Judge extends restraining order on grizzly hunt
Powell Tribune, September 18, 2018 Article and image by Mark Davis
A federal judge has once again delayed Wyoming’s grizzly hunting season by two weeks.
U.S. District Court Judge Dana Christensen of Missoula said Thursday that he needed more time to decide whether to reinstate federal protections for the Yellowstone area’s grizzlies. However, Christensen mentioned in the ruling that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may have “erred” in delisting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem population of grizzlies. To read more click here.
Commissioner rescued after hiking accident
Powell Tribune, September 11, 2018 Article by CJ Baker Image by Park County Search and Rescue
Park County Commissioner Jake Fulkerson had to be evacuated by a helicopter on Sunday after his foot became pinned by a boulder on the North Fork. To read more click here.
Lady Trapper Ruffing emerges as vocal leader
Powell Tribune, September 4, 2018 Image and article by Don Cogger
As a freshman, Northwest College volleyball player Jessica Ruffing spent most of her court time in the back row, playing wherever then-head coach Shaun Pohlman needed her to play. To read more click here.
Enrollment, cybersecurity highlight State of the College address
Powell Tribune, August 28, 2018, Article by Mike Buhler, Image by Carla Wensky
Boosting enrollment and enhancing cybersecurity were two of Northwest College President Stefani Hicswa’s major points of focus in her State of the College address to NWC employees and trustees last week. To read more click here.
Into the ice cave
Powell Tribune, August 21, 2018, Article and image by Mark Davis
Search of cavern yields stone circle, remains of flint knapping and historic beer parties. To read more click here.
Goliaths of the Bighorns
Powell Tribune, August 16, 2018 Article and image by Mark Davis
Funding brings Game and Fish and UW researchers together for first Bighorn mountain range moose study. To read more click here.
Alpine airdrop: Hike-in fishing unique opportunity for Bighorn adventure
Powell Tribune, August 14, 2018, Image and article by Mark Davis
In continued efforts to support alpine lake fishing, state officials take to the sky each summer in a unique restocking program. To read more click here.
Hooks Ranch team wins Park County Ranch Rodeo
Event attracts 10 teams from around the region
Powell Tribune, August 9, 2018, Image by Carla Wensky, Article by Don Cogger
Ten four-man teams from around the region descended on the Park County Fair last month, competing in the second annual ranch rodeo. In addition to battling in four different events, awards for top hand and top horse were also handed out. To read more click here.
Powell All-Stars top Big Horn 6-2 in District 1 title game
Powell Tribune, July 24, 2018, Image and article by Don Cogger
With three straight wins, the Powell Little League Majors All-Stars took home the title of District 1 champs, highlighted by a 6-2 win over Big Horn in Saturday’s championship game in Lovell. And what a game it was. After falling behind 1-0 in the first inning, Powell battled back behind strong hitting and a stellar performance on the mound by pitcher Cade Queen. The young right-hander threw a complete game and was virtually unhittable from the third inning on as the All-Stars clinched the championship. To read more click here.