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Like the rest of the state and country, Park County is experiencing a massive surge in unemployment claims as businesses are shut down to combat the spread of the new coronavirus. From January through … more
Isolated in Powell, Corey Zeilmann wanted to get his family outdoors for some fun and exercise while practicing social distancing. When the family of four found a hidden treasure close to some … more
In the fight against COVID-19, Park County health officials are continuing to impose restrictions on local residents that go beyond those put in place by Gov. Mark Gordon. Those rules — now … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has created exponentially increasing demands for personal protective equipment, especially in the healthcare industry. Supplies of PPE are quickly being exhausted, which could … more
With nothing but time on our hands and becoming more restless each day, most are looking for safe activities. The outdoors is the obvious answer, but how long will that last? States surrounding … more
Powell Valley Healthcare is pursuing an action plan based on the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment, which was completed in December. At the PVHC Board of Trustees meeting last month, Jim … more
The Class of 2020 is missing out on a lot of experiences, but graduation shouldn’t be one of them, Powell school officials say. As the global COVID-19 pandemic forces schools to remain closed … more
Free garden seeds are being provided by Park County Extension, the Cody Conservation District and private donors to help residents start growing their own food. “The goal is to get as much … more
Although there are currently no positive COVID-19 cases in the Sheridan VA Health Care System, system leaders have suspended face-to-face visits for primary care — including at the community VA … more
With coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) impacting many aspects of daily life, the Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS) wants residents to remember children and parents need additional support … more
The University of Wyoming will not hold its traditional spring commencement ceremonies in May, due to concerns about large gatherings related COVID-19. Instead, the university is making plans for … more
Due to the Easter holiday, free meals for local children will not be distributed on Friday or Monday, April 13. Under the school calendar, Park County School District No. 1 is not in session on … more
The City of Powell Animal Shelter is closed to the public during the coronavirus shutdown. But still the numbers of animals at the shelter managed to increase dramatically in the last week. There … more
The Shoshone Rock Club has canceled its next two meetings amid the current restrictions on gatherings. The club had been set to meet on April 14 and May 12, but those meetings have been called … more
CHEYENNE — A lot has changed since Gov. Mark Gordon announced earlier this year that the state was exploring a deal to buy roughly a million acres of land in southern Wyoming from Occidental … more
Gov. Mark Gordon announced today that he is extending the state’s current COVID-19-restrictions through the end of April, while adding a new requirement that anyone who enters Wyoming from … more
A plan for the future of student housing at Northwest College has been tabled so the board of trustees can get more community input. The NWC Board of Trustees recently decided to take up the … more
Rock and Christine Hull and their five kids couldn’t take another day inside. Even during normal weekends, the best thing to wear off the boredom and anxiety for the Powell family is a long … more
Paper products, cleaning materials and some food items have been in short supply in the Powell area amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but at Cut & Sew Fabrics, there’s been a recent run on a … more
Although Montana has not closed its borders, Gov. Steve Bullock has specifically asked people not to visit the state while residents there “shelter-in-place.” On Monday, Bullock issued … more
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