Three members of High On Life, a Canadian group of filmmakers, will pay fines and serve five years of probation for various misdeeds in Yellowstone and other national parks; two of them will also serve a week in jail. All three are banned from national...
1/20/2017
Grizzly bears and the Wapiti Elementary School were unexpectedly thrown into the national spotlight during a Tuesday hearing for education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos. DeVos — whose family owns a large ranch in the Wapiti Valley — referenced the small...
1/19/2017
But recent work helps avoid disruption to water system Upgrades made to Powell’s water system last summer are already proving their worth, helping deal with problems with one of the city’s water towers. The water tower on the east side of Powell, near...
1/19/2017
Still, there is plenty of road construction planned for Powell this summer as the Wyoming Department of Transportation will remove islands on US 14A. Although this work isn't tied to the project with Absaroka Street, it means city ground work won't...
1/18/2017
Get ready to start paying taxes on orders from Amazon.com — and other online retailers could be next. Gov. Matt Mead announced Thursday that, as part of an agreement with the state, Amazon will begin collecting tax on its sales to Wyoming consumers and...
1/17/2017
Wolves are making headlines again, or at least their champions and adversaries are.     U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, and fellow congressmen from Wisconsin and Minnesota introduced a bill on Jan. 10 that would remove the gray wolf from the Endangered...
1/17/2017
Gillette College women’s basketball team members escape serious injury A bus driver and four members of the Gillette College women’s basketball team were transported to West Park Hospital in Cody Saturday night after the bus they were in collided with...
1/17/2017
Powell Tribune But it recently shifted farther south into moister air over the northern two-thirds of California, then tracking westward from the San Francisco area toward western Wyoming . “It's a pattern we haven't seen in a while,” Baker said. “In the...
1/12/2017
Lawmakers work on $400 million deficit As lawmakers grapple with how to fund K-12 education in Wyoming — which faces a roughly $400 million annual shortfall — budget cuts are inevitable. For Powell, Superintendent Kevin Mitchell has a request: Let local...
1/12/2017
The Pryor Mountains can support another five to 15 head of mustangs, according to a new reckoning by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. A judge ordered the bureau to recalculate the appropriate management level (AML) in 2015, said Nancy Cerroni of the...
1/12/2017
Trajen Collins, left, and Joel Perez ride their horses through the McDonald's drive-thru on Dec. 30, 2016 — with a pet goat in tow — in Powell , Wyo. The boys said they were bored during the holiday break and decided to go to town. The goat just ......
1/7/2017
“Getting to know the businesses, getting to know the community on such a personal level has just strengthened my love for the area and reinforces why I chose to live in Powell , Wyoming .” Downtown Powell has fallen on leaner times of late, with the ......
12/27/2016