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Nearly 5,000 customers without power in Teton Valley

DRIGGS - Nearly 5,000 customers are without power in the Teton Valley as of 2:45 p.m. Friday. Fall River Electric reports a transmission line is down in Bonneville County, which has caused the outages through the Driggs, Tetonia, and Alta, Wyoming area. Parts of the region have been without power

EASTIDAHONEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 20:55:11

Worland man receives deferred prosecution for criminal stalking

March 22, 2018 WORLAND - Wyoming Fifth Judicial District Court Judge Robert E. Skar sentenced a Worland man to five years supervised probation on Wednesday, ending a nearly year-long ordeal related to a stalking case first filed in March 2017. Joshua Vidlock, 35, was accused of violating a domestic

WYODAILY.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Rohrer to become principal of Powell Middle School

Kyle Rohrer Kyle Rohrer will soon drop "assistant" from his job title at Powell Middle School. Beginning this summer, Rohrer will lead the school as its principal. "He has demonstrated for the past six years at Powell Middle School that he makes a positive difference in that school every day," said

POWELL TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 15:32:00

Police warn of date rape drugs

When a woman who was drinking at The Rose on March 3 found another woman "face down on a table," she acted quickly, calling a cab to take the unresponsive patron to her hotel. "She believed the woman may have been drugged at the bar," police said. But it wasn't until this week, when the woman's bloo


Park County entrepreneur is the largest breeder of champion show pigs in the region

Mackenzie Scott didn't come from a farming background. But at the urging of friends she fell in love with showing hogs while in 4-H. As much as the animals themselves, she loves the intense competition. It all comes down to the last moment in a long project. "There's no better feeling than shaking

POWELL TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 15:44:00

Withheld Teton Park records earns lawsuit

The red oval shows the approximate coverage of cell phones in Grand Teton National Park. The park is now embroiled in a lawsuit with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility over a records dispute that stems from a cell tower expansion.CELULARMAPS.COM A federal government watchdog group is


Closing Oct. 15: Park work on Fishing Bridge set

The National Park Service is on the verge of contracting for repair of Fishing Bridge and the work will shut the Cody East Gate three weeks earlier than normal this season. The long-planned and discussed project means Cody residents and tourists cannot drive into Yellowstone Park from the east side


Murder suspect wants trial delayed

The Jackson man accused of murdering Jennifer Nalley and her unborn child in July 2016 is set to go on trial in less than two months, but his attorneys want more time. Erik Martin Ohlson, 40, has waived his right to a speedy trial and his attorneys, Jim Archibald and John Thomas, have filed a motion


Arrest made in bomb threat

An arrest has been made in connection with a bomb threat at Jackson Hole Middle School last week. The Jackson Police Department developed probable cause to make an arrest of a juvenile student for terroritistic threats, which is a violation of Wyoming State Statute. The juvenile is being held pendin


Cody 17-year-old named Yellowstone Teen 2018

Baumstarck was born and raised in Wyoming. The junior attends Wyoming Connections Academy, dances at the Cody Center for the Performing Arts and does modeling. The Princess America program is involved in raising money for charitable organizations such as Give Kids the World and has donated more than


Teton Village parcel transferred to county

An 11.7-acre Teton Village parcel is being transferred to the county after more than a decade to be used for public purposes. Still, many questions remain about the use of the land, which is slated for the school district, a park and a "potential fire station." Commissioners will soon face pressure


Two Rescues in Grand Teton National Park

MOOSE, WY- Monday, March 19 proved to be a busier-than-usual winter day for rangers in Grand Teton National Park. Park rangers worked in concert with Teton County Search and Rescue volunteers to conduct a helicopter-based rescue of an injured skier who was caught in an avalanche in Death Canyon earl


Man to change plea in wife's death

CODY (WNE) - A Powell man charged with second degree murder is scheduled to have a change of plea and sentencing hearing at 10 a.m., May 22 in District Court. David E. Williamson was charged after his wife Shirley Williamson was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head last summer in the house the


Jackson Drug returns to Town Square locale

Jeannine Gill used to say to her son Robert, "You have a heritage here [in Jackson] and it's important. It's frail, and you have to take care of it." As Jackson teeters on the verge of becoming a resort town, Nikki and Jessica Gill, Robert's daughters, remember that family story and are determined t


Smaller Rendezvous was rowdy but safe

Rendezvous Festival returned for four days of music and revelry last weekend, and though the structure was different from in years past, the organizers think it was the "best Rendezvous ever." "Being able to offer free concerts all weekend long allowed it to feel inclusive and fun," Jackson Hole Mou


A bum kidney doesn't slow him

For the Gensch family, playing it safe is the biggest gamble of all. Sarah and Brett Gensch's son, Wolfi, will turn 11 next month. Wolfi can't take part in some of the activities that other fifth-graders do. Doctors told him long ago he'll never play soccer, hockey, football or many other sports. Wo


ArtSpot continues under new curation

The tall metal frame, built from a chairlift tower, will continue to host public art from its perch on West Broadway near Jackson Hole Whitewater. But behind the scenes, changes are happening. The permanent public art location, known as ArtSpot, was donated by the Center of Wonder to Jackson Hole Pu


Town petitions FCC to help with Spectrum

Jackson has joined two other towns in filing a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission in response to the NBC channel blackout for Charter/Spectrum cable customers. The town of Jackson filed the petition March 15, along with Yuma, Arizona, and El Centro, California, which have also lost


Apparent deal in Powell murder case

David Williamson Court documents filed last week indicate that David Williamson - charged with the murder of his wife last summer - plans to accept a plea deal offered by the Park County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. In a March 5 filing, Williamson's court-appointed attorney, Tim Blatt, wrote that


Wyoming man reaches plea agreement in wife's shooting death

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - Prosecutors in northwestern Wyoming have reached a plea agreement with a Powell-area man charged with killing his wife in August 2017. David Williamson was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 65-year-old Shirley Williamson. He told investigators his wife's mental st