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(June 23, 1923 - June 3, 2014)

Katie Gillett Wigham died peacefully on June 3, 2014. She was 90.

(June 4, 1962 - June 1, 2014)

Mark Alan Olmstead, 51, of Cody, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, due to a sudden illness.

(Oct. 23, 1925 - June 1, 2014)

Robert Eugene Morgan, 88, of Cody, died at West Park Hospital Long Term Care Center in Cody on June 1, 2014.

Powell Police say a report of an attempted abduction last week was not true.

In a news release Tuesday evening, Powell Police Chief Roy Eckerdt said two 12-year-old girls retracted their earlier statements.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Wyoming’s Mason Finley continued a stellar career on Saturday at the NCAA West Preliminary, as he threw the discus 197-2 to finish fourth in the event and punch his ticket to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. Finley is just the second UW track and field athlete ever to advance to the national meet under the current qualifying system and the first since 2010.

Powell High School midfielder Aimee Kawano was named to the Class 3A West All-Conference team, which was announced May 27.

(July 4, 1944 - May 28, 2014)

Tom Meredith, 69, of Cody, succumbed to his cancer on May 28, 2014, while being cared for and attended to at Spirit Mountain Hospice. He had struggled with ailing health for many years.

The victim of the Little Sand Coulee homicide has been identified by Park County Sheriff’s detectives as Juan Antonio Guerra Torres, a native of Guanajuato, Mexico. 

Guerra Torres, 30 years old at the time of his death, also had ties to the Park County area. His last known address was in Clark, which is some 10 miles from where the body was discovered.

(April 3, 1919 ~ May 26, 2014)

Long-time Powell resident Norma Louise Elder Onstine passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at the age of 95.  At the time of her passing, she was a resident at the Powell Valley Care Center.  Norma was born at home on Ave. D in Powell, Wyoming  to Ralph and Isabel Elder.  She graduated from Powell High School with the Class of 1937.  While in high school, she lettered as a majorette with the band.  After graduation, she attended the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

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