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It’s been a year of problems and changes for the Park County Fairgrounds.

Electrical issues, the demolition of a major building due to structural problems, and changes in personnel at particularly inconvenient times all affected the facility in the past year.

A new aeronautics of science degree, expected to be offered at Northwest College for the first time next year, is a good example of the college partnering with an area business to meet industry needs — and, in this case, the traveling public as well.

The Powell City Council is once again faced with the question of how much support it can provide to the Powell golf course.

EDITORIAL: Going green on the west side


Winter weather may be around the corner, but things are greening up on Powell’s western edge.

On Monday afternoon, Powell Valley Recycling opened at its new location at 946 Road 10, just across from the west water tower.

EDITORIAL: Supporting Loaves and Fishes

Last night (Wednesday), volunteers worked the streets of Powell seeking donations of food to fill the pantry of the community’s food bank, Loaves and Fishes.

EDITORIAL: Underage drinking

Culture changing, but enforcement needs to continue

If you’re under 21, buying alcohol in Powell is not as easy as it once was.

And that’s a good thing.

The recent resignation of former Powell Valley Healthcare Chief Executive Officer Paul Cardwell — and the subsequent refusal by HealthTech Management Service and the Powell Valley Healthcare Board to rescind that resignation — were so unusual and so unexpected that they leave us scratching our heads in confusion.

Any family who has lost a pet knows the heartache that follows as you search and hope for its safe return home.

In a sad and aggravating situation that unfolded recently, that heartache deepened when a lost dog was found — but not returned.

Over the past two years, the Park County Sheriff’s Office has experienced considerable turnover, prompting Sheriff Scott Steward to raise concerns about the county-wide pay plan adopted by the Park County Commission last year.

EDITORIAL: State should split surplus funds

You know the unexpected joy that comes from discovering a $20 bill tucked away in the pocket of a coat from last winter? Imagine finding out about hundreds of millions of dollars you didn’t expect.

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