Three wildlife incidents occur within the last week
Two grizzly encounters and one bison attack have been reported in the Park County area within the last week.  A 68-year-old …
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Where to turn? Long-term care of the elderly challenging in rural areas
At the Powell Valley Healthcare emergency department, it’s not uncommon to have fatigued caregivers bring their elderly loved …
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New boat ramp will give Shoshone River access near dog ponds
A new boat ramp will give people access to the Shoshone River downstream from the Willwood Dam.  The Park County Recreation …
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Water and sewer variance sought for multi-family residential area
Tim and Gina Leonhardt are seeking a variance from the requirement for City of Cody public water and sewer so they can develop a …
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Libertarian Carrie Satterwhite files for Legislature in HD 50
With her party’s nomination from the Libertarian State Convention, Carrie Satterwhite of Ralston has joined the race for State …
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Bond reduced for rape suspect from Alabama
The cash bond for Rehiem Williamson, who is wanted in Lauderdale County, Alabama, for alleged second degree rape, has been reduced …
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Powell’s last dry cleaners closing
Terry Kay Funke Schleich has been helping out at the family dry cleaning business, Funke’s Dry Cleaners, since she was 15 years …
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Horse’s rodeo career includes time with all of family’s five sisters
It’s truly not this horse’s first rodeo.  Nor is it Kallie’s first time at the College National Finals …
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Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarships available for adult learners at Northwest College
Through funding provided by the John P. Ellbogen Foundation, Northwest College is offering the Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship to …
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Pioneers fall short in Cody matchups
After two straight victories over Lovell last week, the Pioneers took to their home field Tuesday night to take on Cody in a battle …
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Three Piranhas kick off summer session in Gillette
Beating the heat and heading back inside to the pool, three Powell Piranha swimmers made their way to Gillette to compete in the …
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Five return to men’s soccer next season
A small group of returnees is set to take to the pitch in 2022 for the NWC men’s soccer program, with only five players from …
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War Memorial Stadium to get a face lift
University of Wyoming Director of Athletics Tom Burman has announced that former Cowgirl Basketball Coach Joe Legerski is joining the …
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The Good Old Boys
The end of June is nearly here, and the Good Old Boys continued with play to cap off the month with a game of X-Cept …
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Hot bats fuel Pioneers in Lovell sweep
Hot bats helped fuel the Powell Pioneers to a strong two-game sweep over the Lovell Mustangs on Wednesday — winning the contests …
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Obituaries
Lyle Laverne Sims Lyle Laverne Sims passed away on June 25, 2022, at his home in Powell. He was 69. He was born on Feb. 11, 1953, to John Jackson Sims and Lillian Estelle Scherer, in Graceville, …
Celza ‘Sally’ Montoya Celza “Sally” Montoya has passed away recently. Services will be held on Saturday, July 9, beginning at 10 a.m. The location is to be determined. A full obituary will follow soon, with …
Kelly Rae Johnson Kelly Rae Johnson passed away April 3, 2022. Cremation has taken place and services will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at New Life Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Crown Hill …
Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Witzeling Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Witzeling passed away peacefully on June 10, 2022, surrounded by her family.  Born Nov. 22, 1925, to Hazel and Lawrence Minch in Plymouth, Wisconsin, Betty moved at a …
Russell ‘Russ’ Van Hiatt Russell “Russ” Van Hiatt, 45 of Powell, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022, in a motorcycle accident. He left this world with a smile on his face, doing what he loved. Russ, as he was …
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