Assessor pushes for cap on rising property taxes
Park County Assessor Pat Meyer and his office feel the pain of taxpayers in a year when property tax bills were mailed with increases as high as 25% to 45%. He doesn’t want to send those …
Powell Middle School hosts first community showcase
Dozens of students and family members showed up within an hour when Powell Middle School held its first community showcase event on Tuesday. The event aimed to show students and parents what clubs …
Powell schools exceed targets according to accountability reports
Powell schools excelled in many categories based on newly released state data, but Powell Middle School’s 2021-2022 eighth grade class was at the front of the pack.  On the state level, …
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New PMF director plans more outreach, events
The new executive director of the Powell Medical Foundation has a lot of plans and a lot to do. She couldn’t be more excited. Amy Wells, a Cowley resident, is just a few weeks into her new …
American Legion fundraiser to help 12-year-old on dialysis
The American Legion is hosting a fundraiser Saturday to help a Lovell 12-year-old with ties to Powell who is on dialysis awaiting a kidney transplant. Organizer Patty Paulsen said Nevaeh Reynosa …
Two more wild birds found dead with avian flu
Avian influenza has once again been discovered in Wyoming. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory, in cooperation with UW’s Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, …
Two youth organizations to hold first pumpkin patch fundraiser 
As Halloween festivities begin to blow in with the fall breeze, a pumpkin patch will appear at the lot next to Yellowstone Motors. Starting Oct. 5 and ending on Halloween, the Powell Pumpkin Patch …
Big Horn Basin students perform better than most at NWC
High school graduates from the Big Horn Basin do better than the average in completing their studies at Northwest College and those who started college classes while in high school were even …
Three dead after crash outside of Thermopolis
Three people were killed in a fatal crash Sept. 24 at milepost 121.4 on U.S. Highway 20 in the Wind River Canyon. There were no survivors.  Around 10 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers …
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Second halves devastate Trapper women’s soccer
It was a tale of two halves for the Trapper women’s soccer team on the road in Cheyenne and Scottsbluff, as Northwest lost 2-0 to Laramie County Community College and 7-6 to Western …
Defensive errors extend Trapper men's woes
A set of defensive mistakes continued a downward trend for the Northwest men’s soccer team on Friday and Saturday. The Trappers fell 2-0 to Laramie County Community College and 5-2 to Western …
Eleven join women’s basketball in 2022-23 season
Eleven new recruits have made their way to Powell to join the Northwest women’s basketball program heading into its second season under coach Lauren Davis. One familiar face to supporters in …
Good Old Boys
Strong scores continue to pile in from the Good Old Boys into the second week of September, with the featured game of the week being two best ball. Four man teams use their two best net balls to …
Panther tennis wraps up season at state
Panther tennis finished the season strong with both boys and girls teams finding some success. Cade Queen finished third after advancing to the semifinals and two girls’ doubles teams ended 3-2 …
PHS swimming wins Worland Invite
In what could serve as a preview for the 3A North Conference meet next month, the Panther swim team pulled away with 487 points to win the Worland Invitational on Saturday. With all seven teams in …
Obituaries
C. Lynn Richardson Carl ‘Lynn’ Richardson, 79, passed away in a neighbor’s home after rounding up her cat on Sunday Sept. 25, 2022.  He was born to Herold Richardson and …
Lynn Richardson of Powell, 79, died Sunday, Sept. 25.  A full obituary will follow with an announcement of the date of funeral services. Thompson Funeral Home is assisting the family with …
Clifford Roberts, of Powell, died on Sept. 13, 2022, following a short but intense battle with leukemia. He was 85. Cliff was born in a log cabin in Kentucky in 1937. His life’s journey took …
Mary G See joined her heavenly father, and her husband, Claude See, peacefully on Sept. 15, 2022, in Powell, Wyoming, at the age of 107 Mary was born July 26, 1915, in Baker City, Oregon, to John …
Gary was born to Edward Francis Gillen and Berneda Elene Cox, in Powell, Wyoming, on June 25, 1941. He spent his childhood years with his older sister, Bobbi (Barbara) and his younger brother (Larry) …
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