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Don Cogger

Accreditation team gives NWC best evaluation in more than three decades

Comparing it to “winning a gold medal at the Olympics,” Northwest College President Stefani Hicswa said a recent accreditation report gave the college its highest marks since 1984.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” 

After an off-season of hard work, Lady Trappers sophomore Mattie Creager was poised to expand her role on the team after playing sparingly her freshman year. The Weston, Idaho, native impressed head coach Janis Beal with her work ethic over the summer, and Beal was excited to see how Creager would progress.

Northwest College leaders are considering a series of proposals that would raise student fees.

About 65 residents filled the Powell City Council chambers Tuesday to learn more and express concerns about the upcoming widening and reconstruction of Absaroka Street.

After double OT heartbreaker at MCC, NWC upsets Casper College

Coming off a five-game stretch where the team’s only win was a forfeit, the Northwest College men’s basketball team knew it had reached a crossroads.

It happens every year. Despite warnings and recommendations from friends, family, coworkers and our health care providers, about half of us neglect getting a flu shot each year.

In what’s become a disturbing trend, a fire destroyed a home at the Cactus Garden Court on Saturday — the second fire of its kind in the Powell area in less than a week and the fourth this year.

Project engineers seeking input from residents

A public meeting intended to provide an overview of the Absaroka Street Reconstruction Project has been scheduled for Tuesday at City Hall, beginning at 4 p.m.

After bullying hits close to home, NWC men’s soccer team rallies around cause

Northwest College men’s head soccer coach Stan Rodrigues knew something was up when he ran into one of his players on campus.

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