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City council hits pause on rental regulations
The Powell City Council voted Monday to indefinitely table an ordinance regarding short-term rentals. The ordinance would have more …
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Two dozen cars damaged in Powell
Powell police are investigating after a total of 24 vehicles were damaged in a Sunday morning vandalism spree. It appears that, …
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Moore honored for ‘excellence in agriculture’
At the Wyoming State Fair last week, the state Department of Agriculture honored five people for their contributions to the …
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Wild horse kiosk unveiled and highway signs celebrated
Two projects focusing on the McCullough Peaks mustangs will be celebrated Saturday. The nonprofit group Friends of a Legacy (FOAL) is …
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NWC welcomes Japanese scholar Nao Kakizakai
Northwest College will host Japanese scholar Nao Kakizakai for the 2019-2020 academic year through the Alliance for Language Learning …
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NWC international students need friendship families
Northwest College is seeking individuals and families to participate in the Friendship Family Program, which provides support and …
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Local Sports
NWC men’s soccer scrimmage nationally-ranked Rocky
The Northwest College men’s soccer team traveled to Billings on Saturday for its second scrimmage of the season, falling to …
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Good Old Boys: Week 17, Aug. 20
Game of the Week: Scratch and Scramble The Good Old Boys golf league went into week 17 with a game of “Scratch and …
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PHS golf opens with Park County Shootout
The Powell High School golf teams opened the 2019 season Thursday and Friday, co-hosting the Park County Shootout with Cody. More …
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Pioneers’ catcher to continue baseball career
A mainstay behind the plate for the Powell Legion A baseball team will continue his playing career at the collegiate level next …
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Trappers beat NIC 2-1 in season opener
The Northwest College men’s soccer team took the pitch on Wednesday for its first outing the season, beating visiting North …
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Panther, Lady Panther golfers looking to improve on strong spring
It will be a quick turnaround for the Powell High School golf teams this season; with just three team practices under their belt, the …
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Obituaries
Marlene Patricia (Flynn) Gallagher On her 62nd wedding anniversary, Marlene Patricia Gallagher died peacefully in her home surrounded by family and overlooking her flower garden, while listening to mourning doves. Marlene was born …
Ruth Anne Johnstone Cooley Ruth Anne (Johnstone) Cooley died at the Powell Valley Care Center on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. She was born in Springfield, Illinois, to Robert N. Johnstone and Pearl Rolofson Johnstone. She moved …
Patricia Joann McPherson Patricia Joann McPherson, 88, peacefully passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Spirit Mountain Hospice in Cody, after a long fight with congestive heart failure, kidney disease, and …
James Willard Heimer Sr. James (Jim) Willard Heimer Sr. died Aug. 14, 2019, in Globe, Arizona, surrounded by his family. He was 75 years old. He was born in Powell to Willard and Bonnie Heimer on Oct. 1, 1943. Jim …
Mildred Lindsay Chappell Former Powell resident Mildred Lindsay Chappell, 76, passed away Aug. 14, 2019, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho. She was surrounded by family. Born May 8, 1943, in Lovell, Wyoming, …
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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    • Wyoming revisited

      Blake Shelton recently released a song called God’s Country. As one hears the lyrics, they hear references to the South, farming …

    • How to land the big job

      Should I claim a strong work ethic, many scoffers would surely exclaim, “You can not be serious!” That just shows once again how …

    • Libraries work to preserve our stories

      Our society commemorates and celebrates together. We blow out birthday candles; we shoot off fireworks; we mark time. Sometimes it is fun and …

    • When we compare ourselves to others

      Comparison is the thief of joy” is a phrase I first heard from my wife many years ago.  So, I always preface the expression by saying, …