After chase, suspected car thief caught south of Cody
A 27-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night after he allegedly stole an SUV from a Powell parking lot and led law enforcement …
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Local COVID-19 case numbers at lowest point in months
Active cases of COVID-19 continue to sink in Park County, with 20 active confirmed or probable cases as of Wednesday afternoon. It was …
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Cloned ferret provides promising conservation tool
An endangered species has been cloned for the first time, using cells from a black-footed ferret found in Park County more than three …
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Powell Middle School wins Challenge of the Books
An eight-year-long dry spell has ended at Powell Middle School. It had been that long since the students had brought home the visiting …
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New ag barn garners award
From planning to completion of the Powell High School livestock facility was a long road. Discussion of the ag barn began as early as …
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FFA adjusts to COVID restrictions
In years past the Powell-Shoshone FFA Chapter has competed in about 15 contests around the state during the school year. However, …
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Eyesore removed to make way for playground
Heavy equipment operator Britt Lohon may have been the first person to get an opportunity to play on the future site of the Youth …
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Three county employees fired after failing drug tests
Three employees in the Park County government’s Buildings and Grounds Department were recently fired after they failed drug and …
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Kost highlights hemp, ag relief bills for session
One of the bills coming out of the Wyoming Legislature’s agriculture committee seeks to help farmers in the state recover some …
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Regaining focus: Trappers hope to use losses as learning experience
Two days after a five-set defeat to Laramie County Community College, Northwest College’s volleyball team scrapped the …
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Panther boys split ‘difficult’ road trip to the southeast
Powell High School’s boys’ basketball team ventured to the far southwest corner of the state last weekend for the first …
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PHS girls upset Lyman
Powell High School girls’ basketball has improved consistently over the course of the 2020-21 season, and Friday was the …
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Fulton wins 3A West Coach of the Year
Powell High School’s wrestling head coach has been recognized for his excellence.  On Friday, Nick Fulton was named the …
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PHS freshmen girls conclude winning season
Powell High School’s ninth-grade girls’ basketball wrapped up the season last week, beating Rocky Mountain and Cody on …
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Indoor track finishes season, heads to state
The Powell High School athletes competing with the Lovell indoor track and field team have been staying busy. Between Lovell’s …
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Obituaries
Paul James Decker, Jr.  Paul James (Jim) Decker, Jr. passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, after an extended battle with progressive supranuclear ophthalmoplegia. Jim was 82. Jim was born Sept. 29, 1938, in Powell, to Paul …
Marilyn Jean Glause Marilyn was born on Sept. 21, 1937, in North Platte, Nebraska, to Roy and Ila Black. She was raised in the Sand Hills of Nebraska, on the family ranch. Marilyn was the eldest of three …
Arthur Schatz Dementia took his mind, COVID took his health, but our gentle Lord took his soul on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at Powell Valley Healthcare, surrounded by his loving family.  Art was born in …
Dolly Hedderman Dolly Hedderman left this world on Feb. 11, 2020, after a long and wonderful life. She was born in Cody on March 11, 1930, to Shannon and Josie Armstrong. They ran the Cody Laundry and Dolly grew up …
Martha Gayle Quick Clark Martha Gayle Quick Clark, known as “Martie,” died Feb. 9, 2021, at Spirit Mountain Hospice, after a hard fought battle with ovarian cancer.  She was a lifelong resident of Cody, …
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