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Absaroka Head Start is located in 10 communities and seven counties in central and northwest Wyoming : Lovell, Basin, Powell , Cody, Buffalo, Thermopolis, Worland, Riverton, Lander and Sheridan. Executive Director Jamie Stockwell said Absaroka built a ...

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Powell Tribune “Ironically, he was a Legionnaire, and given a full military funeral by the American Legion posts of Powell , Cody and Heart Mountain, with a Legion honor guard's rifle salute and Boy Scouts posting colors of the U.S. flag,” he said. “I believe this is ... and more »

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9 along a remote Badger Basin dirt road known as the Little Sand Coulee Road. The spot is about a mile and a half drive off of Wyo . Highway 294 and a little more than 10 miles from Powell as the crow flies. Authorities concluded Guerra-Torres was shot ...

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People have left state but are being monitored; drug involvement suspected  Police are probing a couple people of interest in the murder of a part-time Clark resident whose mutilated body was found in Badger Basin earlier this year. Park County Sheriff Scott Steward said this week that investigators have identified a couple “strong persons of interest” in connection with the January murder of 30-year-old Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres. “They’ve fled the state, but we’re still monitoring...

Return to Heart Mountain; Annual pilgrimage brings former internees, site supporters together
Raymond Uno returned to Heart Mountain last week. Uno, 83, first arrived in the windswept high plains of northwest Wyoming in 1942 as a prisoner, held in an armed camp because he was of Japanese ancestry. Last week, the retired district court judge from Salt Lake City came back to join with internees and others to honor Japanese American World War II veterans and others who served. The Heart Mountain World War II Japanese American Confinement Site’s fourth annual pilgrimage was held on...

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Coming out of the darkness; Suicide prevention walk scheduled for Sept. 6 in Cody
It’s a nice community stroll designed to shed light on a painful problem. The second annual Out of the Darkness Suicide Awareness Walk will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, in Cody. “When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Community Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise funds and awareness for AFSP’s vision to create a world without suicide,” the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention states on its website. Two other walks are scheduled in Evanston and Sheridan the...

Credit Wyoming Sen. Gale McGee for championing this schedule. He pushed for a more “modern schedule” and from 1971 to this day, Congress is rarely in session in August, allowing the members the kind of long, relaxing break most of us can only dream ...

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I hope so, because the Star-Tribune is about to inundate you with more Wyoming high school football coverage than ever before. This special section is just the beginning, but what a beginning it is. Turn the pages and you'll find our take on the state ... and more »

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Your feet would stick in there,” said Berwick coach George Curry, who helped generate school interest and state grants to install turf at Spartan Stadium when he coached at Wyoming Valley West, and who praised the new turf at Crispin Field when he ...

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KGWN POWELL , Wyo . (AP) — Powell police say a 25-year-old driver led them on a high-speed chase after stealing two vehicles and firing shots into three others. The Powell Tribune reports Israel Silva of Lovell was arrested after the pursuit Sunday and was ...and more »

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Casper Star-Tribune Online The latest challenger is Powell , which has won 27 consecutive games and three consecutive Class 3A championships entering 2014. Still, no Wyoming team has broken the standard set by the Plainsmen more than half a century ago. In part, Laramie's streak ...

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High-speed pursuit ends with arrest
Lovell man alleged to have stolen two vehicles, fired multiple shots   Powell police suspect a Lovell man committed a spree of crimes that included stealing two vehicles, firing shots into three others and leading officers on a high-speed chase early Sunday morning. Israel Silva, 25, remained jailed and was awaiting formal charges Monday. Powell Police Chief Roy Eckerdt said the incident began around 5:23 a.m. Sunday with a report of a abandoned vehicle near the corner of Second and...

President Stefani Hicswa offers ‘state of the college’ address
During a presentation laced with humor last week, Northwest College President Stefani Hicswa presented her “state of the college” address. NWC classes opened Monday. Among the highlights in Hicswa’s speech was the announcement of a new, $2 million endowment fund, the Forest Allen Family Ag Scholarship Endowment, recently established through the Northwest College Foundation. The fund will benefit students in the NWC agriculture program. Hicswa delivered her speech Wednesday morning in...

A business ‘Kickstarter,’ PEP receives assistance to create program to find local dollars to boost economic future
It’s a simple theory that has been proven time and time again: People working together can get more done. The problem is how to get them to pull on the same end of the rope. Powell Economic Partnership, Inc. (PEP) has brought in some experts to help accomplish that goal and assist local businesses, nonprofit agencies and government entities. The Local Crowd, LLC, a Laramie-based company, is teaching PEP and community members how to utilize crowdfunding techniques to raise money, find...

Voters stick with incumbent commissioners
Park County Republican voters decided to stick with the county’s current commissioners, choosing to support incumbents Loren Grosskopf, Joe Tilden and Tim French. Grosskopf was the top vote-getter, collecting 3,559 ballots (or 19.7 percent of the voter), followed by Tilden’s 3,532 (19.5 percent) and French’s 3,375 votes (18.7 percent). Coming in fourth — 488 votes shy of French and the third available position — was former Commissioner Dave Burke (2,887 votes, 16 percent). Further back...

Sheriff headed toward third full term thanks to strong Cody showing   Overwhelming support from the Cody area carried Park County Sheriff Scott Steward to a primary election victory on Tuesday, overcoming strong support for challenger Bruce Olson in Powell, Meeteetse and Clark. Steward won 15 of the county’s 29 precincts in amassing 3,514 votes (or 49.7 percent) in the Republican primary to take a big step toward a third full term as sheriff. Olson, a long-time Powell area sheriff’s...

Dan Laursen unseated Dave Blevins for the Republican nomination for House District 25 Tuesday night. Laursen received 1,062 votes, or 54.5 percent, while Blevins received 869 votes, or 44.6 percent. The .9 percent represents write-in votes. Under- and over-votes are not counted. Since there is no Democrat, third-party or independent candidate so far, Laursen is virtually guaranteed a seat in the state House of Representatives. The district encompasses the city of Powell and rural areas...

I’m floating!” Republican incumbent David Northrup said Tuesday after his primary-election win put him above Charles Cloud for District 50’s seat in the Wyoming House of Representatives. “I’m pretty excited,” Northrup said. “Astrid (Northrup’s wife) is on one phone, I’m on the other. It’s a phone-call night.” House District 50 extends from the east side of Cody to the Willwood, encompassing Heart Mountain and Ralston as well. In his campaign, Cloud at times contended that HD50 is a Cody...

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39 year old Craig B. Powell of Saratoga, Wyoming was traveling south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 25. 55 year old Kevin S. Martin of Rock Springs, Wyoming was traveling north on I 25 following behind a third vehicle. The driver of the third ... Drinking suspected in fatal I-25 head-on collisionCasper Star-Tribune OnlineWHP Release On Double Fatality Crash West Of DouglasBasinsradio5 killed in weekend accidents in Wyoming Billings Gazetteall 18 news articles »

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POWELL, Wyo. - Bowlers across the Big Horn Basin will be rolling for dollars and prizes Saturday, March 29, during the Northwest College Alumni Bowl-A-Thon at lanes in Cody, Lovell, Powell and Worland.

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POWELL, Wyo. - The public is invited to an evening of culture and fun at Korean Night Tuesday, March 18, from 7-9 p.m. in the DeWitt Student Center on the NWC Campus.

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POWELL, Wyo. - The Northwest College Enactus Team will collect canned food from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Blair’s and Mr. D’s groceries in Powell.

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POWELL, Wyo. - Big Horn Basin residents can get a taste of Great Britain and Irish pub culture right here in Powell Thursday evening, March 20.

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POWELL, Wyo. - The enrollment deadline for a nine-day Wilderness First Responder (WFR) class is Monday, March 10. The WFR course will be held Saturday-Sunday, April 12-20, at the Northwest College Mickelson Field Station near Sunlight.

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POWELL, Wyo. - The Northwest College board of trustees will conduct its monthly meeting Monday, March 10, in Room 2201 of the NWC Cody Center.

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POWELL, Wyo. - Marc Wall, a longtime United States Foreign Service officer, will talk about changing security, economic and political landscapes in a 4 p.m. program Thursday, March 6, in Room 70 of Northwest College's Fagerberg Building.

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POWELL, Wyo. - National Geographic field staff writer Mark Jenkins lived and hunted last winter with Asian tribesmen who use skis and lassos to hunt elk. He'll talk about his experience with the Kazakh and Tuvan tribes in a 7 p.m. program Wednesday, March 5, in Room 70 of the Fagerberg Building at Northwest College.

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POWELL, Wyo. - The Northwest College Forensics Team finished its regular season claiming gold at the Western States Forensics Association Tournament in Long Beach, Calif., Feb. 14-16.

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POWELL, Wyo. - The V-day movement to stop violence against women takes center stage in Powell with a 7 p.m. performance of the "The Vagina Monologues" Friday, Feb. 28, in Northwest College's DeWitt Student Center Lounge.

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POWELL, Wyo. - Vendor tables are still available for the Tack and Garage Sale Saturday, March 1, at the Northwest College Equine Center on Road 9½.

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POWELL, Wyo. - Artistic reflections from a cowboy who spent many nights "under a blanket of starry skies" go on display Tuesday, Feb. 25, in SinClair Gallery.

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POWELL, Wyo. - The public is invited to learn about the land of the rising sun at Japanese Night Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 7-9 p.m. in the DeWitt Student Center on the Northwest College Campus.

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POWELL, Wyo. - A complimentary "Tips to Improve Your Sales" presentation will be given from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Worland Community Center.

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POWELL, Wyo. - Amid roving Chinese dragons and virtual fireworks at a Lunar New Year Celebration Friday evening, Jan. 31, the Northwest College Foundation announced success in raising just over $480,000 to create an Intercultural Center.

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POWELL, Wyo. – Northwest College named 371 to its 2013 fall semester honor rolls, including local students.

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POWELL, Wyo. - The Wild West Players, the community theatre group at Northwest College, will hold auditions Tuesdays and Wednesday, Feb. 11, 18 and 19 for several spring performances.

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POWELL, Wyo. - A free one-day class, including lunch, will be offered Wednesday, Feb. 12, to help Big Horn Basin businesses develop a culture of innovation that includes the entire staff from CEO to part-time help.

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POWELL, Wyo. - According to social scientists, the success of business, philanthropic and personal endeavors depends a lot on social capital. A six-hour class offered Saturday, Feb. 8, in Powell will show participants how to build social capital to create value-added living.

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POWELL, Wyo. - Powell-area residents are invited to participate in a variety of safety activities from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the lounge of the DeWitt Student Center at Northwest College.

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