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Tearing down the DeWitt Student Center at Northwest College and building a new student center in its place would be faster and cheaper than constructing a new building in phases.

In 1888 — as Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show toured Europe, the Eiffel Tower took shape and Wyoming’s Territorial Assembly made its first steps toward statehood — the core of the State Capitol was built in Cheyenne.

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.

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