Treasurer and elected officials discuss programs to help with property taxes
Park County property tax increases are hitting a lot of people hard, especially those on fixed or low incomes.  County …
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Young dancers shine at UpStage spring recital
Over 800 guests enjoyed UpStage Dance Academy’s third annual Spring Showcase May 6-7. The event, titled “Good vs. …
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Future Dairy Queen still in the plans
There’s some paving activity next to North Platte Physical Therapy at Coulter Avenue and Mountain View Street. The heavy …
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McArthur named teacher of the year
Tracy McArthur stepped onto the stage with arms outstretched to receive her grandchildren as she was named Teacher of the Year for …
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Powell High School dominates state duck stamp contest
Three Powell High School underclassmen outperformed the competition during the 2022 Wyoming Junior Duck Stamp contest. Powell High …
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Sixth candidate files for commissioners race
Matt Scott of Cody has filed to run as a GOP candidate for Park County Commission. Scott, 36, joins five additional candidates for …
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Constitutional Conservative files to run for HD25
Troy Bray of Powell has filed to run for state representative, House District 25, setting up a three-way primary contest. Bray, of …
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Thompson third candidate to run for County Coroner
Powell resident Zack Thompson is the third person to announce their candidacy for the position of Park County coroner. Tim Powers, …
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Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation names new interim executive director
Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation has announced a change in leadership. Dakota Russell, executive director of the Powell-based …
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Panthers fall short at state tournament, finish in third
A state tournament in which the Panther boys’ soccer team was hoping to be hoisting its first state championship ended in …
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PHS girls’ soccer hopes for continued improvement
The Panther girls’ soccer team wrapped up the season with an improved record over the previous year and showed continued …
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Pioneers split road series
A weekend over the Bighorn Mountains had the Pioneers slated with a pair of doubleheaders as Powell took on Sheridan on Saturday and …
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Cub tracksters finish strong at Best of the Best
Impressive performances capped off a strong season by the Cubs track teams. The boys and girls teams traveled to Lander on May 10 to …
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PHS golf wraps up season
Inclement spring weather caused several intermittent practices and resulted in missed tournaments for the Panthers golf team. The …
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PAC set to host annual triathlon
The Powell Aquatic Center (PAC) will host its annual PAC Triathlon on Saturday, May 28. The event kicks off with a 500-yard swim in …
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Obituaries
Donald Kenneth Miller Donald K. Miller, 95, of Powell, peacefully passed away from natural causes on Friday, May 6, at his assisted-living apartment at The Heartland. Don was born Feb. 2, 1927, in Choteau, Montana, the …
ValJean Sherrill Beech ValJean Sherrill Beech, 74, passed away at her home in Cowley, Wyoming, on May 16, 2022. She was born in San Gabriel, California, on Sept. 14, 1947, to Valentine Sherrill and Genevieve (Frank) …
John J. Gracey John J. Gracey, 74, died Dec. 24, 2021, at Powell Valley Healthcare of congenital heart failure. John was born April 4, 1947, to William C. (Bill) Gracey and Bessie Roberts Gracey in Sheridan. In …
Ernest F. Troutman Ernest “Ernie” F. Troutman, 59, of Deaver, passed away nine days after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. He was grateful to be home, and he knew how much he was loved by his family …
Barbara 'Bobbi' Nielsen Barbara “Bobbi” Marie Bolin was born in Newcastle, Wyoming, on Aug. 16, 1954, to Jack Bolin and Melva A. Bay Bolin.  Bobbi attended the Homestead School near Hauber Mine for …
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