Wings ‘N Wheels returns to Powell Muncipal Airport
The Wings ‘N Wheels event will return to the Powell Municipal Airport this Saturday, Aug. 20. This will be the first time the event is held since 2018, and this year organizers are adding drag …
Laursen sweeps to win in Senate district race
Sweeping all eight Powell area precincts, Rep. Dan Laursen piled up a surprisingly heavy margin in Tuesday’s primary voting to vault him into the general election as winner in the three-way …
Two incumbents keep positions in primary, Steward joins the pack
According to unofficial results, incumbent Republicans Lloyd Thiel and Dossie Overfield won their way into the general election while newcomer Scott Steward led the pack.  Results will be …
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Park County voters broke with state in superintendent primary race
In state elections primaries Tuesday, Park County voters nominated the same Republican candidates as voters in the state as a whole did, with the exception of the race for superintendent of public …
Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation receives NEH grant to continue workshops
The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation has received a grant from the National Endowment of Humanities to conduct workshops for 72 teachers from around the country for the third consecutive year. The …
Skoric scores major victory over Pojman
Bryan Skoric pulled out a strong victory over Leda Pojman for Park County Attorney, winning the race by just shy of 3,000 votes in the most expensive county courthouse race. Skoric won 6,960 votes …
Northrup comeback: In a new district, former legislator wins big
David Northrup, Willwood farmer and former legislator, is about to drop the “former.” He is on the way to becoming Rep. David Northrup again. The former three-term member of the …
Renner heads into her third term
Colleen Renner will remain Park County Clerk for her third 4-year term after defeating Tim Lasseter soundly in the primary. Renner easily won by more than a 2,800 vote margin, 6,696 to 3,892. It …
Gortmaker wins Park County primary election for coroner
Cody Gortmaker of Cody won the primary election for Park County Coroner according to unofficial results posted by the Park County Elections page. Gortmaker won the primaries with 4,723 votes, …
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Exhibition matches show strengths and weaknesses
An exhibition tour through Montana showed the strengths and weaknesses of the Trappers women’s soccer team this past week — playing three games in four days against top …
Panthers improve early at Cody
Fast greens led to some early struggles for the Panther golf team on Tuesday in Cody, but strong recoveries helped Powell improve in the early season. Junior Will Jackson led the way for the …
Trapper volleyball ready to compete in Montana
Two weeks of two-a-day practices filled with activities, injuries and building relationships have led the Trapper volleyball team up to its first action of the season this weekend. “I think …
Powell Golf Club wraps up championship
The Ron Rickert Memorial Club Championship wrapped up this past weekend at the Powell Golf Club, handing out prizes to top finishers from around the Powell area. Chris Manning was the men’s …
The Good Old Boys
Scores continue to fly in from the Good Old Boys, heading out for week No. 14 at the Powell Golf Club. The game of the week featured a two person random draw playing the best ball. Winning with …
Panther golf sets baseline in home tourney
After just three days of practice the Powell Panthers golf team ran into a difficult home tournament on Thursday and Friday, helping establish a baseline for the upcoming season. Junior Gunnar …
Obituaries
Polly Wolf, nee Grace Elva Johnson, beloved sister, wife, mother and grandmother, returned to her maker Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. The youngest of 11, Polly was born May 29, 1923, to Kelso Sr. and Ella …
Tomas Lynn Davison passed away in Billings, Montana, Aug. 10, 2022, surrounded by loved ones. Tomas was born June 29, 1954, in Arlington, Washington, to Duane and Sylvia (Goodridge) Davison. As a …
Harvey Ronald Willis, Jr. passed away July 26, 2022, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Greeley, Colorado, on Aug. 26, 1949. He lived in Red Lodge, Montana, before moving to Clark, …
Jeanette Marie Seiver passed away at the Billings Clinic on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements for a service that will be …
Jesse Edward Davis, 93, of Lovell, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, at New Horizons Care Center in Lovell. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, at 10 a.m., at Haskell …
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