Powell, WY


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Tessa Schweigert

Question: What do you get when you take marshmallow Peeps, bread dough, a petri dish, chocolate and a variety of other objects and launch them into the atmosphere with a massive weather balloon?

Answer: A very unique class project.

Thumbs up to an open search process for the next University of Wyoming president.

UW President Dick McGinity plans to step down from the job next year, and the university will begin its search for a successor soon.

Many evergreen plants around the area look like Christmas trees kept until Easter: brown, dry and dead.

But that doesn’t mean the rust-colored conifer trees and shrubs have died or that they’re a lost cause. Plants that suffered winter damage may recover with proper care, according to local plant experts.

Twenty-five years after graduating from Powell High School, Jason Hillman is returning to the Powell school district as a principal.

When Ismael Dominguez chose his first poetry piece on the PHS speech and debate team, he didn’t realize where poetry would lead him over the next four years.

Thumbs up to agricultural producers and the work underway in local fields. National Agriculture Week is recognized March 15-21, and we want to take a moment to celebrate local farmers and ranchers.

Going into the state speech and debate tournament, the Panthers were small in number. But that didn’t stop them from coming home as the leaders of the pack. The Powell High School team claimed the 3A state championship on Saturday in Buffalo.

Old building, new purpose; Students, staff settling into renovated Support Services Building

After sitting vacant and dark in recent years, part of the old Powell High School building has a new look and new purpose.

While some neighboring communities have experienced declines in their public school enrollment, the Powell school district has continued growing over the past 10 years.

You don’t have to drive far to see what Powell would look like without mature trees.

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