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Don Amend

I’ve been taking it rather easy in my political comments so far this year, but I think it’s time to stop doing that.

With all the stuff that’s happened in the last couple of weeks, I have to say something.

Awhile back, the head of housekeeping at our castle here in Powell requested my help in a project aimed at sorting through our personal library. This was a reasonable request, since I’m the person responsible for adding 99 percent of the additions to that library.

What’s in store for our nation in 2017?

Well, I don’t know. When God was handing out gifts, he skipped me when it came time to distribute the gift of prophecy, so I’m a bit uncomfortable predicting the future. I will, however, make one major prognostication about what will happen this year: I am absolutely certain that most of the stuff today’s prophets are handing down won’t happen.

Northwest Trapper Lauga Gauta has added All-American status to her volleyball résumé.

You probably know this already, but just in case you haven’t been paying attention, Christmas is coming.

11 PHS boys qualify for state

The Powell Panthers opened the swimming season in their home pool with a strong showing against the defending state champion Lander Tigers.

Upset No. 3-seeded team at NJCAA nationals

The Northwest Trappers had their moments, but in the end they had to settle for a sixth-place finish at the NJCAA National Volleyball Championships last week.

Like any other year, the months since we last celebrated Thanksgiving have been full of ups and downs.

The Northwest College Trappers will travel to Casper this week to test their game against 15 other top junior college teams in the NJCAA Division I National Volleyball Championships.

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