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Editorials

When they convene this month, state lawmakers will consider whether to make massive amounts of police data off-limits to the public.

Doing so would be a mistake.

And so a new year begins.

After 2016 — which was a rough one by many accounts — there’s reason to hope this new year will be better than the last.

Jews throughout the world are celebrating Chanukah this week. This year, the eight-day observance coincided with Christians’ celebration of Christmas, beginning on Dec. 24 and ending on New Year’s Day. 

EDITORIAL: New leaders needed in 2017

Powell is hiring.

In the coming weeks and months, new leaders will be chosen to manage the Powell school district, the Powell Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Park County Fairgrounds.

Sometimes Wyoming’s worst conditions bring out the best in the people who live here.

An economic downturn is a good time to reaffirm efforts to diversify Wyoming’s economy; it is not the time to pull back on economic development efforts.

If you saw a dog locked inside a vehicle on a hot August day, you’d likely try to free the helpless animal or call the police. But what about pets left outside for too long in December’s subzero temperatures?

An October release of tons of fish-killing silt from behind the Willwood Dam and into the Shoshone River prompted a fairly predictable response: shock and a public outcry, followed by public meetings clarifying the issue and, now, a promise of a government study to further examine the situation.

Christmas and the holiday season are upon us, lighting an otherwise dreary time of year with holiday cheer.

Tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of “a date which will live in infamy.” President Franklin Delano Roosevelt made the historic declaration following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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