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Tom Lawrence

There’s room for more inmates at the Park County Detention Center.

Should the jail accept some inmates from Montana to help alleviate a problem in Carbon County, Mont., while bringing in some revenue to the Park County Sheriff’s Office?

Thumbs down to the Park County Clerks Office and its Elections Office for mishandling the election returns on Nov. 4-5.

Tim Sapp got revenge at the polling places Tuesday, reclaiming the Ward 3 City Council seat he lost to Myron Heny in 2010.

Sapp defeated Heny 227-209, a margin of 51.83 percent to 47.72 percent. There were two write-in votes.

There have been more exciting Election Days in Wyoming. Most, in fact.

But Tuesday’s results, while not filled with surprises, still are worth a longer look. We will see an impact after all the votes are counted.

Election Day should be a cause of celebration.

It’s an opportunity for Americans to make choices that determine the fate and future of their towns, counties, states and nation. So why is an increasingly larger percentage of Wyoming residents passing up on this right and privilege?

CLARK — Gary Bunn has lived in Clark his entire life, and in those 61 years, he’s never heard so many reports of grizzly bears in the rural community near the Montana state line.

The Powell Valley Chamber of Commerce is shifting the annual Country Christmas Lighted Parade, which was canceled last year due to extreme cold, to a morning start this year.

Thumbs up to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which is making a determined effort to be more open about its history and tradition.

Boys 11th at Class 3A competition in sheridan; coach says athletes improved all season

The Powell High School girls cross country team claimed fourth place in the Class 3A State Championships in Sheridan Saturday. The Powell boys finished 11th.

Halloween continues to grow, like a creature from beyond that knows no limits.

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