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And then there were three.

In the search for a new superintendent to lead Park County School District No. 1, Jay Curtis of Meeteetse, Mike Hamel of Laramie and Curtis Finch of Big Rapids, Michigan, were selected as the three finalists from a pool of 18 applicants.

Grizzly bears and the Wapiti Elementary School were unexpectedly thrown into the national spotlight during a Tuesday hearing for education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos.

East water tower springs leak

But recent work helps avoid disruption to water system

Upgrades made to Powell’s water system last summer are already proving their worth, helping deal with problems with one of the city’s water towers.

Legislature may enforce tax on internet sales

Get ready to start paying taxes on orders from Amazon.com — and other online retailers could be next.

Gov. Matt Mead announced Thursday that, as part of an agreement with the state, Amazon will begin collecting tax on its sales to Wyoming consumers and businesses on March 1.

Wolves are making headlines again, or at least their champions and adversaries are.    

College bus collides with cows, power pole

Gillette College women’s basketball team members escape serious injury

A bus driver and four members of the Gillette College women’s basketball team were transported to West Park Hospital in Cody Saturday night after the bus they were in collided with three cows and a power pole.

Powell snowed in again

Old Man Winter still has a strong grip on Powell and the surrounding area, evidenced by an estimated 6-7 inches of snow dumped by another blizzard-like storm Tuesday night and Wednesday.

Education in budget crisis

Lawmakers work on $400 million deficit

As lawmakers grapple with how to fund K-12 education in Wyoming — which faces a roughly $400 million annual shortfall — budget cuts are inevitable.

The Pryor Mountains can support another five to 15 head of mustangs, according to a new reckoning by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

The year 2017 opened with the unveiling of concrete steps toward construction of what would be Powell’s largest lodging facility.

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