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Tessa Baker

Millions of Americans could lose their insurance over the next decade, and many may face higher costs for health care coverage if a “repeal and replace” bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week  makes it to the finish line in its present form.

PHS students create space shuttle, mural, satellite

Walking through Powell High School, you’re guaranteed to see some unusual sights — a submarine, a dragon, a bear or a wolf. And at certain times during the day, you can watch doors open on a space shuttle.

Powell school district officials say they’ve found a way to reduce the district’s budget by hundreds of thousands of dollars while also providing more than $200,000 in raises to eligible employees.

For Powell High School Robotics Team 3188, competing at the world tournament in Houston was the culmination of hundreds of hours of hard work.

Cody couple reconstructs after fire destroyed their home last summer

Where the land was once scorched, green grass is growing. Where blackened logs once smoldered, a new home is taking shape. Where their lives were changed in an instant, Andy DiPiazza and Michelle McArthur are starting over.

Something is missing from the Mason kids’ bedrooms: Beds.

The four children — Hunter, Danica, Lily and Faith — started sleeping in hammocks instead of beds last summer.

A Powell student’s picture of Heart Mountain overlooking a variety of crops drew admiration from across the state.

After operating as close partners for several years, the Powell Valley Chamber of Commerce and Powell Economic Partnership joined forces in a new model this week. The two organizations will now operate under one roof, though they are remaining separate entities.

With the State of Wyoming trimming back its funding for K-12 education, the Powell school district is looking at what to cut and what to keep in its budget.

Should spectators pay to attend a Powell High School athletic event?

The Powell school board considered that question during budget discussions last week, not reaching an answer.

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