State puts new caps on gatherings
Across the state of Wyoming, large gatherings are again being prohibited as part of efforts to slow down the spread of the novel …
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NWC grapples with further cuts to state support
Northwest College President Stefani Hicswa likely didn’t want to be the bearer of bad news at her last board of trustees …
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Watson to serve as NWC interim president
The Northwest College Board of Trustees selected Lisa Watson as interim president following a special online meeting …
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Rabies moving north through Wyoming, but risk to humans remains low
Though extremely rare, rabies affects a diverse number of animal species in Wyoming. One particularly pungent rodent is carrying the …
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On probation for DUI, community service officer faces allegations of off-duty drinking
A Powell Police Department employee is facing the possibility of additional jail time in connection with allegations that she drank …
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Records discrepancy triggered evaluation of care center
The Wyoming Department of Health conducted a complaint and COVID-19-focused infection control and prevention survey of the Powell …
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Work on Chief Joseph Highway paused until spring
A multi-million dollar effort to repair a section of the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway that was damaged by a landslide has been …
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Adopt-A-Highway volunteers help clean up Park County-area roads
The view from Park County-area highways improved this year as hundreds of Adopt-A-Highway volunteers cleaned their 2-mile highway …
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Northwest College 4x4 Art Sale & Exhibit goes cyber
The perennially-popular 4x4 Exhibit & Sale at Northwest College will still take place this holiday season but with a cyber twist. …
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Free year: NWC wrestling excited for pressure-free 2021 season
As it has been for other teams at Northwest College, the 2020 fall has been unconventional for Trapper wrestling. Positive COVID-19 …
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Seventh grade Cub football team grows in 2020 season
In Wyoming, seventh grade is the first year students are allowed to play organized tackle football at their middle school. The Powell …
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UW women picked fifth in preseason poll
The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team has been picked to finish fifth in the Mountain West, according to a preseason poll of the …
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Northwest Trapper volleyballer ‘enjoying’ busy schedule
Being a student-athlete at the college level is quite the commitment. Between workouts, practices, film sessions and games, it can be …
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Freshman VB squad grows in successful campaign
Moving from middle school to high school volleyball is a significant jump, but the Powell High School freshman team made it look easy …
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UW reduces capacity for upcoming home games
The University of Wyoming Athletics Department announced on Tuesday that it’s reducing the number of fans who will be allowed to …
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Obituaries
Cecil James Ball Cecil James Ball of Powell passed away at home on Thursday, Nov. 19, at the age of 86. Cecil was born in Gering, Nebraska, on Sept. 4, 1934, to Cecil L. and Alice Ball. He grew up with five …
Jerry Lane Jerry Lane passed away on March 24, 2020, in St. George, Utah, from advanced Parkinson’s Disease. At his request, a short service was held with his family in St. George. Jerry was born on …
Clarence Michael Hitz Clarence Michael Hitz died peacefully in his home on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, after battling numerous health conditions. Mike was born on July 31, 1948, to Clarence Sessions Hitz and Lorna Allred …
Juanita C. Gonzalez Juanita C. Gonzalez, 89, passed away on Nov. 6, 2020. She was born on June 12, 1931, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Jose Cobos and Magdalena Hernandez. She graduated from Lovell High School. In …
Dorthy Alyne (Wheeler) Fross Dorthy Alyne (Wheeler) Fross, daughter of Hershel and Maud Wheeler, was born in Macomb, Illinois, on Nov. 24, 1931, and passed, at home in Powell, on Nov. 14, 2020. Dorthy often talked of her …
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