Powell Tribune

A Better Wyoming   POWELL — Meeting in the basement of Big Horn Federal Savings Bank in Cody, 18 local men sat in a circle “AA style” to discuss the beginnings of a new grassroots organization.    The hope behind “A Better Wyoming,” they said, is to rein in what they see as harmful outfitter and...
Money to be used for migration route programs, dangerous road crossings   POWELL — Millions in funding is streaming in to assist the state’s big game herds, including $250,000 in grants to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for migration corridors and a $24.3 million grant for Department of...
POWELL — At a Tuesday public meeting conducted by Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments officers on the disposal of a pristine section of land surrounded by Grand Teton National Park and the National Elk Refuge, Director Jenifer Scoggin began by saying she was not there to argue the merits...
POWELL (WNE) — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a new Bachelor of Science degree program in ranch management and agricultural leadership.    The interdisciplinary program is designed to equip students with both practical experience and effective leadership skills,...
POWELL — Wyoming game wardens patrolled more than 600,000 miles in 2022, according to the annual Wyoming Game and Fish Department Law Enforcement Report, but the report also reveals the department had fewer wardens making rounds due to problems recruiting and retaining employees, resulting in fewer...
Clark man donates kidney to unknown recipient   POWELL — He doesn’t know the recipient of his donated kidney, but a Park County man is satisfied that his gift will be life-sustaining to someone.    Ken Montgomery of Clark made a “non-directed” gift of his left kidney a month ago at Mayo Clinic of...
POWELL (WNE) — The Bureau of Land Management Cody Field Office will begin a wild horse bait trap gather operation on or about Nov. 27 in the McCullough Peaks Wild Horse Herd Management Area east of Cody.    The BLM will use the bait method; no helicopters will be used.    The Cody Field Office...
POWELL — Authorities investigating the disappearance of a Cody woman found dried blood and an apparent bullet hole in the vehicle she was last seen traveling in, court records say.    The SUV is owned by Katie Ferguson’s ex-boyfriend, Adam Aviles Jr., who was arrested last week amid the...
POWELL  (WNE) — Family members of a missing Cody woman are asking anyone with information about her whereabouts to get in touch with law enforcement.    Katie Ferguson was last seen on Oct. 10 in Arkansas, Ferguson’s mother, Mona Hartling, wrote in a Nov. 5 Facebook post.    Ferguson had been...
POWELL (WNE) — An aggressive dog prompted the U.S. Postal Service to stop delivering mail to an entire Powell block for roughly seven weeks, but the agency was recently able to restore service.    Service was paused in the 200 block of North Bernard Street after a carrier was bitten on Aug. 18.  ...

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