Overcoming pandemic hurdles
The COVID-19 pandemic has hung over life and too many get-togethers in the last year. But the overcast can be lifted, and beautiful …
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More than a home
When Joy Bessler and her husband Gregg built their home in 2008, they didn’t really have her catering business or hosting in …
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Pro tip to get the best photos from your wedding: Have a contingency plan
Christine Garceau photographed more than 300 weddings in a 20-year period prior to turning her attention to training future …
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Thrifts a boon for brides
The bride’s gown can be the most expensive part of planning a wedding. A popular television show chronicles prospective brides …
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Weddings servicers expecting 2021 surge
Weddings are big life events, bringing together friends and family to celebrate the couple’s matrimony. They are also big …
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Include your florist in planning
As with most other elements of planning a wedding, the floral aspect should begin with a budget, according to weddingwire.com. The …
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Budget may be best starting point
One of the first things a newly-engaged couple has to decide is how much they are going to spend on the wedding. Here Comes the Guide, …
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County, municipal venues wedding possibilities
When searching for venues very close to home, both the City of Powell and Park County have options for rent. The city has the …
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With supplies limited, vaccine sign-up paused
Local demand for COVID-19 vaccines is currently outpacing the limited supplies, Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin said …
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Northwest College athletics institutes on-campus testing
As student-athletes return to campus for the spring semester, Northwest College is doing everything in its power to ensure their …
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Hard fought: Fulton impressed with team despite senior night loss
Though Powell didn’t end up on the right side of the scoreboard on Tuesday, the Panther wrestlers showed great progress in the …
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Panther receiver Trotter commits to Black Hills State
A key player on the 2020 Panther football team has pledged to play at the next level. Powell High School senior Jesse Trotter …
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Panthers look to rebound after loss to Rocky
Coming off a weekend loss to Rocky Mountain, the Powell High School boys’ basketball team will look to quickly put the game in …
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Panther JV girls fall to Rocky Mountain
Powell High School JV girls’ basketball team played its first game since winter break on Saturday at Rocky Mountain. Rust from …
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Wave of gains
The Powell High School boys’ swimming and diving team returned to the pool last weekend, competing in home events on Friday and …
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Obituaries
Rosalva Maria Rodriguez Rosalva “Rosie” Maria Rodriguez, 51, passed away at Town Hall Estates in Hillsboro, Texas, on Jan. 9, 2021, from complications of COVID-19. Rosie was born in Powell, to Victor and …
Brett David Lara Brett David Lara passed away on Jan. 7, 2021. Brett was brought into this world on the go; born into a military family. He was the youngest of three boys. Moving every two years, Brett learned to …
Elizabeth Blood Gage On Jan. 5, 2021, after a long and eventful life, Elizabeth Blood Gage quietly passed from this mortal existence. Elizabeth came into the world on May 28,1935, during the midst of the Great …
Richard Michael Clark Rick passed away at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana, on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at the age of 71. His immediate family was given the gift of being able to see him and say “until we …
Charles R. Lawrence Charles Lawrence, 74, passed away on Dec. 25, 2020. He was born in May 29, 1946, in Powell, to Leslie E. Lawrence and Mildred M. Lord. He graduated from Powell High School and later served in the …
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    • Marital advice and other fibs

      On Gar and I’s anniversary, a friend inquired whether we would ever be interested in giving marital advice to those fresh off the stage of …

    • The one ring and the necessity of separating powers

      One of my favorite books is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. I recently watched the movie adaptation again, which also happens to be …

    • Faith should inform politics

      For reasons too lengthy for this page, many folks have come to think of politics and religion as having a wall of separation between …

    • Muskrat Love?

      Some days are better than others. I was having a bad one when I remembered a friend telling me about some suspicious critters in the Garland …