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The City of Powell and its police department cannot be held liable for a sexual assault committed by one of its officers in 2011, a judge ruled last week.

Shooting past 30 tons of beets

Record harvest 73 percent done

Forget about the soggy start. The story of the 2016 area sugar beet harvest is the soaring finish.

Police sharpshooters to cull deer in Cody?

The Cody City Council discussed how they might curb the city’s deer population on Tuesday night, but the council has not resolved to cull the herd.

There are approximately 300 deer within city limits.

Shoshone overrun with silt

River turbidity increase to repair Willwood Dam muddies waters, kills fish

Water the color of greasy gypsum thick with silt from above the Willwood Dam has killed fish and spawned an investigation by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

Absaroka Street is the main travel artery out of Powell to the north, and its narrow width is going to have to be remedied some day, Mayor Don Hillman told the Powell Rotary Club last week.

Wanting the gray wolf to be turned over to state management as soon as possible, Park County commissioners are calling on Congress to do an end-run around the judges and environmental groups that might stand in the way.

Twenty years of Yellowstone wolves

Yellowstone: the best place in the world to see wolves,” said Doug Smith.

Smith, senior wildlife biologist in Yellowstone National Park, discussed reintroduction and social tolerance of wolves at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West last week.

A routine stop at a Ralston railroad crossing went awry earlier this year when a semi-truck slammed into the back of a school bus.

For the first time in more than 20 years, both transformers at the City of Powell’s electrical substation were tripped simultaneously this morning.

A squirrel is to blame.

Write-in candidates needed in election

Four seats on the Powell Hospital District Board are up for election this year, and four candidates filed for election to the board.

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