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Wapiti man convicted of wife’s murder to file appeal
A jury convicted a Wapiti man of first-degree murder for killing his wife and a judge ordered the 77-year-old to spend the rest of his …
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Robotics students prepare for state competitions
The Powell High School gym rumbled with robots this month as students from across the state engaged in some friendly competition. The …
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Center of the West CEO to talk ‘Trains, Wars, Merchandising, and the Saga of Tourism’
On Monday, Jan. 27, Buffalo Bill Center of the West Executive Director and CEO Peter Seibert will present a fast-paced program about …
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County gets another clean audit
An independent review of the Park County government’s finances again found no significant problems. The annual audit — …
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Area residents report strange lights in sky
On Thursday, Jan. 16, around 7:20 p.m., some residents of Powell reported seeing a string of lights in the sky. Among them was …
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Powell High School receives Safe Sports School award
Powell High School has been honored for its efforts to keep student-athletes safe. The National Athletic Trainers’ …
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Trappers’ signature event, the ‘Apodaca,’ begins Friday
The Apodaca Dual Showdown opens its 22nd year at 7 p.m. Friday on the mats of Cabre Gym at Northwest College. Trapper coach Jim …
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Trapper women finish on fire, beat Mustangs by 15
The Northwest College women took down Western Wyoming 83-68 for their first conference win last week before falling to Gillette …
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Kayla Kolpitcke a two-for-one bargain for Marian University
Marian University only has to provide one education to get two athletes in the person of Powell High School senior Kayla …
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NWC wrestlers earn split in Colorado, endure brutal bus ride
The Trappers finished one up and one down Friday in back-to-back duals on the road at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, …
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Freshman girls reel off five wins in a week
The Powell High School girls freshman basketball team racked up five straight wins last week, beating Worland, Douglas, Buffalo, …
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Second at shootout
The Panthers came away from the 2020 Big Horn Basin Shootout with a 3-1 record, though the “1” they wanted most got …
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Obituaries
Judy Marlene (Adams) Clark Judy passed away in Billings, Montana, on Jan. 13, 2020. She was the first child of Bill and Win (Avery) Adams. Judy grew up in Lovell with her sisters Linda (Adams) Miller and Kris (Adams) …
Walter Lonney Johnson, Sr. Walter Lonney Johnson, Sr., 78, died peacefully in his home on Dec. 30, 2019. In the last few months of his life, Walter was consistently surrounded by his beloved children, grandchildren, loving …
Nick Paul Nick Paul, age 92, passed away on Jan. 15, 2020, at Powell Valley Care Center. He was born on July 10, 1927, in St. Anthony, North Dakota. He was the son of Joseph Paul and Franciscka (Hoffman) …
Glenda Jean Baird After a short forewarning, Glenda Jean Baird passed away the evening of Jan. 10, 2020. She had family with her at the time. Glenda had just turned 75 in December and had celebrated her 55th …
John P. Arross, Sr. John Arross, Sr., 80, passed away quietly at his home in Buffalo on Jan. 9, 2020.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 2 p.m., at the Harness Funeral Home in Buffalo with Bobby …
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