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The Bureau of Reclamation had predicted sufficient spring runoff to Buffalo Bill Reservoir for irrigation this year based on March 1 projections, but the April forecast may be less.

Powerful winds overturned objects, fueled small fires and tossed dirt in people’s eyes Saturday afternoon in Powell.

GOP elects new leaders, looks to unite

CODY — As they picked a new roster of leaders on Saturday morning, many top Park County Republicans agreed they need to move past their differences and unite.

CODY – Charges were filed Thursday against three suspects in connection with the murder of Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres, whose decapitated body was found on Jan. 9, 2014, on Little Sand Coulee Road in Badger Basin.

The Park County Sheriff's Office said all three were in custody for alleged roles in Guerra-Torres's murder: John Louis Marquez, 51, Sandra Garcia, 27 -- a former Powell resident who was reportedly Guerra-Torres' girlfriend at the time of his murder and the mother of his children -- and Pedro Garcia Jr., a 28-year-old former Powell resident and Sandra Garcia's brother.

CODY — Prepare to say goodbye to the Park County fair director and hello to the Park County events coordinator.

On Tuesday, Park County commissioners announced and formalized their hire of Echo Renner, a Meeteetse businesswoman and rancher, as the county’s first events coordinator.

GOP county party to elect new leaders

Division within the Park County Republican Party will be put to a vote on Saturday, when party members choose their leaders for the next two years.

Lots of flotsam has turned up on the Shoshone River facing Jan Clements’ place in the Eaglenest subdivision since the water level at Willwood Dam was reduced.

Saddle up at the cinema

Classic-style Western movie shorts ride into Powell Wednesday

Fans of classic American Westerns are invited to a screening of two movies at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Vali Twin Cinema at 204 N. Bent Street in Powell.

Powell man imprisoned for overdose death

Powell man’s decision to share his prescribed pain medication with a friend led to that friend’s death, and now, a prison term for himself.

Patricia “Pat” Miller of Powell was killed Saturday when the vehicle she was driving was hit broadside at the intersection of Wyo. Highway 295 and Lane 5.

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