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It’s been 244 years since we’d had about enough of Britain telling us what to do. I realize why I’m a true patriot and our founders were my people — I can’t stand being … more
This is not the time to be thinking about a gap year. It is financially advantageous to get a college or post secondary education as early as possible. If one does the necessary math, the gap year … more
I wear a mask — a medical-type mask or a homemade mask or a nice commercially made COVID-19 mask. I am masked whenever I am not at my Cody home, or in the car commuting or my pastor’s … more
“How are you today, sweetie?” “What can I get you, darling?” “How would you like a seat by the window, young lady?” My friends and I, mostly over the age … more
On June 18, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced the results of their limited quota hunting lottery. The night before the annual announcements must seem like Christmas Eve to many resident … more
The political left is quick to blame U.S. air emissions for both the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and climate change. China is the primary culprit for both, and the Chinese Communist Party is … more
As we navigate trying times in the wake of COVID-19, we must embrace vision in order to beef up Wyoming’s economy. We have a rare opportunity to diversify by adding value to agriculture and … more
She wasn’t the first and I’m certain not the last but, to Jesus, she was the reason he’d left heaven with the adoration of an innumerable host of angels, to come to this earth, live … more
You love them both — your pets and houseplants — but it can be challenging to safely raise them together in the same house. To reduce the risk, select pet-safe plants and safely managing … more
What’s a city kid from Austin, Texas, who went to school in Phoenix, Arizona, doing in Powell, Wyoming? Allow me to explain. I lived in Austin for the first 18 years of life before … more
Let’s face it: We Americans are a cantankerous bunch, so the demonstrations we are seeing now should be no surprise to anyone. This nation was born demonstrating against the government. A … more
I’ve heard many people say that Wyomingites have been practicing social distancing our whole lives. That’s likely true. Being able to get away and fish for hours without seeing a soul is … more
Fathers, you’re pretty darned amazing. As soon as you find out your wife is bringing new life into the world, you get thrown off your plan. It’s a nailbiter to realize you are responsible … more
There is a plant that, according to legend, offers magical protection, permits you to see fairies and was in the Garden of Eden. It includes over 200 species, is a member of the legume family, and is … more
It’s interesting as we deal with this topic of recycling, what you can and can’t, and could and no longer can recycle — and what we should in the future. We have a shared … more
Due to circumstances in my teen years, I had to go to a community college before transferring to a university. While it wasn’t my first choice, today I consider myself fortunate. More high … more
Do we have systematic racism in law enforcement, or by national, state and local governments? No, the objective data does not support that assertion. Do we have racism and isolated incidents of … more
I’d like to start by offering a sincere congratulations to every graduate in the Powell High School Class of 2020. Each of us has overcome so many obstacles to be here today. Our hard work and … more
Hello parents, family, friends, and of course my fellow classmates. This is Nicolas Fulton, your salutatorian speaking thanks to the wonders of modern technology. I’ve been thinking a lot about … more
The estimates look staggering. Two-thirds of the people over 65 years of age and three-fourths of those over 75 who have ever lived in all of time are alive, right now, this moment, today. But … more
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