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Powell Tribune Theresa Pike smiles as she sees her husband, Jim Pike, as he visits her at the Houston Methodist Hospital. The Powell couple is in Houston indefinitely while Theresa recovers from a massive brain hemorrhage that she suffered on the morning of their son ...

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“The president expanded his own executive order on DACA, that is, deferred action for childhood arrivals,” Lummis said in statement to the Powell Tribune. “Of course, that is the executive order that last summer caused a number of Central Americans to ... and more »

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Is that about Powell's athleticism? I agree with what you have. The winnowing has started. Golomon had one minute, and the other three were at or below their season lows. Welsh would have trouble getting in if Tony didn't need a blow or get in foul ... and more »

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You could run the opening credits of a Hopalong Cassidy Western over a pan of the Sierra Nevada range while playing the ballad “The Hills of Old Wyoming ,” and no one would be the wiser. Those days are mostly gone now, preserved in film clips and ...

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Whitni Syrett (Bryce Valley 2013) tallies 12.4 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game as a forward for Western Wyoming Community College, which fell to 2-5 after an 80-62 loss at home to Snow College (3-0) on Nov. 19 in Rock Springs, Wyoming .and more »

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LAKE POWELL , Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off what used to be the end of the San Juan River. ... It stores ...

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(No fax or email comments allowed) I thought this was a National Park not just a Montana and Wyoming (and Idaho) park,” wrote Cevin Ormond, a Salt Lake City area resident. ... 20, 2014 in The Powell Tribune, and republished here with permission.and more »

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Some of college basketball's most notable coaching names have a lot of expectations this season, but this isn't simply a matter of being looked to for lots of wins, a deep tournament run or a national championship. The specific pressures each coach ... and more »

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Billings Gazette ... Jackson, Sr.; Keegan Bommer, Jackson, Jr.; Ryan Johnston, Jackson, Jr.; Riley Stringer, Powell , Sr.; Kalei Smith, Powell , Sr.; Carter Baxter, Powell , Sr.; Ty Herd, Powell , Sr.; TJ Abraham, Powell , So.; Ben Argento, Powell , Sr.; Cole Critchfield ... Wyoming Coaches Association all-state football teamsCasper Star-Tribune Onlineall 7 news articles »

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You won't have to be on a paid guide tour to share the road with Yellowstone National Park buffalo this winter, but there are requirements. (photo courtesy National Park Service). POWELL , Wyo . (AP) — This winter snowmobilers again will be allowed to ... For the first time in decade snowmobilers will be allowed into Yellowstone ... Greenfield Daily Reporterall 28 news articles »

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‘Jovial’ Clark man claimed unknown person shot, wounded him outside his home last week  CLARK — It just didn’t add up. A report that a Clark man had been shot and wounded by a prowler last week has been discounted by the Park County Sheriff’s Office. Ronald James Derocher, 54, called 911 at 1:52 a.m. Oct. 21 to report a prowler at 37 Burns Road in Clark, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. Derocher said he had just been shot in the leg by an unknown assailant/prowler...

Wolverines go to court; Environmental groups suing to get animal on ESA list
Environmental groups are challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to not place wolverines on the Endangered Species List. Represented by Earthjustice, they are suing to overturn the decision and have filed three lawsuits in federal district court in an effort to overturn it. They claim the federal government used “contorted” data to make its decision. The Center for Biological Diversity, Conservation Northwest, Friends of the Clearwater, Greater Yellowstone Coalition,...

Bill Brewer, a Powell native who served Park County as its sheriff and as a county commissioner, died Saturday. Brewer, 76, died due to heart complications, according to his family. He served as Park County sheriff from 1973-86 and again from 1991 until his retirement in January 2003. Brewer also served on the Park County Commission from 2007-10. He was vice chair in 2008 and chair in 2009. He was in poor health while serving on the commission, said Commission Chairman Bucky Hall....

Same-sex marriage arrives in Park County
Cody couple the first to get a license "I just can’t believe that it’s truly happening. We did it.” Disbelief was one of the emotions Nikki Reid was experiencing Tuesday night as she and Desiree Flowers looked over a Wyoming marriage license allowing the Cody couple to legally wed. Like many others, Reid didn’t expect same-sex marriage to become legal in Wyoming so abruptly, but it did at 10 a.m. Tuesday — the result of a series of decisions from federal judges over the past two weeks...

Sugar content up in beets
Warm weather no friend to ‘good’ harvest, which nears completion It’s been a warm October, which most people have reveled in. The people involved in this year’s sugar beet harvest are not among them. The warmer-than-normal conditions have forced them to “start early and quit early,” said Mark Bjornestad, Western Sugar’s senior agriculturalist. High internal temperatures in the beets are counterproductive, Bjornestad explained, so work is starting at 4:30 a.m. and knocking off as the...

Council given briefing on new fairgrounds building
The Powell City Council was given a virtual tour Monday night of the new $2.7 million building being erected on the Park County Fairgrounds. The 16,000-square-foot building will be a multipurpose structure, including a 9,500-square-foot exhibit hall, two conference rooms with a potential to create a third, a kitchen, storage and other rooms and spaces. The current exhibition space, Bicentennial Hall, is 5,000 square feet. Fair Manager Jennifer Lohrenz and project manager Ron Yount of Plan...

Food drive yields a ton more than 2013
This year’s Loaves and Fishes food drive fetched a ton more food than last year. Wednesday night’s food drive yielded 7,898 pounds of food. The 2013 drive produced 5,884 pounds, said Cindy Balderas, Loaves and Fishes treasurer. “We are just so pleased with the food drive,” Balderas said Thursday. “A very rewarding and worthwhile night.” In addition, “we had over $1,000 in donations last night,” she said. That money will be earmarked for food they didn’t get from Wednesday’s...
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Powell Christian School relocates to old Southside School building
Trinity Bible Church leasing space to school The sounds of kids reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, learning the alphabet and singing songs have returned to the halls of the old Southside Elementary School building. The Powell Christian School started its new school year in the east wing of Trinity Bible Church, formerly Southside Elementary School. “It’s been such a blessing that Trinity had it available and that they were willing to lease it to us,” said Elizabeth Parker, a teacher...

10/21/2014
Sheriff’s employees help save life aboard flight Dispatchers from Park County travel to a software conference every year, but the recent event marked the first trip in which they were called upon to save someone’s life. “Usually,” said Park County Sheriff’s Office Communications Supervisor Monte McClain of the conference trip, “it’s a lot less dramatic.” McClain and three other folks with local law enforcement were heading home on a Friday morning flight from Reno, Nev., to Salt Lake...

A rollover Wednesday night took the life of a Powell man and hospitalized his passenger. The driver, identified as Christopher Boswell, 45, of Powell, was northbound in a 2009 GMC pickup on Wyo. Highway 32, approximately 2 miles north of the junction of Wyo. Highway 32 and U.S. Highway 14-16-20 Wednesday night. He drifted off the road on the east side of the highway, overcorrected to the west side of the highway when the pickup began rotating counter clockwise. The pickup slid off the...

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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