Local News
Wormald chosen to lead PHS as new principal
After serving as the assistant principal/activities director for 10 years, Tim Wormald will soon take on the top leadership position …
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City puts stop to strobing lights on motel sign
An upgrade to the Park Motel’s welcome sign proved to be a little too flashy for the City of Powell. In response to complaints, …
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Sick bull elk put down near Powell
A 6x6 bull elk was dispatched by wildlife managers on Friday after being found in poor condition outside of Powell. Earlier in the …
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Former trooper sues trucking company over vehicle crash
A former trooper with the Wyoming Highway Patrol is suing the owner of a food delivery truck that turned in front of his patrol car …
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New program aims to renew Powell's aging urban forest
The beautiful ash trees lining city hall will be gone and so will most of Powell’s oldest trees. Sooner rather than later, …
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Local Sports
Trappers drop two conference games on road
It was a rough start to Region IX North conference play for the Northwest College men’s basketball team, as losses to Laramie …
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PHS swimmers win home triangular
The Powell High School boys’ swimming and diving team continued its recovery from the flu bug, winning a home triangular Tuesday …
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Lady Panthers second at Big Horn Basin Shootout
The championship game of the Big Horn Basin Classic girls’ basketball tournament — between undefeated Class 2A powerhouse …
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Panthers 1-2 at Big Horn Basin Classic
The weekend was a mixed bag for the Powell High School boys’ basketball team, as the Panthers finished 1-2 at the Big Horn Basin …
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Panther swimmers third at Worland Invite
It was a rough outing at last weekend’s Worland Invitational for the Powell High School boys’ swimming and diving team, as …
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Trappers down Williston State in OT thriller
Led by sophomore Reme Torbert’s first triple-double in Trapper red, the Northwest College men’s basketball team started …
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Travel Guide — 2018 Check out our 2018 Travel Guide to Powell and the Greater Yellowstone Area.
Restaurant Guide — 2018 Check out our 2018 Restaurant Guide.
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Obituaries
G. Tom Lynn G. Tom Lynn, lifetime Powell resident and businessman, died peacefully with his family by his side in Billings on Jan. 16 after a short (but reccurring) battle with cancer. He was 76 years …
Robert Marney Robert Marney, 81, of Clark, passed away on Jan. 8, 2019. He was born in Red Lodge, Montana, to Ray and Emma Marney. He grew up in the Clark and Belfry area, later settling in Clark.  Bob …
Tom Lynn A memorial service for G. Tom Lynn, who died Jan. 16, 2019, will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. at the Powell Elks Lodge. A full obituary will follow. Thompson Funeral Home is assisting …
Dawn Lee (Rendel) McEachron Dawn Lee (Rendel) McEachron, 54, passed away at her home in Deaver, Wyoming, on Jan. 7, 2019.  She was born in Syracuse, New York, on July 14, 1964, to Allen D. Rendel and Barbara E. …
Geraldean ‘Gerry’ Bessler Geraldean Bessler, formerly of Powell, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at The Homestead Assisted Living Center in Rexburg, Idaho. She was married to the late Felix Bessler and the mother of daughter …
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Editorials
Columnists
    • Wyoming and other fences: A testament?

      The high stakes poker being played out in Washington, allegedly, centers on building a wall to keep out undesirable elements — terrorists, …

    • A country, shut down

      OK. We’ve got a pissing contest in Washington. We have a leader who has moved all of his chips onto one number and is challenging the …

    • All I need for Christmas

      I guess I made a pretty good haul this Christmas. A few things were missing from my wish list, even though really, I’d have been content …

    • Lessons on giving from my grandmother

      Euphemia Hayman Reher grew up in what she referred to as “want,” thanks to her Scots-Canadian coal mining father who tended to drink away …