Teachers and staff to see pay increases
In a year when many school districts have made cuts to balance the budget, sometimes including reductions in force, Park County School …
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Powell Valley Healthcare surgeon takes new position at Billings Clinic
Dr. Nathaniel Rieb said he was not looking to get away from Powell Valley Healthcare when he recently accepted a job at Billings …
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New leader chosen to market Park County
A Wyoming native with extensive experience promoting the West has been named as the next executive director of the Park County Travel …
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Active COVID-19 cases drop, but hospitalizations rise in Park County
The number of people actively infected with COVID-19 within Park County fell over the past week, but the number of hospitalizations …
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District retirees logged more than 200 years of experience
Building administrators addressed the trustees of the Park County School District 1 Tuesday at the regular meeting. They spoke about …
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Biden nominee says Yellowstone area grizzly population ‘doing very, very well’
One of President Joe Biden’s nominees for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday that the grizzly bear population in …
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Northwest College fall 2020 enrollment report shows improvement
Though the pandemic limited face-to-face instruction, Northwest College saw one of the smallest drops in enrollment during the fall …
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North Fork dude ranch sells to new owners
The historic UXU Ranch is again changing hands, as three business partners from Arizona are purchasing the North Fork guest …
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Cody teen facing felony after being caught with marijuana, alcohol and stolen gun
A 19-year-old Cody resident is facing multiple criminal charges after being caught with marijuana products, a stolen gun and alcohol …
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Sibling pairs enhance chemistry for Panther boys’ soccer team
Teammates often call each other brothers. Players and coaches liken their bonds to a family so often that the term …
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Trappers unable to capitalize
Northwest College’s men’s soccer team saw plenty of opportunities in its most recent games, but unfortunately, the squad …
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NWC women end regular season with road losses
Northwest College’s women’s soccer players felt two very different ways about their last two losses.  The Trappers …
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The show goes on: Celebrities Against Cancer approaching
After a year’s postponement due to COVID-19, Celebrities Against Cancer is nearing, and nothing stands in its way “It …
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Good Old Boys
The Good Old Boys of Powell Golf Club played scratch and scramble this week, where the four-man team scores were determined by the net …
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Track teams cap off regular season in Cody
In their last regular season event, Powell High School’s track and field teams displayed the same prowess they have all …
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Obituaries
Richard Wirth Jensen Richard Wirth Jensen passed from this life May 5, 2021, at the North Big Horn Hospital just three weeks prior to his 89th birthday. Richard, known to many as Dick Jensen, was born in Byron, …
Marcia Gaye Beaver Marcia Beaver, 72, of Powell, passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at Billings Clinic, in Billings, Montana. Marcia was born April 9, 1949, in Worland, Wyoming, the daughter of …
Eunice Joy Collins  Eunice Joy Collins, 87, of Powell, passed away on May 5, 2021, at Powell Valley Hospital. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 29, at 11 a.m., at First United Methodist Church, located at …
Pamela ‘Pam’ Jeanne Howell Larsen Pam was born in Fresno, California, on Jan. 1, 1954, to Keith and JoAnne Ruth (Lind) Howell. Her early childhood was spent traveling around the country, following where jobs took them. They settled …
Avelina Flores Cruz On Sunday, May 2, 2021, Avelina Flores Cruz, passed away in the comfort of her home, at the age of 98. Avelina was born on Nov. 8, 1922, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was the first of eight …
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