A couple of local lawmakers faced some pointed questions on guns and global warming at a Saturday town hall meeting. Reps. Dan Laursen and David Northrup, both Powell area Republicans, fielded a variety of queries from a crowd of 40 to 50 residents at...
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“Big game hunting is big business in Wyoming.” So begins a new report commissioned by Wyoming outfitters and others, which analyzed just how much money was put into the state’s economy by the more than 119,000 people who hunted big game here in...
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Engineering to begin this year; public meetings, tree removals next year While a new 1 cent sales tax will take effect in April, City of Powell leaders say the Absaroka Street upgrades that the tax will fund likely won’t wrap up until the fall of...
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... North Dakota Teachers College, going on to teach school first in a one room school in rural North Dakota then Wyoming and her beloved Montana. After two memorable summers working in Yellowstone Park she married John Kendall in Powell , Wyoming...
2/19/2017
A Cody man with a lengthy criminal record has been charged with five misdemeanor counts alleging he mistakenly fired five round balls into a crowd of spectators while performing with the Cody Gunfighters last summer. Steve A. Winsor, 51, faces five...
2/16/2017
Mark Jenkins, a critically acclaimed author and National Geographic field staff writer, returns to Powell Thursday, March 2, to talk about "Tea, Trade and Tyranny: Tibet and China Over Time." His presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Yellowstone...
2/15/2017
First, the snow kept falling — storm after storm after storm, since before Christmas. Beginning in mid-December, Park County road crews plowed county roads again and again, working to provide access to rural roads for area residents. With each pass of...
2/14/2017
Recalled as a leader who was devoted to family, community In remembrances last week, friends, colleagues and family members recalled late Powell Mayor Don Hillman as a man who truly cared about the people in his life and his community. Hillman, 74, died...
2/14/2017
Business, NWC leaders mull how to strengthen relationship between students and community With 400 employees and close to 2,000 students, Northwest College figures prominently in Powell’s economic landscape. But students and local businesses agree that...
2/14/2017
The 34th Annual Northwest Jazz Festival concert featuring the Groove for Thought vocal ensemble and guest tenor saxophonist Peter Sommer begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Powell High School Auditorium.
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2/13/2017
Legal costs approach $1 million Though he had hoped to see a resolution to Powell Valley Healthcare’s bankruptcy process by January or February, PVHC Board President R.J. Kost said he still has no idea when a final reorganization plan will be...
2/9/2017
Another finalist — Mike Hamel of Laramie — wants to be superintendent in Wyoming . “We had a third candidate who wants this job. It's the only job he wants. He wanted Powell ,” Borcher said. “That spoke to everybody.” Curtis said he is “deeply humbled...
2/7/2017
The Northwest College Forensics Team placed first among community colleges and second overall at the Pioneer Trails Swing Tournament hosted by Casper College Jan. 27-29.
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2/3/2017
The Northwest College men’s basketball team survived a pair of tough road games to earn a split last week, defeating Western Wyoming Community College before falling to Central Wyoming College.
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2/2/2017
Zach is survived by his wife Brenda Hackenberg (Loyning) of Powell ; his four children Reece Hackenberg, Maddisson Hackenberg, Peiton Hackenberg and Phoenix Hackenberg; his parents Kirk and Carol Harshman of Clark, Wyo.; brother Curt Harshman ...
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1/26/2017
The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports a Powell woman was injured Tuesday when she pulled her Audi A4 out in front of an oncoming truck. prev. next. A Powell woman sustained life threatening injuries following a crash Tuesday morning at the intersection...
1/25/2017