Open seat in HD 25 spurs four-way primary contest
Without an incumbent in the race, four Republican candidates stepped forward in a bid to fill the vacancy in Powell House District 25 …
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Long-term care facilities are financially strained
A concerning trend in nursing care in Montana may offer a glimpse of what’s to come in Wyoming. Seven nursing homes have closed …
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K-12 Computer Science endorsement continues to evolve at NWC
Northwest College this year will produce its third cohort — a group of students moving through a program together at the same …
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2022 Primary Election Guide Check out our 2022 Primary Election Guide! Inside you can find profiles on candidates in contested primary races that will appear on local ballots, as well as coverage on forums and a sample …
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Park County Commission candidates discuss vision for a growing county
Park County residents faced a lot of uncertainty in those early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some businesses had restrictions, and …
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Two grizzly bears moved, 21 known dead in Wyoming this year
As of Aug. 1, there have been 21 known or probable grizzly bear deaths reported to the U.S. Geological Survey in 2022.  Five …
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County attorney faces opponent for first time in 19 years
For the first time in 19 years Park County Attorney Bryan Skoric is running opposed for reelection.  Skoric, 55 is a Park …
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Farm Bureau national president visits Powell farms
Park County Farm Bureau board members hosted the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation on a tour of selected farms …
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Meet the Candidates in park bandshell is Thursday event
Candidates for national, state and county offices will participate in a Meet the Candidates afternoon gathering at Washington Park on …
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Powell man alleges Nethercott violates campaign finance law
A complaint has been filed with the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office that political signage used by Tara Nethercott in her …
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Trapper volleyball back in action
Beating the heat is supposed to be easy for volleyball players in an air-conditioned gym, but the Trapper volleyball team has seen …
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Eight wrestlers join 2022 Northwest Trapper squad
Eight recruits are set to join the 2022-23 Trapper wrestling team, bringing in all weight divisions to improve a squad that returns …
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Cowboys preseason heats up
After conducting their first seven practices of fall camp on the cool grass fields in the North 40 practice area, the Wyoming Cowboy …
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University of Wyoming announces new swim and dive coach
University of Wyoming swimming & diving head coach Dave Denniston announced the hiring of Mark Murdock as the new head diving …
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Pioneers wrack up postseason honors
The Powell Pioneers successful season came with a number of postseason honors, including Brock Johnson being named the A West Pitcher …
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Northwest hosts high school volleyball camp
High school sports are fast approaching, and the NWC volleyball team gave teams from the northwest portion of Wyoming – along …
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Obituaries
Dolores 'Lori' Althoff   Dolores (Lori) Althoff died June 8, 2022, at Spirit Mountain Hospice house. Lori was born the first daughter of Phil and Leah Merritt in Townsend, Montana, Aug. 11, 1937. She attended school in …
Judith Scheafer After many years of suffering from the pain of rheumatoid arthritis, Judy finally got her wish and that is to “go be with Jesus.” She is now pain free. She passed away peacefully at home …
Frances Arlene Straw Dearcorn On Monday, July 25, Frances Arlene Straw Dearcorn, 100, went to be with her lord and savior, while being a resident at the Powell Valley Care Center. She was born March 27, 1922, in Halifax Dauphin, …
Harvey Ronald Willis, Jr.  Harvey Ronald Willis, Jr. passed away July 26, 2022, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Greeley, Colorado, on Aug. 26, 1949. He lived in Red Lodge, Montana, before moving to Clark, …
Glorianne (Lohrenz) Frame Glorianne Lohrenz Frame passed away July 27, in Billings, Montana, with her loving daughter Cindy by her side. She celebrated her 90th birthday in February and was fortunate to enjoy good health for …
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