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It looked like it was going to be a mild winter until the country was treated this month to a frigid blast that sent windchill temperatures in Powell down to 30 below zero.  The cold … more
In early January, two businesses made presentations to the Powell City Council about how they intended to expand their companies and bring more jobs into the city. Mike Bailey, the owner of the … more
It has long been the mantra of parenting gurus for adults to monitor social media posts for the children in their lives and have access to their phones. It was for their own protection, to keep them … more
Right out of the gate, President Joe Biden has signaled that his administration will be no friend to hydrocarbon energy and its associated industries. Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris … more
Requiring government agencies to pick the lowest bidder sounds awfully good in theory. When tax dollars are at stake, it seems like common sense to go with whichever contractor can offer the best … more
There are few things that frighten adults more than the idea of suddenly being without a job. It has been one of the worst issues Americans have had to deal with in the pandemic. When the … more
The COVID pandemic brought an extraordinary expansion of government power not seen since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Here in Wyoming, the approach was much more reasonable, as was the … more
On Wednesday, Joe Biden was sworn in as America’s 46th president, beginning a new chapter of U.S. history. For a day, we all could take pride as, despite the violent events of Jan. 6, our … more
This week Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States. It will happen in spite of the claims that the election was stolen, that there was widespread fraud and his … more
The protests in Washington, D.C., in which a group of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building and forced it to be evacuated, were disturbing to say the least. As these events unfolded, … more
Following a series of unthinkable events in 2020, the new year brought yet another terrible day for our country. On Wednesday,  as lawmakers convened to certify the Electoral College votes for … more
Our Opinion Page was ready for the pressroom Wednesday when some of the worst of the past year played out before our eyes on national television from our nation’s capital. In a disgraceful, … more
The approach of the new year comes with a strange mixture of trepidation and relief. more
After weeks of intense negotiations and delay, Congress passed a new $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus package and a $1.4 trillion spending bill last week. more
After a year that could most kindly be called a rollercoaster, we can see the end in sight. Not only of the calendar year, but with vaccines being shipped to healthcare facilities around the world, … more
Amid a pandemic that has brought wave after wave of uncertainty, frustration and conflicting information, it has become awfully easy to become cynical and suspicious. Just look at how even … more
Through the past year, we here at the Powell Tribune have taken great care to provide accurate information on COVID-19 so readers can assess the magnitude of the risk and take knowledgeable steps to … more
Maybe, just maybe, the year is going to go out with some better news on the COVID front. All indications are there will be at least one vaccine, perhaps two, approved by the year’s end. Great … more
It was just four minutes after the polls closed that the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Indiana, congratulated Cynthia Lummis on her election as … more
Wyoming’s Food Freedom Act exemplifies the values of this great state, namely our commitment to letting businesses do business.  While almost all states have laws that permit residents … more
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