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Don Amend

December 01, 2011 8:58 am

Wrestlers take the mat

Panthers host Thursday dual, weekend tournament

The Powell Panther wrestlers take to the mat this week in a quest to return to the top of the Class 3A heap by season’s end.

The Christmas season continues in a big way, and both Powell High School and Northwest College are hosting big tournaments. In addition, two area museums are hosting special events, and the first of the school Christmas concerts is scheduled.

Once again, Congress has failed to do its duty with regard to the nation’s budget.

Westside school students are scheduled to move into their new building in January, and the project is on track to be ready for them.

Thanksgiving will be a little somber for me this week.

The University of Wyoming is proposing changes in its admission standards, and local school officials are concerned that one of the changes might have a negative impact on vocational and arts programs at the high school level.

As they have for the past six years, Powell High School’s staff and student body will hold a special observance for Veterans Day this week.

In September, the Wyoming Community College Commission used a new system to prioritize funding for building projects at the state’s community colleges.

It’s been a year of problems and changes for the Park County Fairgrounds.

Electrical issues, the demolition of a major building due to structural problems, and changes in personnel at particularly inconvenient times all affected the facility in the past year.

The Powell City Council is once again faced with the question of how much support it can provide to the Powell golf course.