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Lightning causes fire at Powell area home
It’s unclear whether a Tuesday afternoon lightning bolt actually hit a house on the Willwood or struck right next to it, but the …
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Meeteetse family members charged with meth conspiracy
A Meeteetse couple and their adult daughter are alleged to have worked together to have a family friend in California ship …
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Forget the supervolcano; earthquakes are Yellowstone's more likely threat
The world’s foremost expert on the Yellowstone caldera and the national park’s geophysical characteristics has a sense of …
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Heart Mountain to host public events during Pilgrimage
During the week of its annual Heart Mountain Pilgrimage, the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation is inviting the local community to take …
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Center of the West hosts film screening, discussion on Heart Mountain barracks
The past and present state of the barracks from Heart Mountain incarceration camp for Japanese Americans after WWII is the subject of …
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Local students receive Congress’ most prestigious honor for youth
Three Park County students recently received the Congressional Gold Medal Award — Congress’ most prestigious honor for …
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Local Sports
Strong recruiting continues for NWC women’s hoops
The Northwest College women’s basketball team is looking to put a strong defensive front on the court next season with the …
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Cody Cubs move to AA for state tournament
The field for the Class A American Legion Baseball State Tournament got a little less crowded Tuesday, as the defending state A …
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Good Old Boys: Week 12, July 16
The Good Old Boys golf league capped off week 12 with a game of Mutt and Jeff. In the game, four net scores were used on par 3s and …
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UW athletes earn Scholar-Athlete honors
The Mountain West announced its 2018-19 Scholar-Athlete Award winners on Tuesday, and the University of Wyoming had 101 …
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Pioneers’ woes continue at Douglas
The Powell Legion A baseball team was on the road over the weekend, competing in the Bolln Memorial Wood Bat Tournament in …
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Powell Legion B heads to state
Last summer, Cade Queen, Brock Johnson and Jhett Schwahn were still playing Little League, winning the District 1 title as part of the …
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Obituaries
Larry L. Andrae Larry L. Andrae peacefully passed away in the early hours of July 9, 2019. Larry moved his family from Pekin, Illinois, after falling in love with Wyoming, having spent several seasons hunting in the …
Glen G. Myers Glen G. Myers left this world March 4, 2019, to join his wife Edna on the morning of their 58th wedding anniversary. Glen was born in Powell on Jan. 25, 1933, to Ruth and Ray Myers. After …
Kim R. Watts Fulton Kim R. Watts Fulton passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at her home in Billings, of natural causes. She was born on Aug. 26, 1952, to Floyd and Jean Watts. She met Mike Fulton, who she …
Maria Irizarry Maria Irizarry, 87, passed away July 8, 2019, at Powell Valley Care Center in Powell. At her request, cremation has taken place and no services are planed at this time. Thompson Funeral Home is in …
Joe Bailey Former Powell resident Joe Bailey, of Bentonville, Arkansas, passed away on July 8, 2019, in Rogers, Arkansas. He was 77. Joe was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, on March 2, 1942, to Joan Hunter and …
Travel Guide — 2019 Check out our 2019 Travel Guide to Powell and the Greater Yellowstone Area.
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Restaurant Guide — 2019 Check out our 2019 Restaurant Guide.
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      Sputnik fascinated us — a rocket blasted a satellite into space! Only it was the Russians who did it. As grade school kids, we worried …

    • The rains, the floods and the winds

      I was returning from Cody on Sunday in the wake of the storm that blew through Powell.  As I turned off of Coulter I saw many streets were …

    • History on heels — high heels, that is

      What about those high heels, anyway? Years of wearing them certainly left me with a number of foot problems that I successfully ignored until a …

    • Four tips to improve your retail space

      Let’s face it: Online shopping is here to stay. In addition to seeing an increase in online sales, we are also seeing an increase in …