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School security: Visitors must sign in through new electronic system

If you're visiting a Powell school, be sure to take your driver's license. Beginning this week, Park County School District No. 1 is using a new electronic sign-in system that requires visitors to scan their licenses. "The idea is to have a visitor management system that enhances our security and al

POWELL TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 16:28:00

Lovell Elementary School kitchen/cafeteria project in full swing

A noticeable hump in the kitchen/cafeteria floor at Lovell Elementary necessitated the need to build an entirely new addition to the school to house a new kitchen and cafeteria area. The central kitchen is used to cook and supply food to the entire school district. Concern for staff and student safe

LOVELLCHRONICLE.COM - 2018-01-18 16:15:34

Banks battles through multiple illnesses but still perseveres

For Rick Banks, the illness came on suddenly and without warning. He had played Santa Claus for the Lovell Downtown Mingle on Saturday, Nov. 18, and the next week drove his family to a Thanksgiving gathering in Gillette, then back again on Saturday, Nov. 25. Then it struck.Julie and Rick Banks "It w

LOVELLCHRONICLE.COM - 2018-01-18 16:45:03

Wapiti bar, restaurant permit approved by commissioners

A late agreement between neighbors led to the approval of a special use permit and the issue of the county's last available liquor license, allowing a new bar and restaurant to open in Wapiti. When more than 40 members of the public packed the Park County Commissioner meeting room Tuesday for a hear


Culling of 50 does approved

Culling of Cody's urban deer herd will continue this winter with a plan to harvest 50 does from the roughly 241 deer living within city limits. Having listened to opinions about the proposed culling from a handful of people on Tuesday, the city council voted 4-3 on a motion directing Cody police to


McKay bound to District Court

Philip McKay is headed to District Court. At McKay's Jan. 10 preliminary hearing on two felonies and a pair of misdemeanors, the State established probable cause in his case, bond was lowered to $20,000 cash-only and a fuller picture began to emerge of the Wednesday evening events that landed McKay


First baby of 2018 arrives in Powell

On New Year's Eve, Tera and Gordon Cliame thought they may be parents to the first baby of the new year. "We were here on Dec. 31 with false labor," Tera explained. They were sent home to Lovell, and the contractions went away. Eleven days later, the Cliames were back at Powell Valley Hospital. This


Ice Cats hoping for fourth state title

A sense of team camaraderie is one strength the Park County Ice Cats girls team possesses that the skaters hope will lead to their fourth consecutive state title this season. Assistant coach Bob Brenner said the wide range of ages on the team, 10-19, creates an interesting team dynamic. "There aren'


Norwich police arrest sex offender for fifth alleged registry violation in 7 years

Raymond F. Warren Jr. Norwich - Police arrested a registered sex offender Friday for allegedly failing to report an address change, marking the fifth time since 2011 the man has faced charges for violating registry requirements. Raymond F. Warren Jr., 60, of 44 W. Thames St. was arrested Friday morn

THEDAY - 2018-01-20 01:26:00

Haddam declares state of emergency due to ice jams

HADDAM - Town officials declared a state of emergency Thursday due to ice jams and the resulting flooding. The formal declaration asks for state help, saying the town's resources are unable to cope with the effects of the flooding. Officials asked Governor Malloy for help and a state declaration of

FOX61.COM - 2018-01-18 15:54:40

Police Seize Cocaine, BB Guns During Search: New London PD

NEW LONDON, CT - New London police said they seized cocaine, two replica firearms and more after executing a search and seizure warrant Thursday morning. The warrant was served at a Jefferson Avenue apartment at approximately 9:29 a.m., police said. During the execution of the warrant, officers loca

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:13:02

Former CT lawyer accused of embezzling thousands from dead man's daughter

John Butts was charged with embezzling more than $150,000 from the daughter of a deceased man through his Colchester law firm, according to state police. (State police) A former Connecticut attorney is accused of embezzling more than $150,000 from the daughter of a man who passed away. According to

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-18 21:45:00

Woman Nearly Hits Groton Police Officer With Vehicle: Report

GROTON, CT - An Uncasville woman was charged Sunday with nearly hitting a Groton police officer with her vehicle, the New London Day reported. Police said the incident occurred when the woman tried to drive away after being asked about a recent shoplifting incident. Police said the officer spoke to


New London Considers Pay-Per-Bag Trash Program

NEW LONDON, CT - New London officials' pitch to implement a pay-per-bag trash program drew mixed reactions from residents Wednesday, the New London Day reported. The city made its first public pitch during an informational forum at the Science and Technology Magnet High School. The program would req

PATCH - 2018-01-19 15:53:02

Police issue Silver Alert for missing Bozrah man

Police issued a Silver Alert for a missing Bozrah man Thursday. Ralph Watkins, 64, has been missing since Thursday, police say. Watkins is described as a white male with brown hair, blue eyes, 5 foot 8 inches tall and weighing 125 pounds. He was last seen wearing a rust-colored jacket, blue jeans an

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-01-19 14:42:45

Waterford animal shelter still without water

WATERFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - All is quiet at the Waterford Animal Shelter but that doesn't necessarily mean all is well. For a couple of weeks there was no heat or hot water at the shelter shared by Waterford and East Lyme. The heat has been fixed but still no water. "The water is a frozen water line t

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 22:54:33

POLICE: Body found on Sheridan Avenue

BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) -- According to Baltimore City Police, the body of a 30-year-old was found on the 4000 block of Sheridan Avenue. Police say there is no word on trauma to the body at this time. BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) -- According to Baltimore City Police, the body of a 30-year-old was found on

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2018-01-19 18:11:07

Baltimore Police commissioner Kevin Davis fired by Mayor Pugh, citing rising crime

Mayor Catherine Pugh fired police commissioner Kevin Davis on Friday, citing the need to get a handle on Baltimore's record levels of violence. She named Deputy Commissioner Darryl D. DeSousa, the top commander in the police department's patrol bureau, as Davis' replacement, effectively immediately,

BALTIMORE SUN - 2018-01-19 16:00:00

Man sentenced to life in prison for murdering his parents

Craig White, was sentenced to two consecutive terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole in the murders of his mother and father. Glen and Linda White were found dead in their home in Laurel on September 1, 2016. There was concern when the Whites didn't show up to a meeting on August

ABC2 NEWS - 2018-01-19 17:41:55

Baltimore man sentenced in murder-for-hire scheme

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A Baltimore man has been handed two life sentences plus 10 years for killing a cooperating witness years ago in a murder-for-hire scheme. Authorities announced 49-year-old Troy Allen Lucas' sentence in a news release Friday. Prosecutors say Lucas was a gang member who was paid in c

ABC2 NEWS - 2018-01-19 22:16:49