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No more freebies: Powell, Cody landfills to start charging minimum fees
For decades, the Park County-run landfills in Powell and Cody have freely accepted old appliances, dirt, batteries, oil, brush, wood …
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Researcher to discuss mule deer migration routes during Bighorn Canyon talk
Matthew Kauffman, a University of Wyoming professor and wildlife researcher with the U.S. Geological Survey, will speak in Lovell next …
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Climate crisis messenger begins ‘tough’ tour through the West promoting bill
Bill Barron is a soft talking carpenter from Salt Lake City with a big message. Last week, he began a tour of Wyoming — a state …
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Snowplow crashes on the rise; officials warn drivers to use more caution
After a series of crashes, state and county officials are urging motorists to use extra caution and be on the lookout for snowplows …
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Powell man barred from libraries, schools after public sex act
A Powell man who exposed himself outside the Powell Library last fall has been ordered to stay away from the facility — as well …
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Superintendent launches new podcast focusing on education
Aiming to reach the community in a different way, superintendent Jay Curtis recently launched a podcast focusing on Park County School …
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Panthers collar the Burlington Huskies 69-50
The Class 1A Husky boys were gritty but out-gunned by 3A Powell in Burlington on Tuesday night. The Panthers, up five at the first …
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NWC women upended by Sheridan, Gillette
The Trapper women dropped their last two games at home to Sheridan and Gillette. Northwest (11-15 overall, 2-6 in Region IX) fell …
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Powell High School athletes recognized for their good conduct and sportsmanship
Nine Powell High School athletes were recently commended for their “exemplary conduct and good sportsmanship.” The Wyoming …
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Trapper wrestlers fall to four-year MSU-Northern
The Northwest College wrestlers were tripped up last week at Montana State University-Northern in Havre. “The kids wrestled …
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Pronghorns, Generals slip Trapper men’s snare
The men of Northwest College hoops came up short in last week’s games, falling to Sheridan College by a score of 81-78 on Feb. 5 …
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Panthers take second in 3A West swim meet
With poor weather descending on the region last week, there were fears that some swimming and diving teams might be unable to make the …
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Margaret E. Scranton God came calling for a flower gardener early on Feb. 10, 2020. Margaret was born Oct. 25, 1922, in Powell. She was the daughter of Henry H. and Jennie (Kilgore) Sedwick. She was a proud alumnus …
Michael Dana Vande VeeGaete Powell chiropractor Michael Dana Vande VeeGaete passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody. He was 66. Memorial services and a celebration of Michael’s life …
Jim C. Dugger On Thursday, Jan. 30, longtime Powell resident Jim C. Dugger passed away peacefully in Bellingham, Washington, with family by his side. Jim was born at the family home about 20 miles west of Cody …
Cori Isabell Clawson Cori Isabell Clawson graduated from her earthly body to her heavenly body on Jan. 18, 2020, at the age of 54. She left us fond memories and “Sour Patch Kids” wrappers. Cori was the second …
Clifford Thomas Clifford Thomas, 85, passed away peacefully on Feb. 7, 2020, at Spirit Mountain Hospice in Cody. He was born in Roscoe, Montana, on July 17, 1934, to George and Florence Thomas, the oldest of …
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