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Four-legged hero donates blood to furry friend in need

The season of giving is here, and with it, reminders of how a simple gesture of kindness can be a life-saver for someone in need. But this season also showed the ability to give isn’t always limited to people.

Schmeiser steps down as chamber director

After four years at the helm, Powell Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jaime Schmeiser is stepping down from the position.

CHEYENNE (AP) — The downturn in Wyoming’s mining and oil and gas industries have caused the state to experience its first population decline since 1990. However, there are signs the state’s economy has bottomed out and stabilized, economists said following the release of a national population report released last week.

A proposed bill to enhance wildlife habitat nearby and around the state is headed for the Wyoming Legislature’s 2017 general session.

Wyo. Highway 296 (Chief Joseph Scenic Highway) reopened about 6 p.m. Wednesday; it had been closed since Saturday due to snow, blowing snow and drifts during blizzard conditions.

Daylight saving time year-round?

Powell lawmaker seeks to change time

A Powell lawmaker hopes to get Wyoming to end its twice-a-year routine of springing forward and falling back an hour by making daylight saving time last all year.

Continued high winds and blowing snow made some highways in Park County treacherous on Monday and Tuesday.

Around 4:45 p.m. Monday, a truck reportedly overturned about 4 miles south of Cody on Wyo. Highway 120.

As a blizzard swept in, Clark Elementary School students performed their Christmas program on Dec. 15, not knowing it would be their last day of school until 2017.

As churches around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus, local congregations will gather for special services on Christmas Eve (Saturday) and Christmas Day (Sunday).

One of the harshest winter storms in recent memory struck Powell and Cody late last week with a one-two punch.

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