No changes to school dollars 
When Wyoming lawmakers entered the last day of session on Wednesday, they still had not come up with a final budget for schools K-12. …
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City approves nearly $1 million bid for substation construction
The Powell City Council on Monday approved a bid to reconstruct the Vining Substation.  Addison Construction of Cheyenne was …
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Cody man caught with meth faces new charges
When a Cody man was caught with multiple ounces of methamphetamine last month, the discovery apparently did not come as a surprise to …
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Friends, family mount fundraiser for injured couple
A Powell couple injured in a Big Horn County ATV accident in March will be the beneficiaries of a fundraising event planned for …
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Xanterra phasing in full Yellowstone services
Yellowstone National Park vendors are planning to slowly phase in full services in the park, responding to continuing COVID-19 …
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Striping crews prepare to begin painting highways
Wyoming Department of Transportation striping crews are preparing to begin striping highways in central and northwest Wyoming, and …
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Crash outside Cody results in two serious injuries
Two young women suffered “severe” injuries last week, when their vehicle rolled over multiple times outside of Cody, the …
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Highway 120 repair project begins Monday
A $3.99 million settlement repair project on Wyo. Highway 120 is slated to begin Monday north of Cody. Riverside Contracting, Inc., …
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Former NWC instructor earns doctorate
Lauren E. Perry, a former Northwest College faculty member, has earned a doctorate degree. Perry recently obtained her Ph.D. in …
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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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Moving on: NWC WBB pulls away in OT after trading late threes
With Friday’s Region IX women’s basketball play-in game tied 71-71 with 10 seconds left, the Trappers had possession and …
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Northwest men’s hoops falls in play-in game
For the entire season, Northwest College men’s basketball head coach Jay Collins preached using every game as preparation for …
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‘It’s that home feeling’
Rob Hill pulled into a parking space in front of Northwest College’s soccer practice field and chuckled. As the 44-year-old NWC …
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NWC volleyball concludes impressive season in Casper
Through its ups and downs, 2021 was a landmark season for Northwest College volleyball.  The Trappers wrapped up the campaign …
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Obituaries
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 …
Monica Grace Cotter Monica Grace Cotter left this world suddenly on April 1, 2021, at the young age of 47, of a sudden heart attack. She was born to Dean and Penny Cozzens on Oct. 25, 1973. After she graduated high …
Wayne Becker Wayne Becker passed away on April 6, 2021. He was born Jan. 20, 1955, in Powell, to Arthur Becker and Dorthy (Henry) Becker.  He married Sheila Williamson on Sept. 8, 1978, in Reno, Nevada. …
Janice Meredith Staker Bessler Janice Meredith Staker Bessler passed away on April 1, 2021, at the Powell Valley Care Center. Janice was the daughter of Sherman and Cheddie Moncur Staker (Irwin), and was born on April 7, 1934, …
Ralph Dean Newell Dad was born in Thermopolis to Mildred and Fred Newell. He grew up all over Wyoming as the family followed his father, who worked in construction. He was the third of four children, joining Wayne and …
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