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Former lawmaker cites ‘sloppy bookkeeping’

The plea deal offered to former state lawmaker and prosecutor Sam Krone — for stealing more than $9,600 from the local bar association — was a lenient one, the presiding judge said last week.

As the sun peaked over the horizon just high enough to tickle the top of Heart Mountain, Frank Fagan spotted some mule deer just 200 yards up the next hill.

Annual food drive Wednesday evening

Local kids ringing doorbells tomorrow night won’t be looking for candy, but rather, something more nutritious.

Youth will collect food donations for Powell Valley Loaves and Fishes around Powell from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday as part of the 31st annual Fall Food Drive.

Three years ago, the residents of Yellowstone National Park claimed one of their rights as Wyoming citizens: state-funded educations for their children.

If you ask kids whether they’d like a half-day off from school every week, you’ll likely get a resounding yes.

But adults may feel differently.

Numbers have historically been tied to state’s unemployment rate

Preliminary data indicates that enrollment at Northwest College may have dipped a little from last year.

When taking roll call in Powell classrooms, 1,835 students are present this year.

Park County School District No. 1 saw an increase of about 1.4 percent — or 25 students — in enrollment this fall.

Game and Fish ready to talk about bears

Informal meetings an invitation to discuss management options, hunting

Before making decisions on how to best manage grizzly bears in the state, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department plans to host “scoping meetings” to discuss the issue with the public.

Chamber raising funds for new sign

Getting a new electronic sign for the Powell Valley Chamber of Commerce will be a community-wide effort.

Wolf hunts resume

Powell resident again one of the first to harvest a wolf

When Mike Hirsch woke up Saturday and found no injunctions on the state’s wolf hunt, he went and purchased a tag.

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