Southside Elementary School’s head cook is the food service employee of the year
Southside students will officially be served by the best this year. Head Cook Lorraine Griffith has been chosen as the state of Wyoming’s Food Services Employee of the year for the 2022-2023 …
New staff for the 2022-2023 school year
In less than a week Powell students will be welcomed by some new faces. The following staff have joined Park County School District 1 for the 2022-2023 school year:     Emily …
Free and reduced lunch applications a must this year
Now that universal free and reduced meals are no longer in effect, parents and guardians whose households meet the criteria should be careful to make sure they have filled out their applications …
Check out our 2022 Primary Election Guide! Inside you can find profiles on candidates in contested primary races that will appear on local ballots, as well as coverage on forums and a sample …
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Kost attends Education Commission of the States
Sen. R.J. Kost, R-Powell, attended a meeting of the Education Commission of the States in Washington, D.C., the week of July 12. As a result of COVID-19 restrictions this was the first time that a …
Numbers steady for NWC fall opening?
Two weeks ahead of the opening of the fall semester at Northwest College, anticipated enrollment is hard to predict. The first day classes of the 2022 fall semester is Wednesday, Aug. …
School board adds additional high school position with special funds
Among other items, a brief meeting of the Park County School District 1 board on Tuesday discussed adding an additional support position at the high school and approving a bid on HVAC improvements in …
Artwork of Carol Hartman to be displayed at Plaza Diane
Carol Hartman’s artwork will be on display at the Plaza Diane from Aug. 18- Sept. 13. An opening reception with Hartman will be at the Plaza Diane Thursday, Aug. 18 from 7-8:30 p.m. Hartman …
Elk foundation funds conservation in Wyoming
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners allocated $6,046,939 in 2022 grant funding to conserve and improve wildlife habitat, enhance public access and assist scientific research in …
BLM Wyoming holds successful wild horse and burro adoption in Cheyenne
Fifteen wild horses and two burros were adopted on Saturday during the Bureau of Land Management’s and Mantle Adoption and Training Facility’s adoption event. Since expanding the …
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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 …
Ward returns as Trapper basketball head coach
Following the sudden passing of Trapper men’s basketball coach Jay Collins, Northwest has named former men’s coach Andy Ward as the interim coach for the upcoming 2022-23 …
PHS girls tennis returns nearly its entire roster
Heading into a new tennis season the Powell Panther boys’ and girls’ tennis teams are at different ends of the spectrum — with the girls returning nearly its entire roster and the …
Sisters join forces for NWC volleyball
An opportunity of a lifetime that the Pannell sisters used to dream of will become a reality this fall, when Kim and Megan Pannell take to the court for the NWC Trapper volleyball team. Sisters …
Fall season tees off
The fairways at Powell Golf Club were busy this week after the PHS golf team kicked off its season Monday — heading into the shortest fall sports season lasting just over six weeks. Going …
Volleyball camp continues to grow
Less than a week remains until the high school volleyball season is tipping off, and the PHS volleyball team hosted youth from around the area hoping to fine tune skills during a three-day …
Obituaries
It is with a heavy heart that I announce on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, Gwen (Cockburn) Seaton, loving wife to Mike Seaton, and mother to Amber MacGuffie, passed away at the age of 72. Gwen was born …
Memorial services for Ethel Edmonds Gerard of Powell will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Union Presbyterian Church. She died July 5, 2022, at the age of 102 (and 11/12ths) …
Edna (Nielsen) Caslick of Powell passed away on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, at the age of 94. Born on Jan. 31, 1928, she was the seventh child of Niels and Emma (Bergeron) Nielsen, early homesteaders …
Roy Brazelton passed away suddenly July 28 at the age of 74. Roy was born July 21, 1948, in Worland, Wyoming, son of Roy W. Brazelton and Gwendolyn (Warner) Brazelton. The family moved to Lusk, …
Dolores (Lori) Althoff died June 8, 2022, at Spirit Mountain Hospice house. Lori was born the first daughter of Phil and Leah Merritt in Townsend, Montana, Aug. 11, 1937. She attended school in …
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