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Panther FB coach Jim Stringer dies Friday morning
Powell High School football coach Jim Stringer died suddenly Friday morning. Stringer suffered an apparent pulmonary cardiac arrest at his home on Lane 9 1/2 in rural Powell, said Park County Coroner Tim Power. Emergency responders were called around 11:05 a.m. and Stringer was taken by ambulance to Powell Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Power said. “His loss will have a huge impact on Powell High School, the district and the community,” said Superintendent Kevin Mitchell....

Gillette News Record POWELL — The highway to Yellowstone National Park's east entrance has reopened after a Tuesday landslide covered it with mud, logs and boulders. Highway crews had both lanes of U.S. 14-16-20 open by about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Heavy rain ...and more »

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Powell Tribune Some of summer's most anticipated events in the region, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks brings professional productions, at no cost to the public, to communities throughout Montana, northern Wyoming , eastern Idaho, western North Dakota and eastern ...and more »

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Shakespeare’s ‘violent delights,’ Montana Shakespeare in the Park to perform ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in Powell Monday
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks is in the midst of its 42nd season of providing free professional theatrical productions throughout Montana and four neighboring states. MSIP will produce two of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays: “As You Like It” and “Romeo and Juliet.” The summer season, which began June 18 with eight performances in Bozeman, Mont., hit the road on June 30 and will include 75 performances in 61 communities prior to its conclusion on Sept. 7. The company will perform “Romeo...

Billings Gazette POWELL , Wyo . — Four girls who went over Mormon Dam while tubing on the Shoshone River recently are beat up and still experiencing pain from their injuries. But it's the emotional ones that have kept them awake at night and struggling during the day.EDITORIAL: Locals showed their willingness to help others at dam eventPowell Tribuneall 9 news articles »

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Wyoming Business Report Award winners will be announced at a banquet during the Preserve Wyoming conference at the Commons at Pond Park in Powell at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12. Bobbi Barrasso will be in attendance. Registration is required to attend the banquet. A registration form ...

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POWELL , Wyo . — The highway to Yellowstone National Park's east entrance has reopened after a landslide covered it with mud, logs and boulders. The slide occurred Tuesday about five miles east of the park entrance after heavy rain. Highway crews had ...and more »

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Powell Tribune Powell senior and lifelong athlete Martin Garhart qualified for the National Senior Olympics while competing in four events at the Wyoming Senior Olympics in Casper July 11-12. Garhart, a track and field enthusiast, qualified for nationals in his age ...

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The Wheatland man came to the Wyoming Highway Patrol headquarters in Cheyenne for a vehicle identification number (VIN) inspection Tuesday morning. Troopers detected a strong smell of alcohol. Adamson, 58, soon found out he was the one being ...

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Mudslide: Rain, hail causes slide that blocks way to Yellowstone
A mudslide east of Pahaska Tepee closed the road to Yellowstone National Park’s East Gate for hours Tuesday afternoon and night. Heavy rain and hail triggered the slide just east of Eagle Creek Campground on U.S. 14-16-20. Pahaska owner Bob Coe measured nearly 2 inches of rain in the vicinity of the Mormon Creek cabins across the highway from the campground. Included in the rain was nickel- to dime-sized hail one-half inch deep on the ground. Coe said he measured one-half inch of rain...

Board of Trustees approve $32 million for fiscal year  Following a public hearing with no comments from the public, the Northwest College Board of Trustees on Monday approved the college’s budget for fiscal year 2015, which began July 1. It will be  $32,579,095, down slightly from last year’s adjusted budget of $33,004,065. Sheldon Flom, NWC finance director, told the board that estimated revenue from Park County property tax — 3 mills mandatory plus an optional 1 mill — increased...

More aware of bears: Public education campaign launched about growing GYE grizzly population
Grizzly bears are rebounding, making it crucial that people heed bear aware programs and officials convey that message in a coherent package. When the grizzly bear population in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem was at its lowest in the 1970s, it was thought the bruins only inhabited Yellowstone National Park, according to Sue Consolo-Murphy. That’s what she said at the Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition on July 3. Consolo-Murphy is chief of science and resource management...

Dam lucky, girls say: Recovering, but psychological trauma may take longer to heal
Four girls who went over Mormon Dam while tubing on the Shoshone River on Wednesday are beat up and still experiencing pain from their injuries. But it’s the emotional ones that have kept them awake at night and struggling during the day. “I can’t stop replaying it,” Joey Haire, 14, wrote on her Facebook page on Thursday. “We are all still in shock and pain,” wrote her sister, Jaclyn Haire, 13. “We try to sleep, but when we (do), we all have flashbacks to the accident. So none of us will...

Mead reflects on four years in office, 2014 election
Governor touring state as Aug. 19 primary approaches   CODY — Gov. Matt Mead was man enough to wear pink Friday. The governor, who is seeking a second term but first must get past a pair of challenges in the Aug. 19 Republican primary, donned a pink shirt to go along with blue jeans and a cowboy hat as he toured the state. He made a pair of stops in Cody after starting the day in Cheyenne and then going to Sheridan, where he learned it was “Tough Enough To Wear Pink” day at the Sheridan...

4 teens injured in float accident
Teens taken to hospital after incident at dam on Shoshone River   Four young women were injured Wednesday afternoon when they went over Mormon Dam during a floating trip down the Shoshone River. At the scene, a tearful Chelsie Haire of Powell said her sisters, Joey and Jaclyn Haire, and two cousins from out of town, Melani and Kylie, all were injured, some more seriously than others. All were transported by in two ambulances to Powell Valley Hospital. Condition reports were not...

It seemed like a great cause to support. In 2007, horse advocates gave a rural Park County woman about $3,500 to save a group of equines from slaughter and fix the eyesight of a rescued animal. But prosecutors say that’s not what Catherine M. Petersen did with the money, using deceit to solicit the donations. The 54-year-old Petersen made her first appearance in Park County’s Circuit Court Wednesday morning and was formally charged with two felony counts of obtaining more than $1,000 worth...

Powell Tribune Funeral Mass services for Kaylee will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the St. Barbara's Catholic Church, 115 E. Third St. in Powell . A death notice is in today's paper. Memorial funds in Kaylee's name are at First Bank of Wyoming and in Kacey's name at ... Accident Claims the Life of Four Year Old Powell GirlmybighornbasinInvestigators: Falling rock kills girl, 4, in freak accident near northern ... Daily Journalall 8 news articles »

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Bradenton Herald Susan Rand sits with her dog Jasmine in Powell , Wyo ., on June 24, 2014. Trained through Canine Assistants, Jasmine helps Rand in a variety of ways and is able to alert Rand when she is going to have a seizure. Local donations from the Eastern Star and ...and more »

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Scottsbluff Star Herald POWELL , Wyo . (AP) — Powell High School has run out of room for its sports trophies, so some of them will be given away. The Powell Tribune reported Thursday the surplus trophies will be available at the school's Alumni Weekend, which starts Friday.Powell High School doesn't have room to display all its sports trophies so ... Daily Journalall 7 news articles »

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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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