Oliver’s treehouse: Father and son team up to build treehouse during pandemic
When schools closed down in the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the extra time at home brought an exciting project for 8-year-old …
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Built by the community
The anticipation has everyone at Mountain Spirit Habitat for Humanity buzzing, especially the family that is going to move into the …
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New housing community celebrates grand opening
Newly-arrived Powell residents are faced with a tight housing market. Add to that the difficulties encountered by low-income …
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Telling the story of radon and its risks
The Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging Cowboy State students to enter a new video contest or this year’s poster contest …
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Fire prevention: Cooking is the leading cause of home fires in the U.S.
Powell firemen joined fire departments around the country in marking Fire Prevention Week earlier this month. The national prevention …
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Extra steps for cleaning your home when someone is sick
As cold and flu season arrives during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, health officials recommend taking everyday precautions as well as …
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Applications available for heating assistance in winter
The Wyoming Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP), administered by the Wyoming Department of Family Services, is accepting …
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UWYO’S Cent$ible Nutrition Program
A University of Wyoming nutrition program is adding to its services by hurdling COVID-19 social distancing barriers and offering …
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Keep snow and ice away from gas meters
As the winter season approaches and snow begins to fall, Montana-Dakota Utilities is encouraging Wyomingites to inspect their natural …
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Trapper men’s hoops goes 2-1 in exhibitions
For the first time this fall, Northwest College men’s basketball had the opportunity to compete in a live setting over the …
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With playoff seeding on the line, Panthers head to Evanston
Entering the final game of the regular season, the Panther football squad has locked up a spot in the playoffs. However, …
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Cross country team faces tough course, competition at state
For members of the Powell High School cross country team, they’ve saved their toughest challenge for last. On Saturday, the …
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Trapper volleyball shows improvement
A month after hosting its first scrimmage, Northwest College volleyball traveled north to Miles City, Montana, on Saturday for more …
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Panthers edged by No. 1 Jackson
Facing the top team in Class 3A on Friday night, the Panthers played Jackson’s football squad “exactly how we needed to …
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Powell swim finishes regular season on top
Another weekend, another dominant performance from the Powell High School girls’ swimming and diving team. What else is …
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Obituaries
Lyle ‘Jake’ Maurice Fulton Lyle “Jake” Maurice Fulton passed away peacefully with family surrounding him on Oct. 13, 2020. Jake was born on Oct. 31, 1942, in Powell, to Dorothy “Dode” (Sand) and …
Stewart Frederick Silvernale Stewart Frederick Silvernale was born Dec. 31, 1925, in Sharon, Connecticut, to parents Stewart Silvernale and Stella Pitcher Silvernale. He passed away Oct. 11, 2020, in Powell, at the age of 94. …
Virginia B. Feusner Virginia Mae Bruce was born in Sheridan, Wyoming, on Feb. 24, 1927, to George and Myrtle Barker Bruce. She left this world Oct. 8, 2020, at the age of 93. Virginia was fiercely independent and spent …
Ralph Lowell Yates Ralph Lowell Yates, our dad, grandad, great-grandad, uncle, and friend is at last reunited with his sweet Dolly, and they are together forever. He passed through this earthly veil on Sunday, Oct. 11, …
Jake Maurice Fulton Jake Maurice Fulton, 77,  passed away on Oct.13, 2020. Services will be held on Oct.17, at Thompson Funeral Home, beginning at 10 a.m. Viewing will be on Friday, Oct. 16, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at …
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