• ‘It’s tough to be so close’

    ‘It’s tough to be so close’

    Marc Lamberger, Sports reporter

    March 24, 2015

    Spring break was kind of a balmy for the Lady Trappers. NWC’s basketball women wanted to travel to Salina, Kansas, over spring break, for the NJCAA Division 1 women’s national basketball tournament. They were close to achieving their goal. They needed to achieve the championship of the Region IX... READ MORE »»

    Sophomores Dana Bjorhus, Hattilyn Snyder, Caitlin Clancy, Mandee Christensen and Sarah Nielsen will leave NWC after this semester. They led the Lady Trappers to the semifinal of the Region IX Tournament in Scottsbluff, Neb.

    Chelsea Blake

  • Region title not enough

    Region title not enough

    Marc Lamberger, Sports Reporter

    March 16, 2015

    NWC’s basketball men are on the way to the national tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas. The squad of coach Brian Erickson left Powell at 9 a.m. Saturday morning: a 16-hour-drive was waiting. “I’m very excited and I feel that we are still moving up,” Erickson said. “I like our chances to do... READ MORE »»

  • Budget cuts threaten exchange program with Germany

    Budget cuts threaten exchange program with Germany

    Marc Lamberger, Reporter

    March 10, 2015

    Three hundred years after the first German immigrants settled down in Pennsylvania, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and German Chancellor Helmut Kohl funded a fellowship to foster the cultural exchange between the two countries. The program is called CBYX, short for Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange, a... READ MORE »»

    Enjoyed her time at NWC: Ann-Kristin Hitzemann (M.) of Germany, here with the international students Victoria Haein Kim (l.) and Priscilla Bongungu in spring 2013.

    Ann-Kristin Hitzemann

  • A night for NWC’s history books

    A night for NWC’s history books

    Marc Lamberger, Sports reporter

    March 7, 2015

    NWC's basketball men had to wait almost half a century for this special moment: to win the Region IX championship. On Saturday, March 7th, the waiting came to an end. The Trappers won the regional tournament at Cabre Gym, the first time since 1967. "I'm very proud of are team," said Colin May, a... READ MORE »»

    Captain Colin May enjoys the atmosphere on the court while the cabre crazies are celebrating the team. NWC won 112-86 over Gillette and is Region IX champion 2015.

    Marc Lamberger


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A day in the Life of NWC

A day in the Life of NWC

Megan Eisenhauer, Emily Drinkwater, Marc Lamberger and Elliott Robertson, Students in Newswriting & Reporting II

What's a typical day at Northwest College, what's going on on campus and the dormitories? We took a closer look between 8 a.m. and midnight.   Morning: Caffeine break to...  Read More »

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Jazz Festival features Vegas performers

Alexandria Preis, Reporter

NWC hosted its 32nd annual Jazz Fes-tival with special guests from Las Vegas. “It’s great, it went without a hitch,” said Jan Kliewer, NWC choral director. NWC hosts the festival for middle and high school bands...  Read More »

March 31, 2015 • 0 comments

Powell’s community garden is growing

MaKenzie Beck, Reporter

A presentation was recently held at NWC for community members by Park County master gardeners to report the status of Powell’s community garden. The master gardeners Sandy Frost, Nancy Ryan, and Linda Petengill dis-cussed...  Read More »

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NWC Trail Archives


Glorious end leaves big shoes to fill

It was clear that the last seven minutes of the quarterfinal game would hurt, when two Northwest Florida State players tripped over NWC’s center Christopher...  Read More »

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Movie Reviews

Elvis stars in beach party movie

Luke Tilley, Reporter

Elvis Presley may have been the biggest singer of the 20th century, but he also wiggled his hips and lip synced his way through dozens of films. Who better to star in a 60’s...  Read More »

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Meet Our Staff!

Abbe Breeding, Managing Editor
Abbe Breeding

Managing Editor

My name is Abbe Breeding and I from Kalispell, Montana. I am 20 years old and I have been writing for school newspapers since the spring of 2014. I wrote for the North Idaho Sentinel for one semester prior...  Read More »

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