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Tessa Baker

When she graduated during the Great Depression, Mary (Floan) Bever couldn’t imagine owning a car as a high school student.

Months after 1-cent tax effort, cities give raises to employees

Budgets for the cities of Powell and Cody took an unexpected turn this spring.

After voters were asked to provide more tax revenue last fall, both cities then found enough money to give raises to employees.

Search to begin for replacement for veteran Board member

After nearly eight years on the Powell school board, Dee Heny announced her resignation Tuesday night.

While crisp, bright American flags fly in Cody’s Field of Honor this week, old tattered flags will be formally retired in Powell.

Questions remain, but center may better serve area residents

Being “in-between” often creates headaches for residents seeking health care.

Babies, children and elderly residents can receive care through various state and federal programs. Low-income residents who lack insurance can turn to the Heart Mountain Volunteer Medical Clinic.

Council approves $17.5 million budget on first reading, will consider again Monday

Trimming costs, increasing employees’ pay and putting more cash in reserves are key components of the city’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year.

Meeting next month to plan dedication

As America honors men and women who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces on Memorial Day, Powell is ensuring the legacies of local heroes are preserved for years to come.

At two recent public meetings, officials avoided public comment on separate issues that clearly mattered to local residents. Ignoring the elephant in the room may be easier, but even when the elephant seems especially big, we believe it’s better to confront it head-on.

Powell Valley Loaves and Fishes needed more food, and during the Postal Service’s food drive Saturday, local residents delivered.

Of the many federal budget cuts in recent months, one of the hardest to comprehend is the federal government’s decision to cut mineral payments owed to states.

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