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Two rafters suffered minor injuries after the Boy Scouts’ rafts flipped Friday morning on the North Fork, according to the Park County Sheriff’s office.

In anxious moments, Gabriel will push up against Vince Vanata’s leg to remind him that he’s there. If Vanata is in the middle of a disturbing dream, the golden retriever will help wake him up.

Wyoming’s state agency budgets are being cut by $248 million over the next two years due to falling energy revenue, according to an announcement Gov. Matt Mead made on Tuesday. Mead told lawmakers in Cheyenne that the sharp declines require cutting the $3 billion state general fund budget that legislators approved earlier this year.

Donors step up for the manor

Addition of new outside elevator to start soon

Rocky Mountain Manor has strong support in the community of Powell.

Party hardy, PHS — the 101st annual Powell High School Alumni Reunion Weekend kicks off Friday.

Yellowstone Lake: Stalking lake trout

Unbidden lake trout in Yellowstone Lake may find they can swim, but they cannot hide — if Trout Unlimited, federal and state entities and volunteers have their way.

Two new members joined the Powell school board last week.

The Park County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees appointed Lillian Brazelton and Kimberly Condie to fill two vacant positions Thursday evening.

Six homes were destroyed and 50 were damaged by an EF-3 tornado that struck Baker, Montana, on June 11. Before the dust completely settled, a team of Powell contractors was on the scene to help with repairs — free of charge.

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is set to unveil budget cuts on Tuesday that he says likely will require a small number of state employee layoffs even as the state guards its massive "rainy day fund" against the possibility the current downturn in energy production will last for years.

A project to move a 1940s barrack back to the site of the Heart Mountain Relocation Camp resulted in a national history award for the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation.

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