Rural polling places to reopen for general election
Traditional polling places in Clark, Garland, Heart Mountain, Wapiti, and on the South Fork — which were shuttered for last …
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NWC Board adopts master housing plan
After some debate, the Northwest College Board of Trustees voted to pass a master housing plan that charts a course for the …
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Powell police seeking information after auto burglaries at NWC
It’s been a rough few months for Northwest College freshman and rodeo team member Cole Biggers. In early June, while the …
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Walleyes Unlimited benefit rescheduled for Sept. 26
As social distancing rules were being set this spring, the recently formed Big Horn Basin Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited was forced to …
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Backpack Blessings gets boost from bank
Pinnacle Bank encouraged donations of food, and the bank contributed money for each new account in a September fundraiser that netted …
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To promote safety, Game and Fish giving away bear spray
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will give away 100 cans of bear spray on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at the rodeo grounds in Cody. The …
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Kane Historic Trail dedication set for Sept. 25
Members of the Lovell-Kane Museum board and the National Park Service are joining forces for the creation of an interpretive walking …
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Wells Fargo temporarily closes Powell branch
For the time being, the Powell branch of Wells Fargo Bank is closed, as employees of Powell and Cody branches are teaming together to …
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Free commodities Saturday
Commodities distribution will be held at the American Legion Hall, 143 S. Clark St. in Powell, on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 …
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Trapper Stampede: Northwest College finishes third in home rodeo
Northwest College hosted its annual Trapper Stampede Rodeo over the weekend, competing against six other schools in the Big Sky …
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Shooter overcomes accident to win state title
Powell High School student Jace Nordeen had a summer he won’t soon forget. The competitor in sporting clays brought home three …
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Northwest College women’s hoops adds international player to squad
Northwest College women’s basketball has added a new international player to its 2020-21 squad. Fernanda …
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Golfers head to state
It might seem like the school year has just begun, but Powell High School’s golf season will wrap up this week with the two-day …
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Good Old Boys
The Good Old Boys league played two best balls from four-man teams at the Powell Golf Club on Tuesday. Buddy Rae, James Caffro, Thom …
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University of Wyoming Athletic Dorm reunions end after a ride of 63 years
Summer gatherings of University of Wyoming athletes who lived together years ago in the Athletic Dorm at UW have come to the end of …
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Obituaries
Robert F. Murphy Robert F. Murphy left this world to be with his Lord and Savior on Sept. 14, 2020. Robert was born in Brighton, Massachusettes, in August 1937. He served in the United States Air Force from 1958 to …
Lori Liner Smith Lori Liner Smith, 68, passed away peacefully on Sept. 8, 2020, due to breast cancer. She was born March 15, 1952 in Powell, to Ray and Marie Liner. Lori always spoke fondly of her youth spent in …
Caleb Paul Estes Caleb Paul Estes, of Deaver, died on Sept. 7, 2020. He was born in Powell on Nov. 7, 1993, son of Dale and Michelle (Metz) Estes. He was 26 years old. Caleb grew up in Deaver always looking for an …
Wanda Lea Crandall Wanda Lea Crandall, known in most recent years as Grandma Great, passed from the land of the dying to the land of the living on Sept. 11, 2020. She was 81 years old and ready for Heaven. She had …
Samuel Patrick ‘Pat’ Rich Samuel Patrick “Pat” Rich was born in Powell on March 17, 1972, to S.T. and June Rich, and died Sept. 8, 2020, preceded in death by his father. Pat is survived by his mother, June Rich; …
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