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Updated: 12/22/2014 2:37:16 PM +00:00
The bus service will be discontinuing its service to and from Billings through the Big Horn Basin at the end of the year, eliminating stops in Shoshoni, Thermopolis, Worland, Basin, Greybull, Lovell, Powell and Cody. The Denver to Billings service will ... and more »

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Casper Star-Tribune Online Workers are cutting roads and clearing pads for the $550 million Mud Springs Wind Ranch, 12 miles southeast of Bridger, Montana, and about 50 miles north of Powell . One of the biggest wind projects in Montana, Mud Springs is expected to take several ...and more »

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The Sheridan High School swim team competed against Lander, Powell and Cody in the Cody Quad Friday, losing to Powell (88-85) and Lander (112-67) but beating Cody (108-51). Oscar Patten won the 200 IM, finishing in 2:15.40, and Presley Felker came in ... and more »

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Holiday Shopping Spree winners announced
Win Campbell is the lucky winner of a 1 p.m. shopping spree at Mr. D's, and Linda Linsdau won the 1:30 p.m. spree at Blair's. Both shopping sprees will take place Saturday. The two Powell residents' names were drawn out of thousands of entries in the second annual Holiday Shopping Spree Giveaway, sponsored by the Powell Tribune. Campbell's entry was drawn from El Tapatio, and Linsdau's entry came from Sierra Trading Post.

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Sally Montoya, who has served the Powell community for 65 years, will be honored at 2 p.m. Monday at the National Guard Armory in Powell. The Powell Council for Community Services is hosting the celebration and Mayor Don Hillman will present a city proclamation honoring Montoya. Tuesday, Dec. 23, will be Sally Montoya Day in Powell. Montoya, 84, leads the Christmas Basket program that provides food and toys for needy families. She has helped her community through church activities, as a...

The second legal distillery established in Wyoming , Single Track Spirits is a one-man operation, with Pettinger crafting small batches of whiskey using grains from a Powell -area farmer. Bottles from the first batch of 112 cases have been selling ...

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

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YumaPioneer Pictured above with Madison are her parents Cristi and Jim Powell . Standing are (l-r) former YHS principal Dave Vondy, now the athletic director at Eastern Wyoming , located in Torrington, Eastern Wyoming coach Julie Sherbeyn, YHS coach Jenny Noble, ...

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Area officials balk at helping subsidize Big Horn Basin buses Say goodbye to local bus service. Blacks Hills Stage Line’s government-subsidized service through the Big Horn Basin will end Dec. 31. The Big Horn Basin Transportation Authority — a board of local government representatives who oversee state subsidy dollars — voted to end the service at its Dec. 5 meeting. Black Hills Stage Line cited a “lack of ridership” in announcing its discontinuation of the route, which passes...

The WYOld West Brewing Company is brewing up success as it prepares to open its doors. The microbrewery/restaurant/liquor store set a goal of raising $9,000 through an online campaign that ends Friday. It went past that goal last weekend and as of Wednesday had topped $10,000 through the crowd-funding effort. The business, located in a refurbished 7,000 square foot building at 221 N. Bent St., plans a “rolling open,” according to WYOld West President Matthew Lengfelder, with the retail...

In the nick of time; Powell EMTs, others save Clark man after apparent heart attack
When the crew from Powell Hospital Ambulance Service arrived at the Blair’s parking lot on Tuesday afternoon, a man was dead from an apparent heart attack. By the time they’d gotten him to the hospital a few minutes later, his life had been saved. The revived 65-year-old Clark resident was believed to be recovering and receiving further treatment in Billings on Wednesday. His name was not available. Emergency responders sometimes refer to their work as coordinating a kind of big dance,...

20, at Sacred Heart Saint Francis DeSales Church, 238 Main St., Bennington, Vermont. The family requests memorial donations to be made to the Carmelite Monastery, 35 Road AFW, Powell , WY 82435. George was a man who was willing to give to everyone ...

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Billings Gazette POWELL , Wyo . (AP) — The future of a community-owned clothing store in Powell is in doubt. Officials say The Powell Mercantile in downtown Powell has seen sales slide dramatically this year and traffic is down. A shareholders meeting will take place in ...

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Closing time for The Merc? Slumping sales have board pondering future; shareholders’ meeting to be called
The Merc may be experiencing its final Christmas. The downtown Powell clothing store has seen sales slide dramatically this year and traffic is down, according to a board member. A shareholders meeting will take place in early January, according to board member Diane DeLozier, and a decision to remain open or to close the store may be made then. “You don’t want to keep beating a dead horse,” DeLozier said. “But it comes down to stay local, stay local, stay local.” That’s the problem....

New building might not be finished by fair
Lousy winter weather slowing construction, commissioners are told Barring a December heat wave, a new multi-use facility for the Park County Fairgrounds may not be fully finished for the 2015 fair. Contractor Synergy Construction continues to work to keep the project on schedule, but lousy weather has disrupted initial plans. “Nov. 9 is when the bottom fell out of the weather and things kind of went to pot,” Synergy Construction project manager Dean Tippetts told county commissioners...

Northwest College’s finance director, Sheldon Flom, will leave the college Friday to assume the post of vice president for administrative services at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs. Flom said he is leaving because “I want to advance in my career, and I can’t do it here.” He has served as Northwest College’s interim vice president for administrative services for more than a year and a half, and said he applied to fill that position permanently twice during two...

On the road  to recovery; Horner family appreciates prayers, support after son’s gunshot wound
With each movement of his head or light in his eyes, Aaron Horner makes progress — and gives his family and friends reason to hope as the new year soon begins. “I see miracles manifesting themselves,” said Alan Horner, Aaron’s father. “When I found him, I didn’t believe he would live long enough for the EMTs to come.” On Sept. 16, Alan found 12-year-old Aaron with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head at the family’s home in Powell. “He made it down to Denver, then he had two...

Giant wakes for winter; Sleeping Giant ski area to open Friday
The Sleeping Giant is about to awaken. The Sleeping Giant Ski Area will open for the season Friday. It will celebrate its first weekend of the 2014-15 season with the Sleepy G Jamboree on Saturday, which will include a bonfire in the parking lot and a torchlight ski parade down the Big Horn lift. Dinner will be served at the end of the day as well. General manager Jon Reveal was excited to see the ski hill open for business, although a few more inches of snow would be welcomed, he...
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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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