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An off-duty Powell game warden shot and killed a charging grizzly bear in the Little Sunlight Basin area on Wednesday evening.

New VA clinic plans outlined

About 100 people attended a meeting at the VFW in Cody Monday evening to learn more about the new veterans clinic that will open there around the end of November.

Condie set to take deal in fraud case

A Powell psychologist who is alleged to have submitted more than $6.8 million worth of fraudulent bills to Wyoming Medicaid has reached a tentative plea deal with federal prosecutors, court records say.

More than two decades ago, Bob Capron was looking for a project to make a difference for local fishermen. Being told of the loss of trout by an uncle who was an irrigation canal manager, the conservation coordinator for the East Yellowstone Chapter of Trout Unlimited suggested the now well-known trout rescue program.

Emotions were running high this time last year, after repairs at the Willwood Dam caused a release of sediment into the Shoshone River and temporarily turned the popular fishery into a gray slurry. Many feared of a massive fish die-off.

City mulls distracted driving ordinance

Proposal would ban cell phone usage while driving in city limits

A new, proposed City of Powell ordinance is likely to get community members on both sides of the issue talking in the coming weeks.

Committee debates future of remote spot in Beartooths

After spending some 17 months coming up with a draft plan for managing the Wilderness Study Area within the McCullough Peaks, Park County’s Wyoming Public Lands Initiative advisory committee attempted to deal with the High Lakes Wilderness Study Area last week.

Plea may be withdrawn if Supreme Court rules in his favor

The woman referred to in court documents as “female patient” has no recollection of what happened to her in the operating room in early January 2015. But it’s changed her life all the same.

Bryon Murray doesn’t have time to hunt, but he got a deer this year. His name is John.

Shortly after this fall’s gray wolf season opened in Wyoming, a bill that would remove Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming — and prohibit judicial review of the decision — jumped its first hurdle in the U.S. House.

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