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Firefighter injured in fall at warehouse fire
A Powell volunteer firefighter was injured Thursday morning when he fell through the ceiling of a warehouse where a fire was smoldering. Fireman Dustin Dicks was transported to Powell Valley Hospital at about 8:50 a.m. after being carried out of a warehouse in the 100 block of North Absaroka Street by other firefighters. “He hurt his foot, that’s all it was,” Fire Chief Joey Darrah said during a 10:45 a.m. phone call. “He’s at the hospital now. He’s had X-rays.” Darrah said he’s not sure...

On the trail of history: Planning underway to complete historic pathway
Plans are underway to update and revise the comprehensive plan for the Nez Perce National Historic Trail. The path, also known as the Nee-Mo-Poo Trail, follows the 1877 flight of the non-treaty Nez Perce Native American tribe from their homelands in Oregon while being pursued by U.S. Army. The ultimate goal is to create a horse/hiker-only trail from Joseph, Ore. to Chinook, Mont., 40 miles south of the Canadian border, said Julie Molzahn, U.S. National Forest Service Nez Perce...

Neubert named local Teacher of the Year
A teacher who instructs every local elementary student was named the Park County School District No. 1 Teacher of the Year. Marsha Neubert has taught for 25 years. She spent most of her career in the gymnasium as a P.E. instructor. Seven years ago, she made the transition to become the full-time health teacher for Powell’s elementary schools. Much of the health-related information and warnings kids and adults hear about in the news is focused on diet and exercise, Neubert said. “When...

Judge declines to shorten killer’s sentence
A young man who was involved in a triple murder in Clark isn’t getting out of the life-long prison sentence he agreed to last year. In a succinct Tuesday decision, District Court Judge Steven Cranfill denied a request to give Stephen Hammer, 20, the chance to one day become eligible for parole. As a result, Hammer still has no opportunity at ever being paroled. Cranfill noted the sentence was the result of a deal with prosecutors on one count of first-degree murder and two counts of...

Erik Powell has left, but the veteran Hauser returns, and the third-year head coach is excited about newcomer Lauren Massie, who Heimel said looked really strong in one of its preseason games this past weekend. “They could be one and two in the ...

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KCWY 13 Where News Comes First After passing a fitness test, a written test, and an oral interview Wyoming law requires all police departments to do background checks, including potential criminal histories of officer candidates. Detective Hatcher says as part of the background ... and more »

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K2 Radio “We are not able to release any of that information because it is personnel information pursuant to the Wyoming Public Records Act and the Wyoming Public Meetings Act.” After the complaints about the skit, the district replaced Natrona County High ... and more »

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After graduating in 1987 from the University of Wyoming with a B.A. in journalism, an unexpected offer took Bonner in a different direction. Instead of launching into a media career – his family owns the Powell Tribune – Bonner headed for Washington, D ...

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Perhaps the most striking example was the two-man race to represent the Powell area in the Wyoming House of Representatives. Dave Blevins, the incumbent representative in House District 25, lost the Republican primary despite outspending his challenger ...

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The contractor building a 40-plus mile pipeline north of Powell has broken several utility lines, prompting concern by Northwest Rural Water District, the potable water provider the contractor is building the line for. An unusual number of utility ...

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PHS Homecoming events this week
The Powell Panthers football team will play its first home game of the season Friday night, the culmination of Homecoming week at Powell High School. It will be the first time the team plays at Panther Stadium following the death of coach Jim Stringer. The defending three-time class 3A champions are undefeated in 3A play this season. The Panthers take on Riverton at 7 p.m. Friday. The Powell community will celebrate the Panthers with a parade in downtown at 3:30 p.m. Friday. It’s a busy...

POWELL – At an awards banquet Friday night, the state-established Wyoming Main Street program recognized leaders in entrepreneurship, events and volunteerism that are aiming to keep downtowns vital to local economies. The Wyoming Business Council ...

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Woman sues city, former police officer over alleged assault
A woman who says she was subjected to sexual contact by an on-duty Powell police officer three years ago has filed a lawsuit against the officer, who no longer works for the city, the Powell Police Department and the city of Powell. The woman’s attorney filed a complaint Monday in Park County’s District Court. The woman has not publicly revealed her name and the Powell Tribune does not publish the name of victims or alleged victims. “(Former police officer Kirk) Chapman had a duty to act as...

Auctioned off; School district land sold for $285,000, will become orthodontics office
The Powell school district’s old pool/auditorium property was worth more than a quarter million dollars, an auction determined Tuesday night. It took just five minutes for the value to rise to $285,000. Four bidders quickly drove the price up nearly $150,000 from the opening bid of $136,000. The highest bidder was Kevin Button, representing Moss Leasing, LLC of Cody. Dr. Mathew Moss said he plans to build a new orthodontics facility at the North Evarts Street property located directly...

A first-hand perspective; Wyoming native Lynne Cheney has lived, loved and written history
Washington, D.C., has been under attack twice in American history. Lynne Cheney lived through one and has written a book that takes a close look at the other. Cheney, 73, is the wife of former Vice President and Wyoming Congressman Dick Cheney and the mother of Liz Cheney, who briefly sought the Republican nomination for the 2014 Senate race in the state. But she is also an accomplished and successful author. Her latest book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered,” is being hailed as the...

KGWN POWELL , Wyo . (AP) — Powell city officials say they're worried about an insect called the emerald ash borer. The insect has killed ash trees across the Midwest. The Powell Tribune reports as many as 70 percent of the trees in Powell are ash trees Some ...

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, kill city's ... Greenfield Daily Reporter POWELL , Wyoming — Powell officials worry a green insect called the emerald ash borer sooner or later will make its way to Wyoming and devastate the city's hundreds of ash trees. The insect has been killing off ash trees in cities across the Midwest.Powell frets over emerald ash borer tree threatKULR-TV'It's pretty devastating;' Ash tree killer could be coming, says parks directorPowell Tribuneall 29 news articles »

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MiamiHerald.com POWELL , Wyo . -- Mountain lions, it's long been thought, are solitary predators that spend their lives avoiding each other. Not so fast. Maybe mountain lions aren't so antisocial after all. Dr. Mark Elbroch suggested at the Buffalo Bill Center of the ... and more »

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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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