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Big Horn Basin wildlife hot-spots include U.S. 20 between Thermopolis and Greybull, Wyoming 120 near Meeteetse and north of Cody, U.S. 14A between Cody and Powell , U.S. 14/16/20 west of Greybull and west of Cody. “The single-most important thing ...

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Darin Overstreet, a spokesman for the Colorado Guard, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Guard could not comment because litigation was pending. The Wyoming Military Department referred queries to Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael, ...and more »

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CHEYENNE – By the narrowest of margins, the Wyoming House of Representatives voted Tuesday to kill a bill that would have criminalized the sale of powdered alcohol in the state. Senate File 106 originally would have banned the sale, purchase, ...Park lawmakers split on gay rights billCody EnterpriseWyoming House shoots down bill to ban powdered alcoholLocalNews8.comHouse Rejects Powdered Alcohol BanWyoming Public MediaSheridan Media (press release) -K2 Radioall 73 news articles »
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Greenfield Daily Reporter POWELL , Wyoming — Powell's police chief says his officers will start wearing body cameras, in part because people are increasingly recording their own interactions with officers. The Powell Tribune reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1ENu1G9 ) that police ...and more »

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Withrow - Robinson 1 1 3, Jorden 4 3 13, Khalfani 1 0 2, Willis 8 5 24, Harris 4 9 17, Powell 4 0 8, English 0 1 1. Totals: 22 18 67. Halftime score: G 8 (Jones 5, Madden, ... Wyoming 40, Batavia 39. Wyoming (12-10) - L. Stewart 3 0 6, Dudek 1 0 2, H ...

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Casper Star-Tribune Online ... walk-ons announced by Wyoming once those prospective student-athletes have completed their commitment to enroll. The Star-Tribune has previously reported that Tayton Montgomery (Cheyenne Central), Riley Stringer (Powell ), Isaac Jefferson (Rawlins) ...

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17 in Powell , Wyoming . For the season, the sophomore's totaled 11 double-digit scoring efforts, eight points per game and six rebounds per game. BASEBALL. Dallen Reber (Dixie 2010) collected 1-for-4 with one double as an infielder for BYU (1-7) in a 9 ... and more »

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Chapman was hired three years later as a police officer in Powell , Wyoming . He resigned in 2011 after a woman claimed he showed her a knife and forcefully initiated sexual contact, according to the Powell (Wyoming ) Tribune. Chapman's case in Wyoming ...

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“One concert we had a freshman from Powell , Wyoming beat out three graduate students,” says Griffith. “So you just never know.” Then on Friday, February 27 UW piano professor Theresa Bogard will be joined by string players from Brazil, Puerto Rico, and ...

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as preferred walk-on Casper Star-Tribune Online The Powell senior defensive lineman made numerous trips down to Laramie, watching a couple games during the 2014 season, and visited campus last month on an official visit. He talked consistently with Wyoming's coaching staff and came to a decision ...Riley Stringer commits to Cowboy footballPowell Tribuneall 2 news articles »

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Officials unveil wish list to legislators; cash is at the top County officials from around the Big Horn Basin have given state lawmakers their wish list for the current session. At a meeting with local legislators last month, commissioners and other elected officials from Park County and the rest of the Basin asked lawmakers to give their counties: • more money in general. • the ability to get state worker’s compensation coverage for themselves. • the ability to put county employees in...

Yellowstone under fire for killing some bison
A bison advocacy group is opposing the killing of up to 900 bison exiting Yellowstone National Park’s northern boundary. So far, nearly 300 bison have been captured and will be killed. A Yellowstone official said removal is necessary to control the population, but the Buffalo Field Campaign in West Yellowstone and Gardiner, Mont., believes the park can support more bison than allowed by the agreement struck in 2000 by the federal government and the state of Montana. Meanwhile, a...

Road-kill bill still alive
Wyoming House moves to legalize picking up dead animals Road-killed wildlife has long been deemed gross and illegal to pick up in Wyoming, but state lawmakers have taken a first step toward removing one of those stigmas. The Wyoming House voted 39-21 last week to pass a new law that would allow people to pick up road kill with Game and Fish permission. There are some ways for people to collect road kill under current state law, but the bill would make it easier and more broadly...

The Powell Volunteer Fire Department has a new chief. Damian Dicks assumed leadership of the department on Jan. 12. He replaces Joey Darrah, who was the fire chief for nine years and will remain on as a firefighter. “He did a good job,” Dicks said. “It was time. It was just time.” Dicks, 41, is a computer services coordinator at Northwest College. He lives in rural Powell and has been with the department for 12 years, the last three as assistant chief. His brother Dustin is also a...

Gov. Matt Mead should ignore a federal judge and direct the state’s county clerks to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, the Park County Republican Party says. Local Republican leaders told Mead in a letter sent last week that “you violated your oath of office to defend Wyoming and our statutes” by choosing not to appeal the October ruling that legalized gay marriage in the state. The Park County GOP said U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl of Casper had no authority...

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An accidental fall down an embankment about a mile west of Powell claimed the life of a rural Powell woman Monday evening, authorities said. Janet Lynn Poulsen, 59, died as a result of injuries she sustained in a roughly 15- to 20-foot fall down a steep embankment near a creek, said Park County Coroner Tim Power. Poulsen had reportedly been out walking her dog. Power said authorities don’t know why she fell, but he said the embankment was slick with frost and ice. Poulsen’s father...

Governor: It’s time to expand Medicaid in Wyoming
CHEYENNE — Gov. Matt Mead still doesn’t like the Affordable Care Act and still questions whether it’s financially sustainable. But he says it’s time for Wyoming to use the federal money made available in the act (often called Obamacare or the ACA) to help lower-income residents with their medical bills. Mead’s administration has proposed a plan that would expand Medicaid benefits to thousands of uninsured Wyomingites under the health care law. “We don’t have to like the (Affordable Care...

Ice rescue training; Instruction aims to save victims and rescuers
CODY — The Park County Sheriff’s Office hosted a two-day ice rescue course for Search and Rescue personnel Saturday and Sunday. The training focused on the skills necessary to conduct open ice self-rescues effectively as well as the rescue of victims who have become trapped by falling through the ice. Classroom training Saturday included sessions on rescue skills and techniques such as preplanning, evaluation of the rescue environment, equipment, rope rescue, personal safety and...

Hard work paid off big time; Successful farmer donates $1 million for NWC ag scholarships
As he looked over his new homestead between Powell and Cody on a snowy day in 1948, Forrest Allen knew he was poised at the edge of a new life. His first impression was, it would be “a lot of work,” he recalled during a recent interview at his home, where he still lives on the farm more than 66 years later. Allen grew up on a sheep ranch in Ryegate, Mont., and was no stranger to working hard to make a living off the land. Eventually, his hard work and frugal living would enable him to make...

‘Just hurt and sad,’ School board votes to oust head volleyball coach during packed meeting
Dozens of supporters clad in orange and black showed up Tuesday night for a school board decision that was quick and unanimous: Cindi Smith will no longer coach the Powell High School volleyball team. The Park County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees voted 7-0 to approve a list of coaches for the fall 2015-16 season that didn’t include Smith’s name, leaving the head volleyball coach position vacant. Tim Wormald, the PHS athletic director, and Kevin Mitchell, the district...

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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