City of Powell to use ARP funds on pool, Division Street drainage
The City of Powell has received $535,924 from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) — tens of thousands of dollars more …
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Bids come in over budget for electrical substation
The Powell City Council awarded a contract for $103,785 to Electro-Test and Maintenance Inc., a Rapid City, South Dakota, company, to …
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Local artists earn awards at Cody show
The Cody Country Art League has announced the award winners of its 56th Annual Community Art Show.  A total of 233 pieces were …
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Fireworks shortage hits Powell dealers
It was a perfect storm for fireworks dealers this Fourth of July season.  “This has been a weird year,” said Chris …
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New fire starts in Absaroka-Beartooth wilderness
A new fire started in the Absaroka-Beartooth wilderness of the Shoshone National Forest on Wednesday afternoon, marking the third …
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Police cheered by citizens in downtown foot chase
As police chased a suspect who’d been involved in a downtown fight Friday afternoon, it became something of a spectator …
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LaDonna Zall to be remembered at Heart Mountain Pilgrimage
The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation will hold a Saturday service to celebrate the life of curator emeritus LaDonna Zall, who died …
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Police seek information about suspicious fire
When a truck burst into flames one late night in June, Powell police were immediately suspicious. “... Then the investigation …
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Free backpack giveaway on Saturday, July 31 in Powell
Verizon-Cellular Plus in Powell will give away free backpacks filled with school supplies on Saturday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to …
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Pioneers set for trip to state
The 2021 team is the most successful the Powell Pioneers Legion Baseball team has been in recent history.  They enter the …
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Pioneers B team wraps up 2021 campaign at state tourney in Gillette
The Powell Pioneers B team’s season came to an end last weekend. Powell went 1-2 at the Wyoming American Legion Baseball …
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Good Old Boys
The Good Old Boys of Powell Golf Club played 1 and 2 this week, where four-man teams took one low gross and two low nets per hole for …
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Pioneers go 3-1 at district, clinch spot at state
After a rocky start to the American Legion Baseball West District Tournament in Cowley, the Powell Pioneers steadied the ship to earn …
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PHS hosts summer basketball camps
After days in the gym with students, Powell High School and Northwest College basketball coaches shared a common sentiment: The future …
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Dano’lope Dash Results
Dano Youth Camp hosted the 10th-annual Dano’lope Dash on June 5. The 2021 event was the biggest yet, with 230 people …
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Obituaries
Thomas Ray Burgener  Thomas Ray Burgener returned to his heavenly father on July 20, 2021, after an extended battle with Lewy body dementia with his family by his side. Tom was 81.   Tom was born in Powell to …
Ronda Bessler  Ronda Bessler, 57, of Evanston, Wyoming, formerly of Powell, passed away in Salt Lake City, Utah, on April 21, 2021.  She was born to Peggy Jean (Muller) Pace and James Wallace Jessen in …
Marilyn Jean (Cull) Lanchbury Marilyn Jean (Cull) Lanchbury, 82, died at home peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, July 16, 2021, the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. She was born July 31, 1938, in Billings, Montana, …
Bruce Mennell Bruce Mennell passed away on July 12, 2021, at the Powell Valley Care Center.  Bruce was born on May 30, 1945, in Buffalo, Wyoming, and lived in Powell. He was married to Lonna (Skurok) and …
Deborah ‘Deb’ Chidsey Deb Chidsey of Powell passed away at Cody Regional Health Spirit Mountain Hospice House on May 7, 2021.  Deb was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on Aug. 15, 1941, and lived in Connecticut, …
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