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A surprise proposal

It was halftime of the Northwest College men’s basketball game against Miles Community College, and Gary Kerby was nervous.

On the morning of July 20, 1933, a doctor in rural Powell delivered a baby boy named Don Faxon. Hours later, the doctor was called to another Powell home and delivered a baby girl, Janie Anderson.

The two would end up sharing more than just a birthday — they have shared a lifetime together.

Unanimous vote fills void left by the death of Mayor Don Hillman

Local businessman and long-time City Council President John Wetzel was sworn in as Powell’s interim mayor following a unanimous vote by the City Council.

Flooding in Big Horn County

Ice jam causes flooding in unexpected places between Greybull/Lovell

Fifteen minutes. That’s all the time Ernie and Teresa Marsh had Tuesday to get themselves and their vehicles out of the path of a flood that no one expected to ever happen near their Big Horn County home.

Last defendant in case set for October trial

Two of the three defendants charged in connection with a Mexican man’s 2014 murder and mutilation reached plea deals with the Park County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The third defendant, however, appears to be planning to take his case to a jury.

A couple of local lawmakers faced some pointed questions on guns and global warming at a Saturday town hall meeting.

Big game hunting is big business in Wyoming.”

So begins a new report commissioned by Wyoming outfitters and others, which analyzed just how much money was put into the state’s economy by the more than 119,000 people who hunted big game here in 2015.

Absaroka Street widening set for 2019

Engineering to begin this year; public meetings, tree removals next year

While a new 1 cent sales tax will take effect in April, City of Powell leaders say the Absaroka Street upgrades that the tax will fund likely won’t wrap up until the fall of 2019.

As a kid shoeing horses, Erich Ouellette developed an affinity for blacksmithing, finding he had a knack for using a forge, hammer and anvil to design and create different tools, hardware and decorative art.

A Cody man with a lengthy criminal record has been charged with five misdemeanor counts alleging he mistakenly fired five round balls into a crowd of spectators while performing with the Cody Gunfighters last summer.

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