Garland voters may need to vote in Powell
For decades, the Garland Community Church of God has served as the polling place for Park County residents in or around Garland, Deaver and Frannie. But with the church building now up for sale, …
Roughly 100 first responders and volunteers participated in a Saturday drill at Yellowstone Regional Airport, in which local personnel tested how they would respond to a plane crash. The airport hosts full scale exercises every three years.
First responders train for disaster at Cody airport
When a small plane carrying two people crashed outside of Powell earlier this month, it resulted in no injuries and required a relatively standard response from first responders. But on Saturday …
Range expert: Potential shooting complex location has ‘wow’ factor
The committee pushing to get the state shooting complex in Park County has identified 2,050 acres of state land roughly 10 minutes south of Cody west of Wyo. Highway 120S that Forward Cody CEO James …
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Last week’s rain triggered a slide on the Carter Mountain Access Road west of Cody. The road remains open, but significant work will likely be needed to fix it.
Rains wash out portion of Carter Mountain road
Park County’s roads and bridges generally emerged unscathed from last week’s heavy rains and the flash flooding scene north of Powell. However, the Carter Mountain Access Road west of …
A Burgess Junction Wyoming Department of Transportation crew member uses a rotary snowblower to remove snow near Dayton Gulch Road 15 on U.S. Highway 14A .
U.S. Highway 14A opens early for the summer east of Lovell
The annual spring opening of U.S. Highway 14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell opened at noon Friday, May 17. The opening of the road is dependent upon favorable …
Last year the Cody Country Art League’s annual Community Art Show accepted 368 entries, with a similar total expected this year.
Community Art Show in Cody opens May 22
Once again, artists are putting their best foot forward for the 59th annual Community Art Show at Cody Country Art League.  Adults and area youth, amateur to professional artists alike, …
Park County budget season funding requests begin
It's budget season in Park County, the months-long stretch that began with county departments hashing out a tentative budget, and continued May 7 with the start of a series of organizations across …
Garland church prepares to move to Powell
The Garland Community Church of God will soon be leaving Garland. After meeting at the former Garland school house for nearly 70 years, the congregation recently purchased the former First …
Wyoming State Parks, Latino Outdoors partner for campout at Hot Springs State Park
For the third consecutive year, Wyoming State Parks is thrilled to be collaborating with Latino Outdoors to provide another amazing summer campout! This year, the event will take place at Hot …
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Lauryn Bennett tries to avoid a Douglas racer who fell into her lane during the 100 meter hurdle prelims. She ended up just missing the finals cut in the event but placed eighth in the 300 meter hurdles.
PHS girls fourth at state
One of the most competitive 3A girls state meets ever saw a number of events shatter state records, leading to the Powell Panther girls falling just short of a fourth straight state championship, …
Braxton Batt (center) is swarmed by his teammates after he scored a goal to tie the game against Torrington on Thursday. From left: Cody Fisher, Sondre Furuhaug, Batt, Landon Hernandez and Will Jackson.
Boys’ soccer falls short
A difficult, windy weekend at the state tournament saw the Powell Panther boys’ soccer team eliminated early, losing 4-1 to top seed Torrington on Thursday before being shut out 3-0 by Buffalo …
Brock Johnson fields a ball at shortstop during the second game against Laurel on Saturday. He had a strong first game on the mound against the Dodgers, recording 15 strikeouts in the win.
Pioneers split home weekend
A weekend with mixed results will send the Powell Pioneers into a small break with graduation this weekend. The Pioneers defeated Laurel 10-0 and 6-5 on Saturday, before an error-filled day with …
Powell athletes win state titles
Two Powell athletes scored state championships at the Special Olympics Wyoming Summer State Games in Gillette and the basketball team scored a spot on the podium, placing second in a close battle in …
Cubs strong in final meet
Wrapping up the season with the Best of the Best meet in Lander, the Powell Middle School Cub boys’ track and field teams made their mark, with eighth grader Karcher Foley breaking the school …
Cub girls battle against Best of the Best
Wrapping up the 2024 middle school track and field season, the Powell Middle School Cub girls’ teams made the trip to Lander, taking part in the Best of the Best on Tuesday, May 7. Overall …
Obituaries
Farewell to a local legend. Delbert Cannon passed away on May 15 and went to be home with our Lord in heaven. His last three months on earth was a series of difficult health issues that he …
Viola Claudette Logan has passed away. Services will be held at a later date this summer with a full obituary to follow. Thompson Funeral Home is handling family arrangements.
Estella Dalke Burnett, 93, passed away on May 17, 2024 at the Powell Valley Care Center.  The service information and obituary will follow. Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Services is …
Steven Lamont Carpenter, 49 passed away from cancer, on May 10, 2024, at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah surrounded by his loving family. Steve was born on April 25, 1975 in Powell, …
Christine Mae Shuffield passed away at the Billings Clinic on April 30, 2024. She was surrounded by her daughters Shiloh Shuffield, Sarah Shuffield and Elizabeth Botha as well as her loving companion …
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