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Powell Hospital District has more money on hand at the start of the coming fiscal year than it did a year ago.

It only took several minutes of fierce wind to topple a decades-old tree on a Heart Mountain homestead Monday.

PHS modifies grading scale

The definition of a “D” is changing at Powell High School.

When students resume classes in August, they will be graded under a new scale for D’s and F’s. For years, a grade of 65 to 69 percent meant a D, “which is a pretty short window,” PHS Principal Jim Kuhn said during a recent presentation to the school board.

Since opening in 2008, losses at county-owned Biblio Bistro have topped $320,000

Park County Commissioner Joe Tilden posed a question to county library leaders last month: “What’s more important to you, buying new books or keeping the Bistro open?”

Members of 4/47 9th Infantry Division remember, reflect on life, those lost

Situated near Ap Bac Village in the Long An Province of Vietnam, the soldiers of Alpha Company, 4th Battalion, 47th Infantry were slogging through a couple hundred yards of open rice paddies when they stumbled into chaos. It was the day after Father’s Day, June 19, 1967.

‘Longmire’ rides in Cody

Craig Johnson reflects on TV show, future of beloved sheriff

It was on a recent trip abroad when Craig Johnson — author of the popular “Longmire” series of books and the television series it spawned — realized first-hand just how far-reaching his fictional Wyoming sheriff’s popularity had become.

With a 30-inch base in the last week of June, the owners of the Beartooth Basin Summer Ski Area may look like genius entrepreneurs this year. The parking lot is overflowing with happy ski bums, and the vibe is good.

As superintendent of the Powell school district, Kevin Mitchell has made countless decisions, attended hundreds of meetings and kept a single focus: Doing what’s best for students.

The Powell school district recently tweaked its agreement with Montana to continue paying for the education of students living in Yellowstone National Park. Though the students in Mammoth Hot Springs will likely never set foot in a Powell school, they are part of Park County School District No. 1.

A Utah couple was injured after being “butted” by a bison this (Wednesday) morning in Yellowstone National Park, park officials say.

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