the kids together to give them one last hurrah before school starts — is set to return on Saturday, Aug. 15. “Now more … more
The entire board of Camp Bethel recently voted to pursue finding private land as a new location for the camp. The Christian camp started at the current location on U.S. Forest Service land in the … more
In June, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department received a tip on their Stop Poaching hotline: a headless deer had been spotted between Manderson and Basin. When Worland Game Warden Matt Lentsch … more
The Powell and Cody animal shelters each received a $1,236 check this week, thanks to those who supported the fundraising efforts of the Sports Nuts of the Round Table. Elfriede Milburn, president … more
Northwest College student Chancey Stebner of Powell is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola … more
At a pair of forums last week, candidates for the Park County Commission spoke about how they might cut the county budget or raise more revenue, but none formally endorsed the idea of a new 1% sales … more
Powell area residents may have noticed that’s something’s been missing from town in recent months: the fire whistle. Used to notify members of the Powell Volunteer Fire Department of a … more
With the blessing of their neighbors, a Powell man and his son approached the city council last month to ask for an exception to the city’s ban on roosters. However, the council unanimously … more
Park County had 38 active cases of COVID-19 on Monday — 36 confirmed and two probable, according to Wyoming Department of Health data. That was down from 46 active cases on Saturday and up just … more
Floyd Young is in his third term in Ward II, for a total of 12 years on the council, and he’s now running unopposed for a fourth term. “I love serving the people as Powell,” … more
John Wetzel has served in the Powell city government since 2007, beginning as a councilman and being appointed as mayor in 2017 to replace the late Don Hillman. In 2018, Wetzel won nearly 67% of … more
As kids return to school in a few weeks, they’ll miss seeing some familiar faces. This summer, the Powell school board recognized 10 retiring educators, who shared a combined total of 272 … more
Kirk Waggoner got his birthday cake a day early. It came with the surprise of a lifetime Saturday as the Park County Search and Rescue dedicated its facility in Cody, naming it for the founding … more
The annual Cruisen Red Lodge Car & Bike Show took place last month, however, because of the COVID virus, some of the usual events had to be dropped. It was deemed that if show car owners wanted … more
A $5.5 million highway improvement project is kicking into high gear south of Cody on Wyoming Highway 120, and motorists can expect some delays during the work. Mountain Construction Co., of … more
Members of the Park County Search and Rescue team helped evacuate a 65-year-old woman from a trail in the Beartooth Mountains last week. The woman had activated her InReach SOS device around 1 … more
A male grizzly was captured northeast of Jackson and relocated to an area east of Yellowstone National Park last week after obtaining livestock feed on private lands near the Buffalo Fork River … more
Nearly three weeks after submitting a bid to Occidental Petroleum for 1 million acres of land and 4 million acres of mineral rights, the state of Wyoming has had no word from the oil and gas giant, … more
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