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Absaroka Street widening set for 2019

Engineering to begin this year; public meetings, tree removals next year

While a new 1 cent sales tax will take effect in April, City of Powell leaders say the Absaroka Street upgrades that the tax will fund likely won’t wrap up until the fall of 2019.

As a kid shoeing horses, Erich Ouellette developed an affinity for blacksmithing, finding he had a knack for using a forge, hammer and anvil to design and create different tools, hardware and decorative art.

A Cody man with a lengthy criminal record has been charged with five misdemeanor counts alleging he mistakenly fired five round balls into a crowd of spectators while performing with the Cody Gunfighters last summer.

Charity, users donate more than $142,700

Thanks in part to the U.S. Secretary of Energy and a community of internet users, a planned monument in Cody to honor war dogs and their handlers will become a reality.

First, the snow kept falling — storm after storm after storm, since before Christmas.

Remembering Mayor Hillman

Recalled as a leader who was devoted to family, community

In remembrances last week, friends, colleagues and family members recalled late Powell Mayor Don Hillman as a man who truly cared about the people in his life and his community.

Can Powell be a better ‘college town?’

Business, NWC leaders mull how to strengthen relationship between students and community

With 400 employees and close to 2,000 students, Northwest College figures prominently in Powell’s economic landscape.

Legal costs approach $1 million

Though he had hoped to see a resolution to Powell Valley Healthcare’s bankruptcy process by January or February, PVHC Board President R.J. Kost said he still has no idea when a final reorganization plan will be approved.

After being stymied by weather for several days, the Park County Search and Rescue Unit is resuming the search for Gib Mathers, a Powell Tribune reporter who went missing on the North Fork last week.

County lottery sales exceeded $950,000

Wyoming Lottery ticket sales grew in 2016, both in Park County and across the state, with the 23 counties that make up the Cowboy State beginning to see financial dividends.

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