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Dozens of cattle recently died in the Shoshone National Forest along the Beartooth Highway after browsing on larkspur, a toxic plant that grows throughout the West.

Heart Mountain Canal springs leak

Crews drain canal to fix cracked liner outside Cody

The Heart Mountain Irrigation District cut off water in its canal Monday morning to attempt an emergency patch on the Rattlesnake liner.

Federal authorities hope to keep more than $20,000 in cash that a Yellowstone National Park ranger seized from two young Illinois men this summer. Prosecutors say one man admitted they had planned to use the money to buy marijuana in Oregon, then sell it in Illinois.

Good Samaritans rescue Cody man from canal

When Glen Gresly’s truck left the road and headed for the canal Wednesday afternoon, several area residents sprang into action.

This past winter, after she fell, Susan Ahalt got on the phone and called a couple volunteers from her short list. Ahalt rarely needs help, but at 74, the the list of chores she can no longer do is growing. The broken kneecap only slowed her down. She knows if she can’t do the work, many will suffer.

Affordable housing project proposed

Wyoming Housing Network meeting scheduled for Sept. 14

New affordable apartments may be on the horizon in Powell, and the developer wants to hear from the community as the plans take shape.

Former resident tells of struggles he and other Houstonians face after Hurricane Harvey

Now that floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey are beginning to recede, Houstonians are starting the very difficult process of cleaning up after the disaster.

Rufous hummingbirds move from bloom to bloom, first feeding on brilliant red penstemon flowers, hanging from the stem in rows, and then move to glowing blue globe thistle. The tiny, acrobatic birds come to Deb Koelling’s garden for food, water and shelter. They’re the stars in a spectacular free show. And Rob, her husband of 40 years, is there with his camera.

County approves Powell group home

Neighbors objected to planned facility west of town

After a series of contentious public meetings featuring strong opposition from neighbors, Park County commissioners have allowed a woman to build a new group home west of Powell.

If confronted with the terrifying scenario of an active shooter, many schools across the country go into one mode: Lockdown.

Powell school leaders don’t want that to be the case here.

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