Committee hopes to woo blockchain
Powell Sen. R.J. Kost is part of the Legislature’s select committee on blockchain, financial technology and digital innovation …
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School district may clarify policies on controversial issues, political activities
Over the coming weeks, Park County School District 1 leaders plan to re-examine the district’s policies for handling …
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Winners announced in writing/photo contest
A pair of stories about service dogs earned top honors in the youth category of the 2021 Gib Mathers Journalistic Writing and …
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A number to remember
Let these numbers sink in: 22 veterans a day take their own life. Add this up, and it’s approximately 8,000 a …
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Keeping Powell schools open took a ‘superhuman’ effort
Entering an uncertain school year last fall, leaders of Park County School District 1 were sure of one thing: They wanted to get kids …
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Rabbi places mezuzah at local home
Scott Hecht recently hung a new mezuzah at his home in a ritual performed by his rabbi, Erik Uriarte. Hecht has lived in the home …
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New Plaza Diane show features envelope art
Envelopes become a canvas for creativity in a new collective art show at Plaza Diane Community Center for the Arts. Individuals or …
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FOAL to celebrate 50 years of federal wild horse protection
Two Wyoming mustangs and a burro will be the stars at a free event Friday, July 2, commemorating the federal law passed 50 years ago …
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Bighorn Canyon marinas open
Lower water levels at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area slowed the placement of facilities on Bighorn Lake. However, launch …
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Pioneers B team improving
The first half of the Powell Pioneers’ B team’s season has been about growing consistently. Through 19 games, the Pioneers …
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PHS keeper selected to girls’ soccer all-star team
A recent Powell High School graduate will represent the girls’ soccer team as an all star. Goalkeeper Mattie Larsen was selected …
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Craig caps college career at NAIA championships
Powell’s Lexee Craig capped her collegiate track and field career late last month, with her third appearance at the 2021 NAIA …
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Trapper Bonanza tournament results
Powell Golf Club hosted its annual Trapper Bonanza golf tournament Saturday, with proceeds benefiting Northwest College. A total of 17 …
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Good Old Boys
The Good Old Boys of Powell Golf Club played Chicago System this week, where a net bogey counts as one point, a par counts as two …
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Staying hot: Pioneers win three of four in North Dakota
Before Sunday’s game against the Billings Halos, Pioneers manager Joe Cates had a message for his squad. He preached finishing …
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Obituaries
Frederick Deiss, M.D. A beloved physician, Frederick Deiss passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021, after a short illness. Dr. Deiss was born in Oakland, California on Dec. 5, 1929. He grew up on a small farm in the central …
Norma Roemmich Norma was born in Mankato, Kansas, in 1927. Her parents were Ray and Verma Schuster.  The family moved to Cody in 1935 where she attended school. Norma was the sixth of 10 …
Walter Ernest Brown Walter E. Brown, 79, passed away at the Powell Valley Care Center on June 1, 2021.  Walter was the son of Clayton and Elizabeth Irwin Brown, and was born in Powell on June 6, 1941. He …
Patricia Gail Baxter After 80 years of faithful, loving service to her Lord, her family, and her community, on June 1, 2021, in Billings, Montana, Patricia Gail Baxter, of Powell, went to spend eternity with …
John Michael Seitz John was born in Powell, on Oct. 21, 1949, to Doyle and Ruth Seitz. He grew up in the Deaver area and attended Deaver-Frannie schools. After graduation he attended the University of Wyoming where he …
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