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MSU Billings visits Northwest College to discuss partnership
Northwest College is in discussions with Montana State University Billings to look for partnership opportunities. According to an …
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Plan to boost Yellowstone’s wireless internet access up for public comment
A year ago, Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Cam Sholly was just arriving in the park. Shortly after unpacking he quickly …
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Powell therapist named Wyoming’s Social Worker of the Year
Through her work as a therapist, Lauren Graham hopes she’s helping to make the world a better place. While the Powell-based …
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Housing costs in Jackson stifling to Game and Fish employees
For the past 10 or 15 years the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has had problems recruiting candidates to work in Teton County. The …
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District Music Clinic returns to NWC this weekend
The Northwest College Music Department will host more than 200 of the best high school music students from the Big Horn Basin for the …
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Film receiving wide attention
Local film director and producer Preston Randolph’s short film “Return to Foretop’s Father” is being accepted …
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Lady Trappers open strong at home
The Northwest College women’s basketball team was triumphant in its 2019-20 home opener on Wednesday, beating Rocky Mountain JV …
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Cody coach named to hall of fame
Longtime Cody High School volleyball coach Keith Francik has been named as an inductee into the National High School Athletic Coaches …
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Trapper wrestlers shine at NWC Open
It was a strong showing for the Northwest College wrestling team at Saturday’s NWC Open, as the host team finished with a pair …
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NWC women’s hoops open 1-2 on the road
The Northwest College women’s basketball team opened the 2019-20 season on the road last week, winning its first game of the …
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Panthers v. Braves for 3A bragging rights
It all comes down to this. After starting the season 3-3 — including a demoralizing 36-0 loss at Star Valley in week five …
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Trappers off to 0-3 start on the hardwood
The Northwest College Men’s basketball team is off to a rocky start to the 2019-20 season, going 0-3 during a three-game road …
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Obituaries
Hazel June Bjornestad Hazel June Slater Bjornestad passed away on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at Powell Valley Care Center surrounded by her loved ones. She had just turned 87 years old. Hazel was born in Nevada, Missouri, …
Debra ‘Debbie’ (Sprague) Newcomer Debra “Debbie” (Sprague) Newcomer passed away Nov. 9, 2019, after a lengthy illness due to heart failure. She was encircled by loving family members at the time of her passing. She …
Earl Thompson Martin Earl “Tom” Martin passed away Friday morning, Nov. 8, 2019, at The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center in Gillette. Tom was born Feb. 14, 1943, in Powell, to Earl and Lucille …
Kirk Douglas Harshman It is with deep sadness that we announce that our beloved Kirk Douglas Harshman died on Nov. 2, 2019, at his longtime home in Clark, surrounded by his loving wife Carol, son Curt, daughter Carei, …
Blanche Elaine Borcher Jesus called and she answered. Blanche Elaine Borcher, 84, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 4, 2019, at her home in Billings, Montana. She touched the lives of so many family and friends …
Travel Guide — 2019 Check out our 2019 Travel Guide to Powell and the Greater Yellowstone Area.
Powell Real Estate Guide — 2019 Check out our 2019 Powell Area Real Estate Guide, featuring properties throughout the Powell Valley and the Big Horn Basin.
Restaurant Guide — 2019 Check out our 2019 Restaurant Guide.
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    • My one and only

      My inspiration for entering this essay contest is my grandfather. He was a part of the communication system in the military. The communication …

    • On citizenship and consciences

      It’d be a lot easier to be a good citizen — to determine good from evil and right from wrong — if only Washington didn’t present more as …

    • Gardening column branches out with new author

      Hello, before I begin I would like to thank Suzanne Larsen for her years of dedication and commitment to writing this gardening column. Over the …

    • Putting down tree roots

      I only see Marge Buchholz a few times a year. We do not work in the same building together, but we are part of the same library system. She is …