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Ilene Olson

Skiing off a ledge and soaring through the air until gravity brought him down was both a challenge and a thrill for Jack Levandoski of Powell.

John Stalick’s favorite number is 11.

“I just like the way it looks,” Stalick, of Cody, said last week.

When you don’t have family nearby, Thanksgiving can be a lonely day.

But no one in Powell has to be alone for the Thanksgiving holiday. Those who don’t have a private family holiday gathering are welcome to enjoy a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings at the 18th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Park County Fairgrounds. The meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23.

About 100 people attended a meeting at the VFW in Cody Monday evening to learn more about the new veterans clinic that will open there around the end of November.

With Cody Hall closed this year due to problems with moisture and mold, Northwest College leaders are taking a serious look at options for the residence hall — and at their overall housing strategy for the campus.

A landscaping method used by a contractor likely saved money in 1984, but now its results will likely cost Northwest College millions of dollars in residence hall repairs.

Work is underway to renovate a building in Cody to make it the new site of the veterans clinic for the Big Horn Basin. 

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.

“I have had enough rain. I don’t need any more for a while.”

That was an understatement coming from Cheri Benander, formerly of Powell, who now lives in Texas, in the area hit hard by rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

Further review of state plan needed

Imagine working on a team tasked with what some said was impossible — but, despite the odds, the team achieves that goal after 10 long years. 

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