Editorials
206 results total, viewing 81 - 100
But as with any true Hollywood classic, there are some obstacles this small town must overcome. Sadly, an increasing number of local businesses have closed their doors. One of the largest storefronts on Bent Street has remained vacant since … more
Often, the wildfires are burning far away: in the wilds of Canada, across grasslands in Montana or forests in Oregon. But sometimes, a fire hits closer to home. Two weeks ago, on July 18, the June Fire started on the North Fork area of the … more
Details of the hunting season have been modified a bit since Wyoming first announced a hunt was in the works, with up to 22 bears that could potentially be harvested this fall. The total harvest could be well below that figure. The 22-bear quota … more
We hope it won’t, and we’re not alone. From every indication — including Republican voices in the U.S. Senate — the House-passed bill needs work. Republicans in the House rushed to pass a health care bill Thursday without waiting for a full … more
“Cats, cats, cats … our communities and shelters have far too many unwanted cats,” the City of Powell/Moyer Animal Shelter staff posted Friday. They encourage residents to reduce the problem by spaying and neutering pets as well as feral … more
The State of Wyoming continues to promote hunting as a family activity, and it seems to be working. The number of women buying hunting licenses continues to increase every year, up 32 percent since 2008. Last year, Game and Fish sold 14,770 resident … more
When we look at the early-release Fridays, it’s not just a means of letting everyone out early to start the weekend. For students, getting out earlier gives them the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities without missing as much … more
Starting as early as last year, candidates began lining up for Wyoming’s most prestigious political offices, like governor and Congress. Many of them are gearing up for a high-profile primary … more
For decades, the Cowboy State has relied heavily on its mineral resources, leading to the boom-and-bust cycle we know all too well. Under the state’s tax structure, 70 percent of all tax revenue comes from minerals, while residents make up the … more
It has been said that when couples view each other with contempt, their relationship is likely to fail. In the past, Americans knew how to disagree on political issues without viewing each other with … more
Tragic stories like these are reminders of the dangers of fire and of the importance of fire safety in the home, especially in the colder months. According to the American Red Cross, if a fire starts in your home, you may have as little as two … more
But as we get ready to celebrate Memorial Day for the 151st time in our nation’s history, Monday is not the day to tell a veteran, “Thank you for your service.” And it’s not that we are not thankful. The men and women who serve — and … more
As legendary author Mark Twain might have said if he was alive today, “The reports of the death of the community newspaper are greatly exaggerated.” For many years, we have heard that … more
Being thankful doesn’t mean pretending that everything is wonderful; it means making an effort to focus on what you have instead of on what you don’t. An easy way to start might be to note the many everyday things that will never make a news … more
Each month, more than 300 local residents receive food from Powell Valley Loaves and Fishes. Some months, the local nonprofit feeds upwards of 400 adults and children. “We’ve just had an influx of people using the pantry,” said Cindy … more
In April, the team — comprised of Alan Merritt, Hattie Pimentel, Rhett Pimentel and Nathaniel Whitham — became the first Powell robotics team to advance from a super regional tournament to compete in a world tournament. Team 3188 won the … more
As always, there is plenty to see and do this year — animals, exhibits, a carnival for thrills and great entertainment as well. While much of the fair will seem very familiar, some things will be new or different. First and foremost, this is … more
That’s why we applaud the approach taken by leaders of both organizations, who plan to get input from the public and business owners to more fully think this proposal out before making a decision. Some of the advantages are obvious: Saving … more
On May 10, a 21-year-old from Gillette died in a one-vehicle rollover near Gillette. A head-on collision near Torrington on May 13 claimed the lives of two people — a 67-year-old from Torrington and a 22-year-old from Tennessee. The following day, … more
If you’re planning a controlled burn of a field this spring, it’s important to follow some basic guidelines from local and state officials: • Before igniting a fire, be sure to call the Park County Dispatch Center at 754-8700 to notify … more
« Prev | 1 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 11 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.