Northwest College enrollment remains steady in fall 2021
The enrollment at Northwest College held steady in the fall 2021 semester.   Lisa Smith, NWC institutional research manager, …
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Three students receive Daniels Fund Scholarship
Powell High School seniors Madison Harvey, Kaili Wisniewski and Brooklyn Bennett were awarded the coveted Daniels Fund …
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Powell High School senior wins Kaiser scholarship
Lily Halter, a senior at Powell High School, is a recipient of the 2022 Kaiser Foundation Scholarship. The Kaiser Foundation has …
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After ‘medical miracle’ Good back on the ballot
Two years ago, businessman Chris Good filed to run for the Legislature in Powell’s House District 25, but had to withdraw after …
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Powell to represent fictional town for new film
In the movie world, Powell is now Dean, Wyoming, according to Jamie Lee and Junior Michael Ray’s film studio Crazy Mountain …
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Local cadet receives Civil Air Patrol award, promotion
Jay Swaney of the Civil Air Patrol received the General Billy Mitchell Award and was promoted  from Chief Master Sgt. to Cadet …
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Powell student graduates from University of Wyoming
Wesley Patrick graduated from the University of Wyoming on Saturday, May 14, 2022, with a bachelor’s degree in general …
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Prosecutor seeks to drop new charges in corner-crossing case
Carbon County Prosecutor Ashley Mayfield Davis has asked Carbon County Circuit Court Judge Susan Stipe to dismiss a second round of …
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Water crisis top priority for Rawlins
For nearly a week in March, Rawlins residents were not able to drink city water. School was canceled and businesses closed. Fire …
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Pioneers split road series
A weekend over the Bighorn Mountains had the Pioneers slated with a pair of doubleheaders as Powell took on Sheridan on Saturday and …
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Cub tracksters finish strong at Best of the Best
Impressive performances capped off a strong season by the Cubs track teams. The boys and girls teams traveled to Lander on May 10 to …
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PHS golf wraps up season
Inclement spring weather caused several intermittent practices and resulted in missed tournaments for the Panthers golf team. The …
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PAC set to host annual triathlon
The Powell Aquatic Center (PAC) will host its annual PAC Triathlon on Saturday, May 28. The event kicks off with a 500-yard swim in …
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The Good Old Boys
As the weather starts to heat up the Good Old Boys were back out on the course playing a three-man High-Low match this week. For …
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Panther girls’ track wins third straight regional title
Three-peat. For the third consecutive time the Panthers girls track team won the 3A West Regional track championship as they ran …
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Obituaries
Barbara 'Bobbi' Nielsen Barbara “Bobbi” Marie Bolin was born in Newcastle, Wyoming, on Aug. 16, 1954, to Jack Bolin and Melva A. Bay Bolin.  Bobbi attended the Homestead School near Hauber Mine for …
Ronald Franks Ronald Franks, 70, passed away on Jan. 3, 2022.  He was preceded in death by both his parents, his sister Debra, and brother-in-law Gene.  He is survived by his sister Sharon, and his …
Dwight Edward Gilbert Dwight Edward Gilbert passed on May 15, 2022, at his home, with his wife Dawn by his side, after a battle with cancer. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and brother, and will be greatly …
Harold Dorn Thornberry Harold Dorn Thornberry, age 82, of Portland, Oregon, passed away in the comfort of his home on Saturday, May 7, 2022.  Harold was born July 29, 1939, in Powell, to Harold Wade and Lillian …
Laurence 'Sam' Pedersen Laurence (Sam) Pedersen, aka Sammy Salsa, was called home to the Lord on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Sam was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a good man who lived a full …
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