POWELL, Wyoming — A Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer often mentioned in the same breath as Mark Twain, William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway will come to Northwest College Tuesday, May 5, to deliver the annual Wasden Reading.
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County fair director let go ahead of schedule The Park County Fair recently got a new leader and now, it’s getting a mostly brand-new board, too. Feeling unwanted by the county commissioners who’d appointed them, three of the fair board’s five members —...
4/16/2015
Because a number of bears are frequenting the area, The Nature Conservancy has temporarily closed the Heart Mountain hiking trail for the sake of public safety. Grizzly and black bears are in the area, but the biggest concern is grizzlies, said Brian...
4/16/2015
After much anticipation, renovation of the house that will serve as Northwest College’s Intercultural Center is complete, and the center will begin operating this fall. The center, at 565 College Drive, is across Sixth Street from the west end of the...
4/16/2015
POWELL, Wyoming — Fans of television shows like "CSI," "Criminal Minds" and "Profiler" can see the FBI profiler who started it all Wednesday, April 29, at Northwest College.
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4/16/2015
POWELL, Wyoming — Northwest College forensics students and coaches ended the earned 2014-15 season with their share and more of national recognition. Only small contingents of NWC students and their coaches traveled to the major season-culminating...
4/16/2015
NWC astronomy students offer an up-close look at the night sky The sliding roof on the Northwest College Observatory will be rolled back Tuesday, April 21, to let Big Horn Basin residents get a closer look at the night sky. Beginning at 8:30 p.m., NWC...
4/14/2015
Process to hire permanent CEO expected to take about six months An interim chief executive officer has taken the helm at Powell Valley Healthcare. Thursday was former CEO Bill Patten’s last day. Patten said Wednesday he was comfortable leaving the...
4/14/2015
Powell’s ground isn’t parched, but it is a mite thirsty. Rain and snow have been scant so far this year as May — historically the heaviest precipitation month — nears.  On average, more moisture arrives in May than any other month of the year in the...
4/14/2015
POWELL, Wyo. — Northwest Gallery in Powell ends the season with a juried display of artwork created during the 2014-15 academic year.
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4/13/2015
Many evergreen plants around the area look like Christmas trees kept until Easter: brown, dry and dead. But that doesn’t mean the rust-colored conifer trees and shrubs have died or that they’re a lost cause. Plants that suffered winter damage may recover...
4/10/2015
The problem of trailer parking obscuring traffic in Powell will be addressed by the city. The Powell City Council will draft an ordinance on trailer parking, it decided during its meeting Monday night. The council looked at ordinances now in place in...
4/9/2015
A rural Powell man is facing two counts of aggravated assault in connection with allegations that he severely battered his wife one night last month. Gregory Paris, 59, allegedly beat the woman to the point where one of her co-workers didn’t recognize...
4/9/2015
A proposed $1.7 million in sewer and water systems work was discussed during Monday night’s Powell City Council meeting. The planned work on the sewer system involves lining 33 blocks of sewer pipe to reduce plugging, infiltration, exfiltration and...
4/9/2015
POWELL, Wyoming — Northwest College invites Big Horn Basin youngsters and their grown-ups to "The Cat Princess," a theatrical production for children staged Friday, April 24, at the Nelson Performing Arts Center on campus. The curtain rises at 6 p.m....
4/9/2015
POWELL, Wyoming — The sliding roof on the Northwest College Observatory will be rolled back Tuesday, April 21, to let Big Horn Basin residents get a closer look at the night sky.
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4/9/2015
Wyoming wrestling coach Mark Branch, an assistant and a Cowboy wrestler flew to Lincoln on Monday to visit with Trout and assure him that his scholarship would be honored. Nebraska wrestling assistant coaches Bryan Snyder and Jason Powell have...
4/9/2015
Specialists at a new dental clinic in east Cody will provide root canal and pediatric services currently unavailable in northern Wyoming . In addition, the clinic will offer orthodontics and oral surgery, according to Dr. Doug Bennion, DDS.
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4/8/2015
A couple of special guests will be in the spotlight at the Lincoln/Reagan Day Dinner at the Holiday Inn in Cody. The Park County Republican Party's annual fundraiser on April 25 will feature retired U.S. Sen. Al Simpson.and more »
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4/8/2015
Jorden Schulte of Cody, SarahJean O'Neill of Powell , Ryan Geving of Meeteetse, and a renewal for Kendra Ostrom of Powell were chosen as recipients. ... Garza confirmed Action has a Wyoming contractor's license, is qualified and had the lowest...
4/8/2015
MarketWatch ... 1st Bank, Evanston, operating in Wyoming and Utah; Citizens Community Bank, Pocatello, operating in Idaho; Bank of the San Juans, Durango, operating in Colorado; First Bank of Wyoming , Powell , and First State Bank, Wheatland, operating...
4/8/2015
The bill would also make the Buckeye State the latest after Alaska, Arizona, Vermont, Wyoming , and most recently, Kansas to allow residents to carry a concealed weapon without a license. (The Kansas law was approved last week and is set to take effect...
4/8/2015
The tour will include a performance in the Wyoming Capitol Rotunda, and a backstage tour of the Buell Theatre in Denver, as well as visits to the Museum of Nature and Science, IMAX, and the Denver Zoo. The Children's Chorale presents their 36th...
4/8/2015
Junior Tristan Hepp is close to eclipsing his brother's mark in the high jump and breaking a school record of 6-4 that dates back to John O'Leary in 1981 and Drew Powell in 2007. Tristan jumped 6-2 in his first meet of the season two weeks ago and...
4/8/2015
POWELL, Wyoming — Anthony Polvere, an associate professor of photography at Northwest College, will walk the 500-mile Camino de Santiago in northern Spain this summer. He invites community members to preview the experience with him by watching a...
4/8/2015
POWELL, Wyo. ─ The Northwest College Wind Band and Powell High School Band blend their talents in a musical feast at the annual wind band spring concert Monday, April 13, in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
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4/1/2015
POWELL, Wyo. ─ The smells, tastes, sights and sounds from countries around the world will fill the bottom floor of the DeWitt Student Center at Northwest College from 1-3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 11. Entrance to the Multicultural Showcase is through the...
3/30/2015
POWELL, Wyoming — Community members are invited to participate in a Campus Awareness Walk at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, hosted by the Sources of Strength Suicide Prevention Team at Northwest College.
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3/30/2015
The Park County Sheriff's Office said all three were in custody for alleged roles in Guerra-Torres's murder: John Louis Marquez, 51, Sandra Garcia, 27 -- a former Powell resident who was reportedly Guerra-Torres' girlfriend at the time of his murder ......
3/27/2015
POWELL, Wyoming — Advance tickets are available now for a Wednesday, April 29, presentation by renowned former FBI criminal profiler John Douglas who will talk about his experiences getting inside the mind of some of the nation's most notorious serial...
3/26/2015
Failing to stop at a stop sign is being cited as the contributing factor in a two-vehicle fatal crash on March 21st on Wyoming Highway 295 north of Powell , Wyoming . The crash occurred at 6:05 p.m. near mile post 17 on WY 295 approximately five miles...
3/23/2015
POWELL, Wyoming — Northwest College's 2015 Juried Student Photo Show opens Tuesday, March 31, with an artists' reception at 7 p.m. in Northwest Gallery.
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3/23/2015