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Tessa Baker

Every year, millions of federal dollars flow into Wyoming, funding highways, education, air service, agriculture and more. But when it comes to providing access to health care for residents in need?

The familiar sound of fire sirens may stop — at least late at night — as the Powell Volunteer Fire Department reconsiders when it should sound the fire whistle.

Leg warmers, side ponytails and stone-washed jeans will return to Powell High School this weekend.

Theatre students will present “Back to the 80s: The Totally Awesome Musical,” a play featuring music, fashion and cultural references from the decade.

‘Truly amazed at how well she has recovered’

Just a few days before Christmas, Tiffany and Cody Jerry found themselves in an unimaginable situation: Handing off their 3-month-old baby for open heart surgery.

Thumbs up to the Powell Valley Recycling board and employees for working together to keep the center open during challenging times.

With some reducing, rethinking and revamping, recycling efforts are continuing in the Powell area.

A busy and historically dangerous local intersection recently got a change for the better.

Two stop signs were added to the intersection of Avenue E (aka Lane 9) and Tower Boulevard (Road 10), making it a four-way stop just west of town.

Should a kindergarten teacher carry a gun in a classroom? Should fans be allowed to bring firearms to basketball games? Or if a shooter targets a school, should teachers be armed and trained to respond?

Thumbs up to the start of the RV/trailer ordinance in the city.

It is now illegal to park an RV, trailer or camper on local streets for more than 48 hours, except during summer months.

Students from Powell and across Wyoming will perform in the Rose Parade on New Year’s Day.

About 300 students with the Wyoming All-State Marching Band will march ahead of 2016 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Ken Burns and are projected to be on television at around 9:18 a.m. Friday, according to The Associated Press.

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