Cody couple charged with murder in connection to child’s death
Following the death of a 2-year-old Cody girl, the child’s caregivers are each facing a charge of first-degree murder. On …
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County tax base shrinks
Because of last year’s slowdown in the oil and gas industry, local governments will collect significantly fewer property taxes …
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Area woman in need of a heart transplant
Peggy Blasdell has lived in Powell for more than 40 years.  With a family history of heart disease, her first heart attack …
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Three local organizations receive grants from Wyoming Community Foundation
A trio of nonprofit organizations in Park County recently received grants from the Wyoming Community Foundation. The largest grant, …
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Art show opens at Plaza Diane
On Thursday evening, Plaza Diane Community Center for the Arts will hold an opening reception for a new show featuring the art of …
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New math could reveal more grizzly bears
The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee is moving toward changing the way it counts grizzlies in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The …
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Rebecca West named new leader of Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Longtime Buffalo Bill Center of the West staff member Rebecca West has been named as the center’s next executive director and …
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Meeteetse Museums announces membership program
Hoping to raise additional support, the Meeteetse Museums has launched a new VIP Membership Program. Membership is $150 annually for a …
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Fair free stage auditions begin
Auditions for performers on the free stage at the Park County Fair will run through April 30. Audition and information sheets are …
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PHS track takes first at home
Powell High School’s track and field team continued its recent success at its first home meet of the 2021 season.  The …
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NWC falls to Otero in quarterfinals
Just 53 seconds into Northwest College’s quarterfinal game against top seed Otero Junior College, the Trappers found themselves …
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PHS returns with wins over Lander, Pinedale
After a week-and-a-half off the pitch, Powell High School boys’ soccer returned in stride.  The Panthers earned two wins …
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Powell girls show growth in most recent losses
While the Powell High School girls’ soccer team has yet to find the win column this season, the squad’s growth has been on …
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NWC ready for quarterfinals in La Junta
Northwest College women’s basketball is on a mission to survive and advance — a common mantra this time of …
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Miller resigns as Panther volleyball coach
The Powell High School volleyball team will look different next year.  Head coach Tasha Miller announced this week that she is …
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Obituaries
Michael ‘Darren’ Keller Michael “Darren” Keller, 56, passed away on April 7, 2021.  He was born on Oct. 30, 1964, to Douglas A. Keller and Patricia (Perry) Keller.  Darren lived in Powell and …
Wayne K. Anderson Wayne K. Anderson, 79, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on April 3, 2021. Wayne was born June 30, 1941, in Byron, Wyoming, to Alden and Evadean Anderson. …
Allen Lynn Caraveau Allen Lynn Caraveau, 80, passed away on April 9, 2021. He was born April 22, 1940, in Lovell. After graduating high school in Columbus, Georgia, in 1958, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force where he …
Donnitta Hall Donnitta Hall, 71, of Cody, passed away suddenly from natural causes on April 9, 2021 in Billings, Montana. Memorial services are pending with Ballard Funeral Home.
Doris Gullion Doris Gullion, born Doris Laverne Booze, got her angel wings March 26, 2021. She passed away at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 90. Doris was born to Virgil Clifton …
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    • Let’s keep COVID on the ropes

      As of Monday, there were 12 active cases of COVID-19 in Park County. There were two counties — Hot Springs and Niobrara — with zero active …

    • ‘Follow the science’ undermines trust in science

      Throughout the pandemic, “follow the science” was chanted as a means to encourage people to follow government health …

    • Bag your trash

      Trash, by nature, is a messy business. But when the winds pick up, things can get a little too messy at the Park County Regional Landfill in …

    • It is bear season again, be alert

      The first bear was spotted out of hibernation in Yellowstone National Park about two weeks ago. That means the bear season has begun and …

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