Face masks not required for summer school
Students and teachers will not be required to wear face masks as summer school begins next week, but the decision will be left up to …
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Summer school to start next week in Powell
For the first time since mid-March, Powell school buildings will open for classes on Monday as summer school begins. Parents and …
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PVHC oncologist dedicated to rural care
Dr. Carletta Collins, Powell Valley Healthcare oncologist and hematologist, has a pleasant manner about her. Late for an interview …
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Competitors sought for talent show to benefit Special Olympics
Compete for a Cause, a talent show and fundraising event, is returning to Cody for a second year. The competition is open to …
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Powell man charged and restricted from courthouse after incident with prosecutor
A Powell man is facing criminal charges and has been temporarily banned from visiting the Park County Courthouse on his own after …
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Construction brings overnight closures on the Beartooth Highway
Beginning Tuesday, a portion of the Beartooth Highway (U.S. Highway 212) will be closed on weekday nights for construction …
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Powell Wall of Honor now set for Labor Day completion
With fundraising coming along more slowly than hoped, the construction of the “Powell Wall of Honor” has been …
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Bighorn National Forest offers tips for safe Fourth
If your plans for the Fourth of July holiday include a visit to the Bighorn National Forest, forest officials are offering a few …
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Many Bighorn Canyon facilities open for Fourth
Most facilities at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area will be open and ready for the public for the Fourth of July weekend. In …
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McKenzie named to coaching Hall of Fame
Scott McKenzie paced down the halls at Powell High School, reminiscing about his 30 years on staff. The school’s longtime …
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UW freshman wins state golf
Wyoming Cowgirl Morgan Ryan took home the 2020 Wyoming State Golf Association Amateur Championship Title on Sunday. The event was …
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Good Old Boys
The “Good Old Boys” golf league at Powell Golf Club played “123-CCC” ball this week. That game consists of …
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NWC’s athletic programs set to continue under proposed budget
While Sheridan and Gillette colleges abruptly announced the elimination of their sports programs on Thursday, Northwest College …
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Pioneers swept in doubleheaders
It has been a rough stretch for the Powell Pioneers. After starting the 2020 season 6-3, the A team has dropped six games in a row. …
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Sports programs at Sheridan and Gillette colleges to be cut
Vijay Pitter was in a group chat with some friends Thursday morning when he got a text message that set his world spinning. Pitter, a …
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Obituaries
Sharon Geiser Sharon Kay (Gullion) Geiser, 70, of Greybull, passed away June 21, 2020. She was born Aug. 24, 1949, in Powell, the daughter of Richard J. (Steve) and Doris L. (Booze) Gullion. Sharon graduated …
Ralph Dee Cozzens, Jr. Funeral services will be held on July 10, 2020, at 11 a.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lovell. Ralph Dee Cozzens Jr. was born April 6, 1936, in Lovell, to Ralph Dee …
William ‘Bill’ Merle Farwell My uncle, William (Bill) Merle Farwell, passed away on May 15, 2020, at his home in Powell. Bill was born May 3, 1941, in Powell, the youngest child of Ralph and Lenore Farwell. He grew up with his …
Gail Johnson Jones Gail Johnson Jones, 80, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully on June 26, 2020. Services to honor Gail will be held in the 525 West …
Sherron ‘Sherry’ Carole Nay Acker Dr. Sherron “Sherry” Carole Nay Acker was born in Lusk, Wyoming, on Sept. 12, 1941, to Zella May “Mazie” Humphreys Nay and Walton “Walt” Nay. She passed away on …
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      It’s been 244 years since we’d had about enough of Britain telling us what to do. I realize why I’m a true patriot and our …

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      This is not the time to be thinking about a gap year. It is financially advantageous to get a college or post secondary education as early as …

    • Wearing a mask is not about you

      I wear a mask — a medical-type mask or a homemade mask or a nice commercially made COVID-19 mask. I am masked whenever I am not at my Cody …

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