Powell teens race to raise money
Josh Ashcraft and Talan Hooper couldn’t be more excited.  The Powell teenagers have been given the Friday evening time …
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Junior Livestock Sale: ‘Geared up to have a large sale’
For FFA and 4-H youth, all of their hard work on early mornings and late nights will culminate on Saturday afternoon at the Park …
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Sam Cox Band brings small town roots to Thursday concert
Sam Cox formed his eponymous band back in 2012, when he was just 17 years old. Now more than 1,000 shows and nearly a decade later, …
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‘Sisters’ on a collision course at fair's Demolition Derby
Jordan Gibson is looking forward to running into her cousin, Kalina Smith. But first, she has to learn how to drive a stick …
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Pipe ceremony returns to Heart Mountain
As members of the Apsáalooke (Crow) tribe gathered at Heart Mountain for the first time in two years, it was a time for …
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Northwest College: Budget hearing draws concerns over college enrollment and leadership
At its monthly meeting in July, the Northwest College Board of Trustees passed a budget for the coming fiscal year. It was the …
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Park County Fair Parade is back in downtown Powell on Saturday
After Powell’s largest parade was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Park County Fair Parade is returning this …
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Yellowstone Motors Challenge: Participants compete in American Ninja-style event Wednesday
No obstacle is too great for these fairgoers. Participants ages 14 and up are encouraged to test their skills against the …
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New contests, categories for exhibits in 2021
Leading up to the Park County Fair, many local residents have been busy crafting, quilting, baking, sewing, gardening and creating …
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Pioneers kick off state tourney
The Powell Pioneers Legion Baseball team had its back against the wall in game one of the Wyoming State Tournament on Saturday, but …
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Pioneers C team develops in 2021 season
The youngest group of Powell Pioneers wrapped up their 2021 season earlier this month, and it was a successful campaign. They went 1-2 …
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Trapper volleyball adds new players, assistant coaches
Northwest College’s volleyball roster is set for the fall 2021 season.  Along with the 10 returning players from the …
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At state, Pioneers escape with win in extra innings
The Powell Pioneers Legion Baseball team had its back against the wall in game one of the Wyoming State Tournament on Saturday, but …
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Playing for Keaton
One would think everything in Keaton Rowton’s life was normal if they saw him at the Wyoming American Legion Baseball West …
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Pioneers set for trip to state
The 2021 team is the most successful the Powell Pioneers Legion Baseball team has been in recent history.  They enter the …
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Obituaries
Robert Elwood Lee Villarreal Robert Elwood Lee Villarreal passed away on July 21, 2021.  Robert was born on Nov. 10, 1973, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to Leovardo and Irma Tijerina Villarreal.  He enjoyed …
Kenneth Dallas Noddings “Don’t you worry about me. He’ll come get me when he needs a good bulldogger in heaven.” And on July 9, 2021, with his best friend Sunny holding his hand, Kenneth Dallas …
Danny Thomas Funke Danny Thomas “Crazy Legs” Funke passed on the morning of July 21, 2021.  He was born in Salt Lake City on Feb. 5, 1953. Four days later he took his first plane ride to come home …
Thomas Ray Burgener  Thomas Ray Burgener returned to his heavenly father on July 20, 2021, after an extended battle with Lewy body dementia with his family by his side. Tom was 81.   Tom was born in Powell to …
Ronda Bessler  Ronda Bessler, 57, of Evanston, Wyoming, formerly of Powell, passed away in Salt Lake City, Utah, on April 21, 2021.  She was born to Peggy Jean (Muller) Pace and James Wallace Jessen in …
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