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95% of the kids who go to college in the United States would not be admitted to college anywhere else in the world,” said Albert Shanker, former president of the American Federation of … more
A slew of transplants are folded into the population of Wyoming — doubly so for the garden spot in your northwest corner.  Have you noticed nearly every resident you meet comes from some … more
The news for several weeks has been awash with coverage of the accidental shooting death of Halyna Hutchins, a cinematographer working on a Western film with Alec Baldwin. The precise facts of how … more
Does language change culture or does a changing culture give us new words, new usage for existing words, and new speech patterns?  It’s another one of those age-old questions, like: … more
November finds Park County Libraries filled with activities for everyone. The Powell Library is ready to provide everyone with books, audio books and movies to enjoy as we enter the holiday … more
One day, a long time ago, I walked out of my old house, next to the highway that comes into the little town of Hyattville and ends a mile or so at a bridge over Paint Rock Creek ... or maybe … more
Wyoming has always been about small government and limited regulations. These are core values to me. I remember well my father working to protect Wyoming’s Right to Work laws. Our family … more
He wasn’t present at their most trying hour. He knew what they were going through, but he chose not to be there. Those around him seriously began to wonder what kind of friend he really was. … more
As the Wyoming Legislature prepares for its special session next week, we encourage our leaders to continue on the path toward economic diversification, certainty and stability. The Legislature … more
After climbing a winding staircase up to a narrow hallway in a rundown hostel, my friend Paulina and I knew it would be an interesting night. The New York City hostel didn’t have sheets or … more
Besides your regular Halloween decorations, include a ghoulish plant to add a little haunt to your house this season. In this column we will dig up some carnivorous and other ghastly plants. Read on … more
When we met, Gar was a bachelor with an eclectic assortment of furniture and decorations that I was fairly certain we needed to burn. The couch was gold corduroy and I might have been able to live … more
At I write this on Monday, the NBA is set to tip off, with a multitude of headlines from the offseason with players moving and the ongoing debacles with Ben Simmons and Kyrie Irving. It appears … more
October is Youth Justice Action Month. We want to thank our Wyoming Legislature for tackling our broken juvenile justice system and for moving forward with two draft bills to establish juvenile … more
This past year has been a real life-changing season for me. No, I’m not talking about medical issues, I’m talking about turning 50 and becoming a grandpa. Yes, a “grandpa,” … more
As Wyoming’s economy and her communities continue their recovery from the impacts of the global pandemic, the state is now faced with a new challenge. How do we best utilize the additional … more
Some of you kept your in-person social and economic groups going through the COVID crisis, hoping the virus would not land and spread through your numbers. Other groups have come back to in-person … more
For many people, these recent days have been troubling and concerning. It is really easy to get our eyes off the things we should be focused on and onto the trouble of our day. As a family, we have … more
Democrats in Washington are planning a far-reaching Big Brother initiative to squeeze every last penny out of everyday Americans. They need more money to pay for their reckless spending programs. … more
Well, it has been a very busy three, almost four weeks since I moved to Powell to take over the sports reporter position here at the Tribune. So I figured I should say hello. I came to join the … more
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