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Three officers and a dispatcher at the Powell Police Department were recognized Monday for exhibiting “prompt and alert actions in the line of duty” that helped save three lives earlier this year.

If you don’t believe in Santa, you haven’t met Sally Montoya.

At age 87, Montoya’s house is filled with toys. Around Powell she has several “workshops” stuffed with more. And she has about two dozen elves. (They might prefer to be called volunteers.)

Attorneys general from 45 states and the District of Columbia have accused Cody Laboratories’ parent company of conspiring with its competitors to fix the price of an antibiotic.

Park County had a couple more decades to pay back the roughly $2.5 million that it borrowed from the state government to reclaim some of its old landfill trash pits.

At sunrise on the morning of the Wyoming pheasant opener, a light dusting of fresh snow covered the fields east of Powell. Jeff Capron and his father, Bob, jumped out of their truck excited to start hunting — just like they’ve been doing for more than three decades. Prince followed right behind, excited for his first hunt.

Eagle Pass lies along the southern boundary of Yellowstone National Park, near Eagle Peak, which at 11,372 feet is the highest spot in Yellowstone. It’s not easy to reach, but photojournalist Joe Riis figured it would be a good spot for a remote camera as part of his efforts to document wildlife migrations around the park.

Living close to Yellowstone National Park has its advantages. Many local residents venture to the park throughout the year — some even moved to the area to be near the natural beauty of northwest Wyoming. But the price may be going up.

A routine traffic stop in Yellowstone National Park turned into a windfall for the federal government.

Last week, a judge ruled that the government can keep more than $20,337 in cash that a Yellowstone ranger seized from two Illinois men in July.

Local students can now take Powell Middle School classes from their bedrooms, kitchens or wherever they have an internet connection.

In connection with an alleged scheme to defraud the Wyoming Medicaid program, Powell psychologist Gib Condie has pleaded guilty to one count of felony health care fraud.

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