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Devil Canyon, east of Lovell, has too many bighorn sheep; the Ferris and Seminoe Mountains, northeast of Rawlins, have too few.

When a rare solar eclipse crosses Park County this August, folks will need special eye protection to watch it safely.

Project would add sensory playground equipment, other amenities for people with developmental disabilities

The City of Powell Parks Department is in the preliminary stages of turning a local park into one that would be accessible to kids with developmental disabilities.

A surprise proposal

It was halftime of the Northwest College men’s basketball game against Miles Community College, and Gary Kerby was nervous.

On the morning of July 20, 1933, a doctor in rural Powell delivered a baby boy named Don Faxon. Hours later, the doctor was called to another Powell home and delivered a baby girl, Janie Anderson.

The two would end up sharing more than just a birthday — they have shared a lifetime together.

Unanimous vote fills void left by the death of Mayor Don Hillman

Local businessman and long-time City Council President John Wetzel was sworn in as Powell’s interim mayor following a unanimous vote by the City Council.

Flooding in Big Horn County

Ice jam causes flooding in unexpected places between Greybull/Lovell

Fifteen minutes. That’s all the time Ernie and Teresa Marsh had Tuesday to get themselves and their vehicles out of the path of a flood that no one expected to ever happen near their Big Horn County home.

Last defendant in case set for October trial

Two of the three defendants charged in connection with a Mexican man’s 2014 murder and mutilation reached plea deals with the Park County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The third defendant, however, appears to be planning to take his case to a jury.

A couple of local lawmakers faced some pointed questions on guns and global warming at a Saturday town hall meeting.

Big game hunting is big business in Wyoming.”

So begins a new report commissioned by Wyoming outfitters and others, which analyzed just how much money was put into the state’s economy by the more than 119,000 people who hunted big game here in 2015.

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