Powell, WY


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Some fish survived the silt spill last month at Willwood Dam.

With a full pool upstream of the dam, the Shoshone River was rendered its typical cloudy emerald hue as Wyoming Game and Fish Department sought to calculate the fish population on Wednesday.

Liquor licenses all renewed

Powell’s bars and restaurants kept things pretty orderly in serving alcohol over the past year.

Heart Mountain access closed off

Private canal road no longer open to public

The Heart Mountain Irrigation District is prohibiting public access along one of its canal roads — and those barred now want to get that access back.

The Powell Municipal Airport may become one of the first in the country to let drones fly in its airspace.

This story is a ringing endorsement to metal detectorists everywhere, good old-fashioned kindness, or both.

It looked like a steel-sided building in Clark had burst at the seams Tuesday night, with siding and styrofoam insulation strewn around the shed like fallout from a big, ill-tempered dust devil.

Santa and workshop a hit with kids

Santa came back to an appreciative following.

It had been a few years since Santa flew in for a downtown appearance on the day after Thanksgiving. But judging from the response Friday, youngsters and their parents are hoping the jolly old elf can continue to squeeze in a Powell stop.

Although they could be seen as health care competitors, representatives of the three medical services in Powell say they work together cooperatively to provide the best options for patients.

Whether a Douglas elementary school teacher actually broke the law by sleeping with a 17-year-old high school student remains something of an open legal question.

Clerk: Baldwin’s recount cost $3,900

A Monday recount of the state Senate District 18 race cost more than $3,900 — mostly because it took over 130 hours of staff time, says Park County Clerk Colleen Renner.

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