District scrambles to deal with delayed devices, ill teachers
To say that the COVID pandemic has been a challenge to Park County School District 1 is something of an understatement. Just managing …
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Park County’s employee hiring freeze continues to thaw
In early summer, Park County commissioners buckled down on their hiring freeze, generally requiring county officials to wait three …
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‘It’s serious,’ commissioner says after COVID infection
Following a bout with COVID-19 that included a trip to the ER, Park County Commission Chairman Joe Tilden says he wishes he’d …
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Early freeze dealt significant losses to local bean growers
A Labor Day freeze destroyed or damaged nearly a third of Park County’s bean crop, according to data presented to county …
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Trump administration makes final push to change sage grouse habitat
With a new administration preparing to take office, the Trump administration is once again attempting to change regulations that saved …
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State meeting on wolves hijacked by heckler
Not even an obscure Zoom meeting of the Wyoming Animal Damage Management Board could escape 2020 unscathed. As about 16 state and …
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Hunter evacuated after suffering injury on Carter Mountain
A 61-year-old man was airlifted from the Carter Mountain area on Monday afternoon, after he suffered an injury while …
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Celebrate Wyoming Day with a family craft at the library
The Park County Libraries in Powell, Meeteetse and Cody are teaming up to provide a craft that gives patrons the opportunity to show …
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Manderson family recognized as Big Horn Basin’s Landowner of the Year
John and Nancy Joyce of Manderson were recently recognized as Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s landowner of the year for the …
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Panthers ready for unconventional season
March 12 was a normal day for Mason Marchant and his peers — until it wasn’t. A junior at the time, Marchant and his …
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Panther girls’ basketball ready for 2020-21 season after diligent offseason
The 2019-20 girls’ basketball season left Hailee Hyde and other members of the Powell High School team wanting more. After …
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Panther robotics team hosts ‘Turkey Trot’ race fundraiser
On Thanksgiving morning, the Powell High School commons hosted the “Turkey Trot: Run for the Robots,” raising money for …
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Powell Swim Club begins 2020-21 winter season
The Powell Swim Club has begun its 2020-21 season, competing in two events already. The Piranhas participated in the Spook Splash …
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Northwest Trapper athletes head home after ‘successful’ fall
After a few months of practicing and training, Northwest College student-athletes have left campus for the start of their six-week …
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UW Cowboys run over UNLV in 45-14 road win
The Cowboys football team rushed for nearly 400 yards in a 45-14 road win over UNLV on Friday afternoon in Las Vegas. Wyoming (2-2 in …
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Obituaries
Fred Whitmore Fred Whitmore passed away Nov. 28, 2020. He was 76. Fred started his life in the Pryor Mountains on the Whitmore Ranch. At the age of 3, he moved with his family to Bend, Oregon. He loved hunting …
Naomi ‘Na’ Abraham Briggs Naomi (“Na”) Abraham Briggs, 91, died Nov. 29, 2020, at her apartment, at New Horizons Care Center, in Lovell, where she had resided for over 10 years. She was born in Byron, Wyoming, …
Ward Pep Arnold Brinkerhoff Ward Arnold Brinkerhoff was born Feb. 7, 1961, in Gillette, Wyoming, to Marian Zeller Brinkerhoff and Arnold Edward Brinkerhoff, on his dad’s birthday. It was his father who starting calling …
Doris Eileen Edgar Doris Eileen Edgar, 99, died Nov. 23, 2020, at the Powell Valley Care Center. She was born in Greenfield, Illinois, on Aug. 3, 1921, to Irma Plogger and Douglas Cunningham. She was the oldest of …
Larry Kennard Corson Larry Kennard Corson passed away on Nov. 18, 2020, in Powell. He was born on Oct. 1, 1962 in Afton, Wyoming. He married the woman of his choice, Joyce Kohler, in the Provo, Utah, Temple #1. …
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