With the start of 2018 just days away, it’s a good time to remind motorists of the first major change of the new year, at least for those driving within Powell city limits: The city’s ordinance banning the use of cell phones and other hand-held devices goes into effect Jan. 1.
It should come as a surprise to no one that the National Park Service’s proposal to more than double the cost of a week-long pass to Yellowstone National Park has been ill-received by locals. No one welcomes the prospect of having to pay more taxes or fees for something — especially when that something is the opportunity to enjoy public lands.
With Christmas just around the corner, folks are scrambling to find the perfect gift for friends and family, and often the idea of a brand-new puppy or kitten under the tree is an attractive option, especially for kids.
This fall, our neighbors in Park County have debated whether school employees should be armed in Cody and Meeteetse schools. It was only a matter of time before the discussion unfolded in the Powell school district, too.