Local News
Under new owner, Copperleaf subdivision enters a new chapter
When the massive Copperleaf subdivision was first proposed in 2004, it drew protests and legal challenges that dragged out for years. …
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Park County 1 cent tax may end sooner than expected
Park County residents and businesses have been buying enough stuff that an extra 1 percent sales tax could end next spring — six …
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Northwest, UW to offer four-year ag degree in Powell
Several years of hard work to bring a four-year agriculture degree program to Powell is about to produce a bountiful …
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Planned renovations to NWC’s Cody Hall delayed
A recent decline in enrollment at Northwest College — and a decrease in the number of students living in NWC’s residence …
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Local worker dies on Chief Joseph Highway repair project
A local man who was working on a project to repair the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway died Friday night after his haul truck crashed into a …
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Local Sports
NWC routs Western Wyoming 5-1
Going into last week’s regular-season finale against Western Wyoming, the Northwest College men’s soccer team knew if it …
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Last-minute goal dooms Lady Trappers
The final home game of the season was a memorable one for the Northwest College women’s soccer team, and not just because it was …
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Lady Panthers lock up quadrant title
For the second time in three days, the Powell High School volleyball team found itself in a hole against a 3A Northwest rival. And …
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Panthers fall to Green River 28-6
After a month of giving the top teams in 3A almost all they could handle, the Powell High School football team suffered its worst loss …
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Lady Panthers win home triangular against Cody, Riverton
The Powell High School girls’ swimming and diving team finished the regular season with a flourish over the weekend, finishing …
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NWC volleyball team splits two at home
Decked out in pink uniforms for the team’s annual “Dig Pink” weekend, the Northwest College volleyball team welcomed …
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Football Contest Click here to play! Weekly winners will receive $20 in Powell Bucks as well as great weekly prizes provided by our local sponsors! The grand prize is $500 in Powell Bucks for our top scorer of …
Travel Guide — 2018 Check out our 2018 Travel Guide to Powell and the Greater Yellowstone Area.
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Obituaries
Terry Helm Daugherty Terry Helm Daugherty, 73, passed away Oct. 2, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Montana. He was born on Aug. 17, 1945, in Afton to Onos C. and Mary J. (Helm) Daugherty. Terry served in …
Dr. Lyle F. Haberland Dr. Lyle F. Haberland, 89, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at Powell Valley Care Center. He was born Jan. 23, 1929, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Clarence and Elsa Freeman Haberland. He was raised …
Gary John Kluksdahl Gary John Kluksdahl, 65, passed away on Sept. 21, 2018, at his home in Englewood, Colorado, with his family and friends at his side. He was born on Aug. 6, 1953, in Miles City, Montana, the son …
Virginia Martinez Virginia Martinez, 65, was called home after a short battle with leukemia on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Billings, Montana. She took great joy in her grandchildren and loved watching them grow …
Declan Michael Jeffrey Walsh It is with great sadness that the family of Declan Michael Jeffrey Walsh announces his passing after a brief time on this earth on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, after being born on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. …
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Editorials
Columnists
    • Choose your candidates wisely

      It’s election time again. Once again, we face the task of choosing the leaders of our local and state governments, as well as our …

    • The brain drain

      One of the Park County Commission candidates, speaking at the first campaign forum, said something to the effect that you can’t do …

    • Taylor Swift and the madness of politics

      If you haven’t heard, Taylor Swift abandoned her neutrality on politics over the weekend and announced to the world on Instagram that she …

    • Around the county

      We live in the best place on earth.” Or is it, “… the last best place on earth?” Either way, I’m betting we …