IN OUR OPINION
Editorial:

Time change proposal isn’t a waste of time

It can be tough to change habits, especially ones that have been around for a century. In a tradition tracing back to 1918, we Americans faithfully switch our clocks forward an hour in the spring, …
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No, we don’t need another Medicaid study For the past several years, Wyoming lawmakers have resisted calls to expand Medicaid coverage in the state. Not even Gov. Matt Mead was able to sway the Legislature into offering government-sponsored …
Saying something can save lives How can schools keep kids safe? It’s a question that can haunt school staff and parents, keeping them awake at night. In today’s America, the answers to that question are complicated. …
To the faculty, administration and staff in Powell Schools: Kudos, you're doing it right High school graduation rates are on the upswing across the nation, and nowhere is that more evident than right here at Powell High School. With the national graduation rate hovering at around 84 …
Proud to be the Equality State Our rugged rural state is known for a lot of firsts — the first national park (Yellowstone), first national forest (the Shoshone) and first national monument (Devils Tower). This year, Wyoming …
Legal notices belong in your newspapers For all the proclamations about the death of newspapers, we believe they continue to play a critical role in communities across the state of Wyoming, remaining an essential source of …
Columns
Reinventing ourselves, from thermostats to main street Remember when household thermostats were simple little devices consisting of a dial that you turned or a lever you moved? That’s a long way from true of the one I have now. It requires a degree …
Biblical truths stranger than fiction I like to begin spiritually related columns with a couple of my late father Alfred’s favorite church jokes that he’d tell our pastor, much to mom’s scowling chagrin. Stop me if …
The opera ain’t over ... I've spent a lot of time at the opera the last couple of weeks. Actually, I haven’t actually been at the opera. More accurately, the opera has been coming to my house, thanks, of course, to …
What bang for the buck? Here’s a stunning bit of not so trivial trivia: Wyoming’s sovereign wealth ranks among the 100 richest in the world. With a total of $20.8 billion, we aren’t quite in the same class …
Another history lesson I have been visiting the past in my reading, as usual, by learning about the life and career of a guy named Whittaker Chambers. If you are wondering who Whittaker Chambers is, and why someone …