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They were chasing wild geese when yet another real estate listing in an endless stream of disappointments caught their eye. The Sapp family was looking for a home in “God’s country” … more
Val Murray was born and raised in Powell. She and her two brothers are the fourth generation of Murrays to farm, and this year will be the 105th crop year for the family farm operation, Murraymere … more
June Minchow, director of emergency and critical care services at Powell Valley Healthcare, is exuberant as she points out plans for new treatment rooms — part of a $1.7 million renovation of … more
As Powell’s enrollment has steadily climbed in recent years, Cody’s has dwindled. This school year, Cody has 594 high school students — just 25 more than the 569 high-schoolers … more
With the effort still proving too pricey, a Powell game bird farm has again shelved its plans to raise sage grouse. Over the past two years, Diamond Wing Game Birds has sought to become certified … more
On Friday, President Donald Trump’s administration published its intent to remove Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the lower 48 states. That triggered a 60-day review by a … more
A series of efforts on the part of Northwest College leaders appear to be helping to keep students enrolled and working toward the completion of their degrees. NWC’s retention rates are … more
While Powell was set to keep its Shopko store if the chain survived, the company announced Monday that it will shut down all of its remaining stores by mid-June. more
In 2015, federal authorities agreed that William “Bill” Lee’s days of dealing and using methamphetamine appeared to be behind him. As a probation officer explained at the time, Lee … more
Seeking to protect migrating mule deer herds, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing some new restrictions for the 2019 hunting season in Upper Shoshone and Clark’s Fork areas. The … more
On assignment in Namibia in 2015, National Geographic adventure writer Mark Jenkins intended to send back a piece about climbing the Brandberg, the country’s highest peak, and documenting the … more
Kenneth “Val” Geissler of Cody has been prohibited from having contact with any juveniles since September, when he was charged with forcibly kissing a 17-year-old girl and trying to get … more
One of the Powell Police Department’s drug detecting K-9s has been forced into retirement after suffering from severe arthritis. Zeke, an 8-year-old German shepherd, began having trouble … more
Rep. Dan Laursen, R-Powell, held a town hall meeting last week to discuss the outcomes of this year’s legislative session. Taxes and revenue topped the list of concerns of the three locals who … more
Wrapped inside a huge public lands bill that’s currently sitting on President Donald Trump’s desk is a permanent reauthorization of the popular Land and Water Conservation Fund Act. And … more
Park County commissioners abruptly fired the county’s events coordinator on Tuesday, voting to terminate Teecee Barrett following a closed-door session. Barrett had served in the position … more
As many artisans in the business of Western design near retirement, there aren’t a lot of new people getting into the industry. But if all goes as planned, graduates of a new internship program … more
Local thermometers hit rock bottom over a very frosty weekend. The Powell Municipal Airport, for instance, registered a minus 41 degree wind chill Sunday morning. However, the cold generally … more
Although he missed most of the action in the Wyoming Legislature this year, it may have been the most difficult session yet for state Rep. David Northrup, R-Powell. In the middle of the session … more
For most hunters, a bighorn ram tag is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Only about 180 licenses are issued in Wyoming each year. For those lucky enough to score a tag, the hunts are taken … more
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