NWC enrollment steady as recruiting efforts continue
Preliminary enrollment data shows that the fall enrollment at Northwest College appears to be about the same as it was in the fall …
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Design work finally moving forward on Powell Library
After combing over the details for the past few months, Park County officially has an architect on board to design an improved Powell …
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City no longer participating in sewage testing
The City of Powell stopped participating in a statewide effort to test sewage for COVID-19 mid-summer, but depending on how the …
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Legislature to hold special session on vaccine mandate
The Wyoming State Legislature has voted to hold a special session to combat federal vaccine mandates, but another obstacle …
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Barrasso: ‘I’m pro-vaccine and anti-mandate’
While some Wyomingites and Republican officials have been hesitant to endorse the COVID-19 vaccines, U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has no …
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Time to practice, ‘Drop, Cover, and Hold On!’
The Wyoming Office of Homeland Security and State Geological Survey are encouraging residents to participate in the upcoming Great …
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UW laboratory testing for COVID-19 trends in Wyoming communities
A University of Wyoming laboratory is testing sewage from Wyoming towns for the virus that causes COVID-19 to help the Wyoming Public …
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Murder mystery to raise funds for Powell Library
The Friends of the Powell Library are helping to raise money for a new addition to the facility by hosting a murder mystery on …
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Committee examines possible business tax
Trying to make Wyoming less reliant on mineral wealth, legislators are considering a new tax for businesses in the state.  The …
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Red zone miscues derail PHS in Jackson
Heading into the final week of the season, the Panther football team will have it all on the line, after the squad dropped a road …
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Dry conditions lead to fast times at conference meet
Sloppy course conditions delayed Thursday’s Class 3A West Conference cross country meet, but it proved worth the wait: Improved …
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Panthers drop two conference matches
As they hosted Worland on Friday and traveled to Lander on Saturday, the Panther volleyball team was hoping to continue the momentum …
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NWC volleyball sweeps weekend series
Coming into a weekend of important matches, NWC head volleyball coach Scott Keister wanted to come away with two wins to help solidify …
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NWC women’s soccer splits home matchups
Coming off a pair of conference losses, the Trapper women’s soccer team was looking to get back on track as they took on Central …
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Martial arts youth excel at Cody tournament
Big Horn Martial Art’s academy students made a short trip to Cody last weekend to compete in different practices, including …
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Obituaries
Jacqueline Graham Jacqueline Evon Pederson Graham, a tall woman to behold, entered this world Oct. 30, 1927. She bowed out Oct. 11, 2021, at the Powell Valley Care Center, just shy of her 94th …
Phyllis Irene Lundvall  Phyllis Irene Lundvall passed away on Oct. 12, 2021, at the Powell Valley Care Center.  Phyllis was born on Jan. 5, 1924, in Cody, to Edwin and Ada Fertig Ballinger. She grew up on the South …
Lawrence Lewis Chouinard Lawrence “Larry” Lewis Chouinard passed away on Sept. 26, 2021.  He was born in Motley, Minnesota, on April 25, 1942, and ended his journey on earth in Powell. Many are proud to …
Layla Mae Bradley Layla Mae Bradley was born on March 2, 1992, in Cody. She came barreling into the world, early and fast, and had a rich childhood growing up with views of Heart Mountain and the McCullough Peaks from …
Lyn Ritterbrown Goffaux Lyn Ritterbrown Goffaux peacefully passed away on Oct. 17, 2021, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on March 27, 1937, to Paul and Mary Alys (Allie) Ritterbrown in Cody.  Lyn …
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      As Wyoming’s economy and her communities continue their recovery from the impacts of the global pandemic, the state is now faced with a new …

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