COVID-19 patient hospitalized in Powell
After dropping early in the week, the number of active cases of COVID-19 in Park County began rising again, with one infected person …
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Powell legislative candidate withdraws from race
Chris Good, a Republican who was seeking to represent the Powell area in the Wyoming House of Representatives, announced “with a …
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Stampede crowds were down, competitors up
Amid the current pandemic, attendance at both the Cody Stampede rodeo and parade sank significantly from typical years. However, …
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Community service officer arrested on DUI, unlawful contact charges
While off-duty in Cody on Saturday, the Powell Police Department’s community service officer was arrested on allegations that …
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Like money in the bank
The stack of logs piled high on the back of the North Ingalls Street lot, just off the alley, is gradually shrinking. Chalk up another …
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Local groups honored for support of Kosovo children
The Powell National Honor Society, American Legion Unit 26 Auxiliary and the Cody Veterans of Foreign Wars were honored last week for …
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NWC board welcomes new trustee
The Northwest College Board of Trustees on Monday welcomed Lawrence Todd of Meeteetse as a new member. Trustees selected Todd to …
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Park County Republican Women award four scholarships
Four local high school graduates recently received scholarships from the Park County Republican Women to put toward their college …
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Optometry student awarded scholarship
Haley Sessions of Meeteetse has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Wyoming Optometric Association Pre-Optometry Scholarship. …
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Pioneers walk off against Riverton
After leading for the majority of the game, the Powell Pioneers entered the bottom of the seventh at a disadvantage. In game one of …
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Powell Storm ends unusual season
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every team in the United States. From changes to everyday training to modifications to the …
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Good Old Boys
This week’s game of the week for the Good Old Boys league at Powell Golf Club was High-Low. In this game, four-person teams …
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Stampede! Thurston shines at Cody Stampede’s July 4 rodeo
On America’s Independence Day, one of the top performers at the Cody Stampede Rodeo hailed from north of the border. Alberta …
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PHS tennis coach honored through ‘Banquet Tour’
Much has changed since the Wyoming Coaches Association named Joe Asay the boys’ tennis coach of the year. After winning …
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Pioneers split doubleheader with Lovell
The Powell Pioneers entered game two of Wednesday’s doubleheader against Lovell with a chip on their shoulder. After leading …
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Obituaries
Wilhelmina ‘Willie’ Vink Laughlin Wilhelmina “Willie” Vink Laughlin, 87, of Polson, passed away at Kingswood Place Senior Living in Surprise, Arizona, on Saturday, June 13, 2020. She peacefully joined her husband George …
Gail Johnson Jones Gail Johnson Jones, 80, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully on June 26, 2020, after several months in the memory care unit of the Powell …
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 …
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    • Different passions, same place

      I had no prior connections to Wyoming before moving here. Other than a family trip to Yellowstone as a child, the state didn’t have much …

    • Wyoming must focus on prosperity

      As with the country as a whole, Wyoming is in an economic downturn. The dual impacts of reduced productivity from COVID-19 and the broader …

    • How narratives shape us

      We’ve been hearing the word “narrative” come up quite a bit as of late. We hear quite frequently, “It didn’t fit …

    • We must invest in infrastructure

      As we poke our heads above ground to survey the damage visited on our shores by the coronavirus, it is imperative that we move forward with an …