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As a resident of northern Wyoming, unless you’ve been under a rock, Ethan Asher’s story has caught your attention. His late-August vehicle rollover has left a Powell family, and … more
As Wyoming’s summer falls away and the air cools and days shorten, harvest is in the air across our state. I have been fortunate to spend time putting up corn and hay in Goshen County, where I … more
A few months ago, I reached the ripe old age of three score and 15 years. One of the benefits of reaching such an advanced age is that I have quite a lot of free time. I have no job — … more
Two years ago, if you said I would be sitting at a desk interning at the Powell Tribune for a semester, I’d say you’re nuts. But here I am. Growing up, life was chaotic yet stationary, … more
While a lot of media attention is focused on next year’s race for Wyoming’s open U.S. Senate seat, the real action might occur for the Cowboy State’s lone House seat. Most … more
I dare say, the great nieces and nephews are dropping like flies. With all these non-stop weddings, I don’t think I’ve ever showered this often in one summer. It’s almost becoming a … more
What were you thinking?” That question usually came to me from a parent who was very upset with my recent behavior — for example, throwing a baseball and breaking the neighbor’s … more
On some days the complexities of our global world seem so overwhelming that it’s tempting to find answers by turning back the clock to a simpler time, one that seems romantic in some ways and … more
President Trump knows a bad deal when he sees one. He extricated the United States from President Barack Obama’s disastrous nuclear accord with Iran. He pulled us out of an arms-control … more
President Donald Trump in June chose not to respond to Iran’s downing of an unmanned U.S. drone with a strike military advisers told him might kill hundreds of Iranians, inviting escalation … more
If you are a regular reader of this column, you know there are times when writing and my brain don’t want to work together. This is one of those times. I suppose I could give up and send … more
For decades, Big Pharma has raised drug prices with impunity. Here in Wyoming, the average annual cost of brand name prescription drug treatment increased 58 percent between 2012 and 2017, while the … more
The latest federal highway bill, America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019, recently passed the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works by a 21-0 vote. It is being touted by … more
Headlines across the state continue to illustrate our need to diversify Wyo-ming’s revenue streams in an attempt to smooth out some of the boom and bust related to our over dependence of the … more
(Editor’s note: The Tribune asked Pastor Don Thomas to share his thoughts as he prepares to preach his last official sermon at Trinity Bible Church on Sunday, and he provided the … more
You know them. Or maybe you don’t. Where you turn if you’re taking visitors to the Japanese Relocation Center Museum. Those two big cottonwoods? For many years now, they’ve been … more
Blake Shelton recently released a song called God’s Country. As one hears the lyrics, they hear references to the South, farming communities across the United States and a wide variety of … more
Should I claim a strong work ethic, many scoffers would surely exclaim, “You can not be serious!” That just shows once again how badly I’m misunderstood. Granted, recent decades … more
Our society commemorates and celebrates together. We blow out birthday candles; we shoot off fireworks; we mark time. Sometimes it is fun and sometimes it is with sorrow and respect. This year has … more
Comparison is the thief of joy” is a phrase I first heard from my wife many years ago.  So, I always preface the expression by saying, “As my wife Jill says ...,” when in … more
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