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A place for pooches?

Group working to create dog park; neighbors object to putting it at Whitlock Park

A proposal to turn a spot on Powell’s southeastern edge into a dog park led nearby residents to complain the city was barking up the wrong tree; dog park proponents are now looking for an alternative location.

While attending a meeting in Cody last week, Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk carried a copy of a joint resolution recently passed by the Wyoming Legislature, which calls for a conservation fee to be assessed on visitors to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

Cody area residents may get a chance to reconsider one of their votes in 2016.

After weeks of asking questions, Powell school board members must soon come up with an answer. The board will decide Wednesday whether to move forward with developing a new policy to allow trained school staff to carry concealed firearms.

Pulling out the maps, fisheries biologists drew on the experience of northwest Wyoming anglers and conservationists in an effort to help save the Yellowstone cutthroat trout.

Monday’s bitterly cold temperatures and blowing snow felt like a cruel April Fools’ Day joke that arrived a day late.

Two men have been placed on probation for an altercation last July that culminated in one man firing shots at the other’s truck.

In mid-February, 2-year-old Noel Rivera had what appeared to be a rash all over his body. His parents took him to the walk-in clinic in Cody, but, despite some Benadryl, the rash persisted.

Changes in recent years have made it harder for the Wyoming Game and Fish to predict how much money it will receive from year-to-year.

A Powell Middle School student is facing expulsion after reportedly making a threat to the school last week.

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