Powell Tribune

POWELL (WNE) — A man who spewed obscenities, racial slurs and death threats at passersby and police spent three weeks in jail for his outbursts.  Joseph E. Rauchwater, 47, was arrested the night of Dec. 1, after a citizen reported he was screaming, yelling and threatening to kill people in a City...

Bison make their way through the deep snow near Canyon Village. The species is well-suited for feeding in heavy snow, using their huge heads and thick necks to move up to 4 feet of snow to reach the nutrients hidden below.   Photo by Carla Wensky, Powell Tribune.

POWELL — Having previously toured Yellowstone National Park in summer numerous times, Will Schnorr was excited to schedule a business trip to the region last week.  All he had to do was add a couple vacation days to his scheduled stop to give him the opportunity to see the park during late fall.  ...
POWELL — Kanye West and his businesses may owe more than $50 million in taxes, but they appear mostly all square with the State of Wyoming.  Now known as Ye, the musician and entrepreneur left behind tens of thousands of dollars worth of IOUs to the state when he and his businesses pulled out of...

Jerry Hill, manager at Rock Creek Ranch near Clark, guides Leroy, the famous steer, across the creek with the family Christmas tree on its back. The 12-foot tree looks small compared to the 1,700-pound, 17.1-hand tall steer. Photo courtesy of Samantha Hill.

POWELL —At the Rock Creek Ranch in the Clarks Fork Canyon, Leroy, the nearly 2-ton ranch “mooscot,” still has free run of the iconic ranch land. And now he has developed a taste for Christmas.  “He loves Christmas as long as he’s eating,” said ranch manager Jerry Hill of the people-loving steer. ...
POWELL — As the Wyoming Wildlife task force prepares for its final meeting Wednesday, members of the group brought one of the toughest issues they’re attempting to tackle to Park County constituents knowing no matter what is done — including nothing — is going to end up in disappointment.  Decades...
POWELL (WNE) — Nina Webber, the Wyoming Republican National Committeewoman and a two-time candidate for House District 24, has been charged with reckless endangerment stemming from a morning elk hunt Nov. 30 near Wapiti.  Ranch manager Cory Williams at Trout Creek said he and his wife were forced...
POWELL — Seeking answers for declining mule deer populations, state wildlife managers and university researchers have begun a five-year project seeking more information on mule deer than ever before collected and attempting to interpret data in a faster, more immediate and usable way.  The project...
POWELL (WNE) — Cory Williams was outside his Wapiti home along the North Fork Highway (U.S. Highway 14/16/20W) early on the morning on Wednesday, Nov. 30, scraping ice off the windshield of his truck when he heard gunfire.  He wasn’t immediately alarmed; he hears a lot of gunfire during hunting...
POWELL – Powell’s new state senator has been shut out of Legislative Committees for the 2023 general session.  Senator-elect Dan Laursen was not listed on any committees in the release from the Legislative Service Office last week outlining committee assignments for the general session starting in...
POWELL (WNE) — This was the prescription for a long life by former Powell resident Edna Scott when she turned 100 years old seven years ago: “Stay active and get outdoors in the fresh air,” she advised at the time in an interview with Tessa Baker of the Powell Tribune.  She added that it’s also...

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