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Woman killed, multiple buildings lost in Clark nighttime blaze
POWELL — A fire erupted on Monday night in Clark, claiming the life of one resident — along with two homes — as it rapidly burned across 300 acres near Line Creek. Dozens of residents on Crossfire Trail were forced to evacuate in the middle of... Full story
Montana man arrested, accused of starting Robertson Draw Fire
POWELL — A Bridger, Montana, man was arrested Wednesday on allegations that he started the 28,600-acre Robertson Draw Fire while off-trail on his motorcycle. John Lightburn, 55, faces felony and misdemeanor counts of negligent arson which allege... Full story
Yellowstone to reopen access Monday in limited capacity
POWELL — Starting at noon on Monday, Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will begin reopening through a gradual, three-phase plan. In Yellowstone, only the park’s two Wyoming entrances — the East Gate outside of Cody and the South Gate... Full story
Earthquakes, not volcano, biggest Yellowstone threat, says expert
POWELL — The world’s foremost expert on the Yellowstone caldera and the national park’s geophysical characteristics has a sense of humor. “I want you to visit Yellowstone before it visits you,” Robert V. Smith quipped at a recent... Full story
UW students handle Cody mammoth research
POWELL — Like a huge puzzle, young scientists at the University of Wyoming are attempting to piece together how a mammoth died outside of Cody centuries ago. They’re recording as much information as they can about the animal’s life in Park...
New Yellowstone head promises job won't be political
POWELL - It's a tough way to get a job. As Cameron "Cam" Sholly prepares to move to his new offices as director at Yellowstone National Park, some have suggested the move is being made under a dark...
Meeteetse camp teaches rodeo, faith
MEETEETSE - As cows and their calves neared branding pens, their pressed bays echoed through the valleys of the 91 Ranch in the foothills of the Absaroka Range. A group of riders appeared at the top...
Officials try to control horse populations
POWELL — The four mares and a foal moved slowly as they browsed through Mustang Flats, with at least two ears up at all time. Joseph — a magnificent stallion of colonial Spanish descent — followed his mares, keeping a wary eye on the horizon....